The New York Public Library Celebrates 100 Years

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artwork: Fish market scenes from Ulrich Richental's Chronicle of the Council of Constance, German, early 1460's. Courtesy of the New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, N.Y.


NEW YORK, NY.- The New York Public Library features over 250 artifacts from its incredible research collections in the new exhibition Celebrating 100 Years, which opened on May 14th at the Library’s landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The exhibition – a cornerstone of the Library’s celebration of the Schwarzman Building’s 100th birthday – is organized by independent curator Thomas Mellins and shines a spotlight on items spanning thousands of years and representing the worlds of literature, dance, social activism, invention, exploration, religion, history and innumerable other intellectual disciplines and creative pursuits.