New York City street games are so much more than child’s play

This blog post was written by summer 2021 intern Emma Thibodeaux-Thompson.  The theme of the next event in the Museum’s Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Festival is street games. We’re hosting a free Zoom discussion featuring local experts and community members on June 20th … Read more

Felipe Rangel celebrates the “social phenomenon” of handmade masks

The Museum’s annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas street festival is fast approaching! And to get ready, we’ve been checking in with some of the beloved artisans that make our festival so vibrant, diverse, and meaningful. For years, Felipe Rangel has been sharing his … Read more

Rachel Asarnow’s Papercut Art is a Visual Feast

This interview was conducted by Jake Rosenberg. Jake is a playwright, folklorist, producer, and founder of American Lore Theater. Discover more about him at www.metarosenberg.com. Rachel Asarnow leads me up the stairs. “It’s beautiful, but isolated here.” I had come to visit her in her workshop in Maplewood, … Read more