Bernard L. Schwartz’s generous and visionary stewardship of myriad New-York Historical Society initiatives, including distinguished speakers series, educational fellowships, and exhibitions, has enriched the lives of countless students and members of the public. In celebration of 15 years of transformative support of New-York Historical, join us for an intimate conversation that highlights his fascinating life—from his youth and service during the Second World War to his life’s work in private investment, public policy, philanthropy, and industry.
Bernard L. Schwartz, a trustee of the New-York Historical Society, manages the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation and serves as chairman and CEO of BLS Investments, LLC. David M. Rubenstein (moderator), an American philanthropist, is co-founder and co-executive chairman of The Carlyle Group.
The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
*Admission is free; advance reservations are required to guarantee seating.
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 “Reserve Tickets” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be reserved on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.
Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers. Program tickets do not include Museum Admission unless otherwise noted.