Note: This event is sold out
Explore the story of the shoe and survey the larger trends in American economic history—from industrialization to the rise of consumer culture—with a focus on women’s contributions as makers, designers, and entrepreneurs.
Valerie Paley is Vice President, Chief Historian, and Director of the Center for Women’s History at the New-York Historical Society and the coordinator of Walk This Way: Footwear from the Stuart Weitzman Collection of Historic Shoes.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Streets
This program has reached capacity. There will be a standby line the morning of the program. Forty-five minutes before the program begins, we will begin handing out standby numbers with members receiving priority. Shortly before the program begins, we would begin selling tickets if we are able to do so. Standby does not guarantee admission.
Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final; refunds and exchanges not permitted. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.