The Armory Show at 100 Gallery Tour 1

Speaker: 
Marilyn S. Kushner
Mon, October 21st, 2013 | 11:00 am

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The 1913 New York Armory Show was a public sensation that introduced the American masses to European avant-garde painters and sculptors. Join curator Marilyn S. Kushner in revisiting the show on its 100th anniversary.

Beauty’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America Gallery Tour

Speaker: 
Barbara Dayer Gallati
Mon, October 7th, 2013 | 1:30 pm

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With the amassing of great fortunes founded on industrial expansion came the impetus to document the appearance of those who propelled and benefited from burgeoning wealth, echoing a cultural pattern reaching back to the colonial era. Join curator Barbara Dayer Gallati and explore the social legacy of the American portrait tradition through this remarkable exhibition, which focuses on the resurgence of portraiture in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Gallery tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

Swing Time: Reginald Marsh and Thirties New York Gallery Tour

Speaker: 
Barbara Haskell
Mon, June 24th, 2013 | 11:00 am

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In paintings, prints, watercolors, and photographs, Reginald Marsh captured the animation and visual turbulence that made urban New York life an exhilarating spectacle. In this intimate gallery tour led by curator Barbara Haskell, experience New York in the 1930s as Marsh viewed it. Gallery tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

AIDS in New York: The First Five Years Gallery Tour

Speaker: 
Jean Ashton
Mon, June 10th, 2013 | 11:00 am

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Jean Ashton leads a gallery tour exploring the impact of the AIDS epidemic on personal lives, public health and medical practices, culture, and politics in New York City and the nation. Gallery tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

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Jean Ashton is Senior Director, Resources and Programs at the New-York Historical Society and curator of AIDS in New York: The First Five Years.

Audubon’s Aviary Gallery Tour

Speaker: 
Roberta Olson
Mon, April 22nd, 2013 | 11:00 am

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This spring, the New-York Historical Society celebrates the sesquicentennial of its purchase of the 470 avian watercolors by Audubon, including the 435 models for The Birds of America, from Lucy Bakewell Audubon in 1863.

John Rogers: American Stories Gallery Tour

Speaker: 
Kimberly Orcutt
Mon, February 4th, 2013 | 11:00 am

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Curator Kimberly Orcutt guides this tour of the stunning new exhibition John Rogers: American Stories. In his lifetime, John Rogers sold over 80,000 works and earned the epithet “the people’s sculptor.” His plasters, known as “Rogers groups,” carried on a deeply rooted American genre tradition and embraced subjects from the Civil War to domestic life to popular theater and literary themes. Gallery tours are limited to 35 guests per tour.

WWII & NYC Gallery Tour 2

Speaker: 
Marci Reaven
Mon, January 21st, 2013 | 11:00 am

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When World War II broke out, New York was a cosmopolitan, heavily immigrant city, whose people had real stakes in the war and strongly held opinions. Join curator Marci Reaven for a tour of the new exhibition WWII & NYC as she explains the impact of the war on the city, which played a critical role in the national war effort, and how the city was forever changed. Gallery tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

WWII & NYC Gallery Tour 1

Speaker: 
Marci Reaven
Mon, December 3rd, 2012 | 11:00 am

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Hudson River School Gallery Tour

Speaker: 
Linda S. Ferber
Mon, October 15th, 2012 | 12:00 pm

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In this intimate gallery tour led by curator Linda S. Ferber, experience the extraordinary depth and richness of the New-York Historical Society’s landscape paintings by artists of the Hudson River School, who forged the first self-consciously American artistic vision. Gallery tours are limited to thirty-five guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

Beer Here: Brewing New York's History Gallery Tour

Speaker: 
Debra Schmidt Bach
Nina Nazionale
Mon, June 4th, 2012 | 12:00 pm

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In the past three decades, New York City has become an important center of craft brewing, marking the resurgence of an important trade practiced in New York City and State since the days of its earliest European settlement. Explore this fascinating yet largely unknown legacy with a special tour of the exhibition Beer Here: Brewing New York's History, led by curators Nina Nazionale and Debra Schmidt Bach. Gallery tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

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