Past Events

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World Politics with Ralph Buultjens and Michael Mandelbaum—The Global Economic Crisis and American Foreign Policy – Sun., Jan. 25, 2015

Classical Interludes: Brooklyn Art Song Society – Sun., Jan. 25, 2015

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company's Lunar New Year Celebration – Sun., Jan. 25, 2015

Historic New York: Split Rock, Anne Hutchinson, and the Pell Treaty – Sun., Jan. 25, 2015

Divas and the Demimonde in Toulouse-Lautrec's Paris – Sun., Jan. 25, 2015

How the Right Is Wrong About Science – Sun., Jan. 25, 2015

Rossini in Paris – Sat., Jan. 24, 2015

LABA: Drunk – Sat., Jan. 24, 2015

Inside Williamsburg's Hidden Time Capsule: Kings County Savings Bank – Sat., Jan. 24, 2015

Lower East Side Art Gallery Tour – Sat., Jan. 24, 2015

Events for Youth & Families: Frosty – Sat., Jan. 24, 2015

Voyage to the Virtual -- Opens January 24th – Sat., Jan. 24, 2015

Master Drawings in New York -- Opens January 24th – Sat., Jan. 24, 2015

Beyond the Bookcase – Fri., Jan. 23, 2015

What You Get Is What You See: Down and Out In San Francisco and Antarctica – Fri., Jan. 23, 2015

Aasif Mandvi with Ayad Akhtar – Fri., Jan. 23, 2015

City Law Breakfast: Preet Bharara, US Attorney for the Southern District of NY – Fri., Jan. 23, 2015

Miniatures, Models, and Magic in Ancient Egypt – Thu., Jan. 22, 2015

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Concerts with Lively Commentary – Thu., Jan. 22, 2015 - Thu., Mar. 12, 2015

Standup for Charlie Hebdo – Thu., Jan. 22, 2015

Thomas Merton Centenary – Thu., Jan. 22, 2015

Selected Letters of Norman Mailer – Thu., Jan. 22, 2015

Book Launch: God Loves Haiti by Dimitry Elias Léger, with Francisco Goldman – Thu., Jan. 22, 2015

Giorgio de Chirico: Enigma of What? – Thu., Jan. 22, 2015

Salon Presents: Scott Timberg in Conversation with Elizabeth Wurtzel – Wed., Jan. 21, 2015

Selected Shorts: Art and Artists – Wed., Jan. 21, 2015

Song One With Anne Hathaway and Director Kate Barker-Froyland in Person – Wed., Jan. 21, 2015

Kevin Morris + Ophira Eisenberg – Wed., Jan. 21, 2015

Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad – Wed., Jan. 21, 2015

Culture Salon: Coffee – Wed., Jan. 21, 2015

Behind the Lens: New York Jews Between the Wars – Wed., Jan. 21, 2015

Secret Science Club Presents Paleoanthropologist Shara Bailey on Human Origins – Tue., Jan. 20, 2015

The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II – Tue., Jan. 20, 2015

Constantin Brancusi’s Trial – Tue., Jan. 20, 2015

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Circuit & Jojo – Tue., Jan. 20, 2015

Shrouds Then and Now: An Affectionate History of Winding Sheets and Burial Garments – Mon., Jan. 19, 2015

Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Mon., Jan. 19, 2015

More Between Heaven and Earth: Thomas Jefferson, Maria Cosway, and the Music and Philosophy of the Enlightenment – Sun., Jan. 18, 2015

Classical Interludes: Ensō String Quartet – Sun., Jan. 18, 2015

Factory Tour: Whiskey War! – Sat., Jan. 17, 2015

LGBT Art Gallery Tour in Chelsea – Sat., Jan. 17, 2015

From China to America with Lisa See – Sat., Jan. 17, 2015

Scandinavian Sing-Along – Sat., Jan. 17, 2015

Science Happy Hour: A Casual Conversation About the Origins of Matter – Fri., Jan. 16, 2015

Reggie Watts: Audio Abramović – Fri., Jan. 16, 2015 - Sun., Jan. 18, 2015

Macbeth Screening With Chris Welles Feder – Fri., Jan. 16, 2015

Ethics in Film - Dead Man Walking – Fri., Jan. 16, 2015

Jason Aaron and John Cassaday Book Event for Star Wars #1 – Fri., Jan. 16, 2015

Music on Park Avenue: Evenings with Pianist Per Tengstrand – Thu., Jan. 15, 2015 - Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

