Monthly Archives: May 2009

The “Figurative Border”

  One of the unique challenges that came with curating the exhibit Living and Learning: Chinese Immigration, Restriction & Community in Brooklyn, 1850 to Present, was attempting to show how immigration law pervaded everyday life for the Chinese community in … Continue reading

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Sunset Park Oral Histories

The current Public Perspectives exhibit, Living and Learning: Chinese Immigration, Restriction, and Community in Brooklyn, 1850 to Present curated by Andy Urban, features audio clips from BHS’s oral history collections – you can listen online or download the BHS podcast … Continue reading

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Robert Moses, the Power Broker

      The below blog is posted on behalf of my Visitor Services colleague, Eric Ursol, who’s having a few issues with his log-in info.  Eric’s here every weekend with me, at the front desk and gift shop, and … Continue reading

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iDream of BHS

As someone charged with marketing BHS and our many awesome projects, programs and collections I often find myself weighing the most innovative and cost-effective options to spread the word about our work. Last night it came to me in a … Continue reading

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Beautifying Montague Street with Guerrilla Knitting

I think we can all admit there’s an aesthetic division on Montague Street in our Brooklyn Heights neighborhood.  In one several-block stretch little shops of delicacies, restaurants with sidewalk seating, and cafes to satiate your caffeine addiction abound.  However, in … Continue reading

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