The General Society Lecture Series continues a tradition of public lectures that started at the Society in 1837. The Series brings people of diverse interest from the entire New York area into our Library space.
Currently we have two lecture series running Labor, Literature and Landmarks and the Artisan Lecture Series, please find below a list of the upcoming lectures below and please click here for individual information on each, including: the craftsman participating in the Artisan Lecture Series; the artists participating in the Labor lecture series featuring a behind-the-scenes-look at the creative industries; and the architects talking about iconic buildings in the Landmark lecture series
The General Society is pleased to announce that you can now watch the first two 2013 Artisan Lectures of the current series featuring Sébastien Vallin, Ateliers Gohard (Decorative Painting and Gilding Artisan) Ernie Allen Smith, Penn & Fletcher, (Custom Embroidery Artisan), Bernard Maisner, Calligrapher, and Robert Baird, Ornamental Metalwork talking about the intricacies of their specialized crafts. VIEW VIDEOS
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LABOR, LITERATURE AND LANDMARKS LECTURE SERIES 2014
The Landmarks lectures focus on the origins, development, and restoration of New York City's built environment, and celebrate the art and architecture which is central to the City's identity and pride throughout history. During the 2014 Landmarks series, four New York architects will highlight iconic building and landmarks of social, historical and cultural significance. The series is curated by Lisa Easton, a partner in the New York City based architecture and historic preservation firm, Easton Architects. The Landmarks lectures are:
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LABOR, LITERATURE AND LANDMARKS LECTURES 2014
Labor “A Day in the Life of……………”
The Labor component of the 2014 Labor, Literature and Landmarks lecture series will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the creative industries in New York, focusing on the talented artists that deliver the heartbeat of theater, television and cinema. The series entitled “A Day in the Life of…..’ is curated in collaboration with Beverly Miller, Local USA-829 President and the United Scenic Artists-829, with thanks to Ms. Miller and the participating Artists.
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The General Society is pleased to announce that you can now watch the first two 2013 Artisan Lectures of the current series featuring Sébastien Vallin, Ateliers Gohard (Decorative Painting and Gilding Artisan) and Ernie Allen Smith, Penn & Fletcher, (Custom Embroidery Artisan) talking about the intricacies of their specialized crafts. View Videos
Tue 03-11-2014 06:30 PM -
08:30 PMArtisan Lecture Series: Sebastian M Glück, Glück Pipe Organs President, Artistic and Tonal Director and Pipe Organbuilder Artisan
Tue 03-18-2014 06:30 PM -
08:30 PMLabor, Literature and Landmarks Lecture Series: Architect, Lisa Easton
Tue 03-25-2014 06:30 PM -
08:30 PMA Day in the Life of........ Costume Designer, Tracy Christensen
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