Boroughs in Business: Art and Commerce in New York City
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$12 members, students, artists, seniors; $15 general public
This half-day symposium will bring curators and scholars together to examine New York City as the center for commercial and artistic innovation through the works on view in the current exhibition “Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art.” The morning session will focus on objects made by artists, artisans, and manufacturers in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century New York. The afternoon session will expand on the history of commerce and consumer culture during this period.