Celebrate Alice Austen’s 150th Birthday This Saturday

by | Jul 22, 2016 | Photography on Bay

SI-Alice Austin House_credit Floto + Warner, Clear Comfort

This Saturday, July 23rd, marks legendary photographer Alice Austen’s 150th birthday and the famed Alice Austen House is ready to celebrate. The event is free and features live music, Victorian dress up, face painting, a historic car, food, and more.

According to the event promotors, the lineup will include:

FREE FAMILY PORTRAITS
The first 150 families will receive a free 8×10” portrait taken by a professional photographer (12-3 pm).

TOURS
Visit Alice Austen’s historic house and darkroom
12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 pm.

MUSIC
12:00 Bob Wright & Harbortown
1:00 HEGAZY
2:00 Wahoo Skiffle Crazies
3:00 S.I. SNUGS

So come on down, rain or shine, and celebrate the life of Staten Island’s favorite daughter with a day of celebration and fun.

Alice Austen House Museum is located at 2 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, New York 10305

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