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:
October 25-27, 2019
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.
July 18, 2019
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Harlem community to celebrate Harlem Week's 45th Anniversary.
June 20, 2019
The LGBTQ community came together to celebrate Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising with Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray at Gracie Mansion.
May 22, 2019
New York City's Muslim community came together to break their fasts for a Ramadan Iftar with Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray at Gracie Mansion.
April 30, 2019
In honor of the history and legacy of Shirley Chisholm, First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomed guests to participate in a panel discussion surrounding civic engagement and encouraging young women to run for office in New York City.
April 11, 2019
First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomed New York City's faith leaders to Gracie Mansion to discuss mental health.
March 26, 2019
First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomed NYC's female leaders and their mentees to Gracie Mansion for an opportunity to connect with each other and build a network.
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.
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.
January 17, 2019
Held annually, the Interfaith Breakfast brings together New York City's faith leaders for a gathering of peace and unity.
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.
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.
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.