Downton Abbey: The Art of Tasting – Thu., Jan. 15, 2015

Writers and Artists Respond: Dona Nelson and Louise Fishman – Thu., Jan. 15, 2015

“Friday Night Tykes” and the State of Youth Football With NFL Greats Tiki Barber and Bart Scott – Wed., Jan. 14, 2015

Thomas L. Friedman with Dov Seidman: How to Repair Our World – Wed., Jan. 14, 2015

Reggie Watts: Audio Abramović – Wed., Jan. 14, 2015

PITCH: Talks on Baseball – Wed., Jan. 14, 2015

Listen Up Philip Screening and Discussion with Elisabeth Moss and Alex Ross Perry – Wed., Jan. 14, 2015

Nordic Oscar Contenders – Wed., Jan. 14, 2015 - Wed., Jan. 21, 2015

Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History – Tue., Jan. 13, 2015

Miranda July Live at Barnes & Noble – Tue., Jan. 13, 2015

Howard@secondtuesday.org – Tue., Jan. 13, 2015

General Society Artisan Lecture Series Resumes in 2015 with Master Restorer and Sculptor Thomas Donahue – Tue., Jan. 13, 2015

A TimesTalks Conversation: Larry David – Tue., Jan. 13, 2015

Franklin Park Reading Series: Sixth Annual Short Fiction Night – Mon., Jan. 12, 2015

Paperback Launch: Chang-rae Lee Presents On Such A Full Sea – Mon., Jan. 12, 2015

Lucy Knisley + Marie Anello – Mon., Jan. 12, 2015

August Bournonville and the Danish Joy of Dance-Lecture by Erik Aschengreen – Mon., Jan. 12, 2015

On David Ben-Gurion: Father of Modern Israel – Sun., Jan. 11, 2015

Launch Event, CLOG: World Trade Center – Sun., Jan. 11, 2015

Opening Reception - Reviewing Renewal – Sun., Jan. 11, 2015

Reading: Siri Hustvedt’s The Blazing World – Sun., Jan. 11, 2015

Amber Benson at Midtown Comics – Sun., Jan. 11, 2015

Giorgio de Chirico: Enigma of What? – Sun., Jan. 11, 2015

Reviewing Renewal: A Willet’s Point Walk – Sun., Jan. 11, 2015

Constantin Brancusi’s Trial – Sun., Jan. 11, 2015

Sunday Meeting: Torture Is Bad For America – Sun., Jan. 11, 2015

STEM Fest: Story Collider – Sat., Jan. 10, 2015

Segue Reading Series: Aaron Winslow & Samuel R. Delany – Sat., Jan. 10, 2015

Creating the Future: Art and Climate Change with Alison Hawthorne Deming – Sat., Jan. 10, 2015

Q & A with Radio Legend Ken Dashow, Followed by a Free Concert by Maya Caballero at the Queens Library – Sat., Jan. 10, 2015

Chelsea Art Gallery Tour – Sat., Jan. 10, 2015

Dim Sum Favorites – Sat., Jan. 10, 2015

Pamela Katz and The Partnership: Brecht, Weill, Three Women, and Germany on the Brink – Fri., Jan. 9, 2015

Justice in Film: Some Like It Hot – Fri., Jan. 9, 2015

BOMB Benefit Party – Fri., Jan. 9, 2015

Citizenfour Screening and a Conversation with Laura Poitras – Thu., Jan. 8, 2015

Discussion: "May 1, 1943" – Thu., Jan. 8, 2015

Beneath the Ice: Contemporary Icelandic Poetry – Thu., Jan. 8, 2015

"To Marry An English Lord" by Carol Wallace Inspired Downton Abbey – Thu., Jan. 8, 2015

LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE: New Books in the Performing Arts—Backstage Pass to Broadway – Thu., Jan. 8, 2015

The NYC You've Never Seen – Wed., Jan. 7, 2015

Thalia Book Club: Rabih Alameddine An Unnecessary Woman – Wed., Jan. 7, 2015

SciCafe: The Science Behind Football – Wed., Jan. 7, 2015

The Theory of Everything Screening With Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones Q&A – Tue., Jan. 6, 2015

Patton Oswalt's Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film – Tue., Jan. 6, 2015

A TimesTalks Conversation, Boyhood: Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Ellar Coltrane – Tue., Jan. 6, 2015

Night Fest: Prose and Poetry – Tue., Jan. 6, 2015

The Moth StorySLAM Hosted By Peter Aguero – Mon., Jan. 5, 2015

Nightcrawler Screening and Discussion With Jake Gyllenhaal Live – Mon., Jan. 5, 2015

