Wednesday, January 25, 2017
12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Professor and investment banker Jonathan Knee dissects what drives investors’ efforts to improve education and why they consistently fail.
Event Video Archive
Brian Patrick Eha on "How Money Got Free: Bitcoin and the Fight for the Future of Finance"
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Brian Patrick Eha, journalist and author of a new book about Bitcoin, discusses how this disruptive technology is shaping the debate around competing ideas of money and liberty, and what that means for our future.
William Cohan on "Why Wall Street Matters"
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Join us for an evening with New York Times bestselling author William D. Cohan on his new book.
Obscura Day at the Museum of American Finance
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Prepare for a viewing of some of the most unusual, unique and important objects from the Museum's collection that are not on public view. Tour participants will also receive souvenir certificates.
Nick Gogerty, co-founder and CTO of Healthcoin and co-founder of SolarCoin, explores how Bitcoin can be valued as a currency.
Aswath Damodaran on "Narrative and Numbers: The Value of Stories in Business"
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Join us for an evening with Aswath Damodaran, popular finance professor and experienced investor, on his new book.
Robert Vambery and Taranza Ganziro on "Exorbitant Burdens, Deficits and the Almighty Dollar"
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Join us for a lunchtime event with professors and authors Robert Vambery and Taranza Ganziro on their book, The Exorbitant Burden.
This timely and lively discussion features Candace Straight, one of the first female investment bankers on Wall Street and the Executive Producer of the financial thriller Equity, and Dr. Melissa Fisher, an anthropologist, educator and the author of Wall Street Women, a history of women on Wall Street from the 1950s to the 2000s.
Norm Champ on "Going Public: My Adventures Inside the SEC & How to Prevent the Next Devastating Crisis"
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Norm Champ, former Director of the Division of Investment Management at the SEC, speaks on his new book.
21st Century Banking: Bridging the Digital Divide
Thursday, February 9, 2017
This timely fireside chat and panel discussion addresses the major transformations that are challenging 21st century banking and reshaping customers’ relationships with their money and their banks.
2017 Gala Honoring Joe Ricketts and Lawrence H. Summers
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
The Museum will honor Lawrence H. Summers and Joe Ricketts at its 2017 Gala on February 1.
Barbara Chernow on "Behind the Scenes at the Papers of Alexander Hamilton"
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Presentation by the associate editor of The Papers of Alexander Hamilton.
Sidney Rocke on "The Fight Against Counterfeiting"
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The Chief Counsel for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) discusses the government's fight against counterfeiting.
Kenneth Rogoff on "The Curse of Cash"
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Renowned economist and bestselling author Kenneth Rogoff will discuss his new book about phasing out most paper money to fight crime and tax evasion—and to battle financial crises by tapping the power of negative interest rates.
Book Launch Event: Richard Sylla on "Alexander Hamilton: The Illustrated Biography"
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Join us for brief remarks, followed by a reception and book signing to celebrate the release of MoAF Chairman Dr. Richard Sylla's new book on Alexander Hamilton.
Local author Bryan Barreras takes the audience on a virtual tour of several of the locations central to the events depicted in "Hamilton," and he explains the connections between the show’s songs and these locations.
Your Vote. Your Money.: Tracking Investor Sentiment in the Run-up to the Election
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Leaders in financial markets, technology, communications and data analysis explore how the positions and platforms of the presidential candidates drive investors’ and voters’ financial concerns and how that is reflected in online activity, political polls and the markets.
Archives International Auction
Saturday, October 22, 2016
During the Wall Street Collectors Bourse, Archives International will conduct an auction featuring a large and varied group of bank notes, scripophily and security printing ephemera from numerous estates and long-time collections.
Leonard Zax on “Hamilton in Paterson: America’s First Tech Incubator”
Friday, October 21, 2016
Leonard Zax, president of the Hamilton Partnership, discusses the new national park dedicated to Alexander Hamilton in Paterson, NJ.
6th Annual Wall Street Collectors Bourse
Friday, October 21, 2016
The Museum will once again be the venue for the Wall Street Collectors Bourse, which will take place October 21-23, 2016. Now in its sixth year, the Bourse is a free exposition, sale and live auction by international collectors and dealers displaying hundreds of works on paper from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.