Culture Shock: New York and Paris, 1913

Leon Botstein
Barbara Haskell
Susan Lacy (moderator)
Wed, January 15th, 2014 | 6:30 pm

Note: This program is sold out


Swing Time: Reginald Marsh and Thirties New York Gallery Tour

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

Note: This event is sold out. 



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.

Art Deco of the 1930s

Barry Lewis
Sun, June 23rd, 2013 | 5:00 pm


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.”


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


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

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