"Nature and American Art" Virtual Presentation
- Thursday, January 14, 2021
- Thu, January 14, 2021 | 3 - 4 pm ET | $10 ($5 Members)
Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as Museum docents or curators answer your questions and walk you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.
Experience the natural beauty of the United States through the eyes of artists in New-York Historical's collection. Discover how an evolving understanding of science and the emergence of early conservation movements shaped the 19th-century work of naturalist John James Audubon and the landscape painters of the Hudson River School.
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.
After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the virtual presentation. A member of the New-York Historical staff will also send a reminder email with instructions 24-hours in advance of the presentation.
Image: Robert Havell Jr. (1793–1878), View of Hudson River from near Sing Sing, New York (detail), ca. 1850. Oil on canvas. New-York Historical Society, Purchase, Watson Fund, 1971.14