Community Events

Community Events

MOSPCE creates events that bring together some of our city's most notable public figures, faith leaders, activists, artists, and many other talented individuals. These events set the stage for and support our continuous effort to generate dialogues, address issues, celebrate diversity, and form new bridges between local government and those whom we serve.

Here are some examples of our major community events:

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She Persists Open House

March 2, 2019
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomed New York City residents to Gracie Mansion to view the new art exhibit, She Persists: A Century of Women Artists in New York.

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She Persists: A Century of Women Artists in New York

She Persists: A Century of Women Artists in New York

January 22, 2019
She Persists: A Century of Women Artists in New York is a new art exhibit at Gracie Mansion that brings together more than 60 works by 44 women across 10 decades.

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Interfaith Breakfast

Interfaith Breakfast

January 17, 2019
Held annually, the Interfaith Breakfast brings together New York City’s faith leaders for a gathering of peace and unity.

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Children's Holiday Party

Children's Holiday Party

December 8, 2018
Each year, First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomes New York City's children to Gracie Mansion to learn about various holiday traditions, participate in festive activities, and decorate the holiday trees.

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Gracie Mansion Holiday Open House 2018

Gracie Mansion Holiday Open House

December 8, 2018
This holiday season, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray opened doors for New York City residents to tour Gracie Mansion in full holiday décor.

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Gracie Book Club Season 3, Session 1 featuring Andrew Solomon's The Noonday Demon

Gracie Book Club Season 3, Session 1 featuring Andrew Solomon's The Noonday Demon

December 6, 2018
Author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, Andrew Solomon joined First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Gracie Mansion Conservancy for the first gathering of the Reading to Thrive series in Season 3 of the Gracie Book Club.

Learn more about the Gracie Book Club Season 3

Gracie Mansion Halloween 2018

Gracie Mansion Halloween 2018

October 26 & 28, 2018
Every year since 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray welcome thousands of children from all over New York City including families from homeless shelters and the foster care system to celebrate Halloween with them at Gracie Mansion.

Learn more about Gracie Mansion Halloween 2018

First Responders for Hurricane Maria Reception

First Responders for Hurricane Maria Reception

September 20, 2018
On the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, the Mayor and First Lady recognized New York City’s First Responders who were deployed to Puerto Rico.

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Harlem Week Reception 2018

Harlem Week Reception 2018

July 18, 2018
The Harlem community came together to celebrate Harlem Week at Gracie Mansion with Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce.

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LGBTQ Pride Month Reception 2018

LGBTQ Pride Month Reception 2018

June 21, 2018
In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, the Mayor and First Lady hosted a reception at Gracie Mansion.

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Learn more about the Mayor’s 2018 Ramadan Iftar

Ramadan Iftar 2018

May 29, 2018
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomed New York City’s Muslim community to their home at Gracie Mansion for a special Ramadan Iftar to end their fast together.

Learn more about the Ramadan Iftar 2018

Community Events: No More Silence: What’s Next in the #MeToo and #TimesUp Movements

No More Silence: What’s Next in the #MeToo and #TimesUp Movements

April 25, 2018
In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a panel discussion on ending sexual assault in the work place and the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.

Learn more about the #MeToo and #TimesUp Movements

Women's History Month

Women's History Month: Annual Mentoring & Civic Leadership Reception

March 8, 2018
Women leaders from the NYC community were invited to bring a female mentee to Gracie Mansion for an opportunity to network with other women leaders (and future leaders) in the community.

Learn more about the Women's History Month: Annual Mentoring & Civic Leadership Reception