This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer The Inside Stories on New York City's Outer Boroughs: Staten Island Morning Virtual Tour Morning Lecture/Seminar Friday, October 16, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET Add to calendar iCalendar Gmail Yahoo Mail Outlook Outlook.com Code: 1NV011 Location: This program is part of ourSmithsonian Associates Streaming series. Select your Tickets Resize text Clockwise: The Shinto shrine at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens; Snug Harbor North Gate, Staten Island; New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, Queens; The Hudson River viewed from a pergola at Wave Hill STREAMING PROGRAM INFORMATION This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series. Platform: Zoom Online registration is required. If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Arts journalist Richard Selden delighted participants during past bus tours to Brooklyn and Staten Island. While the buses are forced to idle in garages, he’s back to present a series of virtual visits to the less-familiar slices of the Big Apple—in their own way as surprising and culturally fulfilling as the famous core. Selden illuminates what defines the featured borough's character, focusing on key attractions vividly illustrated with photographs. Selden’s entertaining and informative presentations include readings from works of literature, history, and journalism that shed well-deserved light on these vital parts of the city. The least populous borough, Staten Island is accessible by a bridge, a ferry, and not much else. But it’s worth the effort in order to experience the Alice Austen House, the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, Sailors’ Snug Harbor, St. George Theatre, and the Staten Island Ferry. OTHER NYC BOROUGH PROGRAMS Oct. 9 : Brooklyn Oct. 23: Queens Oct. 30: The Bronx Patron Information Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom.