Dutch Masters and You—Viewing Genealogy in Context

2019-05-28T18:33:30+00:00January 2019|GENEALOGY|

Yesterday, I attended a private tour of the Met Museum’s Dutch Masterpieces where I met the Assistant Curator for the exhibit, Adam Eaker, PhD.  There has been a lot of press and excitement about this two-year long special exhibition, which opened in October and will be on exhibit until October 2020—evidence of the perennial popularity of the Dutch masters. Listening to Dr. Eaker’s breadth of knowledge [...]

From History to Genealogy

2018-12-21T17:07:41+00:00October 2018|GENEALOGY|

Yesterday, I attended the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society's Fall Benefit Luncheon because I want to support its mission to preserve, document, and share the stories of the families across the state of New York. I was assigned to table five and when I sat down, I smiled and introduced myself to the man next to me.  I asked him [...]