May 3, 2016 | Press Releases
Wall Street veteran John E. Herzog has announced a final $5 million gift to the Museum of American Finance, the New York institution he founded more than 25 years ago.Read More
On Wednesday, April 6, the Museum of American Finance, the University of Edinburgh Business School and the American-Scottish Foundation will present a timely panel discussion about the impact of electronic trading on global markets, investors and the economy.
It’s only fitting that the Museum of American Finance (MOAF), an affiliate of the Smithsonian Museum system located in New York City, would turn its attention to gold. A new exhibit that opened this past winter is known as “Worth Its Weight: Gold from the Ground Up.” Filled with a dizzying array of spectacular gold items from throughout the ages, this exhibit is intended to demonstrate the beauty and universal appeal of gold over the span of human history.
On Thursday evening, March 10, 2016, a panel of experts on aging, longevity and retirement gathered at the Museum of American Finance on Wall Street to discuss the economic impact longer lifespans will have on everything from Social Security to robotics to the non-profit sector.
Retirement gurus, economists and other Big Thinkers like to talk about “the longevity bonus” — the extra 30 years or so that have been added to our lifespans, according to mortality statistics. The question is: What’s the economic impact of the longevity bonus?
Admission to the Museum will be FREE for all visitors on Saturday, March 5 and Saturday, March 12 in honor of Women’s History Month, courtesy of the Financial Women’s Association (FWA). Celebrating its 60th anniversary, FWA Members, partner firms and supporters work to accelerate the leadership of women across the financial community. To date, the FWA has reached more than 5,000 young professionals and students through scholarships and mentoring.
On March 10, the Museum will host “The Longevity Bonus: The Economic Impact on the Retirement Megatrend,” a timely discussion about the implications of population aging – the only global megatrend causing a major impact in both developed and developing societies.
MoAF features prominently in this Forbes list of the places that were once Hamilton’s stomping ground.
The Museum will honor the achievements of two financial leaders in both the public and private sectors at its annual gala on January 12, 2016. Robert Rubin will receive the Whitehead Award for Distinguished Public Service and Financial Leadership and Charles Schwab will receive the Museum's new Financial Innovation Award.
Untapped Cities reviews the Museum's new "Worth Its Weight: Gold from the Ground Up" exhibit.
“Hamilton” is making a lot of money on Broadway. Nearby, the Museum of American Finance is also seeing visitor growth. Its room dedicated to Hamilton is typically only one draw among various exhibits about banking, Wall Street and money. Now, visitors head straight for it. Sensing an opportunity, the museum advertised in the Broadway musical’s program. Museum staffers are especially excited about the more diverse crowd showing an interest in Hamilton, including more younger visitors than usual.