Early Closure

On Saturday, February 22, Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution will close at 2 pm, and the Museum will close at 5 pm.

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...

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...

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...

March 22 – June 9, 2019

Established in 1819, the New York law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore has served clients ranging from 19th century inventors to champions of civil rights and civil...

November 02, 2018 - May 27, 2019

Contemporary artist Betye Saar has shaped the development of assemblage art in the United States, particularly as a device to illuminate social and political concerns. A key...

November 2, 2018 - May 27, 2019

Unregulated “patent medicines” were big business before the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 forced manufacturers to list ingredients. Limited birth control and illegal abortion...

February 15 – May 5, 2019

Illustrated with a sensitivity and humor that have made him beloved by his audiences, Mort Gerberg's work has been featured in major publications, including the New Yorker...

February 1 - April 30, 2019

On display is a selection of wire sculptures created in 2005 for New-York Historical’s landmark exhibition Slavery in New York. While research at the time uncovered...

December 21, 2018 – April 28, 2019

The New-York Historical Society’s first artist-in-residence, Bettina von Zwehl, presents new works inspired by the Museum’s collection of American portrait miniatures—...

November 15, 2018 - April 28, 2019

African American Voting Rights explores the struggle of African Americans to gain access to the franchise in the century after the Civil War ended. The abolition of...

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