Enjoy drinks, games, a photo booth, and talks exploring the intriguing objects in New-York Historical's collection at this very special evening, our first collaboration with the Society for the Advancement of Social Studies (SASS!). Also, check your voter registration with Rock the Vote! Ages 21+
The lecture topics:
New York Knick Knacks
Take a journey with historian and SASS co-founder Anna Rasche as she explores two centuries of weird and wonderful ephemera in the collection.
The Luxury of Vice
Celebrate the history of partying with Alessandra Merrill, silver specialist at Sotheby's, as she examines some of the precious silver that was used to make merry.
Before Mad Men: Advertising in New York
New Yorkers have always been selling something. SASS co-founder and former Mad Woman Larissa Hayden explores the clever, crafty, and occasionally deceitful advertising from the 1700s to the 1960s, using the Bella C. Landauer Collection of Business and Advertising Ephemera.
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.
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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 noted. This event may be photographed and/or recorded for archival, educational, and promotional purposes.
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