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.
Upcoming Gatherings and Events
January 29, 2022 - "Private VIP Tour of the Winter Show" -- a private in-person tour for SR members only held the morning of January 29th of this exclusive collection of art, antiques, and artifacts culled from all points of the globe.
February 22, 2022 - "The 135th Anniversary Inaugural Celebration and Social Register Foundation Fundraiser in Palm Beach" -- underwritten by Findley Galleries of Palm Beach and New York, and hosted by the Old Guard of Social Register members in Palm Beach. Cocktails and dinner dance.
Week of February 21, 2022 -- "Vienna Philharmonic Privately held" -- SR members are invited to an in-person dress rehearsal at Carnegie Hall of this leading ensemble dedicated to the history and tradition of European classical music.
March 16, 2022 -- "Peter Frankopan, professor of global history at Oxford University and acclaimed author of the Silk Roads and The New Silk Roads invites SR members to a talk on 'Greek Civilization's Contribution to the Western World."
May 2022 -- "Exhibition of renowned photographer John Mack's work at a Chelsea Gallery as an interactive event with reception to meet the artist, exclusive to SR members."
October 2022 – Social Register's 135th-anniversary gala event in New York City. Details to follow. Please mark your calendars.
Past Virtual Events
December 8, 2021 - "Virtual Holiday Concert Featuring The Knights" -- Holiday favorites performed by this renowned group of young classical musicians. See February 12 write-up on The Knights below.
November 17, 2021 - "Virtual Event Opera Lafayette" -- Preeminent American interpreter and producer of 17th to 19th-century opera, Opera Lafayette’s Artistic Director Ryan Brown highlights three recent productions.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Previous in-Person Gatherings and Events
New York, NY - Midtown East Art Gallery Tour - October, 2021
Southhampton, NY - In-person Tour of LongHouse Reserve - August, 2021
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 at a Private Residence in Chicago - May 2019
San Francisco, CA – Festive Cocktail Gathering held at, and 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