Grand Opening Party for Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space
Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (155 Avenue C, Manhattan)
Councilwoman Rosie Mendez will kick start the grand opening with a chain cutting ceremony at 3pm. More events will follow throughout the day, including slideshows by Seth Tobocman, Fly, and Pete Missing; speakers Ben Shepard and Frank Morales; and presentations by Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping and Adam Purple. The East Village’s own radical marching band the Rude Mechanical Orchestra will lead a march at 8pm.
Then at 8pm, join us for a big grand opening party, complete with music by DJ Dirty Finger, RMO, and more, as well as plenty of food and drinks.
Spread the word and help us open this innovative history museum in style!
3:00 Chain-cutting ceremony and proclamation by Rosie Mendez
3:45 Slideshow by Seth Tobocman with Eric Blitz, Ben Barson and Joe Merolla
4:30 Talk and slideshow by Adam Purple
4:45 Reading by Maggie Wrigley
4:55 Reading by Felix
5:05 Slideshow by Mac McGill
5:35 Talk by Ben Shepard
5:50 Slideshow by Fly
6:30 Talk by Frank Morales
6:40 Spoken word by Pete Missing
7:00 Sermon and songs by Reverend Billy and The Church of Stop Shopping
8:00 March by Rude Mechanical Orchestra
8:30 Performance by Rude Mechanical Orchestra
Deejaying by DJ Dirtyfinger
Music and dancing, food and drinks