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Don't miss your chance to see the critically-acclaimed Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum before it closes on January 29th! 

The exhibition is the first retrospective of Hirshfield's work in nearly 80 years and explores his fascinating journey from the textile industry to the modern art world. 

The Museum, located at 2 Lincoln Square on Columbus Avenue between 65th Street and 66th Street, is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11:30am to 6:00pm. You can reserve your free ticket here. Drop-ins are also welcome. 

The Shop at the Museum is always full of interesting pieces. It is open Wednesday to Sunday from 11:30am to 6:00pm. Make sure you check it out when you visit the exhibit!

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LIVESTREAM TOMORROW: Anti-Crime Summit on January 19

The adverse effects of crime are having a severe impact on the quality of life and safety of New Yorkers and visitors. We are proud to be co-sponsoring an Anti-Crime Summit with the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and a number of our Manhattan BID Colleagues, on Thursday, January 19, from 9:30am to 12:45pm. The summit will give a voice to the concerns of business owners in Manhattan and help find solutions. You can register here to watch the summit online.

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LIVESTREAM TODAY: CB5 SLAP Committee Meeting on January 18

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