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Collector’s Night 2016
Jun 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm| Variable
Join us at the New York City Fire Museum for The City Reliquary’s annual celebration of ephemera and those who curate it! This year’s event includes displays by guest museums such as BLDG 92, Museum at Eldridge Street, The Museum of Interesting Things, MoRUS, and others!
Confirmed Collections Include:
* 16mm archival cartoons
* Vintage Manhattan maps and photos
* Artifacts from The Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum
* Social movements ephemera from Interference Archive
* Vintage Coney Island chalkware prize figurines from Marion Duckworth Smith of the Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead
* Pocket protectors from Inspector Collector, Harley Judd Spiller of the Museum of American Finance
* Vintage greeting cards
…and many, many others!
Stanley B. Burns, MD of The Burns Archive, an extensive photographic collection of the forgotten, unseen, and disquieting moments in history. Dr. Burns will discuss the process of compiling and curating his collection. Dr. Burns served as the Medical, Historical & Technical Advisor to the HBO/Cinemax series The Knick, and Mercy Street PBS. He has also consulted on hundreds of documentaries, films and television series.
Austin Wright of the Museum of Democracy, the world’s largest collection of historical and political campaign memorabilia. He will present the Wright family collection of presidential campaign artifacts, and discuss the future of the museum.
Howard Warren, a retired science teacher from Trinity School in Manhattan. He will discuss his collection of professional baseball ephemera as it relates to the dismantling of #JimCrow through the sport’s integration.
Admission: $10 general/$5 for members of The City Reliquary or New York City Fire Museum. Become a Reliquary Member today!: https://www.artful.ly/the-city-reliquary/store/memberships
With sponsorship from The Brooklyn Brewery and Two Boots Pizza!