Easter weekend is jam-packed with events, including a landmark exhibition about New York City, a wine-tasting session and several talks.
Saturday, April 15th
Kick off your weekend with a little bit of history at the Museum of the City of New York’s exhibit, New York At Its Core — the first of its kind to look exclusively at the history and future of this city.
The Museum of Moving Image is hosting a screening of Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, which focuses on Jacobs’ most dramatic battles in the 1960s; the screening will also be followed by a discussion with director Matt Tyrnauer.
Boroughs of the Dead is hosting its newest walking tour: Titanic Graves of Woodlawn Cemetery, led by veteran guide and Titanic expert Dave Gardner who will lead guests through the Gilded Age cemetery while sharing stories from the past.
Sunday, April 16th
Did you know the world’s first commercially viable rooftop vineyard is hidden within the Brooklyn Navy Yard? Untapped Cities will be bringing readers on a special wine tasting and tour at Rooftop Reds, led by one of its founders who will share his knowledge of winemaking.
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Monday, April 17th
On Monday, April 17th at 6:30 PM, join Davidson and Untapped Cities founder Michelle for the pre-launch of Magnetic City and a discussion about the book. Untapped Cities readers get a special discount code to the event: CITIES17 for $10 tickets (normally $20). Author signing to follow at the event. Get your advance copy of Magnetic City: A Walking Companion!
Join authors Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton at the New York Public Library for a presentation of highlights from the Atlas Obscura’s very first book: Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders.
Tuesday, April 18th
Taking place at the Brooklyn Historical Society, Jarrett Murphy, Executive Publisher of City Limits, will talk to a panel of experts about the history of three development sites: Newtown Creek, Gowanus Canal, and Wolff-Alport.
Wednesday, April 19th
Take part in an illustrated talk, hosted by Landmark West! President Kate Wood. How the West was Won: Preserving Manhattan’s “City of the Future“ will tell the story of the Upper West Side in the era of skyscrapers. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, April 20th
The first (and only) New York City park that floats is opening in Hudson River Park on Pier 25. A barge will be transformed into a floating apple orchard and perennial garden oasis for the spring!
Friday, April 21st
Join New York Adventure Club for an exclusive behind-the-scenes trip inside the original site of the Whitney Museum of American Art, an 1877 carriage house in the Greenwich Village that became the art studio & salon for sculptor and arts patron Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875–1942).