Malkin Lecture Series

MALKIN LECTURE SERIES

Launched in 2007, the Malkin Lecture Series presents scholars and experts on topics and themes relating to the Park Avenue Armory and its pivotal role in the civic, cultural, and aesthetic evolution of New York City in the 19th and early 20th centuries. In this election year, we are focused on our American presidents, past and future, and will then conclude the series with a musical entertainment in time for the holidays.

How We Got Here: History and the 2016 Election
Thursday, September 8

“Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of Imagination
Wednesday, November 9

Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America
Friday, November 18

A Crystal Palace Soiree:
Art and Music in London and New York 1851–53

Tuesday, November 29

All lectures take place in the Armory’s newly restored Veterans Room.

A section of the 1880 frieze by George Yewell and Francis Millet in the recently restored Veterans Room, illustrating a male Greek soldier (left) in battle with an Amazon female warrior (right). Photo: James Ewing

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