Threesome Rescue Wheelchair User

Yesterday our education team was hosting a professional development teacher training program with the New York City Department of Education. One of their participants came in very upset because his wheel chair had broken a block away from the museum and he was not able to be mobile without it.
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Alberto Alessi Meets an Old Friend

We’re thrilled that Alberto Alessi will be giving a presentation at the Museum on Monday (22nd) evening! He is the ultimate mediator between designs that can succeed commercially as well as expressing artistic values.  
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