Wednesday, November 11, 2015
07:30 AM to 02:30 PM
The Museum and NYSSA co-present a full-day symposium commemorating the 50th anniversary of Berkshire Hathaway. The event features three panels of prestigious speakers, as well as a fireside chat and a keynote address.
Event Video Archive
Author Haley Sweetland Edwards on "Shadow Courts"
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Join us for a lunchtime event with Time correspondent Haley Sweetland Edwards on her new book, Shadow Courts: The Tribunals That Rule Global Trade.
Edward Lengel on "First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His — and the Nation's — Prosperity"
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Join us for a talk and book signing with Washington scholar and historian Edward Lengel on his new book.
Damien Cregeau on “Mad Men in the Age of Downton Abbey"
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Join us for a talk by historian Damien Cregeau on New York’s landmark buildings in the early 20th century.
Jeff Gramm on "Dear Chairman: Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism"
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Join us for a talk and book signing with author Jeff Gramm on Dear Chairman, his acclaimed new book on the history of shareholder activism.
CelebrateHAMILTON Event Series
Monday, July 11, 2016
The fifth annual CelebrateHAMILTON program, a series of events about Alexander Hamilton's life presented by the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society, begins on July 6 and runs through July 17. There are over 30 events planned in New York and New Jersey as part of this year's program, including a series of events on July 11, the anniversary of the Hamilton-Burr duel.
Smithsonian Curator Ellen Feingold on "The Value of Money"
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Join us for a talk and book signing with Ellen Feingold, curator of the Smithsonian's National Numismatic Collection.
Join us for a lunchtime event with historian Paul Kahan on his latest book, The Bank War.
William Goetzmann on "Money Changes Everything"
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
In the aftermath of recent financial crises, it's easy to see finance as a wrecking ball: something that destroys fortunes and jobs, and undermines governments and banks. In Money Changes Everything, leading financial historian William Goetzmann argues the exact opposite—that the development of finance has made the growth of civilizations possible.
Talk and Walkthrough: The Hamiltons
Thursday, May 12, 2016
MoAF members and friends receive discounted admission to this Hamilton-themed talk and tour at the Museum of the City of New York.
Join us for a lunchtime talk and book signing with Stephen Cohen, co-author of Concrete Economics.
Prominent economist Edward Stringham speaks on his new book, Private Governance.
Edward Morris on "Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance"
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The 2008 financial collapse, the expansion of corporate and private wealth, the influence of money in politics—many of Wall Street's contemporary trends can be traced back to the work of 14 critical figures who wrote, and occasionally broke, the rules of American finance. Edward Morris plots in absorbing detail Wall Street's transformation from a clubby enclave of financiers to a symbol of vast economic power.
Join us for a panel discussion in conjunction with the University of Edinburgh Business School and the American-Scottish Foundation during New York City's Tartan Week. Panel will be moderated by Tom Easton, American Finance Editor of The Economist, and will feature speakers from IEX, ICAP, Cantor Fitzgerald and the University of Edinburgh.
Mervyn King on "The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy"
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Join us for a lunchtime event with Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, on his new book.
"The Longevity Bonus: The Economic Impact of the Retirement Megatrend" Panel and Fireside Chat
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Among the multiple transformations challenging 21st century norms and reshaping society, population aging is the only global megatrend causing a major impact in both developed and developing societies. This program features a fireside chat with Senator Bob Kerrey and Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Andy Sieg, followed by a panel moderated by former Wall Street Journal columnist Jonathan Clements.
Norton Reamer and Jesse Downing on "Investment: A History"
Friday, February 26, 2016
Norton Reamer and Jesse Downing, co-authors of Investment: A History, will speak on their entertaining and sophisticated new book.
Hamilton and Friends: Portraiture in Early New York
Thursday, February 11, 2016
MoAF members and friends receive discounted admission to this Hamilton-themed event at the Museum of the City of New York.
Dr. Richard Kurin on "The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects"
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Join us for an engaging presentation by Dr. Richard Kurin, Under Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, on The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects.
Margaret Oppenheimer on "The Woman Who Dueled with Aaron Burr...and Won"
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Join us for a lunchtime event with author Margaret Oppenheimer on her new book, The Remarkable Rise of Eliza Jumel.
2016 Gala Honoring Charles Schwab and Robert Rubin
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The Museum will honor the achievements of Charles Schwab and Robert Rubin at its 2016 Gala.