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Objects Tell Stories: Treasures of the NY Historical Society 10:30 A.M. - 12:00 Noon ZOOM
Thursday, February 18, 2021, 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM
Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society is New York's oldest museum with collections that cover four centuries of American history and art. Hear the stories behind some of our most treasured historical pieces in this interactive, docent-led presentation. Among the highlights: the camp bed that George Washington slept on at Valley Forge; the silver Tiffany & Co. controller handle that was used on the maiden voyage of the NYC subway in 1903; Hudson River School masterpieces; and John James Audubon’s watercolors.