After a long year and a half, it’s finally happening — the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space is ready for its grand opening! Are you coming? RSVP here!
Dear Tumblr followers,
You are invited to the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space Grand Opening Party on Saturday, December 8!
The museum will open to the public at 3pm. We are holding events throughout the day, including a chain-cutting ceremony, museum and community garden tours, slide-shows, and presentations by community organizers.
Later that evening, join us for a big grand opening party, complete with music, dancing, a marching band, and plenty of food and drinks.
Let’s celebrate the opening of our very own community history museum on Saturday, December 8 — spread the word and come join us at our official launch! RSVP here.
Grand Opening Party for the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS)
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
MoRUS Storefront at C-Squat
155 Avenue C, NYC (on the west side of the street between 9th and 10th Streets)
Here’s a preview of our public space exhibit! (by morusnyc)
8/12/2012: Mosaic Storefront Sign Work Day @ MoRUS.
Check out this story about The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space’s recent tour highlighting the history of occupied strongholds in the East Village of New York City: http://eastvillage.thelocal.nytimes.com/2012/03/19/on-a-tour-of-former-squats-trash-artists-and-cat-poo-painters/ You can read more about the museum at www.morusnyc.org The museum will show how local residents and groups rose up to fix abandoned buildings and clean vacant lots in order to transform them into vibrant spaces for the community.
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