The Loved and The Lost Tour: Stories of Romance Through History

Take a behind-the-scenes, intimate journey of our permanent collection on this revealing Valentine’s Day tour. Led by a Museum docent, explore the sentimental, sad, and often funny historical stories of love and marriage and get an insider’s look at how artists and craftspeople over time have depicted love in unique and unexpected ways. Then, join curator Edward O’Reilly, head of the manuscript department, on an exploration of historical love letters that evoke the personal costs and consequences of romance in a bygone era.

Discover these stories and more on this illuminating tour through history that traces love, marriage, and everything in between.











When: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018 - Thu., Feb. 14, 2019 at 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Where: New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
212-873-3400
Price: $31
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Take a behind-the-scenes, intimate journey of our permanent collection on this revealing Valentine’s Day tour. Led by a Museum docent, explore the sentimental, sad, and often funny historical stories of love and marriage and get an insider’s look at how artists and craftspeople over time have depicted love in unique and unexpected ways. Then, join curator Edward O’Reilly, head of the manuscript department, on an exploration of historical love letters that evoke the personal costs and consequences of romance in a bygone era.

Discover these stories and more on this illuminating tour through history that traces love, marriage, and everything in between.

Buy tickets/get more info now