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New York Historical Society: Luce Center
Posted: December 5th, 2008
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Envisioned as a dynamic learning resource for scholars and the general public alike, the unique design of the Luce Center allows visitors a behind-the-scenes look at a working museum collection. New acoustiguides are also periodically added to this versatile display space.

The wealth of significant objects housed in the Luce Center their power to fascinate, evoke the past, and convey the physical reality of history complements the special exhibitions, library resources, and public programs that are also available to visitors. By presenting such treasures in a format at once transparent, adaptable, and accessible, the New York Historical Society is charting an important new path in the museum community.

In this SundayArts choice learn about some of their curator’s favorite pieces.Learn more on the New York Historical Society’s Web site.

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SundayArts is made possible in part by First Republic Bank and by the Rubin Museum of Art. Funding for SundayArts is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, The Paul and Irma Milstein Foundation, The Philip & Janice Levin Foundation, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Jody and John Arnhold, and The Lemberg Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.