Objects Tell Stories: Treasures of the New-York Historical Society on ZOOM
Thursday, October 15th at 7:00 pm. Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society is New York’s oldest museum with collections that cover four centuries of American history and art. Hear the stories behind some of our most treasured historical pieces in this interactive virtual presentation. Among the highlights: the camp bed that George Washington slept on at Valley Forge; the silver Tiffany & Co. controller handle that was used on the maiden voyage of the NYC subway in 1903; the Hudson River School paintings of Thomas Cole and Frederic E. Church; and John James Audubon’s preparatory watercolors for The Birds of America. Attendees will view a shared PowerPoint presentation delivered by docent Jeanne Pape and introduced by Kristi Tremblay, Group Sales and Docent Manager from the staff of the New York Historical Society.