Subway Advertising

Photograph: Courtesy the New York Transit Museum
Best New York--focused museum: New York Transit Museum
New York Transit Museum, Downtown Sunday December 9 2012 15:00
Why do posters for liquor, correspondence school and questionable dermatology intrude upon your daily commute? Learn about the history of subway ads at this talk, using examples from the museum’s permanent collection and its “Miss Subways” exhibit.
Venue name: New York Transit Museum
Address: Boerum Pl
Cross street: at Schermerhorn St
Opening hours: Tue–Fri 10am–4pm; Sat, Sun 11am–5pm
Transport: Subway: A, C, F, R to Jay St–MetroTech; 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall
Price: $7, seniors and children 2–17 $5; Wed seniors free
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