New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19, but we expect to reopen August 14 with a free, outdoor exhibition. See more details on our Visit page.

History After Dark
History with SASS!
Thu, March 26, 2020 | 7-9:30 pm | $20 ($15, Members and Young Friends)

PROGRAM CANCELLATION: This program has been canceled to help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health of our visitors and staff. More details on our Visit page. New-York Historical Society will reach out to all ticket buyers to review refund and ticket-to-donation options.

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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, register to vote with Rock the Vote! Ages 21+; two drink tickets per person

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.

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History After Dark
Are you a self-identified history geek? Is history always your best round on trivia nights? Then join us for History After Dark, New-York Historical's special event series for young professionals that features music, mingling, cocktails, trivia, talks, and more—all in a vibrant setting with a price that's right.

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