No charge for admission to lecture Wendy Nalani E. Ikemoto, Ph.D., curated the award-winning Scenes of New York City exhibition and co-authored the exhibition’s catalogue. Dr. Ikemoto is Senior Curator of American Art at the New-York Historical Society and holds a Ph.D. in the History of Art and Architecture from Harvard. In her lecture, she will discuss the Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection gift, which diversified the N-YHS’s holdings, and the development of the exhibition. Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection features selections from the Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection, a promised gift of paintings, watercolors, prints, drawings, and sculptures to the New-York Historical Society. The Hirschfelds are prominent philanthropists and art collectors who have been dedicated to collecting art that portrays New York City and the people who make it unique.