Homefront & Battlefield Gallery Tour
Gallery Tours
Madelyn Shaw
Mon, April 21st, 2014 | 11:00 am
(Members $18)


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. This is the second tour of the exhibition in a series of three.

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


Madelyn Shaw, an independent curator specializing in the exploration of American history and culture through textiles and dress, is the co-curator and co-author of Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War.


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


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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