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Curator Confidential: 'Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection'
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 | 5 - 5:45 pm | 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!


Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection celebrates New York. Opening October 22, through February 27, 2022, the exhibition showcases an extraordinary promised gift to the New-York Historical Society by philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld. The 130 works on view feature many artists new to the museum, including Jacob Lawrence, Louise Nevelson, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andy Warhol. Join the Hirschfelds as they discuss their collection with curator Wendy Nālani E. Ikemoto, curator of American art.


Tickets are free for Members
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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.

Image: Yvonne Jacquette (b. 1934)

Movie Marquee II (Afternoon), 1972

Oil on canvas

Promised gift of Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld, Scenes of New York City

Courtesy of Yvonne Jacquette and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Creative: Tronvig Group