70th Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
To Benefit the Merchant’s House Museum Legal Fund
Based on Washington Square, Henry James’s classic novel of mid-19th century New York City, The Heiress (1949), winner of four Academy Awards, tells the haunting story of young love – and a dominating father who didn’t approve.
Set design based on the Merchant’s House.
Come See the House … Then See the House in The Heiress!
5 to 7 p.m., Reception in the Garden
Tours of the house and bubbly in the garden
Merchant’s House Museum, 29 East Fourth Street
7 p.m., Film Screening of The Heiress
With introduction by three-time Oscar winning director William Wyler’s daughter, Catherine Wyler,
and Judith Goetz Sanger, daughter of screenwriters Ruth & Augustus Goetz
Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square
Purchase Tickets in Right Sidebar
$30 – Film Screening
$50 – Film Screening & Reception
$150 – Film Screening & Reception, and one-year Museum Membership