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MoAF Announces New Membership Program and March Events Lineup

February 26, 2019

MoAF Events Membership

MoAF Announces New Membership ProgramTuesday, February 26, 2019

The Museum of American Finance has 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. MoAF Events Membership ($50 per year) includes free admission to all programs in its Evening Lecture Series, as well as its Lunch & Learn Series, plus one free Walking Tour per year. MoAF Events Plus Membership ($150) has been created for those members interested in taking advantage of the above benefits, plus one guest ticket per event, free or reduced admission to thousands of other museums via the North American Reciprocal Membership (NARM) program and membership in the Smithsonian Institution.

Please note: All members who were current in 2018 have had their memberships extended through March 2019. To attend events AFTER March for free, please join our new MoAF Events Membership program at

Breakfast Conference

"US Equity Markets: Looking Back and Moving Forward" featuring keynote address by SEC Chairman Jay Clayton
Friday, March 8, 2019 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

The US equity markets are the most liquid and efficient in the world, and they are continually evolving in response to forces of technology and competition. As technology and competitive practices evolve, so must the regulatory framework in which business is conducted. Join the Museum of American Finance and the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis for a breakfast event with top SEC and US Treasury officials, including SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, as they discuss the year ahead.

This event will be held at Fordham University, 140 West 62 Street, McNally Amphitheatre. Doors open at 8:30 am. Program followed by breakfast reception. General admission $25; MoAF members and press FREE. Register today.

Evening Lecture Series

"A Conversation with Ted Seides"
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join the Museum and the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis for a conversation with Ted Seides, founder of Capital Allocators, LLC, and host of the Capital Allocators podcast. Mr. Seides will discuss lessons learned from the podcast about how institutional investors allocate capital and time, his career path (starting with his work in the Yale Investment Office under David Swensen), his bet with Warren Buffett, and much more. Mr. Seides will be interviewed by Jon Brolin, founder of Edenbrook Capital and adjunct professor of value investing at the Gabelli School of Business. Business attire required.

This event will be held at The University Club, 1 West 54th Street. Talk followed by reception. General admission $25; MoAF members and press FREE. Register today.

Walking Tour

Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a 90-minute historical walking tour of the Financial District. Tour meets outside 48 Wall Street (at Bank of New York sign); $15 per person includes admission to the Lunch & Learn with Damien Cregeau.

Register today.

Lunch and Learn Series

Damien Cregeau on "James Swan: Patriot Soldier, Forgotten Financier and International Man of Mystery"
Thursday, March 21, 2019 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Learn about the fascinating life of Colonel James Swan, the man who single-handedly bailed out the US debt to France following the American Revolution in this well-illustrated presentation by historian Damien Cregeau.

Presentation followed by Q&A. General admission $5; MoAF members, students and press FREE.

Register today.

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