Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

Walks & Talks
Homefront & Battlefield Gallery Tour
Gallery Tours
Nancy Druckman
Robert Shaw
Mon, June 16th, 2014 | 11:00 am
$30
(members $18)

EVENT DETAILS

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War tells the story of this conflict through textiles and artifacts, connecting deeply moving and personal stories with the broader national context. Join experts Nancy Druckman and Robert Shaw for an in-depth look at the rich works featured in this exhibition.

Gallery tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

SPEAKER BIO

Nancy Druckman is Senior Vice President and Director of the American Folk Art department at Sotheby’s in New York and has appeared on PBS’s Antiques RoadshowRobert Shaw, author of American Quilts: The Democratic Art, 1780-2007, is a one of the most highly regarded experts on contemporary and antique quilts in the world and has curated exhibitions at major museums and expositions in the United States, Europe, and Japan.

LOCATION

New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Streets

PURCHASING TICKETS

By phone*: Please contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online*: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be purchased on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

*Service fee of $2.75 applies per online or over-the-phone order. (Fee waived for New-York Historical Society members.) Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final and payments cannot be refunded. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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