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2007 January 23
The year of Lincoln Kirstein centennial celebrations is inaugurated with the dedication of the School of American Ballet’s new Lincoln Kirstein Wing, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, at the Samuel B. and David Rose Building on West 65th Street.

2007 April
New York City Ballet dedicates its spring season to Lincoln Kirstein.

2007 April 25 - August 26
Exhibition "Lincoln Kirstein: To See Deeply," focusing on the photographer Walker Evans, the sculptor Elie Nadelman, and the painter Pavel Tchelitchew, at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

2007 April 30
Lecture "Prelude to the Dance: Lincoln Kirstein at Harvard," by Eugene R. Gaddis (Archivist and Curator of the Austin House, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut), at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University.

2007 April
Publication of The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein (Knopf), by Martin Duberman.

2007 May 4
Publication of Lincoln Kirstein: A Bibliography of Published Writings, 1922–1996, on Lincoln Kirstein’s centennial birthday.

2007 June 2 and 4
Dedication of the School of American Ballet’s annual workshop performances to Lincoln Kirstein.

2007 June 7
Performance by students of SAB and members of NYCB, of Balanchine’s Serenade, in tribute to Lincoln Kirstein, at the New York State Theater.

2007 June 26 ‒ September 16
Exhibition "A Tribute to Lincoln Kirstein (1907–1996)," at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

2007 October 12
Lecture/symposium "Lincoln Kirstein Centennial Reading," organized by the Poetry Society of America, the Eakins Press Foundation, and The Center for the Humanities, at The Graduate Center, City University of New York.

2007 October 23
Lecture/symposium "Lincoln Kirstein: A Life in Art," at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

2007 October 31 ‒ January 30, 2008
Exhibition "Lincoln Kirstein: Alchemist," focusing on the five dance companies he founded: the American Ballet, Ballet Caravan, American Ballet Caravan, Ballet Society, and the New York City Ballet, at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

2007 November
Publication of Remembering Lincoln (Ballet Society, Inc.), edited by Nancy Reynolds.

2007 December
Publication of Lincoln Kirstein: Program Notes (Eakins Press Foundation and Alliance for the Arts), edited by Randall Bourscheidt.

2008 January 24
Lecture "Bringing Balanchine to America: Chick Austin and 'the Hartford Catastrophe,'" by Eugene R. Gaddis, at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

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