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Waterfront Heroes Exhibit Opening and Reception

March 7 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Waterfront Heroes Opening Reception

and

City Lore’s Induction into

The Smithsonian Affiliates Program

Thursday, March 7th | 6 – 9pm

Performance by
Bob Wright & Harbortown 
Sea chanties and seafaring music from Staten Island!
 

Waterfront Heroes is an interpretive exhibit that recognizes individuals and groups who are working to preserve our region’s maritime heritage and traditions. Curated by City Lore and Long Island Traditions, along with folklorists Naomi Sturm and Dan Ward, the exhibit celebrates unique tradition bearers from New York City’s five boroughs and Long Island.

 

Those profiled and honored in the exhibit include Samir Farag of the Museum of Maritime Navigation & Communication; Ray Keenan of the Sandy Hook Pilots Association; Waterfront Museum founder David Sharps; steam whistle collector Conrad MilsterAdam Green, founder and executive director of Rocking the Boat, empowering youth through boatbuilding and environmental stewardship; the South Shore Bay House Owners AssociationNorth Oyster Bay Baymen’s Association; Fulton fish market painter Naima Rauam; the South Shore Waterfowlers Association; Hurricane Sandy hero and kavi singer Seetha Wickramasuriya; and Carolina Salgeuro, founder and president of PortSide NewYork, a living lab for promoting better urban waterways.

 

This exhibit includes historic and contemporary photographs and videos by noted photographers Thomas Pich, Martha Cooper, Mike Busch from Great South Bay Images, and others. Exhibit design by Fred Elman and Joan Raiselis.

    

Details

Date:
March 7
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Organizer

City Lore
Phone:
212-529-1955
Email:
Website:
http://citylore.org

Venue

City Lore Gallery
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Phone:
212-529-1955 x18
Website:
citylore.org

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