Current Exhibition

Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection

October 22, 2021 - August 7, 2022

Celebrate a dynamic and multifaceted New York City with stunning works from artists like Theresa Bernstein, Keith Haring, Reginald Marsh, Norman Rockwell, and more—part of the extraordinary promised gift from philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld.

Location

2nd Floor, Dexter Hall

New-York Historical presents Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection, an exhibition of works of art from an extraordinary promised gift by philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld. The exhibition features artists Theresa Bernstein, Keith Haring, Reginald Marsh, LeRoy Neiman, Norman Rockwell, and Mark Rothko, among others, and celebrates New York City. Many of the works on view feature New York City icons: its buildings, bridges, parks, landmarks, and people. Curated by Wendy Nālani E. Ikemoto, curator of American art, with research contributions from Roberta J.M. Olson, curator of drawings emerita. The catalogue for Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection is supported by the Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Charitable Foundation.

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Exhibitions at New-York Historical are made possible by Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar Tang, the Saunders Trust for American History, the Evelyn & Seymour Neuman Fund, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. WNET is the media sponsor.

  • NYC Cultural Affairs
  • NY Council on the Arts

Media sponsor:

  • WNET New York Public Media