Update

To help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, New-York Historical is temporarily closed to the public until it is safe to reopen. More details on our Visit page.

Canceled
Tours
So Ready for Laughter: Bob Hope and World War II Gallery Tour
Gallery Tours
Cristian Petru Panaite
Mon, June 1st, 2020 | 11:00 am
$38
(Members $24)

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.

Thank you very much for your support of the New-York Historical Society and its Public Programs. 

EVENT DETAILS

In the 1940s, Bob Hope was just emerging as a popular film and radio star. When World War II broke out, he took his show on the road, entertaining U.S. troops at home and abroad. Discover this beloved entertainer’s unique and indelible contribution to the war effort with a special tour of this compelling exhibition that illustrates how Hope helped lift the human spirit during one of the darkest times in American history.

Cristian Petru Panaite, associate curator of exhibitions at New-York Historical, is the coordinating curator of So Ready for Laughter: Bob Hope and World War II.

LOCATION

Luman Reed Galleries and the Leah and Michael Weisberg Monumental Treasures Wall, New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

Creative: Tronvig Group