Special Summer Offerings

Now through September 6th enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!

Before the Fall: From the Roaring Twenties to the Crash of ’29

Speaker: 
James Grant
Amity Shlaes
Byron R. Wien (moderator)
Sat, 02/15/2014 - 09:30 to 11:00
Sat, February 15th, 2014 | 9:30 am to 11:00 am

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9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30–11 am: Discussion

Price: 
$40
Members price: 
$28
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Dodsworth (1936)

Speaker: 
Catherine Wyler
Susan Lacy
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 19:00
Fri, July 12th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

TICKETS

Admission to the film programs is free in conjunction with New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

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Swing Time: Reginald Marsh and Thirties New York Gallery Tour

Speaker: 
Barbara Haskell
Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:00
Mon, June 24th, 2013 | 11:00 am

Note: This event is sold out. 

 

EVENT DETAILS

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.

Price: 
$30
Members price: 
$18
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Art Deco of the 1930s

Speaker: 
Barry Lewis
Sun, 06/23/2013 - 17:00
Sun, June 23rd, 2013 | 5:00 pm

EVENT DETAILS

Join architectural historian Barry Lewis for this Sunday program on New York’s Art Deco buildings of the 1930s. From the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings to more modest buildings about town, Art Deco was the dominant style of “Swing Time.”

SPEAKER BIOS

Barry Lewis is an architectural historian and host of a popular series of walking tours on PBS.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

Price: 
$30
Members price: 
$18
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Swing Time Ball: Dinner Dance at New-York Historical Society

Speaker: 
Arthur Murray Dance Center dancers
Fri, 06/21/2013 - 19:00 to 22:00
Fri, June 21st, 2013 | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

EVENT DETAILS

Join us and dance the night away with swing, rumba, foxtrot, and more. While you enjoy your buffet dinner, the evening will be highlighted with dazzling dance demonstrations by performers from the Arthur Murray Dance Center. Price includes buffet dinner, and guests are invited to visit the new exhibition Swing Time: Reginald Marsh and Thirties New York.

CO-SPONSORS

The Swing Time Ball is co-sponsored by the Arthur Murray Dance Center of Columbus Circle, New York.

Price: 
$165
Members price: 
$145
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Greenwich Village in the 1930s

Speaker: 
Barry Lewis
Sun, 06/09/2013 - 17:00
Sun, June 9th, 2013 | 5:00 pm

EVENT DETAILS

In the sequel to his popular program on Greenwich Village, Barry Lewis returns, in conjunction with the exhibition Swing Time, to discuss the evolution of the Village in the 1930s. How did the Village change as New York and the nation moved from the carefree era of the ’20s to the more sobering decade of the ’30s?

SPEAKER BIOS

Barry Lewis is an architectural historian and host of a popular series of walking tours on PBS.

Price: 
$30
Members price: 
$18
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Cigar box

Exhibitions: 
Object name: 
Cigar box
Date: 
1930
Medium: 
Silver
Description: 
This lavish box, an example of Tiffany & Co’s “Special Hand Work,” was presented to discerning cigar smoker Al Smith, the self-made New York politician who ascended from the Lower East Side to four terms as governor of the State of New York.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society, Purchase
Object Number: 
2004.49
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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