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Thursday Evenings

Thursday Evenings: Sept 26

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When: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Event Location: 103 Orchard Street

Cost: Free Tenement Talk & Ticketed Programs - from $23 - $29


The lights stay on after dark on Thursday evenings at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include a free Tenement Talk and special tours including A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Tenement Bedrooms, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

Evenings Tours & Programs


The Rogarshevsky family in front of 97 Orchard Street in the early 1900s

A Day in the Life: Rogarshevskys

6:15 pm

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.

Exploring 97 Orchard Street

5:30 pm & 6:30 pm

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

6:15 pm

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.

Under One Roof

5:15 pm and 6:00 pm

Discover stories of Lower East Side arrivals who lived at 103 Orchard Street in the 1950s through the 1980s and worked in the neighborhood’s garment industry. This program is wheelchair accessible.

Free Tenement Talk!

A Seat in the Classroom: Asian Americans, Access and Education

Join us for a free panel discussion on the complex issue of education access for immigrant communities who lack the resources vital for upward workplace mobility and access to the American dream.