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Upcoming Conservators Events

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9 events found.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
6:30 p.m.Traveling the Deep South with Paul Theroux
Venerated writer and novelist Paul Theroux has invited us on his travels for fifty years, taking us from Boston to Cape Town to Tokyo and back. Now in his tenth book, Theroux maps the rural highways and small-town churches of South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas in Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads. Hear Theroux discuss this American region and its rich, complex history with television host Charlie Rose. Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Reception 6:30 p.m. Program 7 p.m.…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomNYPL Supporters
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
6:30 p.m. Lenox and Astor Reading Group with Susan Minot
Our fall Lenox & Astor Reading Group welcomes Susan Minot, award-winning novelist and short story writer. Ms. Minot will lead a conversation about Evan S. Connell's debut novel, “Mrs. Bridge.” Winner of the O. Henry Prize and Pushcart Prize, Ms. Minot is the author of “Thirty Girls,” “Monkeys,” “Folly,” “Lust and Other Stories,” “Poems 4 A.M.,” and “Rapture.” Ms. Minot's “Evening” was adapted into the 2007 feature film of the same name starring Meryl Streep. A complimentary copy of "Mrs. Br…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Friday, October 30, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Special Double-Discount Day at The Library Shop
The Library Shop features a curated selection of books, book-related gifts, and accessories to inspire book lovers of all ages. Every purchase supports the Library -- and members always receive a discount, and on October30 that discount doubles to 20%! Stop by the Shop before going to the Friends Lecture-Luncheon or shop online. Join or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
12:30 p.m.Fall 2015 Friends Lecture Luncheon - An Afternoon with Stacy Schiff
For donors of $100 or more Stacy Schiff spoke at the Fall 2010 Friends Lecture-Luncheon about her novel Cleopatra, the #1 National bestseller. She returns to Friends Lecture-Luncheon on October 30 to unpack the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials, in her latest book, The Witches: Salem, 1692. She will be joined by Harold Augenbraum, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation. Schiff was a Director’s Fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers and was named a 2011 Library Lion…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumNYPL Supporters
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
7 p.m.The Other Paris: Luc Sante and Ian Buruma
Former Cullman Fellow (2012-2013), Luc Sante, will discuss his new book, “The Other Paris,” about the hidden past and seamy underside of Paris, with writer, journalist, professor, and former Cullman Fellow Ian Buruma. Drawing on testimony from a great range of witnesses including Balzac and Hugo, to assorted boulevardiers, rabble-rousers, and tramps, and illustrated with more than three hundred images, Mr. Sante’s book reveals pre-Haussmann Paris as it was lived and experienced by the forgotten…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumNYPL Supporters
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
6:30 p.m.Fall 2015 Evening Scholarly Lecture - War and Exodus: The Rise of Cuban New York in the 19th Century
For donors $25 or more Cuban immigration to the United States is not new and Cubans in fact were the largest Latin American community in 19th century New York, especially after the outbreak of war on the island in 1868. Dr. Lisandro Pérez, Professor and Chair of the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at CUNY’s John Jay College and a former Cullman Center Fellow, will discuss Cuba’s longstanding ties to New York and how the Library’s collections helped him document this history…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumNYPL Supporters
Friday, November 20, 2015
6:30 p.m.Chasing Waves: Susan Casey and William Finnegan
Primeval and powerful, yet precariously vulnerable, the world’s oceans have long captivated writers and artists. In this special evening for Conservators, Susan Casey and William Finnegan will share their profound insights on the lives intertwined with the sea, above and below. Friday, November 20, 2015 Reception 6:30 p.m. Program 7 p.m. RSVP Required: Hosted by the Conservators program. This event is open to all Conservators, and is also open to Young Lion C…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomNYPL Supporters
Sunday, December 6, 2015
1 p.m.Holiday Open House 2015
Don't miss NYPL's annual holiday celebration-our Thank You to you, the Library's generous supporters! Enjoy holiday music and other entertainment in the festive Schwarzman Building. Explore the Schwarzman Building with friends, family, and other donors. And make sure to use your discount at The Library Shop! Join today and start a family tradition! For more information please call the Friends Office at 212.930.0653. Invitations to this annual holiday celebration will be mailed to mem…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
6:30 p.m.Alice Live! Exhibition Tour
Tilden Conservators are invited to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” with a private tour of this new multimedia exhibition, which traces the history of Lewis Carroll’s beloved Alice stories in live performance from their first professional staging in 1886 to the present day. Curated by Charlie Lovett, a collector of Carroll materials for over 30 years and author of “Alice on Stage,” this heartwarming exhibition will offer guests the rare opp…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterNYPL Supporters