Notable New Yorkers Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Delaney Brothers

Drawn by the creative energies of the Harlem Renaissance, these two talented brothers from Knoxville made a name for themselves in the NYC art scene.
Notable New Yorkers Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Staff Picks: Rebel Women

One of the Museum's registrars shares her favorite item in Rebel Women: Defying Victorianism—a cartoon of feminist and radical Victoria Woodhull.
Notable New Yorkers Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein

August 25 marks the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein. We’re getting in on the world-wide celebration of the conductor, composer, and New Yorker with a few highlights from the Museum’s collection.
Notable New Yorkers Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Dressing Sustainably, Then and Now

Valentina Schlee and Vera Maxwell, two of the mid-20th century's defining designers, extolled the merits of a minimalist wardrobe. They created looks that buoyed the nation’s women through the WWII period of L-85 governmental restrictions without feeling deprived.