Tuesday, June 16, 2015
12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
New York Times reporter Nathaniel Popper discusses his new book, Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money.
Event Video Archive
Bethany McLean on "Why Does the US Government Want Fannie and Freddie Dead?"
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Join us for a lunchtime event with journalist and best-selling author Bethany McLean on her new book, Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the US Mortgage Giants.
Michael Newton on "Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years"
Friday, July 10, 2015
Relying on new research and extensive analysis of the existing literature, author and scholar Michael E. Newton presents a more comprehensive and accurate account of Alexander Hamilton's formative years.
Night at the Museums
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The Museum will be open for FREE from 4-8 pm, as part of the Night at the Museums event.
Artist's Talk and Tour: Emily Erb on "Legal Tender"
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Join us for a talk and tour of the "Legal Tender" exhibit led by artist Emily Erb.
Kim Ann Curtin on "Transforming Wall Street: A Conscious Path for a New Future"
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Kim Ann Curtin, author of Transforming Wall Street: A Conscious Path for a New Future, offers fresh insight into what the future financial services industry could look like.
According to recent polls, trust in the financial sector, and Wall Street in particular, remains markedly low. If the financial service industry is serious in pursuing the problem of mistrust, it should look back to other scandal-ridden periods of the history of financial capitalism. This discussion of the history of trust and fraud will identify a series of steps that market actors can take to renew trust in the marketplace.
Harley Spiller on "Keep the Change"
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Join us for a lunchtime talk with "Inspector Collector" Harley Spiller on his new book, Keep the Change: A Collector's Tale of Lucky Pennies, Counterfeit C-Notes and Other Curious Currency.
Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz on "The Great Divide"
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Nobel Prize-winning economist, best-selling author and Columbia University professor Joseph Stiglitz discusses his new book, in a conversation with Myron Kandel, Founding Financial Editor of CNN.
Acclaimed historian Thomas Fleming examines how the differing temperaments and leadership styles of Washington and Jefferson shaped two opposing views of the presidency — and the nation.
"A Force for Good" Panel Discussion
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
In A Force for Good, John Taft has gathered some of the greatest financial minds to explore how Wall Street can harness the same creative energy that invented credit default swaps and channel it towards the public good. Join us for a panel discussion featuring Barbara Novick, John Rogers, Charles Ellis and John Taft.
Book Launch of "Genealogy of American Finance"
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Join the Museum and Columbia Business School Publishing for the launch of the Museum's new book.
Mary Pilon on "The Monopolists"
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Reporter and author Mary Pilon discusses her new book about the little-known history of Monopoly.
Monopoly Tournament for Children and Adults
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Join us for our third Monopoly tournament for children and adults, and stay for our Lunch and Learn with award-winning journalist Mary Pilon on her new book, The Monopolists.
Bruce Smart on "People on US Banknotes, 1861-1928"
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Currency expert Dr. Bruce Edmund Smart gives a talk on the portraits featured on American paper money.
“Bitcoin and the Future of Payments Technology” Fireside Chat with Lawrence H. Summers and Panel Discussion
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
This timely discussion about Bitcoin and the future of payments technology features a fireside chat with former US Treasury Secretary and President Emeritus of Harvard University Lawrence H. Summers conducted by Michael Casey, Senior Columnist for Global Finance at The Wall Street Journal, followed by a panel discussion.
A Conversation with Albert Gallatin
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Join us on the anniversary of Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin’s birth to meet the man himself through the historical interpretation of Ron Duquette.
2015 Gala Honoring David M. Rubenstein
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, received the Whitehead Award for Distinguished Public Service and Financial Leadership at the Museum’s 2015 gala.
2015 Hamilton Birthday Celebration
Friday, January 9, 2015
Join the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society (AHA) in celebration of the anniversary of Hamilton's birth.
Jim Grant on "The Self-Healing Depression of 1920-21: America's Last Laissez-Faire Business Cycle Downturn"
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Join us for a talk and book signing with James Grant, financial journalist and historian, on his latest book, The Forgotten Depression.