Tuesday, June 6, 2017

We are pleased to announce the opening reception for the photography and oral history group exhibition "CAPTURING the FACES & VOICES of the LES DISAPPEARING MOM-AND-POP STOREFRONTS"

"CAPTURING the FACES & VOICES of the LES DISAPPEARING MOM-AND-POP STOREFRONTS" is on Monday, August 14, 2017 6-9 pm at the Theater for the New City Gallery located at 155 First Ave (between East 9 & 10th Sts). The group exhibition which we are curating illustrates the cultural significance of mom-and-pop stores and the impact they have on the pulse, life, and texture of their communities. Based on the workshops taught by Award-winning photographers and authors, James and Karla Murray, at the Neighborhood Preservation Center.

It is FREE and open to all!
Free wine 🍷 courtesy of Jimmy's 43 @jimmysno43 and cheese and crackers and snacks courtesy of Westside Market and free Italian pastries and cookies 🍪 courtesy of Veniero's Pasticceria @venierospastry!

This exhibition is done in partnership with the Neighborhood Preservation Center and is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement and additional support by Veselka @veselkanyc, Unique Visuals @uniquevisualsny, the Village Alliance, Amalgamated Bank @amalgamated_bank and Townsquared @townsquared.

We hope to see everyone at the opening reception on Monday August 14th!

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