The Tenement Museum

Name:
The Tenement Museum
Phone:
(212) 982-8420
Address:
103 Orchard Street, New York, NY, 10002, United States

Events At This Venue

Jan 17

On January 21, the Tenement Museum will host our esteemed president and co-founder, as well as the noble owners of Brooklyn Kitchen and DiPalo’s Fine Foods, for a talk with Edible Brooklyn’s revered Rachel Wharton on the food culture of Brooklyn, the kingly borough.

From the Tenement Museum:

Rachel Wharton hosts proprietors from Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn Kitchen, and DiPalo’s Fine Foods.

Today’s Brooklyn is the scene of a distinct and vibrant food renaissance. Join Rachel Wharton, award-winning food journalist, as she explores the essential “Brooklyn-ness” of culinary life, past and present, in the Borough of Kings. Enjoy samples from Brooklyn Kitchen’s Meathook Charcuterie and Butcher Shop and Brooklyn Brewery as well as a taste of Lou DiPalo’s mother’s cheesecake. Part of the Food Series curated by Jane Ziegelman. Upcoming events in this series include Breads of New York (2/2) and Public Markets (3/27).

Call 212-431-0233 X 212 for tickets.

Mar 27

tenement museum

Join us at the Tenement Museum for a series of discussions and book readings about the New York City that was, is and will be. Keep an eye here or on the Tenement Talks page for each lecture and any changes:

March. 27 at 6:30 PM
Remember the Triangle Fire

On March 25th, 1911, 146 workers, most of them young immigrant women, died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Kevin Baker talks with descendants of survivors, commemorating the lives lost and honoring the labor rights that emerged from tragedy. Co-Sponsored with Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition.

Apr 02

tenement museum

Join us at the Tenement Museum for a series of discussions and book readings about the New York City that was, is and will be. Keep an eye here or on the Tenement Talks page for each lecture and any changes:

April 2 at 6:30 PM
A Generation of Architects

New York’s cityscape is world renowned and many of the everyday buildings characterizing our iconic streetscapes were designed and constructed by graduates of the Hebrew Technical InstituteAndrew Dolkart, Director of the Historic Preservation Program at Columbia University, discusses HTI’s legacy and our city’s built environment.

Apr 16

tenement museum

Join us at the Tenement Museum for a series of discussions and book readings about the New York City that was, is and will be. Keep an eye here or on the Tenement Talks page for each lecture and any changes:

April 16 at 6:30 PM
LES: Then & Now

The Lower East Side is one of the country’s oldest, most historically significant neighborhoods. Though gentrification displaced many multigenerational immigrant families and small buisnesses, the district still retains its unique character. Eric Ferrara joins journalist Kevin Baker for a conversation about our legendary corner of NYC.

Apr 23

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Join the Tenement Museum for their regular Culinary Conversations. The series examines the food, recipes and cultures that surround New York City. Keep an eye here or on the Culinary Conversations page to find out about different sessions and purchase tickets.  Find out about this week’s program (and future programs) below:

ELEVEN MADISON PARK

APRIL 23RD, 2013, 6:30 PM

Chef Daniel Humm and general manager Will Guidara of Eleven Madison Park sit down with food critic William Grimes to discuss New York’s historic culinary gems, the inspiration for their ambitious new tasting menu. This event includes dishes from the new menu and a signing of I Love New York, Humm and Guidara’s forthcoming cookbook.

EAT THE CITY: FARMING THE FIVE BOROUGHS

MAY 28TH, 2013, 6:30 PM

On rooftops, in vacant lots and warehouses, New Yorkers are planting and harvesting a bounty of city-grown crops. A roundtable of local farmers, led by Eat the City author Robin Shulman, discuss the challenges and rewards of growing food in the most urban of environments. A tasting menu, prepared from local produce, will be served.

TORRISI ITALIAN SPECIALTIES

JUNE 19TH, 2013, 6:30 PM

Dubbed the “future of Italian food in America” by the NY Times, Chefs Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone of Torrisi Italian Specialtieschannel the eclectic immigrant flavors of Chinatown, the Lower East Side and Little Italy into their distinctly local take on Italian-American cuisine. Mitchell Davis, VP of the James Beard House, joins to tackle the question of what it means to cook “Italian” in today’s New York. A tasting will follow the discussion.

May 28

tenement museum

Join the Tenement Museum for their regular Culinary Conversations. The series examines the food, recipes and cultures that surround New York City. Keep an eye here or on the Culinary Conversations page to find out about different sessions and purchase tickets.  Find out about this week’s program (and future programs) below:

EAT THE CITY: FARMING THE FIVE BOROUGHS

MAY 28TH, 2013, 6:30 PM

On rooftops, in vacant lots and warehouses, New Yorkers are planting and harvesting a bounty of city-grown crops. A roundtable of local farmers, led by Eat the City author Robin Shulman, discuss the challenges and rewards of growing food in the most urban of environments. A tasting menu, prepared from local produce, will be served.

TORRISI ITALIAN SPECIALTIES

JUNE 19TH, 2013, 6:30 PM

Dubbed the “future of Italian food in America” by the NY Times, Chefs Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone of Torrisi Italian Specialtieschannel the eclectic immigrant flavors of Chinatown, the Lower East Side and Little Italy into their distinctly local take on Italian-American cuisine. Mitchell Davis, VP of the James Beard House, joins to tackle the question of what it means to cook “Italian” in today’s New York. A tasting will follow the discussion.

Jun 19

tenement museum

Join the Tenement Museum for their regular Culinary Conversations. The series examines the food, recipes and cultures that surround New York City. Keep an eye here or on the Culinary Conversations page to find out about different sessions and purchase tickets.  Find out about this week’s program (and future programs) below:

TORRISI ITALIAN SPECIALTIES

JUNE 19TH, 2013, 6:30 PM

Dubbed the “future of Italian food in America” by the NY Times, Chefs Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone of Torrisi Italian Specialtieschannel the eclectic immigrant flavors of Chinatown, the Lower East Side and Little Italy into their distinctly local take on Italian-American cuisine. Mitchell Davis, VP of the James Beard House, joins to tackle the question of what it means to cook “Italian” in today’s New York. A tasting will follow the discussion.