Tour 8: Museum of the City of New York Tour: Activist New York
Tour leaders: Museum of the City of New York staff
Explore the drama of social activism in New York City from the seventeenth century to the present. In a town renowned for its in-your-face persona, citizens of the city have banded together on issues as diverse as historic preservation, civil rights, wages, sexual orientation, and religious freedom. Using artifacts, photographs, audio and visual presentations, as well as interactive components that seek to tell the entire story of activism in the five boroughs, Activist New York presents the passions and conflicts that underlie the city’s history of agitation.
Limit: 30 people. $10 members, $15 nonmembers