An Evening with Leon Botstein and Barbara Haskell: World War II and American Art

An Evening with Leon Botstein and Barbara Haskell: World War II and American Art
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Leon Botstein, Barbara Haskell, Dale Gregory (moderator)
Wed, January 17th, 2018 | 6:30 pm
(Members $24)


Renowned music historian Leon Botstein and acclaimed curator and art historian Barbara Haskell return to the New-York Historical Society’s stage for a unique experience as they discuss how the unimaginable tragedy of the Second World War influenced American art, culture, and music. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art

Leon Botstein, a celebrated music historian and conductor, is President of Bard College. Barbara Haskell is curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Dale Gregory (moderator) is Vice President for Public Programs at the New-York Historical Society.


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


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