By Amanda Gordon, Bloomberg News
Bloomberg's Amanda Gordon reports on the Museum's 2018 Gala honoring Ken Griffin and Timothy Geithner.Read More
The Museum of American Finance will honor the achievements of two financial leaders in both the public and private sectors at its annual gala on February 6, 2018 at Cipriani Wall Street.
On Sunday, January 14, the Museum of American Finance's facility sustained significant water damage from flooding that resulted from a burst heating pipe on the fourth floor of its building at 48 Wall Street in New York City. The museum’s archives were not in any way affected by the water, nor were any artifacts or documents on display damaged by the flooding. Please note that the Museum's events will proceed as scheduled. Check our Events page for updated locations.
Visit this unique museum that chronicles the development and achievements of America's financial system. The Museum of American Finance is housed within a landmarked 1929 building designed by Benjamin Wistar Morris that was once the Bank of New York & Trust Company. The Museum features displays on the financial markets, money, banking, entrepreneurship and Alexander Hamilton, as well as rotating exhibits. There is a regular series of lectures and tours.
Why Museum of American Finance is a Top Museum: The museum's permanent collection includes stocks, bonds, currency, checks, prints, engravings, photographs, and more that tell the history of finance in America. Permanent exhibits on financial markets, money, banking, entrepreneurship and Alexander Hamilton are complemented by traveling exhibits, group classes on financial topics, walking tours of NYC's financial landmarks, and lectures by experts in the field.
Presented by the Museum of American Finance, The CFA Institute Research Foundation and S&P Global, this symposium will feature more than a dozen top economists, policy makers and scholars.
Barbara Chernow, an associate editor on the 27 volumes of the Papers of Alexander Hamilton, and Columbia University Press are investigating publication of Hamilton correspondence and documents that have surfaced since 1987 in a supplementary volume to complete the series. If you own, or your institution has acquired, such material and you are willing to assist with this project, please call 212-675-0605 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
When women couldn’t participate in finance, many wielded influence from the sidelines. Abigail Adams had the foresight in her time to see the advantages in trading bonds over farmland and persuaded her husband, John, to do so, according to letters between the two displayed at the Museum of American Finance in New York.
Thanks to Curbed NY for ranking MoAF the city's #2 best under-the-radar museum.
The Museum's annual "Great Crashes" walking tour will be held on Saturday, October 28, from 1-4 pm.
Some of New York City's finest attractions are waiving entrance fees Saturday, inviting visitors to save up to $33 each as part of Museum Day Live.
A roundup of the latest exhibits opening downtown includes "For the Love of Money: Blacks on US Currency" on display at the Museum of American Finance.
The Museum of American Finance received a $7,000 grant from the London Stock Exchange Group Foundation to support the Museum Finance Academy, an eight-week financial literacy certificate course for high school juniors and seniors.
On September 7, the Museum and Cheddar launched a new monthly video series featuring 10 CEOs from across the financial industry discussing “Why Wall Street Matters” from their individual perspectives.
The Museum of American Finance has launched a new monthly video series featuring 10 CEOs from across the financial industry discussing “Why Wall Street Matters” from their individual perspectives. The CEO Series is a collaboration between the Museum and Cheddar, a live and on demand news network covering technology, media and entertainment, which broadcasts daily from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
A temporary exhibit at the Museum of American Finance showcases black Americans on US currency.
The New York Times reviews the Museum's latest traveling exhibit, "For the Love of Money: Blacks on US Currency," on loan from the Museum of UnCut Funk.
In this C-SPAN program filmed at the Museum, Professor Robert Wright discusses Alexander Hamilton’s views on national debt and imagines how the Founding Father would address US debt in the 21st century.