Lorraine Maher. PHOTO BY TRACEY ANDERSON
The New York Irish Center is celebrating racial diversity among the Irish diaspora with the launch of its #IAmIrish photographic exhibit in collaboration with Susan McKeown and the Cuala Foundation, tomorrow Thursday, Nov. 8. The event starts at 7:15 p.m.; doors open 6:30 p.m.
The exhibit features the work of Lorraine Maher, an Irish woman of mixed-race ancestry. It been on view in London and Dublin in the past. Its New York version will have the addition of local subjects.
The New York Irish Center is located at 10-40 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, which is one stop from Grand Central Terminal on the 7 train (the exit at the Vernon-Jackson station exit near the front of the Queens-bound train is on the New York Irish Center’s block). The event is free.
Lorraine Maher as a child.