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Battery Dance Festival photos, © Terese Loeb Kreuzer)
"New Dimensions in Testimony" is an interactive installation at the Museum of Jewish Heritage that allows visitors to ask questions of Holocaust survivors and hear their answers. Place: 36 Battery Place. Free with Museum admission. Advance registration recommended. For additional information, click here
The National Museum of the American Indian is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with free admission. It offers free films, docent-led tours of its exhibitions and tours of its premises, the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, designed by Cass Gilbert. The building, which was completed in 1907, is a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Place: One Bowling Green. Phone: (212) 514-3700. For the museum's calendar, click here.
On Governors Island
On Saturdays and Sundays through October, the American Indian Community House on Governors Island has been hosting art exhibitions and artist talks with Native artists from New York City and Native story tellers. On some weekends, there are Native American musical and theatrical performances. Native American artisans (jewelry makers, fashion designers and others) are showing their wares, which are for sale. The American Indian Community House is a not-for-profit organization in its 50th year serving the needs of Native Americans who live in New York City. Place: The Admiral's House in Nolan Park. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. For more information, click here.
Irish Hunger Memorial in Battery Park City
(Photo © Terese Loeb Kreuzer)
May 31, 2018: This was the actual anniversary of Battery Park City's Golden Jubilee. Bang on a Can's Asphalt Orchestra entertained at Battery Park City's 50th anniversary celebration on May 31, 2018 in Rockefeller Park. On May 31, exactly 50 years ago, New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller signed the legislation that established Battery Park City. For more photos of Battery Park City's Jubilee celebration, click here.
(Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)
Fall Events in Battery Park City
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Meetings of the Battery Park City Authority Board of Directors
Oct. 29: Battery Park City Authority board meetings will take place on Oct. 29 with the Board's Audit & Finance Committee meeting at 12:30 p.m. followed by a meeting of the members of the BPCA, starting at 2 p.m. Place: 200 Liberty Street, 24th floor. Meetings are open to the public. Agendas will be made available at least 48 hours in advance of scheduled meetings, and a public comment period will be scheduled during the meeting of the Members of the Authority at a time on the agenda determined by the Chairman. Anyone wishing to speak during the public comment period should make a request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 28. Requests should include either the agenda item on which they wish to comment, or a description of the matter(s) on which they wish to comment.
A wharf in the Fulton Fish Market, 1946. The photograph, by Todd Webb, was in the exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York of Webb's photographs from 1945 to 1960.