Press & Media

Discover the latest announcements, media stories and thought leadership by, about and from the Tenement Museum.


Press Releases

Tenement Museum Redefines its Telling of Immigrant and Migrant History with New Exhibit Featuring a Black Family in Post-Civil War New York City

As the city’s only permanent exhibit featuring Black history during and after the...

Press Releases | Apr 15, 2022

Tenement Museum Gala to Honor Hulu’s Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi

The Tenement Museum's 2022 Gala will honor Hulu's Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi.

Press Releases | Jan 7, 2021

Tenement Museum and Local 1120 United Auto Workers Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Tenement Museum and United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2110 have agreed on an initial,...

Press Releases | Dec 8, 2020

Tenement Museum Announces New President

Annie Polland will lead in an unprecedented time in the institution’s history.

Press Releases | Jul 22, 2020

Amid Continued Public Health Crisis and Restrictive NY State Reopening Guidelines The Tenement Museum Announces Layoffs

The Tenement Museum announces that temporary furloughs of front-facing part-time hourly...

Press Releases | Nov 6, 2019

Tenement Museum Launches New Resources for Studying Im/migration in Schools

The Tenement Museum today launched a new curriculum for the study of immigration and...

Press Releases | Nov 1, 2019

Tenement Museum Announces Partnership with American Indian Community House

To coincide with the first day of Native American Heritage month, Museum announced...

Press Releases | May 13, 2019

Tenement Museum Gala to Explore Ever-Changing Concept of American Identity

The 2019 Gala will explore the multifaceted and complex notion of American identity...

Press Releases | Feb 26, 2019

Museum Announces Podcast Series: ‘How to Be American’

The Tenement Museum released a trailer and announced the launch date of its first ever...

Press Releases | Dec 4, 2018

Museum Opens “Choose Love” Pop-Up

The Tenement Museum partners with Help Refugees, a UK-based organization providing...

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Tenement Museum Invites Immigration Policymakers to Visit

The Museum is inviting members of Congress in an effort to draw attention to the human...

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Tenement Museum Gala Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Tenement Museum's 2018 Gala will celebrate its 30th Anniversary and will outline a new...