Gatherings and Events
To attend Social Register gatherings and events you must be either a:
Social Register member
Invited prospective Social Register member, or
Member of a reciprocal club or association.
July 15, 2020 – "An Evening at Monticello with Thomas Jefferson." A Private Live Virtual Tour of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello presented exclusively for Social Register Members.
July 29, 2020 – "An Evening with John Singer Sargent and the Scandal of Madame X." Presented by SR member and artist Jim Caldwell about the life, career, and work of the expatriate portraitist, and the scandal surrounding his piece "Portrait of Madame X."
August 19, 2020 - “A Spirited Conversation on the Direction of Fashion and Jewelry for Our Times.” A panel discussion presented by Hindman Auctions exclusively for Social Register members.
September 16, 2020 - " New Treasurers from India." An evening with the Founder and Director of the Museum of Art and Photography - Bangalore, India - not yet open to the public - exclusively for Social Register Members.
September 30, 2020 - "An Exclusive Private Tour of the Heart of the U.S. Economy: U.S. Treasury Building." Your leadership guides from the Treasury Historical Society host the tour including private historical spaces not even shown to VIPs. A Social Register member exclusive.
October 18, 2020 - "An Evening Celebrating Suzie Zuzek, the Artist Behind Lilly Pulitzer." Narrated by Becky Smith, fellow Social Register member, and co-founder of the Suzie Zuzek Project, and Caroline Rennolds Milbank, fashion historian, author, journalist, curator, and appraiser. Private show for Social Register members only.
November 18, 2020 - "Meet a Record-Breaking Athlete." An introduction to Kim Chambers, one of six people to swim the Ocean Seven, and the only woman to swim from Farallon Islands to San Francisco considered the most dangerous of all swims. Kim shares her incredible story that captures the world.
January 13, 2021 - "The Year 1000." Join us for a fascinating, informative talk by Valerie Hansen, the Stanley Woodward Professor of History at Yale University and author of The New York Times bestseller The Year 1000:When Explorers Connected the World - and Globalization Began." Dr. Hansen argues that the year 1000 was the world’s first point of major cultural exchange and exploration. The London Sunday Times wrote, “Daring… A smart, broad-ranging survey of the global Middle Ages that is learned, thought-provoking—and perfectly tuned to our times.”
January 30, 2021 - "An Exclusive Live Virtual Tour of Four World-Renowned Galleries." Along with Helen Allen, Executive Director of The Winter Show as moderator, we will explore the Nathan Liverant and Son gallery in Colchester, CT; Jonathan Boos gallery in New York City; Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz gallery in Paris, France; and Spencer Marks gallery in Southhampton, MA. These are four world-renowned experts in their field.
February 12, 2021 - "Exclusive Virtual Concert with The Knights," performing Beethoven's Symphony No. 8, first movement; Brahms' Violin Concerto with Gil Shaham; and S. Aghaei and C. Jacobson's Ascending Bird with Yo-Yo Ma. The New York Times describes The Knights as "an adventurous young orchestra that has established a strong reputation for polished performances and imaginative programming." The evening will be hosted live (virtually) by Eric Jacobsen, artistic director, and conductor, along with celebrated violinist and composer Colin Jacobsen. Audio engineered and sound designed by Grammy Award winner Jody Elff.
March 24, 2021 - "Heavenly Shades of Night, A History of Nocturnes." Jim Caldwell, an accomplished artist himself, with more than 450 collections worldwide, will talk about what twilight and night mean to us and how these mediums have been portrayed in art. "It's about an awakened sensibility to what artists throughout history have tried to say ... fascinated with depicting night for as long as there has been painting. It is time of dreams and inner reflection."
April 22, 2021 – Exclusive Intimate Virtual Celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower. This is a once-in-a-hundred-year celebration gala with our esteemed guest of honor, former British Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH.
May 5, 2021 – "A Private Live Virtual Tour of Winterthur Presented Exclusively for Social Register Members." Winterthur, the premier museum of American decorative arts and childhood home of art collector and horticulturist Henry Francis du Pont, houses 90,000 works of decorative and fine art made or used in America between 1640 and 1860, and 77 acres of historical gardens. The tour will include rooms and gardens not generally available to the public. Lead by Jeff Goff, Estate Historian at Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, and Chris Strand, the Brown Harrington Director of Garden & Estate at Winterthur.
Upcoming Gatherings and Events
August 31, 2021 - A Private In-Person Tour of LongHouse Reserve." LongHouse is the 16-acre estate of Jack Lenor Larsen, renowned textile designer, author and art collector, in East Hampton, New York. This private tour, led by Chief Horticulturist Holger Winenga, includes the renown collection of Larsen's art collection sculptures in the gardens, and culminates in a tour of Larsen's private residence curated by Wendy Van Deusen.
January 2022 - Private reception at a Chelsea Gallery in honor of John Mack, photographer.
January 2022 - Private In-Person Winter Show tour of art galleries in New York City only for SF Members.
February 2022 - Palm Beach cocktail and dinner party kick-off fund raiser for the Social Register's 135th- anniversary. Details to follow.
October 2022 – Social Register's 135th-anniversary gala event in New York City. Details to follow. Please mark your calendars.
Previous Gatherings and Events
New York, NY - A Night at the Opera – Performance of Beethoven’s Leonore – March, 2020
Vero Beach, FL – A Cocktail Gathering at a Private Residence - February, 2020
New York, NY– The Winter Show Private SR Tour - The Park Avenue Armory - February 1, 2020
New York, NY – Celebrating Autumn and Art - Upper East Side Gallery Tour - October 2019
New York, NY – Friday Frolic - Cocktail Party – The Explorers Club – September 2019
New York, NY – An Expedition to Adventure for Your Young Explorers – The Explorers Club – September 2019
Cincinnati, OH – Black Tie Dinner Dance Celebration – Cincinnati Woman’s Club - June 2019
Chicago, IL – "Aloha Spring!" Cocktail Gathering with fun ties and dresses at a Private Residence - May 2019
San Francisco, CA – Festive Cocktail Gathering held at, and jointly sponsored by, Villa Taverna Club - May 2019
San Francisco, CA – Society of Colonial Wars & Social Register Association – University Club - February 2019
New York, NY – The Winter Antiques Show Private SR Tour -The Park Avenue Armory – January 2019
Chicago, IL – Chicago Yacht Club – March 2018
Charleston, SC – Carolina Yacht Club - March 2018
Boston, MA – New England Historic Genealogical Society - October 2018
Chicago, IL – The Casino Club- Duke of Edinburgh Gala - September 2018
Newport, RI – Harbour Court- New York Yacht Club - Yacht Outing - September 2018
Tuxedo Park, NY - Tuxedo Club - Court Tennis Event – September 2018
Philadelphia, PA - The Racquet Club - Court Tennis Event - September 2018
Paris, France – Le Biennale Paris – Impromptu SR Gathering and Party – September 2018
New York, NY - The Racquet and Tennis Club - Court Tennis Event – September 2018
Newport, RI - National Tennis Club - Court Tennis Event – September 2018
McLean, VA - International Tennis Club of Washington - Court Tennis Event – September 2018
Chicago, IL - Racquet Club of Chicago - Court Tennis Event – September 2018
Boston, MA - Tennis and Racquet Club - Court Tennis Event – September 2018
Aiken, SC - Aiken Tennis Club - Court Tennis Event – September 2018
Chicago, IL – Woman’s Athletic Club - April 2017
New York, NY – Doubles Club - October 2017