Virtual Live Events

Explore our schedule of upcoming public events, featuring book talks and specialty programs. You can also scroll to check out our regularly scheduled Virtual Tenement Tours, as well as our archive of past virtual events.

Date: May 13, 2021

Virtual Tour: Reclaiming Black Spaces

The debut launch of our newest Virtual Tour: Reclaiming Black Spaces on YouTube Live on...

Date: May 19, 2021

Member Virtual Tour: Piecing It Together

This special Member virtual event looks at two families, the Rogarshevskys and the...

Date: May 20, 2021

Virtual Book Talk: In the Shadow of Slavery

Join us for a discussion of historian Leslie Harris’ seminal book, In the Shadow of...

Date: May 25, 2021

Becoming Loisaida: Spanish Caribbean Food & Family on the Lower East Side

Join Essex Market and the Tenement Museum for a celebration through food of the past...


Virtual Tenement Tours

Purchase tickets to a live, virtual apartment tour of a family who lived in our historic buildings in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Explore how Black and African Americans shaped Lower Manhattan as they made homes, businesses, and communities there.

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On this virtual tour, we’ll explore stories of the Wongs, a Chinese American family who moved to the Lower East Side and lived in 103 Orchard Street. 

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Join us on an exploration of the flu pandemic of 1918.  It would become the deadliest pandemic in human history so far, leaving a lasting legacy on...

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Visit the 1960s home of the Saez Velez family, who migrated from Puerto Rico and lived at 103 Orchard Street on the Lower East Side.

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Join us for a virtual tour exploring the Rogarshevsky family, a Jewish American family from Lithuania who lived in 97 Orchard Street in the 1910s.

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Travel back to 1860s New York to visit Joseph and Bridget Moore, Irish immigrants living with their children at 97 Orchard Street.

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Watch recordings of our past virtual live events!


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