New York Map Society
Upcoming Meetings
Our Meeting Places -- both are free and open to the public for our events, but they may
require an RSVP to attend:

Avenues: The World School
, Headquarters, 11 East 26th Street (between Madison and Fifth
, New York, NY 10011. Photo ID required for entry. The boardroom seats 40+, and
has a 75-inch 1080p wall-mounted electronic screen. It is available for society events Monday
and Wednesday to Friday evenings, and Saturday afternoons. RSVPs to are requested, but not required.

(We hope -- in a few years, once renovations to the Mid-Manhattan Library are completed -- to
again have our meetings at
The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman [Main]
Building, 42nd Street and  Fifth Avenue, New York City

Field trips to map sites, special events, and lectures may 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 Shows and Lectures" page for map-related events.
Our 2018-19 program year ended with a June 15 members-only "Show
and Tell," followed by a Social Hour at Avenues HQ, with drinks and
Middle Eastern delights hosted by our president, Steve Hanon. Our
presenters: Jacob Ford, Steve Hanon, Andrew  Kapochunas, Joseph
Porder, Fred Shauger, Laura Ten Eyck, and Emily Theisen. See photos
at our "Past Meetings" page.
Our 2019-20 program year began September 1, 2019. We hope you'll
renew, so that we can continue bringing members quality lectures and
field trips. The grace period for our receipt of dues -- during which you
will still be considered an active member -- ends December 1, 2019.
Please take a moment now to renew at our
"Join Us" page.
Our Upcoming 2019-20 Program:
Saturday, 2:00 pm, November 2, 2019
Ian Fowler will speak on "Cartographic Visions of New Netherland and
New Amsterdam."

Venue: Avenues HQ, 17th Floor Boardroom, 11 East 26th Street (between
Madison and Fifth Avenues)
, New York, NY 10011. Bring Photo ID for entry.

Ian will take us on an exploration of the history of the shifting populations of
Manhattan Island, from the Lenape, through the Dutch, and onto modern
times, using maps representing the land as interpreted by these groups and
also the way these groups have been represented in the cartographic

Please RSVP to
Saturday, 2:00 pm, December 7, 2019
Members-Only "Show and Tell" and catered Holiday Social

Avenues HQ, 16th Floor, 11 East 26th Street (between Madison
and Fifth Avenues)
, New York, NY 10011. Bring Photo ID for entry.

Please RSVP to

Already RSVP'd and showing a map: Fred Shauger, PJ Mode, Jim
Barry, Roger Karlebach, and Andrew Kapochunas -- so
only five slots
, speaking for six minutes each.
2020 Lectures:

Saturday, 2 pm, January 25, 2020: PJ Mode and Laura Ten Eyck
hosting a discussion on "Donating your map collection"

Saturday, 2 pm, February 29, 2020: Andrew Kapochunas: "New York's
Newtown Creek:
Death and Resurrection -- A Chronicle in Maps and

Saturday, 2 pm, March 14, 2020: Eric Sanderson: "The Mannahatta

Saturday, 2 pm, April 18, 2020: Lars Grava: "At the Edge of Empires -
Maps of the Baltic States"