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Life, Dreams, Death and Life

Korean�American artist Sook Jin Jo's installation marks individual losses and also serves as a gesture of resurrection. Created in collaboration with the ESOL students from the Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement House. See photos of the installation and opening.

About Tenement Windows
The Tenement Windows is a space for contemporary artists to display site-specific installations about issues of concern to recent immigrants. Artists work with ESOL classes to create installations that illuminate parallels students see between their own experiences and lives of 97 Orchard Streets' residents.
Now On Display In the Tenement Windows

Mixed media artist Michele Brody explores the meaning of tea across cultures at the Tenement Museum
4:00 to 7:00 PM on June 11 and 25 and July 9 and 23 (rain dates will be the following Thursdays if necessary)

In this interactive public art piece, participants will play an active and personal role in creating the installation. Step into her tea cart, which will be parked at 108 Orchard Street at Delancey Street in front of the Museum�s Visitor Center and Shop, to tell stories over a cup of tea. Participants can share family stories, especially memories or experiences dealing with tea. Brody will record these sessions and transcribe them on paper tea bags, creating a visual memory of a shared experience. This display will be installed in the windows of 97 Orchard Street through December 2009 where viewers will be inspired to connect these personal narratives with the history shared daily at the Tenement Museum.

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We are not currently accepting applications for Tenement Windows exhibit. Please send inquiries about Tenement Windows Exhibits to windows(at)

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