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Spotlight On: City Reliquary

City Reliquary February 2011 from Daydream Glacier on Vimeo.

Williamsburg, Brooklyn is known for being on the cutting edge of trends, from fashion to the next big band to art. Helping bridge those communities with with the neighborhood’s past is the City Reliquary, a non-for-profit community museum and civic organization that in addition to a permanent collection of New York City artifacts, has a rotating exhibition of collections from different communities, which in the past has included “giant pencils, copper jelly molds, pulleys, and flashlights” that “celebrate the community of New York’s present.”

The City Reliquary also holds cultural events such as “block parties, backyard concerts, and film events.” And through the organization’s collaboration with PS 132, also in Williamsburg, the reliquary displays a ongoing exhibitions of student work.
City Reliquary
370 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211-3361 – (718) 782-4842

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