Museum Closure

The Museum will close at 2 pm on Sunday, Jan. 26. We will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 10 am.

September 6, 2019 – January 12, 2020

The patriot, silversmith, and entrepreneur Paul Revere was forever immortalized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1861 poem, “Paul Revere’s Ride,” but his genuine accomplishments...

November 10, 2017 – ongoing

In this intimate gallery, visitors have the unique experience of viewing John James Audubon’s spectacular watercolor models for the 435 plates of The Birds of America...

August 16 – December 8, 2019

Panoramas: The Big Picture explores the history and continued impact of panoramas from the 17th to the 21st century, as they were used to create spatial illusions, map...

May 24 – December 1, 2019

New-York Historical Society commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the dawn of the gay liberation movement this summer, as New York City welcomes...

June 28 – October 6, 2019

For the editors of LIFE—the first magazine to tell stories with photographs rather than text—the camera was not merely a reporter, but also a potent commentator with...

July 4 – September 15, 2019

This summer, the New-York Historical Society celebrates the American Revolution with a feast of historical displays and programming, including an outdoor installation of a full...

March 1 – August 4, 2019

Hudson Rising explores 200 years of ecological change and environmental activism along “the most interesting river in America” through artifacts, media, and celebrated...

May 3 - July 28, 2019

Artist Augusta Savage (1892–1962) overcame poverty, racism, and sexual discrimination to become one of America’s most influential 20th-century artists. Her sculptures celebrate...

April 17 – July 28, 2019

The New-York Historical Society welcomes an extraordinary collection of historic Bibles and religious texts, many of which are on public display for the first time. In God...

February 22 – July 21, 2019

The story of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union and its role in shaping women’s activism is explored through garments, objects, documents, and photographs in this...

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