Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Virtual Presentations
Cover Story: Katharine Graham, CEO
Wed, April 21, 2021 | 3 - 4 pm ET | $10 ($5 Members)

Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as Museum docents or curators answer walk you through a slideshow of objects and imagery and answer questions via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership. 

EVENT DETAILS

Native New Yorker Katharine Meyer Graham (1917-2001) never expected to become the president, publisher, and CEO of the Washington Post. But she thrived in that position—and even helped end a war and a corrupt U.S. presidency by publishing the Pentagon Papers and the Watergate investigation and informing an outraged public. On this virtual presentation, Curator Jeanne Gutierrez discusses the exhibition and delves into a transformative period in Graham’s life, as her devotion to the Post helped her evolve from a self-effacing widow into a decisive media executive.

PURCHASING TICKETS

By phone: 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.

After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the virtual presentation. A member of the New-York Historical staff will also send a reminder email with instructions 24-hours in advance of the presentation.

Photo: Washington Post PR photo of Katharine Graham at work, ca. 1980
Library of Congress Manuscripts Division

Creative: Tronvig Group