Community Events

She Persists Open House

March 2, 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray opened their doors to New York City residents to view Gracie Mansion’s most recent art exhibit, She Persists: A Century of Women Artists in New York. Curated by Jessica Bell Brown, the installation celebrates and features over 60 pieces of work that embody the strength and creative enterprise of women on the centennial of winning the right to vote. Artists on view include Kara Walker, Faith Ringgold, Alice Neel and First Lady McCray's mother, Katharine Clarissa Eileen McCray.

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