Search by
See Filters
Dates
From:
To:

Neighborhood

 Manhattan

 Brooklyn

 Queens

 Bronx

 Westchester

 Rockland

 Fairfield

 Nassau

 Suffolk

 Staten Island

 Bergen

 All


Age Group

 0-2

 3-4

 5-8

 9-12

 13-17

 18 and older

All


Cost

 FREE

 Paid

 All


Category

 Arts & Crafts

 Classes for Kids

 Classes for Parents

 Fairs/Festivals

 Editor's Picks

 Halloween

 Historical/Cultural

 Library Events

 Movies

 Museums/Art Galleries

 Nature/Outdoors

 Shows

 Special Needs

 Sports

 Story Hours

 All

Gilded New York

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

Add to Calendar 11-11-2013 11-11-2014 15 Gilded New York Inaugurating the Museum's Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, Gilded New York explores the city's visual culture at the end of the 19th century, when its elite class flaunted their money as never before. In New York, this era was marked by the sudden rise of industrial and corporate wealth, amassed by such titans as Cornelius Vanderbilt and Jay Gould, who expressed their high status through extravagant fashions, architecture, and interior design. The exhibition presents a lavish display of some 100 works, including costumes, jewelry, portraits, and decorative objects, all created between the mid-1870s and the early 20th century. The dazzling works in the exhibition will illuminate an era when members of the new American aristocracy often displayed their wealth in storied balls in Fifth Avenue mansions and hotels. It was a time when New York became the nation's corporate headquarters and a popular Ladies' Mile of luxury retail establishments and cultural institutions helped launch the city to global prominence. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=153493 Museum of the City of New York true DD/MM/YYYY

November 11, 2013 through November 11, 2014
Ongoing. 10am-6pm, daily.
Museum of the City of New York
Upper West Side
All Ages
$20 for families (limit of 2 adults); $10 adults; $6 seniors, students; free for kids younger than 12
Description: Inaugurating the Museum's Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, Gilded New York explores the city's visual culture at the end of the 19th century, when its elite class flaunted their money as never before. In New York, this era was marked by the sudden rise of industrial and corporate wealth, amassed by such titans as Cornelius Vanderbilt and Jay Gould, who expressed their high status through extravagant fashions, architecture, and interior design. The exhibition presents a lavish display of some 100 works, including costumes, jewelry, portraits, and decorative objects, all created between the mid-1870s and the early 20th century. The dazzling works in the exhibition will illuminate an era when members of the new American aristocracy often displayed their wealth in storied balls in Fifth Avenue mansions and hotels. It was a time when New York became the nation's corporate headquarters and a popular Ladies' Mile of luxury retail establishments and cultural institutions helped launch the city to global prominence.

Address: 1220 Fifth Ave.
Upper West Side, NY
Phone: 212-534-1672
Website: mcny.org

If you go: Please tell them you saw this event on

Venue Description:

Upcoming Events at Museum of the City of New York:

  • Picturing Prestige: New York Portraits - 02/05/16 - 10/11/16
  • Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs - 04/14/16 - 10/09/16
  • Remembering 9/11 - 09/11/16