Special Summer Offerings

Now through September 6th enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!

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May 22, 2015 - October 12, 2015

Al Hirschfeld (1903–2003) brought a distinct style to celebrity drawings, making his work instantly recognizable —to be “Hirschfelded” was a sign that a performer had arrived....

June 26, 2015 - September 13, 2015

Throughout much of the 20th century, political protests and calls for action reached the public on posters and broadsides. Long before digital technology made worldwide...

May 29, 2015- Ongoing

Currently on display at the New-York Historical Society is a newly acquired and conserved Picasso in the exhibition Picasso's "Le Tricorne." It is the first work by...

Every Saturday and Sunday between July 4 –September 27, 2015

The New-York Historical Society Education Department presents its third annual pop-up exhibition on Governors Island this summer. Curated by New-York Historical’s...

January 16, 2015 - October 25, 2015

This exhibit features the stunning and historic photographs of Stephen Somerstein, documenting the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March in March 1965. Somerstein was a...


Explore the story of New York and America in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith New York Gallery of American History. Highlights include:

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