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Through September 7, 2017
Don't Stop The Music Midnight Cruise
Saturday, July 1st, 2017 - 11:45pm-4:00am
Harbor Lights Yacht
By the end of the night on this amazing Midnight Yacht Cruise, you will be sure to be yelling out Don't Stop The Music! Join us on this 3 level yacht which features an oversized outdoor lounge, cash bars, cash buffet, & music by DJ E.M. & Guests, who'll play a danceable mix of mainstream, Top 40, Latin, & EDM. Throughout the evening, you'll dance & mingle with old friends & new and enjoy gorgeous views of New York at night. When it’s time to cool off from the dancing, head to the top level and enjoy a more relaxed time sipping cocktails on the biggest outdoor lounge with your friends, while taking in the sights of the breathtaking NY skyline & getting some epic selfies with the lovely lady herself, the Statue of Liberty!
Tickets start at $25. For more information or ticket purchase
Harbor Lights Yacht |
SkyPort Marina, 23rd Street & FDR Drive
SATELLITE FILM ORIGINALS
June 26, 6-8pm
Bowery Arts and Sciences
Satellite Film Originals is an evening of original film and video created in collaboration with Satellite choreographers, composers and artists. For the first time Satellite will premiere a full program of film, video and original scores in partnership with Bowery Arts and Sciences.
Tickets are free; rsvp in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bowery Arts and Sciences |
308 Bowery, New York, NY 10012
South Street Seaport Museum
Announces New Exhibition
Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914
Opening Reception: June 22, 2017 from 7-9pm
Exhibition dates: June 23, 2017 - January 7, 2018
South Street Seaport Museum
The South Street Seaport Museum announces its newest exhibition, Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914 beginning on June 23, 2017, open Wednesday-Sunday 11am-7pm, at the Museum's mezzanine gallery level, accessible from the main entrance of the Museum on 12 Fulton Street. An Opening Reception will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 7-9pm, RSVP required. Visit southstreetseaportmuseum.org for reservation info.
Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914 is one of the first exhibitions to examine, side-by-side, the dichotomy between First Class and Third Class passengers aboard ocean liners in the early 20th century.
Ships like Titanic, Olympic, Lusitania, Mauretania, Aquitania, and Imperator dominated transatlantic travel. On each voyage, they transported thousands of people, First-Class passengers sailed across the Atlantic in the lap of luxury while Third-Class passengers made the voyage in the stuffy lower decks.
From 1900 to 1914, nearly 13 million immigrants traveling in Third Class arrived in the United States. During this same period, America's wealthiest citizens, totaling no more than a hundred thousand passengers each year, traveled to Europe in First Class, spending over $11.5 billion (2017) on luxury vacations. Even though First Class and Third Class sailed on the same ships, their journeys were worlds apart.
This exhibition will feature both original and reproduced artifacts from the South Street Seaport Museum's permanent collection including ocean liner memorabilia and ephemera, ceramics, and luggage trunks from both immigrants and First Class passengers. The exhibition will highlight a few ship models of New York Harbor working vessels that played critical roles in immigration, including a model of the Museum's lightship Ambrose (LV-87).
Ambrose, a floating lighthouse, stood watch at the front door to New York Harbor during the greatest period of immigration in US history. Her official duty was to mark the entrance to the Ambrose Channel, a deep channel dredged between 1900 and 1907 to allow larger ocean liners, the largest of which had doubled in size in those same years, safe access into the harbor. But Ambrose had another vital role; her light was the first thing an immigrant would see as they entered New York Harbor, long before the buildings and piers on the waterfront, long before the Manhattan skyline, and long before the lighted torch of the Statue of Liberty.
Evoking the spirit of First-Class grandeur, a piece of wood paneling that once adorned the interior of the Smoking Room of the RMS Mauretania will be recreated by master woodcarver Deborah Mills throughout the run of the show. This work-in-progress will be on view in the exhibition space during regular hours Thursday through Sunday. Each Wednesday visitors can visit the Museum's Maritime Craft Center at 209 Water Street and watch as the artist brings the piece closer to the original. Throughout the exhibition, there will be screenings of films which feature ocean liners and immigrants in their critical roles in New York Harbor life at a time when this city was the busiest port in the world.
The exhibition will familiarize viewers with passenger life aboard ocean liners, the defining differences between travel for wealthy Americans in First Class and future Americans immigrating to the United States in Third Class, and the continuing importance that immigration plays in American history.
The exhibition is curated by William Roka, Historian, and Michelle Kennedy, Collections and Curatorial Assistant, at the Seaport Museum. Exhibition design and art direction by Rob Wilson and Christine Picone of Bowne Printers, the Museum's historic letterpress shop.
Lectures and all-ages public programs will take place throughout the length of the exhibition.
The exhibition is included with Museum admission: South Street Seaport Museum members: FREE, $12 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and $6 for children ages 2 - 17. Tickets can be purchased online at www.southstreetseaportmuseum.org/ or in person at 12 Fulton St.
South Street Seaport Museum | Museum on 12 Fulton Street
The Jewish Museum Presents
Stettheimer Summer Mondays
Fun-Filled Drop-In Art Workshops for Families
July 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 1 pm to 4 pm
The Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum will present Stettheimer Summer Mondays, a fun-filled drop-in art workshop for families on July 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 1 pm to 4 pm. Inspired by works on view in the current exhibition, Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry, these workshops are geared towards children age 3 and up and are FREE with museum admission.
Adults are asked to accompany their children. For further information regarding family programs at the Jewish Museum visit thejewishmuseum.org/families. The Jewish Museum is located at 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York City.
STETTHEIMER SUMMER MONDAYS SCHEDULE
July 10: Use a variety of mixed media and found objects to create colorful scenes inspired by Florine Stettheimer's whimsical paintings.
July 17: Create playful figures using model magic clay, fabric, buttons, and more, drawing from Florine Stettheimer's sculptural creations for the theater.
July 24: Paint portraits of family or imaginative figures inspired by the characters in Florine Stettheimer's paintings.
July 31: Illustrate stories using watercolor crayons within unique accordion books based on the striking images found in Florine Stettheimer's artwork.
The first major U.S. exhibition in over 20 years focused on artist Florine Stettheimer (1871-1944) is on view at the Jewish Museum through September 24, 2017. Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry showcases over 50 paintings and drawings in addition to costume and theater designs, photographs, and ephemera, offering a timely reconsideration of this influential American painter with a sharp satirical wit, placing her centrally in the modern dialogue of high and mass culture.
Hours: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, 11 am to 5:45 pm; Thursday, 11 am to 8 pm; and Friday, 11 am to 4 pm.
Admission: $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for senior citizens, $7.50 for students, free for visitors 18 and under and Jewish Museum members. Pay What You Wish on Thursdays from 5 pm to 8 pm. Free on Saturdays.
Information: The public may call 212.423.3200 or visit TheJewishMuseum.org.
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