• 7/05/2023
    MoAF Launches Series with Founder John Herzog
  • March 8, 2022
    MoAF Launches Digital "Women of Wall Street" Exhibit

    In honor of International Women's Day on March 8, 2022, the Museum of American Finance launched a digital version of its popular 2009 exhibit, "Women of Wall Street."

  • December 20, 2021
    MoAF Mourns the Loss of Trustee Verne Sedlacek

    The Board of Trustees and staff of the Museum of American Finance mourn the sudden passing of Trustee Verne Sedlacek.

  • May 8, 2020
    “Out of the Vault” Video Series Offers Virtual Tour of Museum Collection

    On May 8, the Museum posted the first video in its new “Out of the Vault” video series, which is now available on its YouTube channel and across its social media platforms. These short videos explore objects and documents from the Museum’s collection that were featured in the “Out of the Vault” exhibit. David Cowen, the Museum's president and CEO, narrates the series from his home during the COVID-19 lockdown.

  • December 9, 2019
    Museum Board and Staff Mourn the Loss of Paul Volcker

    The Museum of American Finance trustees and staff mourn the loss of our Advisory Council member, former Whitehead Award honoree and good friend, Paul Volcker.

  • November 19, 2019
    Paperback Edition of Sylla and Cowen's "Alexander Hamilton on Finance, Credit, and Debt" Now Available

    The paperback edition of Alexander Hamilton on Finance, Credit, and Debt, co-authored by MoAF Chairman Richard Sylla and MoAF President/CEO David Cowen, is now available as a paperback edition. Members, supporters and friends of the Museum will receive a 30% discount off the purchase price with promo code "CUP30" on the Columbia University Press website.

  • November 13, 2019
    MoAF and Cheddar Collaborate on Two-Part C-Suite Video Series

    The Museum of American Finance and Cheddar have collaborated on a monthly video and interview series featuring C-Suite executives from across the financial industry. The two-part series includes CEOs discussing “Why Wall Street Matters,” as well as C-Suite technology executives explaining how technology is impacting their companies and their industry segments in “Disrupting Wall Street.”

  • Posted July 23, 2019
    Registration is now open for MFA Boot Camp, Aug 5-8

    High school sophomores and juniors are invited to register for MFA Boot Camp, a FREE motivational finance experience that will run from August 5-8 in New York City.

  • March 15, 2019
    MoAF Launches "Where Are They Now?" Blog

    The Museum of American Finance has launched a companion blog for its "Where Are They Now?" Series, which traces the histories and origins of 207 of the underwriters of the 1956 Ford Motor Company IPO. "Where Are They Now?" is a collaboration between historian Susie J. Pak and the Museum of American Finance, and the research for this series has been generously funded by Charles Royce of The Royce Funds.

  • February 26, 2019
    MoAF Announces New Membership Program

    This month, the Museum of American Finance launched a new membership program geared towards providing free priority access to its many offsite events and programs while the Museum seeks a new permanent home following the flood in its building in January 2018.

  • 11/08/2017
    Request for Hamilton Correspondence and Documents

    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

  • September 12, 2017
    MoAF Receives $7,000 Grant from LSEG Foundation to Support Financial Education Programs

    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.

  • September 7, 2017
    MoAF and Cheddar Collaborate on CEO Video Series

    On September 7, the Museum and Cheddar launched a new monthly video series featuring CEOs from across the financial industry discussing “Why Wall Street Matters” from their individual perspectives. 

  • April 6, 2016
    MoAF Events on C-SPAN

    In addition to the programs available on the Museum's YouTube channel, many of the Museum's events have aired on C-SPAN and are now available on the C-SPAN website.

  • August 7, 2015
    Exhibit Preview: "Worth Its Weight: Gold from the Ground Up"

    Preview of the Museum's upcoming gold exhibit, opening November 19, 2015.

  • February 7, 2015
    Remembering John Whitehead

    The board and staff of the Museum of American Finance are deeply saddened by the loss of John Whitehead, who passed away on February 7 at the age of 92.

  • December 9, 2014
    Museum Premieres “Charging Bull” Documentary and Displays Replica Sculpture

    On the evening of December 3, the Museum hosted the first showing of a new documentary film, “Lucky Balls,” commemorating the 25th year that the “Charging Bull” sculpture by Arturo Di Modica has been at Bowling Green Park in New York City. Over the years, the sculpture has become one of the most popular attractions in Lower Manhattan and one of the most widely-recognized images around the world. The documentary will be entered in the Tribeca Film Festival next year, and eventually a wider distribution is anticipated.

  • June 11, 2014
    MoAF, R.W. Pressprich and Boys' Club of NY Ring NYSE Opening Bell to Launch Free Student Program

    Representatives from the Museum of American Finance, R.W. Pressprich and the Boys’ Club of New York visited the NYSE and rang the Opening Bell to mark the second consecutive year that R.W. Pressprich has sponsored free student admission to the Museum over the summer, as well as financial education programs at the Museum for members of the Boys’ Club of New York.

  • September 4, 2013
    MoAF Unveils Photo Booth

    On September 4, the Museum unveiled a new photo booth, providing guests with the opportunity to capture their visits to the Financial District. A variety of finance- and money-themed backgrounds are available, including the Museum facade on Wall Street. Each set of four photos costs $5, with the proceeds benefiting the Museum's educational programs.

  • August 7, 2013
    MoAF Announces Creation of Founder's FriendsNew group aims to foster relationships formed in Museum's early years, while providing support for the Museum.

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