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: October 25, 2021

Tenement Talk: Clairvoyant Housewives of the Lower East Side

This special virtual event, broadcasted from inside one of our recreated spaces, discusses...

Date: October 28, 2021

Clairvoyant Housewives

This special Halloween weekend event explores the culture of clairvoyants on the Lower...

Date: November 9, 2021

Virtual Book Talk – Pie for Everyone

Join us for a free virtual book talk with Petra Paredez, founder of Petee's Pie and author...

Date: November 10, 2021

Fierce Attachments: A Daughter’s Memoir

Join us for a virtual conversationwith Vivian Gornick, broadcasted from inside one of...

Date: November 16, 2021

Virtual Book Talk – Boss of the Grips: The Life of James H. Williams and The Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal

Join us for a free virtual book talk with Eric K. Washington, historian and author of...

Date: December 7, 2021

Virtual Book Talk – Jane Jacobs’s First City

Join us for a free virtual book talk with Glenna Lang, author of "Jane Jacobs's First...

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!


For more information about any of our events, please submit an inquiry using our contact form.

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