Founded in 1981 by Mayor Edward I. Koch and its charter Board Chair,
Joan K. Davidson, The Gracie Mansion Conservancy is a private not-for-profit corporation established to preserve, maintain, enhance, and enliven Gracie Mansion – one of the oldest surviving wood structures in Manhattan and home to the sitting mayors of New York City and their families since 1942, when the LaGuardias arrived as the first official residents.
The Gracie Mansion Conservancy offers an array of programs
from historical Gracie Tours to the Gracie Book Club.
Art and Social Justice
Works by New York Artists and Activists since 1965, celebrating the power of art to spark change and spur progress.
Curated by Jessica Bell Brown.
Seven themes have guided our curatorial selection: “Affirming Self”, “Concepts of Justice”, “E PLURIBUS UNUM/OUT OF MANY, ONE”, “The Habitable Earth”, “Health, Wellness, and Universal Access”, “A Livable City, and “Pursuit of Equality”. They are not meant to be constrictive. We welcome viewers to decide for themselves which best fit each category. Each visitor will have their own relationship with each artwork, and with the installation as a whole. No matter what that is, our hope is that Catalyst will inspire viewers to take up the ongoing fight for social change.Book a Tour
The CDC has expanded their testing criteria to include recent travel to Iran, Italy, Japan and South Korea.
There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in NYC but we do currently have one potential case under investigation. We'll report those results as soon as we have them. https://t.co/YvQms0cNLY
Our past is filled with so many hidden truths and harsh realities, and time could erase it all, but we can find hope and strength in the stories we DO know, of people who overcame incredible odds, who fought for a better life for themselves, their families and their communities. https://t.co/xnkUIpvEcG
THE GRACIE MANSION CONSERVANCY IS A PROUD MEMBER OF THE HISTORIC HOUSE TRUST OF NEW YORK CITY