Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

August 22, 2014 - November 30, 2014

Can one object define New York City? Can 101? New York Times urban affairs correspondent Sam Roberts has assembled a kaleidoscopic array of possibilities in a new book...

July 02, 2014 - October 19, 2014

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Madeline’s publication, the New-York Historical Society honors the beloved schoolgirl and her creator Ludwig Bemelmans with...

June 20, 2014 - February 08, 2015

Salon Style is a method of hanging a gallery that emphasizes the complexity and richness of a collection, often done in the collections of the European royal courts to connote...


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

July 05, 2014 - September 28, 2014

Note: This exhibition takes place at House 18 in Nolan Park on Governors Island
NYC & the...

Creative: Tronvig Group