An Evening with Leon Botstein and Barbara Haskell
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Leon Botstein, Barbara Haskell, Dale Gregory (moderator)
Tue, May 24th, 2016 | 6:30 pm
(Members $24)


Join us for a unique experience with musical historian Leon Botstein and renowned curator and art historian Barbara Haskell as they discuss the influence of folk art, popular culture, and classicism on composers and artists of the 1920s and ’30s. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman.

Leon Botstein, a celebrated music historian and conductor, is President of Bard College. Barbara Haskell is Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Dale Gregory (moderator) is Vice President for Public Programs at the New-York Historical Society and former gallery director at the American Folk Art Museum.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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