At the Museum of the City of New York: Gilded New York: Decoding the Language of Luxury

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    When:
    June 12, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
    2014-06-12T09:30:00-04:00
    2014-06-12T15:00:00-04:00
    Where:
    Museum of the City of New York
    1220 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029
    USA

    Museum of the City of New York

    At the Museum of the City of New York

    Gilded New York: Decoding the Language of Luxury

    Thursday, June 12, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

    Explore the objects that defined turn-of-the-century New York with the curators of Gilded New YorkPhyllis MagidsonJeannine Falino, and Donald Albrecht. This full-day event begins with a historical overview of the era by author David Garrard Lowe, followed by in-depth talks focusing on what we can learn about the social and economic lives of the city’s elite from material culture, including jewelry, costume, and interior design. Participants will enjoy private tours of the museum’s costume collection and the exhibition, gather for morning coffee and afternoon tea, and take home a signed copy of the companion publication.

    Co-sponsored by The Beaux Arts Alliance.

    $85 Museum members; $115 general public. Registration limited to 25.

    For more information, or to order tickets by phone, please call 917.492.3395.