Wednesday, February 10, 2016
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
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.
Upcoming Events and Tours
Hamilton and Friends: Portraiture in Early New York
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 06:30 PM
MoAF members and friends receive discounted admission to this Hamilton-themed event at the Museum of the City of New York.
Walking Tour: George Washington's New York
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 01:00 PM
The Museum's 90-minute walking tour of the Financial District, with an emphasis on George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and 18th century financial history.
Norton Reamer and Jesse Downing on "Investment: A History"
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Norton Reamer and Jesse Downing, co-authors of Investment: A History, will speak on their entertaining and sophisticated new book.
Paul Kahan on "The Bank War: Andrew Jackson, Nicholas Biddle, and the Fight for American Finance"
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Join us for a lunchtime event with historian Paul Kahan on his latest book, The Bank War.
"The Longevity Bonus: The Economic Impact of the Retirement Megatrend" Panel and Fireside Chat with Senator Bob Kerrey
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 06:00 PM
Join us for a fireside chat featuring Senator Bob Kerrey and Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Andy Sieg, followed by a panel discussion featuring thought leaders in the field of longevity moderated by former Wall Street Journal columnist Jonathan Clements.
Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Join us for a 90-minute historical walking tour of FiDi (the Financial District).
Mervyn King on "The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy"
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Join us for a lunchtime event with Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, on his new book.
Edward Stringham on "Private Governance: How Private Rules and Regulations in Stock Markets Made Modern Capitalism Possible"
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Join us for a lunchtime event with prominent economist Edward Stringham on his new book, Private Governance.
Stephen Cohen on "Concrete Economics: The Hamilton Approach to Economic Growth and Policy"
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Join us for a lunchtime talk and book signing with Stephen Cohen, co-author of Concrete Economics.
Ellen Feingold on "The Value of Money"
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Join us for a talk and book signing with Ellen Feingold, curator of the Smithsonian's National Numismatic Collection.