27apr10:00 am- 5:00 pmNative Fashion Now From vibrant street clothing to exquisite haute couture, Native Fashion Now celebrates the visual range, creative expression, and political nuance of Native American fashion. Nearly 70 works spanning the last 50 years explore the vitality of Native fashion designers and artists from pioneering Native style-makers to maverick designers making their mark in today's world of fashion. Featuring contemporary garments, accessories, and footwear spanning a variety of genres and materials, this exhibition features designers who traverse cross-cultural boundaries between creative expression and cultural borrowing. www.americanindian.si.edu FREE The show runs Through September 4
27apr11:30 am- 5:00 pmThe Original Gus Wagner. The Maritime Roots of Modern Tattoo The Maritime Roots of Modern Tattoo explores Augustus "Gus" Wagner's (American, 1872-1941) early life as a merchant seaman and tattoo artist who traveled the world from 1898-1902, and his return to the United States as a professional tattooist and tattooed man. This exhibition will show original, early 20th century tattooing tools, and reproductions of a selection of tattoo flashes and pages from the artist's scrapbook. 12 Fulton Street. www.southstreetseaportmuseum.org "$6, $8, $12" South Street Seaport Museum
27apr11:30 am- 5:00 pmSee the exhibition Street of Ships: The Port and Its People, which showcases works of art and artifacts from the Museum's permanent collections related to the 19th century history of the Port of New York. The exhibition examines the life and current restoration of the Museum's 1885 full-rigged sailing cargo ship, Wavertree; Admission includes guided tours on both the 1885 cargo ship Wavertree and the 1907 Lightship Ambrose, weather permitting. 12 Fulton Street
27apr4:00 pm- 6:00 pmPoem in Your Pocket Day Free ~ Discover poetry! Join young readers and writers along with special guests for an afternoon of readings and fun. Bring a poem of your choice to share or find one at Poets House.
27apr7:00 pm- 9:00 pmSurviving Parenthood: How to Raise Your Kids Without Destroying Your Relationship ~ An intimate discussion and Q&A with author and psychotherapist Sean Grover. www.downtowncommunitycenter.org $20
27apr8:00 pm- 10:00 pmWitness Theatre ~ Experience an evening you will long remember as high school students re-enact critical moments from the lives of local Holocaust survivors. This unique performance represents an intergenerational journey, the culmination of months of collaboration between the students and survivors, as mutual respect, friendship, and trust have evolved.