Past Programs

Documenting the Nameplate: A Scanning Party

August 10 - August 10, 2019 from 1:00–5:00 PM

Documenting the Nameplate invites you to bring your nameplate jewelry, your old photos of family and friends that show nameplates being worn, and your nameplate related memories to be archived for our book project! Refreshments will be served.

“Rainbow Shoe Repair” Call for Photos

August 1 - September 30, 2019

In February 2020, Rainbow Shoe Repair: An Unexpected Theater of Flyness will feature community members’ photos taken at the Rainbow Shoe Repair Shop to celebrate the Lower East Side’s sense of style.

Living Studio Opening Celebration

July 20 - July 20, 2019 from 2–9 PM

Our back garden is now revitalized as the Living Studio! Join us from 2-7 PM for a Tamal Workshop and Potluck followed by a ceremonial fire in our Amphitheater led by Emily Johnson/Catalyst from 7-9 PM.

[Henry Street Settlement] Steadies & Crushes: Interpreting Henry Street Settlement’s Queer History

July 18 - July 18, 2019 from 6:30 – 8 PM

Henry Street founder Lillian Wald was known—from letters found among her personal papers—to have had romantic relationships with two female activist-colleagues during the early 20th century. This panel discussion will address not only Wald’s relationships but the larger supportive community of women whom she called “the family” at Henry Street.

AAC Sound Series Mix #8: Ushka

July 1 - July 31, 2019

From Kill Bill to Gypsy Woman mashups to Bhad Bhabie to Soca tunes, Ushka gives a little tour of her eclectic electronic genre blending style.


June 29 - June 29, 2019 from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2 Spirits & HIV: a conference for Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer, Plus Native Americans affected by HIV.