Behind-the-Scenes @ Westbeth, Site of Former Bell Laboratories Complex
dim. 7 octobre à 21:00
Tickets: $25 - 29 Click the link below to register for this event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/behind-the-scenes-westbeth-site-of-former-bell-laboratories-complex-registration-50078671655 Did you know that technological breakthroughs including the first talking picture, TV broadcast, and binary computer all originated inside one building in Greenwich Village? Now's your chance to see remnants of that historic research center, while getting introduced to its current tenants that comprise NYC's largest artist community. Join New York Adventure Club ( http://www.nyadventureclub.com/ ) for a behind-the-scenes tour of Westbeth Artists’ Housing ( http://westbeth.org/ ) the world’s largest artist live-work community that's located in the former Bell Laboratories complex, widely known as one of the world’s most important research centers in the 20th century. Led by the President of the Westbeth Artists Residents Council, our special exploration through this massive facility will include: • An overview of Westbeth, from its origins as the main headquarters of Bell Laboratories to one of the world's largest residential complexes for artists
• Stories surrounding the Westbeth artist community, and its famous residents including actor Vin Diesel, photographer Diane Arbus, and puppet maker Ralph Lee
• A visit to many historic spaces, with a trip to the roof for sweeping views of the city
• An exclusive meet & greet with an artist inside their private art studio & residence Click here to see pictures from one of our last visits to Westbeth! ( http://nyadventureclub.com/gallery/27422973 ) * Access to the roof is weather permitting Categories: Tours, Active, Hidden Spots, Arts, Historic Sites
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