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NEW! Taste of the Tenement
Our gala celebration this year was the premiere of our new gala film, Taste of the Tenement! A special “Tenement take” on Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi, we explore the rich history of our vibrant Lower East Side neighborhood through the common thread that brings us all together: food.
Livestreamed from inside our recreated historic tenement apartments, these performances highlight the sounds and songs of tenement life in the 19th and 20th centuries
New York in Yiddish Song
A History in Nuyorican Jazz
Virtual Tenement Talks
Livestreamed from inside our recreated historic tenement apartments, these conversations invite historians, scholars, authors, and our Tenement Museum community to explore the deeper questions of our mission.
Clairvoyant Housewives of the Lower East Side
Vivian Gornick’s Fierce Attachments
Moon and the Mars
Foods of the Lower East Side
Our food programming, from book talks to workshops, serves to strengthen the connection between food and our histories.
A Nickel for a Pickle: A Pickle Lesson with the Tenement Museum
Virtual Book Talk: Mango and Peppercorns
Virtual Book Talk: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families
Stories of New York
These programs discuss the vibrant, complicated, diverse, and unique stories that make up New York – past and present.
Virtual Tenement Talk: The African Family Experience in Early New Amsterdam
Everyday Chinatown: Stories of Ordinary Artifacts
A Journey to Freedom
Family Events and Hands-On Activities
Geared towards children, these programs use arts & crafts and storytelling to help families engage with the past.
Capturing History: Create a Time Capsule
Working from Home in 1905: Making Paper Flowers
DIY Toys and Games of the Past and Present
Our book talks allow us to engage with authors discussing a wide array of immigrant and New York City history.
The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902
A is for Asylum Seeker
Objects of Comfort
Part of the Your Story, Our Story collection, Objects of Comfort highlight the objects that hold the stories, passed down through the generations, that illustrate our ancestor’s resilience through hardship and bring us comfort during difficult times.