Monthly Archives: February 2013

Child’s Play at 97 Orchard

Most visitors don’t notice it, but the re-created apartments in our tenement are constantly evolving. We’re adding new interpretive objects to our educational tours all the time, in an effort to tell the full story of the people who lived … Read more…

Five Questions With…

This is a new regular feature on our blog to introduce our readers and visitors to some of the Tenement Museum staff and trustees working behind the scenes. Who better to launch this series than the Museum’s President? Here are … Read more…

New Highlights Video

We hope you’re enjoying the Museum’s extended hours on Thursdays! You can shop at 103 Orchard until 8:30pm, and enjoy special evening tours of “Shop Life” and “Exploring 97 Orchard” — a great choice for architecture and preservation buffs. It’s … Read more…

Stories Yun Told Me: Chinese New Year, Part 2

“Stories Yun Told Me” is a new series of illustrated stories created by Tenement Museum Educators Jason Eisner and Ya Yun Teng. The series will highlight celebrations within the Chinese Lunar Calendar and explore themes of language, interpretation, memory, and … Read more…

Love Letters to the Lower East Side

In December, we told you about a remarkable gift of family photographs donated to the Tenement Museum by Eva Silverman. We’re excited to share more of these Lower East Side “Love Letters” with you today, just in time for Valentine’s … Read more…

Stories Yun Told Me: Chinese New Year, Part 1

“Stories Yun Told Me” is a new series of illustrated stories created by Tenement Museum Educators Jason Eisner and Ya Yun Teng. The series will highlight celebrations within the Chinese Lunar Calendar and explore themes of language, interpretation, memory, and … Read more…

A Saint’s Day for Bridget

On one of our living history tours for school groups, students can meet Bridget Moore and explore the question: What does it feel like to move into a new home? Students imagine it’s the year 1868 as they help Bridget, a … Read more…