Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. For details, please visit our calendar.

January 16, 2015 - April 19, 2015

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

March 06, 2015 - May 10, 2015

Part III of the highly acclaimed tripartite series Audubon’s Aviary: The Complete Flock will continue showcasing masterpieces from the New-York Historical...

March 20, 2015 - June 07, 2015

Marking the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and Lincoln’s assassination, this exhibition focuses on the significant, and hitherto unknown, relationships and...

May 22, 2015- Summer 2016

In Spring 2015, the New-York Historical Society will display its newly acquired and conserved Picasso in the exhibition Raising the Curtain: Picasso's Painting for the...

May 22, 2015 - October 12, 2015

Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003) brought a set of visual conventions to the task of performance portraiture when he made his debut in 1926. His signature work, defined by a linear...

May 29, 2015 - August 16, 2015

"She sails like a bird," the Marquis de Lafayette wrote about the Hermione, the ship that carried him and a decisive stache of arms across the Atlantic in 1780 in aid...

December 11, 2015 - March 20, 2016

After conservation at the J. Paul Getty Museum and a two-year absence, New-York Historical's Madonna and Child Enthroned with Ten Saints: Maestà(1867.375)...

Creative: Tronvig Group