2 events found.
|Wed, June 1|
@ 6:30 p.m.
|Spring 2016 Curator's Choice - What Old Maps Can Tell Us: Cartographic Evidence and the Archaeology of Washington Square Park|
For Patron level ($250 )or higher Archaeologist Joan Geismar will show us how items from the Library’s Map Division helped inform her work at Washington Square Park before and during its recent renovations. The well-known 1811 Commissioners’ Map and other 19th-century maps document features that predate the Park as we know it, including a Potter’s Field and the Parade Ground that supplanted it after 1825. Dr. Geismar will also discuss finding the location of the Potter’s Field keeper’s h…
|Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division||NYPL Supporters|
|Thu, June 9|
@ 7 p.m.
|The Sixteenth Annual Young Lions Fiction Award|
Honoring the best of today's young writers. Join us for cocktails, music, and mingling as we toast our five finalists and announce this year's winner. 2016 Young Lions Fiction Award Finalists: Angela Flournoy, The Turner House Amelia Gray, Gutshot Alexandra Kleeman, You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine Helen Phillips, The Beautiful Bureaucrat Kirstin Valdez Quade, Night at the Fiestas Judges: Molly Antopol, Joseph O'Neill, Alejandro Zambra Thursday, June 9, 2016 7 p.m. Click he…
|Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos Forum||NYPL Supporters|