Digital Discussion: Subway Style
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Free Online Program
The New York City subway system's unique style spans a fascinating range of design movements and sometimes competing aesthetics. Find out how to spot details such as ornate Beaux-Arts architecture by Heins & LaFarge and the Arts and Crafts style mosaics of Squire Vickers. Consider the connection between beauty and accessibility, and form and function in designing transit spaces. Learn how stations continue to develop through various design initiatives.
Join Family Programs and Visitor Experience Manager Leigh Williams for a digital discussion exploring the evolving aesthetic movements found underground.
Please Note: This event will take place online. Upon registration, all participants will receive two emails - one will be a receipt and the other will include a Zoom link with instructions on how to participate. We encourage you to download the Zoom app in advance for the best user experience.
All attendees are welcome. You will have the option to turn on automatic captions for this virtual program. Staff will share instructions for how to do so at the start of the event. Please email [email protected] with any questions.
Image: David Lubarsky, Eagle Mosaic: 33rd Street Station (IRT East Side Line), ca. 1990's, 1994.21.1, Print, Photographic Collection, New York Transit Museum.
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