In an effort to retain our talented staff and stay connected with our community, we are now offering daily online experiences that highlight our tours, research, and partners. We are talking with makers, street vendors, and museum staff, showing artifacts and materials from our archives, and sharing stories and research about the people and places that we love in New York City and beyond.
Join us every day at 11am, and again at 4pm on weekends, for a 45-minute video session. Some sessions are free, while others are just $5 per household, which will help us support our staff so we can be ready to get back to giving tours once this difficult time has passed.
You can all sign up for an All-Access Virtual Pass for $35, which gives access to every session throughout the spring, and access to the recordings of (nearly) every session, which are usually posted within 24 hours.
At the end of this crisis, we will send all registered participants a gift certificate for the amount you paid that you can use for a future in-person tour, so they are essentially free!
Below are the sessions currently available to sign up for, to which we will be adding in the days and weeks to come. | View all upcoming programs
Flash and Clang: Aids to Navigation with the Historic Lighthouse Tender Lilac | Virtual Program | Tuesday, June 2, 11am
A Rose in Spanish Harlem: Gardening with Urban Garden Center | Virtual Program | Wednesday, June 3, 11am
Pizza and Process: A Conversation with Designer Steph Mantis | Virtual Program | Thursday, June 4, 11am
Waterfront Workers: Finding the Harkins Family with Julie Golia | Virtual Program | Friday, June 5, 11am
Missiles and Meteorites: Polar Exploration and the Brooklyn Navy Yard | Virtual Program | Wednesday, June 10, 11am
- Struggle and Resilience on Manhattan's Lower East Side | Free Virtual Program
- Voices of Essex Market with Feed Me A Story | Free Virtual Program
- Virtual Visit to Williamsburg's Moore Street Market | Free Virtual Program
- "Mind the Light, Kate": New York's Most Famous Lighthouse Keeper with the Noble Maritime Collection | Free Virtual Program
- From Orchard to Essex: Street Peddlers and Market Vendors with the Tenement Museum
- A Year in Review at Essex Market | Virtual Program
- Immigrant Food for an Immigrant Nation with Nuchas Chief Empanada Officer | Free Virtual Program
- Hospital Ships and Shipwright Tools: Exploring Collections of the South Street Seaport Museum | Free Virtual Program
- Street Organizing: A Conversation with Sean Basinski | Virtual Program
- Animal History of Prospect Park | Virtual Program
- Places New Yorkers Love: In Conversation with Author and Artist John Tebeau | Virtual Program
- A Church Grows in Brooklyn: Historic Most Holy Trinity-St. Mary's | Virtual Program
- Earth Day: Ecology of Prospect Park | Virtual Program
- Explore Brooklyn's Avenue of Puerto Rico | Virtual Program
- By Land or By Sea: The Port of New York Paradox | Virtual Program
- Manufacturing in Crisis: The State of NYC Manufacturing with Adam Friedman | Virtual Program
- Exploring the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History | Virtual Program
- Census Day: Telling Brooklyn's Story Through the US Census | Virtual Program
- NYC Street Vendors: How Can We Help Them? | Virtual Program
- The History of NYC Public Markets, Part 1 | Virtual Program