What’s on in New York

Join us after hours in our Rockefeller Center galleries as we honor historic pastimes in American history, from various parlor games to a classic cocktail or a niche craft or skill. The Christie’s Lates event, Parlor Pastimes, will also feature specialist talks on our Americana Week auctions.

Explore the program

Roll the dice

Take a lesson and shop the handmade and hand-painted custom backgammon boards by Nine Fair, as seen in Vogue and Town & Country.

Lend an Ear

Experience high-end audio with handcrafted tube amplifiers and speakers from Gowanus Audio and learn how you can build your own.

Top if off

Explore the handcrafted and custom-made hats created by B.M. Franklin & Co.

Have a seat

Watch an upholstery demonstration by Sidotti Décor and absorb the tricks of furniture repair and antique restoration.

Take a sip and have a bite

Enjoy Whiskey Sour or Manhattan cocktails from CNI Brands and snack on baked goods from Byrd’s Famous Cookies, a nearly century old family-run company based in Georgia.

Set the tone

Enjoy live music all night from Jason Prover & The Sneak Thievery Orchestra.

Specialist talks

Learn from our Americana Week specialists as they select their favorite lots from the upcoming sales.

Listen to the insights of Becca Hoffman, Director, Outsider Art Fair.

Browse what's on view

Wander through our galleries to view works from our Americana Week auctions and highlights from Lacquer · Jade · Bronze · Ink: The Irving Collection.

Event information

Venue: 20 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10020

Date & Time: Monday, 14 January, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Free entry; cash bar

RSVP required as space is limited:



More about Christie’s Lates

Combining art, music and specialist talks, Christie’s Lates in London and New York are the perfect opportunity to mix with like-minded art lovers after hours. With free entry, each curated evening in this new series of events aims to bring art to life and inspire conversation, showcasing highlights from our upcoming auctions alongside interactive activities, talks by guest experts and enticing food and drink.

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Americana Week at Christie's New York

Americana Week at Christie’s New York presents four distinct live auctions and one online-only sale that explore collecting in the fields of Chinese Export, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints, and Outsider and Vernacular Art.

We look forward to welcoming you to our New York viewings beginning 12 January.