Post Tagged with: "Museum of the City of New York"

"A City Seen: Todd Webb's Postwar New York 1945 - 1960" – Lexington Avenue, near 110th Street, Harlem, 1946. (Courtesy Museum of the City of New York, Todd Webb Archive)

From Harlem to the Lower East Side, Postwar Images of NYC

Culture, New York April 19, 2017 at 9:19 pm

A new exhibit of mid-century photographer Todd Webb’s work at the Museum of the City of New York captures the sense of “community” in NYC.

Grand Street Theatre, 1905 (Photo courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York via The Jewish Daily Forward)

Yiddish Theater Exhibition Recreates History

Culture, History, Jewish, Manhattan March 30, 2016 at 4:42 pm

“New York’s Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway,” on view at the Museum of the City of New York, chronicles a period when the culture thrived in the city. The Forward takes a look at the exhibition.

A young girl does piecework at home to help support the family. They lived along with 700 other residents in a building on Cherry Street with no interior light, ventilation or plumbing. (Photo by Jacob Riis via Tribeca Trib)

A Window on New York’s Early Immigrants

History, Immigration, Manhattan, New York January 5, 2016 at 5:16 pm

An exhibit of photos by Jacob Riis depicting how immigrants once lived in New York’s Lower Manhattan is on view at the Museum of the City of New York, reports Tribeca Trib.

Folk singer and Riverdale resident Delores “Dee” Dixon (Photo by Photo by Adrian Fussell via The Riverdale Press)

A Civil Rights Era Folk Singer in Riverdale

Bronx, History December 14, 2015 at 4:34 pm

A Museum of the City of New York exhibition on the influence of folk music during the 1950s and 1960s features musician Delores “Dee” Dixon of The New World Singers, who tells The Riverdale Press how music has served as an integral part of protest.

Hip-Hop Revolution

The History of Hip-Hop, in Photos and More

African American, Black, Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video August 5, 2015 at 3:50 pm

An exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York documents the history and influence of hip-hop through photos.

Displaying ‘Assembled Realities’

Displaying ‘Assembled Realities’

Culture, New York, Video January 7, 2015 at 1:57 pm

SinoVision interviews photographer Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao at his Museum of the City of New York exhibition, which features panoramas that are “completely impossible images.”

"The Death of Graffiti" by Lady Pink is one of the graffiti works on display at the "City as Canvas" exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York. (Photo courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York)

Celebrating Grit and Glory of Graffiti’s Golden Age

Culture, Featured Posts, New York, Voices' Picks February 21, 2014 at 6:41 pm

“City as Canvas” features work of pioneering graffiti artists from the collection of Martin Wong.