Close Looking Salon: Peace Fountain

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Spend an hour studying and discussing the Peace Fountain which stands alongside Amsterdam Avenue next to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Designed and sculpted by Greg Wyatt, this marvelous structure has fascinated and enchanted visitors for decades. Look closely and discuss this detailed work of art with a Cathedral Educator and other enthusiasts […]

Virtual Vertical Tour

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On this adventurous tour, virtually climb more than 124 feet through spiral staircases to the top of the world’s largest cathedral. Using high-quality video footage, our educators will “walk” you through stories of the stained glass and sculpture and study the grand architecture of the Cathedral. Tickets are $10 per person. This program will take […]

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Virtual Spotlight Tour: Gothic Architecture

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What does it mean for architecture to be “Gothic?” Why is it so popular? Where did it come from? What does it have to do with teenagers dressed in black? Join a Cathedral Educator for an in-depth look at the history, mechanics, and symbolism of Gothic Architecture as seen so splendidly in the Cathedral of […]

A Journey Across the Jewish Past: Inside The JTS Library’s Rare Book Collection

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Hidden in the nooks and crannies of libraries and museums across the world are clues to an often-surprising Jewish past: a 15th-century Italian woman’s siddur that includes a special prayer thanking God for “creating her as a woman”; a Haggadah from a Nazi concentration camp; manuscripts from the Court Jews enmeshed in the intrigues of European kings. Join Chancellor Shuly […]

The Representation of African American Culture in NYC ‘s Public Art

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African-Americans have been part of New York since the days of New Amsterdam, but their relationship to the dominant Western society is complex and difficult. Public art throughout the city reflects the changing dynamics: a marker for the original slave market has only been set up recently; the African Burial Ground had been built over […]

Webinar: Mount Vernon Hotel Museum, One of NY’s Oldest Surviving Buildings

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In conjunction with the New York Adventure Club Uncover the history behind the landmarked Mount Vernon Hotel Museum building, from its origin to its time as a day hotel to the present. How is its story linked to the growth of New York City, the rise of the middle class, and the evolution of the […]

Ada Louise Huxtable’s New York

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As the first full-time architecture critic at a major American Newspaper, Ada Louise Huxtable won the first Pulitzer Prize for distinguished criticism in 1970, helped redefine architecture in the public consciousness, and championed “humanity of scale,” and buildings that were “integrated into life and use.” On this virtual tour of her New York with guide […]

A Virtual Feminist Walk Through Harlem: Celebrating Remarkable Women with Leigh Hallingby

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In honor of Women's History Month, please join Morris-Jumel Mansion and licensed NYC tour guide Leigh Hallingby for a virtual walk through Harlem. We will stop at the places where accomplished women, ranging from iconic to not as familiar, are honored. Stops include named buildings, murals and mosaics, plaques on the sidewalk, and commemorative street […]

Virtual Spotlight Tour: Women in the Windows at St. John the Divine

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What do Florence Nightingale, Joan of Arc, and Eleanor of Aquitaine have in common? Join a Cathedral Educator for an engaging, interactive discussion about some of the remarkable women highlighted in the stained-glass windows of St. John the Divine. Take advantage of the virtual format of this program to look closely at these magnificently detailed […]

Harlem Walking Tour: Dorothy Maynor

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The Harlem Walking Tour video series is a set of very short videos (5-8 minutes each) that highlight historic artistic figures who either lived in or spent time in Harlem and how each person contributed to the vibrancy and rich cultural landscape that make Harlem what it is today. This also features some of Harlem's […]

Virtual Tour of Columbia University’s Morningside Heights and Manhattanville Campuses with Untapped New York

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Please join the Columbia Alumni Association and Untapped New York for a virtual walking tour of Columbia University’s Morningside Heights and Manhattanville Campuses. A guide will virtually lead you through the area over Zoom and answer any questions you may have. We will highlight several hidden gems along the way, and unearth the history of […]