Past 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.
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?
Fri, Feb 8, 2019 @ 12:30 PM

Lunchtime Lecture: Courtship in the 19th Century

Dig deep into our past for a casual talk with our lunch bunch. Find out all about courtship and romance in the early 19th century. Bring your own lunch, the Museum serves refreshments. Free with admission.
Fri, Feb 8, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

58th Street Library Free Friday Film Series: "Loving Vincent"

In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent Van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there. A beautiful work of Cinematic art. Starring: Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn. Directed by Dorota Kobiela. Color animation. 2017. 95 mins.
Sat, Feb 9, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - Sat, Feb 16, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Make a Wish at Our Lunar New Year Celebration!

East Midtown Partnership Event
We are celebrating the Year of the Pig by creating a “wishing tree” on Madison Avenue between East 53rd and East 54th Streets.
Fri, Feb 15, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

58th Street Library Free Friday Film Series: "Topkapi"

A con man gets mixed up with a group of thieves who plan to rob an Istanbul museum to retrieve a jeweled dagger. A stylish crime, adventure story with great roles for sexy Melina Mercouri & Peter Ustinov. Directed by Jules Dassin. Color. 1964. 120 mins
Sun, Feb 17, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Washington's Birthday Ball at Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

Celebrate the birthday of our Nation’s First President in true 19th-century fashion. Costumed dancers will perform and teach traditional country dances. Festivities include toasts to George Washington and historic refreshments. $15 Adults, $10 Members and Students
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