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Upcoming Conservators Events

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, May 22
@ 6:30 p.m.
Art Talks
Women in a Golden Age of Artists' Books
Three women who were pivotal in the development of offset-printed artists' books discuss the past, present, and future of the unique visual form and transformative medium. FEATURING Cynthia Marsh, Professor of Art, Founder of the Goldsmith Press & Rare Type Collection at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee Rebecca Michaels, Associate Professor of Photography at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia Patty Smith, artist, printmaker, book artist, and professor of Fine A…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Tue, May 22
@ 7 p.m.
Author Talks
Do Angels Need Haircuts?: Early Poems by Lou Reed, with Laurie Anderson, Anne Waldman and Friends
A new collection of Lou Reed’s rare early poetry, culled from the performer’s archive at NYPL, is brought to life by family and friends. At the age of 28, Lou Reed — then the Velvet Underground’s lead singer — took a hairpin turn in his creative life: he quit the band, moved home to Long Island, and began writing poetry. The resulting work of that period — much of it never published — has been relegated to an obscure chapter in the life of one of America's most uncompromising voices. Until n…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters
Wed, May 30
@ 6:30 p.m.
Thinking Out Loud
Samuel Kassow and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett: “Who Will Write Our History?” Emmanuel Ringelblum and the "Oyneg Shabes" Warsaw Ghetto Archive
On the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the Library commemorates the great act of unarmed defiance that helped to preserve the wartime story of Polish Jewry—a story that was almost lost to history. Milk can from the Oyneg Shabes archive © David Kurland In April 1943, as Jewish fighters prepared an insurrection against their Nazi occupiers, a clandestine group of Jewish historians, writers, teachers, and students packed records of life under Nazi occupation into ten metal boxe…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
NYPL Supporters,
Adults
Tue, June 5
@ 6:30 p.m.
Spring 2018 VIP Reception - Membership Mingle and Book Swap
For Donors at the Supporting Friends level ($100 ) or higher Fellowship with Friends! Spend an evening mingling with fellow Library supporters and book lovers while enjoying cocktails and browsing recommended reading lists from our expert librarians. Don’t forget to bring a book to swap—you can share the latest book you’ve read or an old favorite. Come prepared to discover an author or genre that will be “new” to you! Tuesday, June 5, 2018 6:30 PM Celeste Bartos Forum…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumNYPL Supporters
Mon, June 18
@ 6:30 p.m.
Conservators Conversation: Proust's Duchess
For Conservators level members ($1,500) or higher Caroline Weber’s latest book, Proust's Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin de Siècle Paris, examines the glittering world of turn-of-the-century Paris. It is the first in-depth study of the three women Proust used to create his supreme fictional character, the Duchesse de Guermantes. Weber, author of the acclaimed Queen of Fashion, will speak with French architect and interior designer Robert Couturier. Monday,…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumNYPL Supporters
Tue, June 19
@ 6:30 p.m.
Art Talks
Old in Art School: Nell Painter with Sarah Lewis
“I was used to juggling my self-perception and other people’s views of me as a black person and as a woman, from within and without. But now what I took as me seemed almost inconsequential as my essence shriveled into my age.” How are women, and artists, “seen” and judged by their age, race, and looks? And how does this seeing change, depending upon what is asked of the viewer? In her new memoir, Old in Art School, best-selling historian and visual artist Nell Painter explores these questions w…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Wed, June 20
@ 7 p.m.
LIVE from the NYPL
Seymour Hersh with Paul Holdengräber: Unwanted Truths
"My career has been all about the importance of telling important and unwanted truths and making America a more knowledgeable place." — Seymour Hersh, Reporter: A Memoir From My Lai to Abu Ghraib, Seymour Hersh has broken some of the most impactful stories of the last half century. In the process, he has earned dozens of prizes for the New York Times and New Yorker, where he was a longtime staff writer. Now, for the first time, Hersh has stepped back to write a memoir, Reporter, some of whi…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Adults