Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. For details, please visit our calendar.

Walks & Talks
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn: Gallery Tour 2
Gallery Tours
Valerie Paley
Mon, December 12th, 2011 | 11:00 am
$24
(members $12)

Event details

The new pathbreaking exhibition Revolution! compares three globally influential revolutions in America, France and Haiti. Join curator Valerie Paley for an exploration of the origins of the revolutionary ideals of freedom, equality and self-rule. See the British Stamp Act that imposed the taxes that enraged colonial Americans, along with rare images from the first successful slave revolt in the Western Hemisphere. Gallery tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

Guide Bio(s)

Valerie Paley is Historian for Special Projects at the New-York Historical Society and curator of the new installations in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith New York Gallery of American History.

Location

The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

Purchasing Tickets By Phone/In Person

To purchase tickets to public programs by phone, please call the New-York Historical Society’s new in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily. Advance tickets may also be purchased on site at the New-York Historical Society admissions desk. Advance purchase is required to guarantee participation.

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