New York Thought: Smart Things to Do in NYC This Weekend
Human rights, the tools of archeologist, and a Lecture for the End of the World highlight our picks for the best smart things to do in NYC this weekend.
Friday, April 28
“We are the resistance” is the concept leading off a Think Olio Friday night session at The Strand, where a case will be made for the essentiality of human rights in fighting back against the world’s growing forces of autocracy and discrimination.
Saturday, April 29
Despite some vertical shifts, the Financial District of Lower Manhattan retains sites of historical relevance to the life of Alexander Hamilton (including the man himself, buried at Trinity Churchyard). Learn more, with a focus on Hamilton’s contributions to financial history, on a morning tour hosted by the Museum of American Finance.
Sunday, April 30
The Professional Archaeologists of New York City brings together five leading archaeologists to the Museum of the City of New York to talk up the high-tech tools they use in their work and how they’re bringing that work out of the back rooms and into public view with new virtual technologies.
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