Film and Video
THE MAKING OF AN AVANT GARDE: IAUS 1967-84 ( film screening and discussion)
This documentary by Diana Agrest explores the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies' fertile beginnings and enduring significance as a locus for the avant-garde. Founded in 1967 with close tie...
Lectures and Discussions
A Headstone, a Cookbook and a Nosh
When an artist stumbled upon a century-old headstone on East 4th Street, New York Times journalist Sam Roberts knew that it had a story to tell. Roberts discovered that it was created for Hinde Amchan...
Back to Africa: Free Black Migrations to Lagos in the 19th century
Starting in the early decades of the 19th century, the island city of Lagos received freed black migrants from the Americas, the Caribbean, and other regions of West Africa. In conjunction with indige...
A Lighthouse in New York
This exhibit commemorates 80 years since the founding of the Antigua and Barbuda Progressive Society, which has dedicated itself to the principle of cultivating and promoting social and intellectual a...
With the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy upon us, this exhibit of photographs taken by professionals and amateurs, on cellphones and slr’s, documents the aftermath of this devastating storm i...
Architecture of New York
This three-hour walking tour traverses one of the world's greatest thoroughfares, 42nd Street, to discuss architecture in New York City. Stretching from the East River to the Hudson River and cutting ...
SoHo and the Cast Iron District
Since the 19th century, the neighborhood of SoHo (south of Houston) has housed the cityâ€™s upper class, its first red light district, luxury textile industries, some of the countryâ€™s most influenti...