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The City Reliquary Museum

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370 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
7187824842www.cityreliquary.org

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June 2017
$5

Closet Archaeology Opening at The City Reliquary

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In winter 2015 in the Children’s Workshop School in the East Village, a Manhattan fourth grader peered into the dusty crevices beneath his classroom closet floorboards. He wondered what treasures might have fallen there in the 104 years since the building was constructed. His classmates joined him in poking under the boards. Through this “closet archaeology,” the students excavated an accidental time capsule built by the students who had also once sat in their classroom. They have even connected with…

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