A GUIDED TOUR OF THE GRACIE MANSION WITH THE NEW YORK CITY WELLESLEY CLUB

 

On April 10th, Pat Taylor Siskind, Toni Holland Liebman, Jane Kentnor Dean, Claudia Lauper Bushman and Lyn

Freydberg Warshow  joined a group of other Nunadjustednonraw_thumb_f89ew York city alums for a guided tour of Gracie Mansion, current abode of Mayor Bill DiBlasio and his wife, Chirlane McCrary WC '74. A Gracie Mansion Conservancy docent lectured

on the history of the Mansion as well as about the current art installation "She Persists: A Century of Women Artists

in New York, 1919-2019."  Included in this very expansive exhibition was the photographic work of Lorraine O'Grady

WC '55, winner of the Wellesley Alumni Achievment Award in 2018. Following this informative tour the 56 ers had

a "mini-reunion lunch " at a nearby diner..and all agreed it was a great outing!