Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

The New York Public Library will be closed September 5 through September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

Upcoming Conservators Events

All events are free unless otherwise noted.


6 events found.

Friday, September 4, 2015
9 a.m.Summer 2015 Last Chance! Friends Exhibition Viewing - Sinatra: An American Icon
For donors $40 or more Sinatra: An American Icon, the official exhibition of the Frank Sinatra Centennial, showcases 100 years of Sinatra legacy and was curated by the GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and the Sinatra Family. On the final day of this exhibition, enjoy three hours of private members-only viewing time. Invitations, which admit four, were mailed in July. The event will be from 9:00 a.m. to noon. For mor…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Donald and Mary Oenslager GalleryNYPL Supporters
Thursday, September 10, 2015
6:30 p.m.Sisters in Law
The first two women of the nation’s highest court could not have been more different: Republican and Democrat, Christian and Jew, western rancher’s daughter and Brooklyn girl. Yet in their shared obstacles, they tackled the most controversial issues of the twentieth century. In conversation with Library Council member Tali Farhadian Weinstein, Linda Hirshman will discuss the impact of the first female justices of the Supreme Court and their unlikely friendship, as chronicled in her book, “Sister…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomNYPL Supporters
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
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
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