Member Events
Curator Confidential: Explore Our New Acquisition "Nurse Tracey"
Wendy N. E. Ikemoto, Tim Okamura
Wed, July 7, 2021 | 5:00-5:45 pm ET | Free for Members

Take a deep dive into our exhibitions and collections in this live event on Zoom that’s reserved exclusively for New-York Historical Members. Not a Member yet? Join us today!


Join artist Tim Okamura to explore his work in contemporary realist portraiture. In conversation with curator Wendy N. E. Ikemoto, Okamura discusses the New-York Historical Society’s acquisition of his 2021 painting Nurse Tracey, its place in the exhibition Dreaming Together, and questions of race and identity. The program will be introduced by Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang, New-York Historical trustee and chair of its exhibition committee.


Tickets are free for Members
Online: Click on the orange “Reserve Now” button at the top of this page

After you register, you will receive a confirmation email. One day before the event, you will receive an email from with the Zoom link and instructions on how to join the event.

View previously recorded episodes on our Curator Confidential YouTube playlist.

Tim Okamura (b. 1968), Nurse Tracey, 2021. New-York Historical Society, Purchased through the generosity of Susan and Robert Klein, 2020.33 Courtesy of the artist © Tim Okamura.

Creative: Tronvig Group