Tour 9: Museum of the City of New York Tour: Mac Conner: A New York Life

Friday, January 2, 2015: 2:15 PM-5:15 PM
Americas Hall I (New York Hilton, Third Floor)

Tour leaders: Museum of the City of New York staff

McCauley (“Mac”) Conner (born 1913) grew up admiring Norman Rockwell magazine covers in his father’s general store. He arrived in New York as a young man to work on wartime Navy publications and stayed on to make a career in the city’s vibrant publishing industry. The exhibition presents Conner’s hand-painted illustrations for advertising campaigns and women’s magazines like Redbook and McCall’s, made during the years after World War II when commercial artists helped to redefine American style and culture.

Limit: 30 people. $10 members, $15 nonmembers

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