Calendar of Events

From Tenement Talks to tastings, discussions, and special programs, there’s something to interest everyone. Browse our calendar of events below for your next experience!

Date: January 29, 2020

League of Kitchens: Tenement Edition

Join us for a special, cozy winter cooking event with the NY Times-featured culinary...

Date: February 6, 2020

Love Letter Writing Workshop

Craft your own love letter at our drop-in letter writing workshop in partnership with...

Date: February 6, 2020

Access Touch Tour: February 6

Take the Under One Roof tour using touch objects, braille materials, and verbal...

Date: February 6, 2020

Love at the Tenement

Explore the rarely shared stories of romance and love at 97 Orchard Street.

Date: February 13, 2020

Love at the Tenement

Explore the rarely shared stories of romance and love at 97 Orchard Street.

Date: February 13, 2020

Tastings at the Tenement

Taste a variety of foods and discuss the role of food in immigration history.

Date: February 20, 2020

The Opposite of Freedom: Detention in the Land of the Free

A panel discussion exploring the history of US' immigrant detention policy, and how it...

Date: February 26, 2020

TypeWell Transcribed Tour: February 26

An Educator will lead the Shop Life tour which will be converted from speech to text in...

Thursday Evening Tours

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday evenings at the Tenement Museum! Explore the regularly scheduled evening tours below:


A Day in the Life: Rogarshevskys

Please note this tour will not be available in January
 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Thursdays of October

Explore the story of the Rogarshevsky family by taking a journey through the Lower East Side and visiting their 1911 recreated home in 97 Orchard Street. This is a hybrid walking/apartment tour.

Life and Death at the Tenement

Please note this tour will not be available in January
1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month

Explore themes of disease, medicine, immigration, and reform in the lives of the former residents of the Museum’s two tenement buildings.

Tastings at the Tenement

Please note this tour will not be available in January
1st, 2nd, & 5th Thursday of the month

Taste a variety of foods from our neighborhood and discuss the role of food in immigration history, the neighborhood, and wider American culture.


Exploring 97 Orchard Street

Please note this tour will not be available in January
Every Thursday evening

Explore the curation and preservation of 97 Orchard Street, a historic tenement and discover how landlords and tenants left their mark on the building.

Tenement Bedrooms

Please note this tour will not be available in January
1st & last Thursday of the month

Take an intimate look at the most private space of a home: the bedroom, which holds the stories of childbirth, contraception, and everything in between.

Questions?

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