Events


Thursday Evenings

Thursday Evenings: October 3

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When: Thursday, October 3, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Event Location: 103 Orchard Street

Cost: Ticketed Programs - from $23 - $45


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 Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Life and Death at the Tenement, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

Evening 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.

Tastings at the Tenement

6:30 pm

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


Five male members of an acting troupe circa 1915.

Life and Death at the Tenement

6:30 pm

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

Under One Roof

5:30 pm and 6:10 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.