First Saturday for Families: Group Choreography – Sat., Jan. 3, 2015

Chelsea New Year's Weekend Gallery Tour – Sat., Jan. 3, 2015

8th Annual Bicarbonate of Bukowski Tribute Reading – Fri., Jan. 2, 2015

Sunday Storytime in Mr. Morgan's Library – Sun., Dec. 28, 2014

Kwanzaa Celebration: Ujima! – Sun., Dec. 28, 2014

Lit at LARK – Sun., Dec. 21, 2014

'Twas The Night Before Christmas Reading and Procession – Sun., Dec. 21, 2014

Caroling at the Morgan – Sun., Dec. 21, 2014

Sunday Storytime in Mr. Morgan's Library – Sun., Dec. 21, 2014

Music, Comedy, & the Urgency of Justice! – Sun., Dec. 21, 2014

Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art Gallery Tour – Sun., Dec. 21, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Dec. 21, 2014

Sex on Fifth Avenue – Sat., Dec. 20, 2014 - Sun., Dec. 21, 2014

What the Dickens?: Fifth Annual A Christmas Carol Marathon Reading Presented by Penguin Classics – Sat., Dec. 20, 2014

Soho Art Gallery Tour – Sat., Dec. 20, 2014

Scandinavian Sing-Along – Sat., Dec. 20, 2014

Nashville Screening with Joan Tewkesbury, Michael Murphy, and Ronee Blakely – Fri., Dec. 19, 2014

Songs of the Season at Met Museum: Robert Sirota, Choristers, Nadia Sirota, Mellissa Hughes – Fri., Dec. 19, 2014

Justice in Film: It’s a Wonderful Life – Fri., Dec. 19, 2014

Inspired Word Presents Titillating Tongues—NYC Erotica in Poetry & Prose With Aimee Herman – Fri., Dec. 19, 2014

Hamilton / Walters / Zultanski Release Party – Fri., Dec. 19, 2014

Caroling at the Morgan – Fri., Dec. 19, 2014

From Genesis to Kings: Jewish Punk and its Aftermath CANCELED – Thu., Dec. 18, 2014

Concert: Daniel Gortler – Thu., Dec. 18, 2014

A New York Christmas to Remember – Thu., Dec. 18, 2014

Medieval Illumination as a Model for Modernism – Thu., Dec. 18, 2014

Step Right Up: Classic American Arcade and Target Forms – Thu., Dec. 18, 2014

Healing Trauma Through Art—Opening Event – Thu., Dec. 18, 2014

Can We Be Silent?: Artists on Prejudice and Persecution – Wed., Dec. 17, 2014

The Business of Television with Spencer Grimes – Tue., Dec. 16, 2014

Holiday Party – Tue., Dec. 16, 2014

Bryan Stevenson "Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" – Tue., Dec. 16, 2014

LIVE from the NYPL: Marlon James | Salman Rushdie – Mon., Dec. 15, 2014

Asian-Americans & the Law: New York Pioneers in the Judiciary – Mon., Dec. 15, 2014

Conversation with artist Emma Sulkowicz and New York Times critic Roberta Smith – Sun., Dec. 14, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Dec. 14, 2014

Sex on Fifth Avenue – Sat., Dec. 13, 2014 - Sun., Dec. 14, 2014

Rubin Museum Family Art Labs: Book Art! – Sat., Dec. 13, 2014

What, Really, Is Good Will in Marriage? – Sat., Dec. 13, 2014

Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers – Sat., Dec. 13, 2014 - Sat., Feb. 7, 2015

Rameau's Nephew by Denis Diderot – Sat., Dec. 13, 2014

LGBT Art Gallery Tour in Chelsea – Sat., Dec. 13, 2014

LIVE from the NYPL, Robert B. Silvers Annual Lecture: Joyce Carol Oates – Fri., Dec. 12, 2014

Lunchtime lecture on Christmas in 1830 – Fri., Dec. 12, 2014

Top Stripper Screening – Thu., Dec. 11, 2014

A Literary Evening with Anita Diamant – Thu., Dec. 11, 2014

Nicholas Wapshott "The Sphinx: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II" – Thu., Dec. 11, 2014

Andy Borowitz – Wed., Dec. 10, 2014

Selected Shorts: Teju Cole & Salman Rushdie – Wed., Dec. 10, 2014

Person Place Thing: Marc Murphy – Wed., Dec. 10, 2014

The Unification of Physics: The Quest for a Theory of Everything – Wed., Dec. 10, 2014

