Special Programs
The Armory Show at 100: New Perspectives
Thomas Bender, Casey Nelson Blake, Michele Bogart, Charles Brock, Elizabeth Carlson, John Davis, Betsy Fahlman, Jodi Hauptman, Kenneth T. Jackson, Jackson Lears, Kimberly Orcutt, Rebecca Rabinow, Anna Gruetzner Robins, Barbara Schaefer, Chris Stephens
Sat, November 9th, 2013 |
8:45 am to 5:30 pm

Note: This program is sold out



The 1913 Armory Show introduced Americans to avant-garde art with a ground-breaking display that shook the foundations of the art world and helped inaugurate a new era in New York culture. Accompanying the major exhibition The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution, this day-long event will bring together acclaimed national and international scholars to take a fresh look at one of the most important exhibitions in United States history and examine its place in a turbulent period in the city’s history.

Speakers include:

Thomas Bender (New York University)
Casey Nelson Blake (Columbia University)
Michele Bogart (Stony Brook University)
Charles Brock (National Gallery of Art)
Elizabeth Carlson (Lawrence University)
John Davis (Smith College)
Betsy Fahlman (Arizona State University)
Jodi Hauptman (MoMA)
Kenneth T. Jackson (Columbia University)
Jackson Lears (Rutgers University)
Kimberly Orcutt (New-York Historical Society)
Rebecca Rabinow (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Anna Gruetzner Robins (University of Reading, England)
Barbara Schaefer (Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Germany)
Chris Stephens (Tate Britain)


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


Admission is free, but reservations are required.
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.
In person: Advance tickets may be reserved on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.
*Online reservations are not possible for this event.


The New-York Historical Society is grateful to the Terra Foundation for American Art for its support of this symposium.

Image Caption:
Marsden Hartley (American, 1877-1943), Still Life, No. 1, 1912. Oil on canvas, 31 ½ x 25 5/8 in. Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio: Gift of Ferdinand Howald, 1931.184.

Creative: Tronvig Group