All posts tagged “New York Historical Society

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

New-York Historical Society’s New Fourth Floor: Center for Women’s History, Gallery of Tiffany Lamps, and Permanent Collection, opens April 29, 2017

“The New-York Historical Society’s transformed fourth floor features a custom-designed glass gallery showcasing the Museum’s preeminent collection of Tiffany lamps; the groundbreaking new Center for Women’s History, the first of its kind in a U.S. museum; and a reimagined installation of historical artifacts from the… Read More

“I Am King of the World”: Photographs of Muhammad Ali by George Kalinsky at New-York Historical Society, December 11, 2016 – March 26, 2017

“Muhammad Ali’s legendary professional boxing career spanned twenty years, from 1960 until 1980. December 1965 George Kalinsky followed sportscaster Howard Cosell into Muhammad Ali’s workout session at the 5th St. Gym in Miami. Angelo Dundee, Ali’s trainer, stopped Kalinsky at the door, telling the young… Read More