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  • National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021: Researching with NYPL's E-Resources and Other Databases

    By Camila Franco Diaz, Editor, Language Access & Outreach | September 13, 2021
    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

    List of free online resources to help you delve into the many aspects of Latinx & Hispanic history and culture, all free with a library car…

  • Art and Artists Book Club: Frank O'Hara, a Poet Among Painters

    By Chantal Lee, Librarian | June 4, 2021

    Twenty readers joined us, from New York City’s boroughs to South Korea, as we read out loud, interpreted and reflected on the poems, the po…

  • Doc Chat Episode Seventeen: A Blend of East and West in Filipiniana Clothing

    By Julie Golia, Associate Director, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books and Charles J. Liebman Curator of Manuscri | March 15, 2021

    In this episode, Miguel Rosales of NYPL and costume designer Raven Ong of Central Connecticut State University, analyzed images of Filipini…

  • Work/Cited Episode 3: Starting from Scratch with the Photography of Walker Evans

    By Meredith Mann, Specialist II | January 21, 2021

    In this episode, NYPL's Joshua Chuang and renowned art historian Svetlana Alpers, author of the recently published Walker Evans: Starting f…

  • Art and Artists Book Club: Exploring Rebecca Solnit's River of Shadows

    By Chantal Lee, Librarian | November 18, 2020

    Readers joined us for this discussion on Zoom from Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx; upstate in New Paltz; a patio in Santa Fe; a cam…

  • Art Deco: Style with a Timeless Appeal

    By NYPL Staff | November 9, 2020

    The enduring appeal of Art Deco is quite remarkable. It is also a paradox—both nostalgic, yet vanguard. And we never know when the style wi…

  • Doc Chat Episode Four: Printing the Boston Massacre

    By Julie Golia, Associate Director, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books and Charles J. Liebman Curator of Manuscri | October 19, 2020

    A spirited conversation about a professional rivalry between two colonial printers, and what it can tell us about the American Revolution,…

  • In the Weeds: The History of Botanical Illustration and the Work of Anna Atkins

    By NYPL Staff | February 20, 2019

    From painstaking hand-drawn illustrations to actually adding dried plant specimens to works, bringing botanical studies to life had been ch…

  • Printing Women: Ambreen Butt

    By Madeleine Viljoen | January 8, 2016

    Please click the image to view Ambreen Butt's blog about '(Untitled) Dragon Woman' and the importance of giving "a face to the female in th…