Founded in 1785 by the skilled craftsmen of the City, our organization continues to serve and improve the quality of life of the people of the City of New York.
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On Tuesday, November 14 at the 2017 Craftsmanship Awards Gala, we gathered in the historic General Society Library to celebrate the significant contributions of two New Yorkers to our City, both who have...
“A Partial Taxonomy of Periodic Linear Ornament” with Tauba Auerbach. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 AT THE GENERAL SOCIETY LIBRARY. The Program starts at 6:30 P.M. – Reception to Follow. Presented In Partnership...
Please click here to read the FALL 2017 Newsletter We are grateful for your support of the programs of The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of the City of New York.
Mechanics Institute offers tuition-free educational programs to individuals in the building and construction industry.
The Board of Governors of The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen and the School Committee extend their Congratulations to the Mechanics Institute Class of 2017
Treasures from the General Society Collection are now available digitally thanks to "Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York"
2017 Mechanics Institute Graduation Ceremony Thursday, May 25, 2017 7 p.m. The General Society Library
Michiko Sakano, Michiko Sakano Studio, Glass Artisan, Tuesday, May 9th AT THE GENERAL SOCIETY LIBRARY, The lecture starts at 6:30 P.M. – RECEPTION TO FOLLOW. Japanese Born Glass Artist, Michiko Sakano’s exquisite work...