Tour leaders: Valerie Paley, Center for Women's History, New-York Historical Society and Jeanne Gutierrez, New-York Historical Society
The Center for Women's History at the New-York Historical Society is the first of its kind in the nation within the walls of a major museum. Its exhibitions, collecting initiatives, public programs, and educational materials explore the lives and legacies of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience. Join center director Valerie Paley and curatorial scholar in women's history Jeanne Gutierrez on an in-depth exploration of the center’s current exhibitions and installations, featuring a gallery of Tiffany lamps; Women's Voices (a multimedia digital installation that showcases the exceptional and unknown women who left their mark on New York and the nation); and upcoming exhibition Artist in Exile: The Visual Diary of Baroness Hyde De Neuville. In addition to the tour, each group member will receive full-day admission to all museum exhibitions and access to the introductory film, New York Story, and the Center for Women's History film We Rise.
Please note: The group will travel by subway (fare card provided); the museum is a five-minute walk from the 81st Street station. The 81st Street station is accessible only by stairs; alternate transportation is available on request. The museum is ADA compliant; the wheelchair accessible entrance is located at 2 W. 77th Street.
Limit 20 people. $20 members, $30 nonmembers