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Gallery Tour of 'LIFE: Six Women Photographers'
Gallery Tours
Thu, September 26, 2019 | 3-4 pm | $27 Adults ($5 Members) $22 Senior | Includes Admission


For decades, Americans saw the world through the lens of LIFE magazine’s photographers. Led by one of our Museum docents, discover nearly 70 images in our captivating exhibition that celebrates the work of six pioneering women photographers—Margaret Bourke-White, Hansel Mieth, Marie Hansen, Martha Holmes, Nina Leen, and Lisa Larsen—who helped define the image of America in the 20th century.


The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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.
In person: Advance tickets may be purchased on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee participation. Program tickets do not include Museum Admission unless otherwise noted.

Image: Martha Holmes, photograph from “Mr. B.,” LIFE, April 24, 1950 © LIFE Picture Collection, Meredith Corporation

Creative: Tronvig Group