Nadezhda Williams is the new executive director of the King Manor Museum.
Photography by Picasso and Annie Leibovitz is showing this weekend.
The New-York Historical Society details the journey of Chinese Americans from the 18th century to now.
International teams will compete in a regatta near the Statue of Liberty from Friday through Sunday.
The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and other National Park facilities will close, officials said.
National Parks have scrapped their plan to move security screening to Ellis Island.
A plan to relocate screening checkpoints could make Liberty-bound ferries unsafe, the police chief said.
The Statue of Liberty is slated to reopen by July 4, but no date has been set for Ellis Island.
Federal officials expect to have a new security plan for Liberty and Ellis islands in about 10 days.
The National Park Service plans to move the unsightly tents to Ellis Island, though the NYPD objects.
Both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will remain closed through 2012 due to damage from Sandy.
Three artists participated in the first-ever artist residency on Ellis Island this summer.
Statue Cruises offers a special Thursday night trip to the Statue of Liberty.
Liberty Island will host its first-ever artist-residency program in July 2012.
Sarah Palin continued her whirlwind tour of American landmarks on Wednesday.
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