Upcoming events

Sat, Jan 12, 2019 - Sun, Feb 24, 2019

"Trick or Treat" at 59E59 Theaters

Jack Neary’s dark comedy brilliantly skewers a family in crisis on Halloween. A distraught husband, a nosy neighbor, and a dark secret set the wheels in motion for a night of confrontation, mystery, and relentless suspense. This roller-coaster ride stars NYPD Blue’s Gordon Clapp.
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 - Sun, Apr 7, 2019

"Molding Young Minds: Schooldays in 19th-Century New York" at Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

This exhibit explores New York’s early schools. Who did they serve? What texts, tools and tricks did teachers use to keep students engaged? See classics, readers, exercise books, maps, tracts and toys and reconstruct a school day of a typical 19th-century student.
Thu, Jan 31, 2019 - Sat, May 11, 2019

Elizabeth Condon Exhibition at 527 Madison Avenue

Mitsui Fudosan America has announced an exhibition of paintings by Elisabeth Condon in the 527 Madison Avenue lobby gallery through May 10. The show is open to the public from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and features four of Condon’s signature multilayered paintings that combine imagery from Yuan Dynasty scrolls, vintage wallpapers, post-war abstraction and glam rock. Carefully poured abstract areas are superimposed upon lush renderings of birds and flowers, a motif referencing classical Chinese painting techniques Condon learned during numerous residencies in China.
Sat, Feb 2, 2019 - Sun, Feb 24, 2019

"19th Century Romance in New York": Valentines Day Tours at the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Gardens

Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM from February 2 to February 24 ***** Grab someone you cherish and visit us for a special Romance-themed Tour. Held on weekends in February, this special tour explores the surprising myths and mores of 19th-century mating rituals. Learn the secret language of fans, intimate letter writing, and romantic hideouts for couples in the early part of the new Republic. Free with admission. Reservations requested. Saturdays and Sundays only.
Wed, Feb 6, 2019 - Sat, Feb 23, 2019

"The Waiting Game" at 59E59 Theaters

Sam’s in a coma. Paolo’s doing his best. When Geoff reveals a secret, reality and fantasy blur. This NYC premiere from critically acclaimed Snowy Owl follows a sold-out, award-winning run in the Edinburgh Fringe (Best Overseas Play, Derek Awards) and explores relationships in the digital age.
Thu, Feb 7, 2019 - Sun, Mar 3, 2019

"Switzerland" at 59E59 Theaters

It’s 1995 in the Swiss Alps, and the reclusive crime writer Patricia Highsmith (Strangers on a Train, The Price of Salt) is visited by a genial young man, sent by her New York publisher to convince her to write the final installment of her best-selling Mr. Ripley series. What first appears to be a standard cat-and-mouse game of wit and wiles soon becomes a dance to the death. Who is the cat and who is the mouse? And who will make it out of Switzerland alive?
Tue, Feb 26, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

Jill Schlesinger at Shakespeare & Co.

CBS News Analyst and NPR contributor Jill Schlesinger will talk about "THE DUMB THINGS SMART PEOPLE DO WITH THEIR MONEY: 13 ways to Right Your Financial Wrongs," offering practical, no-nonsense guidelines for identifying our emotional blind spots and avoiding well-intentioned mistakes when dealing with your own money. SPACE IS LIMITED. Priority will be given to those who pre-order her book here: http://bit.ly/ScoSchLex Q&A and book signing to follow.
Wed, Feb 27, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

A Conversation about New York City's Parks at Shakespeare & Co.

A conversation celebrating NYC's love story with its parks and botanical gardens. With Victoria Johnson (AMERICAN EDEN: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic) and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers (SAVING CENTRAL PARK). Moderated by Vanessa Sellers, of the New York Botanical Garden. Q&A and book signing to follow
Fri, Mar 1, 2019 - Sat, Mar 23, 2019

"Imagining Madoff" at 59E59 Theaters

Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff is in prison, determined to control his own narrative for history as he dictates to a visiting biographer stories about his childhood, his family, women, money, and an all-night meeting he had with Holocaust survivor and poet, Solomon Galkin. From the company who produced Hal & Bee and Less Than 50% comes a play critics called “intriguingly exercised” (Washington Post) and “rich with dramatic tension” (Tampa Bay Times), exploring themes of greed, willful blindness to the truth, and the beauty and danger of absolute faith, either in God or in men.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 1:30 PM

19th Century Tea Tasting

Hear about the history of the world’s most popular beverage and how it was prepared in early 19th-century America. Historic teas and herbal infusions will be served on 19th-century ceramics, accompanied by period appropriate refreshments. $20 Adults, $15 members and Students with ID.
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