|New York Map Society
Our Meeting Place:
The New York Map Society most often holds its lectures on weekday
evenings at the New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman
[Main] Building at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue. Meetings there are
free and open to the public, but space limitations may require an
RSVP to attend.
(We thank President Emeritus, Director, and Lifetime Sustaining
Member Sy Amkraut for helping arrange a temporary home for us for
the 2014 - 2015 program year at the New York Society for Ethical
Field trips to map sites and special events are typically held on
weekends. Some events are reserved for current-paid members only,
and some field trips are at venues that may require an admission fee.
See our "Map Exhibitions" page for map-related events in the New
York area and beyond. Contact the sponsoring organization for further
details about those events.
Wednesday, June 14, 6 pm - 7:45 pm: program-year-end, paid-
members-only, Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the New York Public
Library's map division, followed by a social hour nearby with drinks
and appetizers on the New York Map Society (at Annie Moore's,
around the corner at 22 East 41st St.). The tour is limited, so RSVPs,
to firstname.lastname@example.org, will be required. At this writing (May
9), the session is fully reserved, with six members on the waiting list.
Any cancellations from existing reservations will be offered to the list in
order of RSVP receipt.
September: our 2017-18 program year will begin with Kitty Harmon
speaking on pictorial maps of New York City in a free and
open-to-the-public event at the New York Public Library.
October: Jeremy Apgar, cartographer for the New York-New Jersey
Trail Conference, will speak on the history of, and current methodology
of, trail maps in a free and open-to-the-public event at the New York