All posts tagged “New York Historical Society

Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman at New-York Historical Society, May 3 – July 28, 2019

“The New-York Historical Society presents the work of Augusta Savage (1892-1962) in Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman. Savage overcame poverty, racism, and sexual discrimination to become an instrumental artist, educator, and community organizer during the Harlem Renaissance; yet her work is largely unknown today. The exhibition features more than 50… Read More

Summer of Magic: Treasures from the David Copperfield Collection at New-York Historical Society, June 15 – September 16, 2018

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “Summer of Magic: Treasures from the David Copperfield Collection features highlights from the International Museum and Library of the Conjuring Arts, the incomparable trove of magical historical artifacts from the Emmy Award-winning illusionist David Copperfield. Evoking the New York magic shops that sparked Copperfield’s… Read More

Walk This Way: Footwear from the Stuart Weitzman Collection of Historic Shoes at New-York Historical Society, April 20 – October 8, 2018

Photographs by Corrado Serra.  “The New-York Historical Society explores how shoes have transcended their utilitarian purpose to become representations of culture—coveted as objects of desire, designed with artistic consideration, and expressing complicated meanings of femininity, power, and aspiration for women and men alike. Walk This Way: Footwear from… Read More

Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. at New-York Historical Society, February 16 – May 20, 2018

“To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, the New-York Historical Society presents an exhibition of photographs and artifacts honoring these visionary leaders who irrevocably changed the United States. Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin LuthermKing… Read More