Lower East Side History Month: Week 1 Schedule

Posted on: May 2nd, 2014 at 11:39 am by

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The first ever Lower East Side History Month is now upon us. Today is the official kickoff. Here are some programming highlights for week 1.

Special Events

  • MoRUS presents A History of 155 Ave C from the Beginning of the New World to the End of the Derelict Dynasty, 5/2, 7pm & 5/3, 5pm-11pm
  • New Museum presents First Saturdays for Families: Neighborhood, 5/3, 10am-12pm
  • MOCAFamily: INK EXPERIMENTS, 5/3, 11am-12:30pm
  • Henry Street Settlement Birthday Block Party, 5/3, 12pm-3pm
  • miLES x Workroom Social I Fabric of the LES Event, 5/4, 10am-6pm


  • Metropolitan Playhouse presents East Village Stories, 5/1-5/4, 7pm
  • THE NEWS – outdoor performances by Downtown Art, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, & 5/24 2pm


  • Eldridge Street Synagogue Tours: 5/1-5/4, 10am-5pm
  • MOCA Gallery Highlights Tour, 5/3, 2:30pm
  • MoRUS presents Alphabet City Squats and Gardens Tour, 5/3, 3pm
  • Merchant House Museum presents a Special Interactive Tour for Families: A Child’s View of Life in 19th Century New York, 5/3, 3:30pm
  • Chinatown: A Walk through History, 5/3, 1pm
  • LES Jewish Conservancy presents “Crossing Delancey” a tour, 5/4, 10:45am
  • LES Jewish Conservancy presents “Bialystoker the Beautiful” tour, 5/4, 11am


  • RESx at ABC No Rio, 5/1-5/4, 4pm-7pm
  • Artist Alliance Presents The Real Estate Show, What’s Next 2014 at Cuchifritos Gallery, 5/1-5/4, 12pm-5pm
  • NO CITY IS AN ISLAND at The Lodge Gallery, 5/1-5/4, 2pm-10pm
  • Merchant’s House Museum presents Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century, 5/1-5/4, 12pm-5pm

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