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Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try is a first-of-its-kind exhibition on the 20th-century artist and Holocaust survivor Boris Lurie. Centered around his earliest work, the so-called War Series, as well as never-before-exhibited objects and ephemera from Lurie’s personal archive, the exhibition presents a portrait of an artist reckoning with devastating trauma, haunting memories, […]

Native New York

Native New York journeys through city and state to explore the question “What makes New York a Native place?” The exhibition encompasses 12 places in present-day New York, introducing visitors to the Native nations that call the region home. Stretching from Long Island through New York City and on toward Niagara Falls, it covers pre–Revolutionary […]

Free

City that Drinks the Mountain Sky

Join Tribeca Performing Arts Center and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection for a free pre-recorded streamed performance of Arm of the Sea Theater’s ‘City that Drinks the Mountain Sky’ from Oct. 25th to 29th. Learn about the NYC water supply system through a 55-minute simmering tapestry of poetry, puppetry, and music. This […]

Free

Adult Zumba

Irish Hunger Memorial

Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training, and a lot of fun. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel, etc. Masks required. Participants must […]

Free

Innovating for a Better Future: 9 Young Scientists Transforming Our World

Science enthusiasts from all walks of life are invited to attend this public series of short, interactive talks from award-winning early-career UK scientists. These young researchers are at the frontlines of research that will shape the future of our lives over the next century. Can we use light to evoke chemical reactions? Are magnetic molecules […]

Free

“Soros” Screening And Discussion

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Billionaire Holocaust survivor George Soros is one of the most influential and controversial figures of our time. Famous for betting against the Bank of England in 1992 and making a billion dollars in one day, he is maligned by ideologues on both the left and the right for his public activism—and has become a symbol […]

$10

Kindie Rock: Key Wilde

Wagner Park

Illustrator and family music performer Key Wilde leads families with little ones in a rocking sing-a-long!

Free

Elements of Nature Drawing

Wagner Park

Wagner Park, with its amazing gardens and views of the Hudson River and New York Bay, is the perfect setting to practice your art. Participants are expected to bring their own drawing and painting supplies, including drawing boards and containers of water if they are planning to paint. BPCA will supply drawing paper and watercolor […]

Free

Ted Seides on “Capital Allocators: How the World’s Elite Money Managers Lead and Invest”

The chief endowment officers at foundations, family offices, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds are the leaders in the world of finance. They marshal trillions of dollars on behalf of their institutions and influence how capital flows throughout the world. But these elite investors live outside of the public eye. Across the entire investment industry, […]

Free

Architecture with Chinese Characteristics: How the Past is Driving New Ideas for China’s Future Cities

China Institute

Join top architects and urban thinkers for a wide-ranging discussion on China’s cities of the future. For decades, China’s planners focused on tearing down the old, and building the new in order to fuel the nation’s rapid development. Glistening cities rose, while psychological and social costs took a back seat. Today, as China struts more […]

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Día de los Muertos celebration (Day of the Dead)

In recorded presentations by two renowned Mexican families, the museum showcases two traditions central to Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos): the art of making figures from sugar and papier-mâché. These two presentations will take place in Spanish. “The Sweet Story of Alfeñique” follows matriarch Margarita Mondragón as she creates skulls and animals, […]

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