MoAF Newsletter - May 28, 2015

 

Spring Appeal


Did You Miss the Gold Rush?
Did You Miss the Gold Rush?

An exhibit on gold is coming this fall – one of several world-class exhibits and programs that set a new standard of excellence and excitement at the Museum. With your support we will continue to raise the bar to distinguish ourselves as a leading cultural institution. For as little as $50, you can make an impact.

DON’T MISS OUT! MAKE YOUR TAX-DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTION TODAY!

Lunch and Learn Series


Kim Ann Curtin on
Kim Ann Curtin on "Transforming Wall Street: A Conscious Path for a New Future" (WATCH VIDEO)
Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Kim Ann Curtin, author of Transforming Wall Street: A Conscious Path for a New Future, will offer fresh insight into what the future financial industry could look like. Drawing on the experiences of the 50 leading Wall Street luminaries interviewed in her new book, as well as the experiences of several other notable experts, Kim will challenge the established narrative of self-interest and greed that has informed so much of the coverage around Wall Street.

Talk followed by Q&A and book signing. $5 tickets include Museum admission; members and students free. Register today.

Walking Tour


Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a 90-minute historical walking tour of FiDi (the Financial District). $15 includes admission to the Museum and the Lunch and Learn with Nathaniel Popper. Register today.

Lunch and Learn Series


Nathaniel Popper on
Nathaniel Popper on "Digital Gold: The Inside Story of Bitcoin"
Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Bitcoin is one of the most talked about but least understood technological innovations of recent years, and the inner workings of Bitcoin have always been shrouded in mystery. In illuminating this secret world and the eccentric characters that populate it, Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money by New York Times reporter Nathaniel Popper provides the first ever narrative-driven account of the dramatic rise of the controversial and volatile new form of currency.

Talk followed by Q&A and book signing. $5 tickets include Museum admission; members and students free. Register today.

Lunch and Learn Series


Artist's Talk and Tour: Emily Erb on
Artist's Talk and Tour: Emily Erb on "Legal Tender"
Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Join us for a lunchtime program with artist Emily Erb on her solo exhibit, "Legal Tender," which consists of flag paintings depicting US paper currency from 1862 to the present. Erb employs the ancient Indian technique of silk painting to reflect a global perspective on the history of American money.

Talk followed by exhibit tour. $5 tickets include Museum admission; members and students free. Register today.

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