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2:30pm-5:30pm

01/25

Lunar New Year Tinker Festival

Join us at the Lewis Latimer House Museum for a special Lunar New Year Celebration! We will offer fun hands-on tinkering activities combining art and…

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5:00pm-7:00pm

02/08

Home/Land Opening Reception

Curated by Katie Fuller, Home/Land looks at the influence of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 on Lewis Latimer’s family, focusing on the tactics used…

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2:30pm-4:00pm

02/16

Memoir Talk: This African-American Life – by Hugh B. Price

Join author, former CEO of the National Urban League, and great grandnephew of inventor Lewis Latimer, Hugh B. Price, for a book talk that chronicles…

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2:00pm-4:00pm

02/23

Screening: Sorry to Bother You

Free community film screening. The 2018 dark comedy follows a young African-American telemarketer. Who adopts a white accent to succeed at his job. This imaginative…

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2:30pm-4:30pm

05/09

ONLINE Generative Writing Workshop: Getting to Know Your Characters

*Please RSVP to receive instructions on joining the virtual workshop. We all want to create memorable characters, but first we need to know who our…

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2:30pm-4:30pm

03/22

[POSTPONED] Screening: Well-Founded Fear

*ALL MARCH EVENTS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE IN RESPONSE TO COVID 19. This documentary takes its title from the formal definition of a refugee…

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2:00pm-2:30pm

04/13

VIRTUAL Easter Storytime

While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live. Join us for a virtual edition of our annual easter…

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2:30pm-4:30pm

04/18

ONLINE Generative Writing Workshop: Mapping Your Home in Poetry

*Please RSVP to receive instructions on joining the virtual workshop. In this generative class for poets, we will look at home not simply from the…

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2:30pm-4:30pm

05/16

Boundless Devotion for Home & Self: A Virtual Poetry Workshop

Free online writing workshop in partnership with Newtown Literary. *Please RSVP to receive instructions on joining the virtual workshop.  Instructor : Trace DePass In this…

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3:00pm-4:00pm

05/30

Virtual Tour of Home/Land with Curator Katie Fuller

*Please RSVP to receive instructions on joining the virtual workshop.  Join us for a virtual tour of the Lewis Latimer House Museum’s special exhibition Home/Land,…

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3:30pm-4:30pm

06/11

Virtual STEAM Workshop-Engineering With Paper

Join us for a unique virtual program! Participants will build amazing structures and explore engineering techniques using only paper. Participants will examine the objects around…

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3:00pm-4:30pm

06/13

Home/Land Artists Talk + Q&A

Join four artists from Lewis Latimer House Museum’s special exhibition Home/Land for a live discussion and Q&A about their works. *Please RSVP to receive instructions…

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3:00pm-4:00pm

06/20

Virtual Open Mic & Community Share

Join us to wrap up the Spring writing workshop series with an open mic event. *Please RSVP to receive instructions on joining the virtual event. …

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1:00pm-1:45pm

07/10

Summer STEAM Series: Music Makers Workshop

Join us for a unique virtual program in collaboration with Culture Pass! Due to an emergency, the theme of this workshop has been changed. Ready?…

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1:00pm-1:45pm

07/17

Summer STEAM Series: Engineering with Paper

Join us for a unique virtual program in collaboration with Culture Pass! Turn simple supplies into your own mini dream house! Learn to build a sturdy…

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1:00pm-1:45pm

07/24

Summer STEAM Series: Parachutes and Aerodynamics

Join us for a unique virtual program! Run experiments with paper and parachutes! Participants will develop tests and trials to find the most effective parachute.…

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1:00pm-1:45pm

07/31

Summer STEAM Series: Forensic Fun

Join us for a unique virtual program! Have you ever wondered how and when fingerprints are formed? Did you know that even twins don’t have…

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12:00pm-1:00pm

08/14

Virtual STEAM Workshop: Paper Engineering

Join us for a virtual program in partnership with Summer in the City! Participants will build amazing structures and explore engineering techniques using only paper.…

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12:00pm-1:00pm

08/21

Virtual STEAM Workshop: Paper Marbling

Join us for a virtual program in partnership with Summer in the City! Discover chemistry in art! Paper marbling is an ancient technique that produces…

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12:00pm-2:00pm

09/17

Handwriting the Constitution

What does the U.S. Constitution actually say? On January 20, 2017, artist Morgan O’Hara took a pen and paper to the central branch of the…

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3:30pm-4:30pm

09/25

Virtual STEAM Workshop: Coding Club

Take the first steps towards reading and writing code with the Coding Club! How do videogames get made? How do apps do all the things…

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