Explore African American history through its rich musical performance traditions! Plus, enjoy late-night access to our exhibitions Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow and Betye Saar: Keepin’ It Clean.
Two of America's most important feminist voices have written books grappling with the power of women's anger. Brittney Cooper'sEloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower and Rebecca Traister'sGood and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger take women's fury seriously as a political response and force for change. They place women's rage in historical context, and show how such anger has been trivialized or weaponized to undermine women.
How did the city’s restaurants evolve from eating dens to dining establishments—and from fads to fabulous? Chef Angie Mar, restaurant critic Mimi Sheraton, and former Food and Wine editor Dana Cowin join us for a robust conversation about New York restaurants—then and now—and discuss their unlikely friendship and lessons about amazing food.
Join us at the Center for Women's History for thrilling programs and intimate conversations with scholars, journalists, artists, activists, businesswomen, and more amazing leaders of today. Guided by its expert committee of scholars, the Center has a full calendar of public events and salons to explore.
Using his camera as a notebook, legendary New York Times style photographer Bill Cunningham (1929–2016) became one of the most influential authorities of style and society of his time. With the scrutiny of an anthropologist in the field, he let the streets “speak” to him as he gathered visual data on how fashions mirrored the times.