Events and Exhibits in NYC

Events:

March 16, 6:30-8pm

Skyscrapers: Boon or Blight?

Jason M. Barr, Lynn Ellsworth, Alex Marshall

Skylight Room (9th Floor)

CUNY’s Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave

Free and Open to Public, no registration required

http://www.gothamcenter.org/current-events.html

March 22, 6:30-8pm

The History and Future of Criminal Justice Reform in NYC

Shannon King, Alex Vitale, gabriel sayegh, Alice Speri

Elebash Recital Hall (Ground Floor)

CUNY’s Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave

Free and Open to Public, no registration required

http://www.gothamcenter.org/current-events.html

April 5, 6:30-8:30 pm

Fixing Elections: The Politics of Electoral Reform in NYC, Then and Now

Gerald Benjamin, Daniel O. Prosterman, Susan Lerner, Rob Richie, Brigid Bergin

Skylight Room, (9th Floor)

CUNY’s Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave

Free and Open to Public, no registration required

http://www.gothamcenter.org/current-events.html

April 6, 6-8pm

Conversation in Black Freedom Studies: Black Athletes and the Freedom Struggle, John Smith and Jennifer Lansbury

http://www.blackfreedomstudies.org/events/spring-2017/black-athletes-and-the-freedom-struggle

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY, 10037

Free and open to public, online registration encouraged

April 19, 6:30-8pm

Is New York’s Future Sustainable?

Ted Steinberg, Michael Sorkin, Nilda Mesa, Janet Babin

Elebash Recital Hall (Ground Floor)

CUNY’s Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave

Free and Open to Public, no registration required

http://www.gothamcenter.org/current-events.html

May 4, 6-8pm

Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: The Long History of Police Brutality and the Fight Against it,

Clarence Taylor, Cathy Schneider, and Michael Flamm

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture,

http://www.blackfreedomstudies.org/events/spring-2017/the-long-fight-against-new-yorks-police-brutality

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY, 10037

(917) 275-6975

Free and open to public, online registration encouraged

May 8th 6:30-8pm

NYC’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics

Kimberly Phillips-Fein, Joshua B. Freeman, Frances Fox Piven

Skylight Room (9th Floor)

CUNY’s Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave

Free and Open to Public, no registration required

http://www.gothamcenter.org/current-events.html

Exhibits:

El Museo del Barrio

Dedicated to Caribbean, Latino, and Latin American Art, focus on 1950-today and on New York-based Latino artists

1230 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10029  |  212.831.7272  |  OPEN WEDS – SAT FROM 11AM TO 6PM & SUN 12PM – 5PM

Free with CUNY ID

The Jewish Museum

Dedicated to Jewish art and Culture

1109 5th Ave at 92nd St
New York, NY 10128

Hours: Sun-Tues 11 am -5:45 pm, Closed Weds, Friday, Saturday 11am -4pm

Free with CUNY ID

http://thejewishmuseum.org/

Museum of the City of New York

Current exhibitions include “Muslim in NYC” and “Activist New York”

1220 5th Ave (at 103rd St), New York, NY 1002

Monday-Sunday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Free with CUNY ID

http://mcny.org/

The Whitney

Dedicated to 20th and 21st Century American Art

Dedicated to modern art, current exhibits include “Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s” and “Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection”

99 Gansevoort Street

New York, NY 10014

(212) 570-3600

Free with CUNY ID

Hours: 10:30 am- 6pm Weds-Monday

http://whitney.org/

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