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...

August 05, 2014 - November 07, 2014

In the late spring of 1775, New York jurist Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813) drafted a letter titled “The Twelve United Colonies, by Their Delegates in Congress, to the...

July 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014

The term “time capsule” was coined at the New York World’s Fair of 1939, but a quarter century earlier this richly ornamented bronze casket – possibly...

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...

July 05, 2014 - September 28, 2014

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

June 13, 2014 - September 21, 2014

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) was founded in New York City in 1914 as a response to the plight of Jews in Europe and Palestine at the outset of World...

Ongoing

The Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture will be closed for renovations from August 31, 2014 through December 2016. Please check back in the...

April 04, 2014 - August 24, 2014

To mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War (1861-1865), the New-York Historical Society presents a groundbreaking traveling exhibition, Homefront & Battlefield:...

August 13, 2013 - August 08, 2014

On display is one of the most famous and storied coins in the world—the 1933 Double Eagle. The Double Eagle is on display in...

March 14, 2014 - July 20, 2014

This exhibition covers the pioneering history of the African-American basketball teams that existed in New York City and elsewhere from the early 1900s through 1950, the year...

Creative: Tronvig Group