Over the course of the last year the Urban Memory Project partnered with the Gowanus Canal Conservancy to develop a robust STEM middle school curriculum focused on the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn. The curriculum package features pre, post and field lessons, background text, maps and handouts; integrated Science, ELA and Social Studies content; alignment with Common Core Standards; and Next Generation Science Standards
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How Guilty Should You Feel About Being A Horrible Gentrifier?
Yesterday Gothamist posted an interesting article about gentrification, change, and accountability in their ”Ask a Native New Yorker” series. It’s quick read, and worth checking out for anyone who self-identifies as a gentrifier or victim of gentrification.
LES Student Photography Exhibit 6/12 – 8/24
Join us at the Seward Park Library at 6pm, June 12 to celebrate the opening of a month-long exhibit of student photographs of the Lower East Side.
1939 World’s Fair Images
Yesterday Gothamist posted a snippet with some excellent images about the 1939 World’s Fair which opened 73 years ago this week.
Spring Fundraiser 2012 a Great Success
The first ever Urban Memory Project fundraiser was held on March 13, 2012 at Esopus Space in New York City. Over 70 people gathered to learn about the Project’s current work on the Lower East Side, view student photographs, enjoy refreshments from Lower East Side establishments, and view rare film footage taken of the LES […]
Save the Date: UMP Spring Fundraiser 3/13/12
Save the date for the 2012 Urban Memory Project Spring fundraiser. The event will be Tuesday, March 13th from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at Esopus Gallery in lower Manhattan. We will feature a short program, student art exhibition, silent auction, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds will benefit the Urban Memory Project and our spring collaboration with the Lower Manhattan Arts Academy (LOMA) at Seward Park High School. […]
UMP Student Exhibition 1/20/12
Culminating our semester residency with the Park Slope Collegiate, senior class students will present their work documenting various communities of Brooklyn in transition. Exhibition contents will include: photographs of Park Slope, Gowanus and students’ own Brooklyn neighborhoods, multimedia projects, original artwork and text. The exhibition will be part of a Performance Night event taking place […]