Past Events

The Art Deco Society of New York proudly offers 25–30 programs annually, which explore the diverse aspects of Art Deco architecture and design as well as the vivacious culture of the interwar years. Hover over any image below to see an overview of that type of event and for the option to see a selection of past events in that category. 

ADSNY has a deep history of offering a variety of local walking and bus tours throughout the five boroughs of New York City as well as the tri-state area. Tours are led by renowned, award-winning guides who are experts in their fields. Each tour is unique and designed with our knowledgable and enthusiastic audience in mind.

Bus and Walking Tours

Bus Tours and Walking Tours

ADSNY's robust roster of engaging and informative illustrated talks are presented by local and international experts on various aspects of Art Deco. Lectures include book talks that explore the latest research and ideas on interwar architecture, decorative arts and design, in addition to the culture and lifestyle of the period.

Illustrated Talks

Illustrated Talks and Book Talks

ADSNY is proud to have relationships with many museums, auction houses, galleries, and institutions in New York and around the world. Through these partnerships, ADSNY offers private, one-of-a-kind curated tours of current exhibitions and behind-the-scenes opportunities in celebrated Art Deco collections, archives, and resources.

Museum and Gallery Events

Museum and Gallery Events

ADSNY’s travel series offers current members a series of specially curated, one-of-a-kind tours––led by leading architectural historians and design experts––to explore the unique interwar architecture, design, and culture in other Deco cities. These exclusive programs typically range from extended weekends to immersive, week-long experiences.

Destination Deco Travel

Destination Deco: Travel

Private Collection Visits

ADSNY partners with private collectors to provide exclusive opportunities for current ADSNY members to visit private residences and explore unique personal collections. These programs allow members to learn more about the collecting process and see many types of Deco collections, including furniture, barware, glass, posters, and much more.

Private Collection Visits

In addition to the larger categories of programs, ADSNY offers many one-of-a-kind events. These unique programs include: social events that celebrate the vivacious culture of the Jazz Age; the Michael J. Smith Art Deco Series; film screenings, such as the Lights, Camera, Deco! series; Scavenger Hunts; and much more!

Other Unique Programs

Other Unique Programs