Wednesday, January 11 at 6:30 pm
at the Museum of the City of New York
Co-sponsored by The Williamsburg Art & Historical Center
This event is part of the series Only In New York
Only in New York is a new conversation series in which New York Times journalist Sarah Maslin Nir brings together two New Yorkers from different worlds to explore key questions about the city’s identity, culture, and history.
About the Speakers
Marty Markowitz served as Brooklyn Borough President from 2002 to 2013 and pursued an ambitious agenda focused on the core issues of his three decades plus in public service – housing, neighborhood preservation and community development. Now, Markowitz is the Vice President for Borough Promotion and Engagement at NYC & Company, the city’s official tourism and marketing agency.
Clayton Patterson is a photographer, printmaker, and videographer who focuses on recording the art, life and times of the Lower East Side. Since moving to NYC in 1979, Patterson has not only documented its music, graffiti, and tattoo art scene but also been actively involved in neighborhood issues including homelessness, drug trafficking, police corruption, and gentrification.
Reception to follow the program.
Register online at mcny.org/onlyinny | Use code OINY for $15 tickets (regularly $20)
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$25 for adults | $20 for seniors, students & educators (with ID) | $15 for Museum members. Includes Museum admission.
All ticket proceeds support programming at The Museum of the City of New York.