Chinese material culture and the first world’s fair held in the U.S. will be exhibited.
This month our rowhouse in the Cooper Street Historic District has been lively with undergraduate and graduate students as well as the ongoing activities of our staff.
To help fund conservation and display of Dorothy’s red slipper from The Wizard of Oz, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $300,000.
American Material Culture: Nineteenth-Century New York NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers At the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative […]
By Gail Friedman It has been more than 50 years since television news and picture magazines began bringing into American […]
“Visualizing 19th Century New York” a new exhibit at the Bard Graduate Center, opens on September 19th. The exhibit will be accompanied by a symposium, gallery programs, and walking tours.
Applications are due January 15, 2015 for Winterthur’s 2015-2016 Research Fellowship Program. Short- and long-term fellowships are available to support research in many areas of social and cultural history.
Wendy Bellion will give the Charles C. Eldredge lecture, “Here Trust Your Eyes’: Visual Illusion and the Early American Theater” in September.
This past fall I taught an undergraduate course on American material culture. It was my first go at this type […]
The New-York Historical Society recently opened Beauty’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America (September 26, 2013-March 9, 2014). The exhibition—curated by Barbara […]