Taking TV Seriously – Wed., Dec. 10, 2014

Jenny Nordberg & Suki Kim – Wed., Dec. 10, 2014

Tenement Talks: Eating Delancey – Wed., Dec. 10, 2014

Shane Harris: @War – Tue., Dec. 9, 2014

The Gilded Stage: New York Theater in the late l9th Century – Tue., Dec. 9, 2014

Second Tuesday – Tue., Dec. 9, 2014

Georg Jensen: Reflections-Book Talk with Murray Moss – Tue., Dec. 9, 2014

Alberto Giacometti Drawings: An Intimate View – Tue., Dec. 9, 2014

Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power – Tue., Dec. 9, 2014

Life & Times: Games Cubists Play – Tue., Dec. 9, 2014

Deidre Heekin and Caleb Barber Wine Tasting Event – Mon., Dec. 8, 2014

James Franco Book Signing – Mon., Dec. 8, 2014

First Novel Fête – Mon., Dec. 8, 2014

Bill Nye "the Science Guy": Evolution and the Science of Creation – Sun., Dec. 7, 2014

The DNA of the Jewish People – Sun., Dec. 7, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Dec. 7, 2014

Sex on Fifth Avenue – Sat., Dec. 6, 2014 - Sun., Dec. 7, 2014

Old World Wine & New World Wine – Exploring and Explaining Terroir – Sat., Dec. 6, 2014

Justin Taylor, Sean Madigan Hoen, Katherine Faw Morris, Amanda Shapiro, and Andri Magnason at Mellow Pages Library – Fri., Dec. 5, 2014

Getting Stoned with Caveh/Not Getting Stoned with Caveh – Fri., Dec. 5, 2014

America and Israel: The Way Forward – Thu., Dec. 4, 2014

Victoria Tennant and Wendy Whelan: Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo – Thu., Dec. 4, 2014

Screening: The Powder and the Glory – Thu., Dec. 4, 2014

El Greco at the Met – Thu., Dec. 4, 2014

The Baking Bible – Thu., Dec. 4, 2014

The Return of the Violin: Screening and Discussion with Joshua Bell and Budd Mishkin – Wed., Dec. 3, 2014

Dave Arnold: Liquid Intelligence - The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail – Wed., Dec. 3, 2014

Coming of Age in Poland: Jewish Life Stories from the 1930s – Wed., Dec. 3, 2014

Using Brain Science to Help Combat the Effects of Discrimination – Wed., Dec. 3, 2014

Tenement Talks: On Such a Full Sea – Wed., Dec. 3, 2014

James Romm: Dying Every Day – Wed., Dec. 3, 2014

Unbroken With a Post-Screening Q&A With Director Angelina Jolie – Tue., Dec. 2, 2014

Jacques Lacan Workshop in NYC – Tue., Dec. 2, 2014

James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination – Tue., Dec. 2, 2014

Peter Bankhov's 'I Make Posters Every Day' – Tue., Dec. 2, 2014

Dressed to Kill: Arms and Armor from Medieval Knights to Game of Thrones – Tue., Dec. 2, 2014

Life & Times: Cubist Confetti – Tue., Dec. 2, 2014

SPARK: Ideas That Spread; Art That Monetizes – Mon., Dec. 1, 2014

Dance Talk: Russell Maliphant – Mon., Dec. 1, 2014

Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities – Mon., Dec. 1, 2014

Epidemiologists Discuss the Ebola Epidemic: Response, Preparedness, Lessons – Mon., Dec. 1, 2014

Mr. Turner: Preview Screening & Live Event With Mike Leigh in Person – Sun., Nov. 30, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Nov. 30, 2014

Sex on Fifth Avenue – Sat., Nov. 29, 2014 - Sun., Nov. 30, 2014

Lower East Side Art Gallery Tour – Sat., Nov. 29, 2014

Homosapiens 2.0: The Future of Humanity – Mon., Nov. 24, 2014

If Books Could Talk: The Story of Three Jewish Treasures Rescued from the Vilna Ghetto – Mon., Nov. 24, 2014

America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder – Mon., Nov. 24, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Nov. 23, 2014

Morbid Anatomy Museum Free End-of-Exhibition Open House and Party – Sun., Nov. 23, 2014

Sex on Fifth Avenue – Sat., Nov. 22, 2014 - Sun., Nov. 23, 2014