By Amanda Gordon, Bloomberg News
January 13, 2016 | MoAF in the News
Bloomberg's coverage of the Museum's 2016 Gala honoring Charles Schwab and Robert Rubin.Read More
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.
A discussion on public vs. private funding will feature fireside chat with NYSE President Tom Farley.
The story behind the WWII era Hawaii notes, on view in the Museum's "America in Circulation" exhibit, featuring the collection of Mark R. Shenkman.
Perhaps no other person has had so much influence on the American economic system as Hamilton. Not only was the guy the very first Secretary of the Treasury, he also was instrumental in establishing the United States Mint. His contributions are honored with a dedicated room at the Museum of American Finance, in the very same building that once housed the Hamilton-established Bank of New York.
Golden anniversaries warrant jubilee celebrations and no milestone in value investing warrants more notice than that of Berkshire Hathaway’s 50 years under Warren Buffett’s leadership. Wall Street’s Museum of American Finance on November 11 will host a symposium commemorating this achievement. Boasting a dozen devotees of Berkshire and its philosophy, discussion will consider Berkshire’s conception of partnership, views from those who have been significant investors, and assessments from those who have been inspired to emulate the Berkshire model.
Michael E. Newton discusses his book, Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years, about the early life of the Founding Father from the West Indies, in a program at the Museum of American Finance. Mr. Newton talks about his research process and how Hamilton’s early experiences helped prepare him to become one of the most influential of the Founding Fathers.
Preview of the Museum's upcoming gold exhibit, opening November 19, 2015.
ABC Radio features the Museum's Lunch and Learn program with New York Times reporter and author Nathaniel Popper on the inside story of Bitcoin.