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National Arts Club

 
 
National Arts Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 27, 2017
1. National Arts Club Marker
Inscription.
The National
Arts Club was
founded in 1898.
Early members include
Robert Henri,
Frederic Remington,
Daniel Chester French,
Woodrow Wilson
and
Theodore
Roosevelt.

 
Location. 40° 44.268′ N, 73° 59.202′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Gramercy Park South west of Irving Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 Gramercy Park South, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The National Arts Club (here, next to this marker); Poetry Society of America (here, next to this marker); Robert Henri (within shouting distance of this marker); James Harper (within shouting distance of this marker); Cyrus West Field (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Kirstein (about 400 feet away); Brotherhood Synagogue (about 500 feet away); George Bellows (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  History (The National Arts Club). "The National Arts Club was founded in 1898 by author and poet Charles De Kay, the literary and art critic for
National Arts Club Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 27, 2017
2. National Arts Club Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible on the right.
The New York Times. He together with a group of distinguished artists and patrons conceived of a gathering place to welcome artists of all genres as well as art lovers and patrons. At the turn of the 20th century American artists began to look to our own country rather than to Europe for inspiration, and the American art world was alive with energy. The newly-formed National Arts Club took residence in a mansion on 34th Street. American art had a new home. In 1906, when the Club outgrew that location, Spencer Trask, a financier, philanthropist and NAC Governor, helped the Club acquire the historic Samuel Tilden Mansion as its new home." (Submitted on August 7, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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