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The Armory Show at 100 Gallery Tour 1 at New-York Historical Society

10/21/13 11am 170 Central Park West Map
212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org Ages: All Ages
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The 1913 New York Armory Show was a public sensation that introduced the American masses to European avant-garde painters and sculptors. Join curator Marilyn S. Kushner in revisiting the show on its 100th anniversary. New-York Historical's exhibition The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution reassesses the 1913 Armory Show with a carefully chosen group of approximately one hundred works, which includes pieces by Duchamp, Gauguin, Renoir, and Matisse. Gallery tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

Venue Description: Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society is the oldest cultural institution in New York and serves as the collective memory of the city. The N-YHS offers a vast collection of American painting, sculpture, photographs, books, manuscripts, antique coaches and fire engines, works by Tiffany and more. Several exhibitions are featured yearly, as well as lectures and educational programs. Don't miss four centuries of museum collections--Tiffany lamps, furniture and paintings in the Henry Luce III Center for American Culture. It is a not-to-be-missed location while visiting New York City.

The New-York Historical Society is located in a landmark building at 170 Central Park West between 76th and 77th Street. It is open to the general public Tuesday through Sunday and on selected holiday Mondays. It is also open on Mondays during special exhibitions for school and adult groups. N-YHS facilities, galleries and auditorium are wheelchair accessible; a wheelchair accessible entrance is located at 2 West 77th Street. The N-YHS provides guided tours of the galleries several times a day and special tours for small and large groups may be arranged.

Visiting the Society: The New-York Historical Society is open to the general public Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m; we offer free admission on Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday hours are from 11:00 a.m. until 5:45 p.m.

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