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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Museum at Eldridge Street presents
Jane Jacobs Centennial Lecture: Darren Walker
6:30 p.m.
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002, 212.219.088
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Darren Walker is President of the Ford Foundation and has been a leader in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors working on a variety of social justice issues including urban development, human rights, and free expression. Presented with the Ford Foundation.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Museum at Eldridge Street presents
Jane Jacobs Centennial Lecture: Janette Sadik-Khan
6:30 p.m.
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002, 212.219.088
RSVP: Pay what you wish
As New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner from 2007–13. Janette Sadik-Khan introduced pedestrian plazas, bike lanes, and bike sharing. She is Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board of the National Association of City Transportation Officials.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Museum at Eldridge Street presents
Jane Jacobs Centennial Lecture: Gary Hattern
6:30 p.m.
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002, 212.219.088
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Gary Hattem is president of the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, Managing Director of their Community Development Finance Group, and a former community-based low-income housing developer.

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ONGOING EXHIBITIONS AND PRODUCTIONS


Fenimore Art Museum at Cooperstown announces
Traditions of Celebration and Ritual: The Thaw Collection of American Indian Art
April 1–May 9: Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
May 10–October 10 (Columbus Day): Open Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
October 11–December 31 Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Fenimore Art Museum, 5798 State Route 80, Cooperstown, New York
For more information, call 607 547 1450
Since ancient times, Native American peoples have celebrated their beliefs and practices through daily, seasonal, and special occasion rituals, affirming their life and identity. Both art and ritual are powerful expressions that honor mythological beings, spirit beings, and ancestors – conveying the spiritual power of the natural world. In this exhibit, see over 50 art objects from the Thaw Collection created by Native American men and women for specific rituals and ceremonies. Discover the arts associated with fundamental aspects of Native American life – the hunt and harvest, feasting, warfare, adornment, and shamanism.

April 1, 2016 —December 31, 2016

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