Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

September 15, 2009 - March 25, 2010

Planned by the Gilder Lehrman Institute in collaboration with the New-York Historical Society. October 16, 2009 marks the 150th anniversary of John Brown's doomed raid on the...

October 09, 2009 - March 25, 2010

Abraham Lincoln—the quintessential westerner—owed much of his national political success to his impact on the eastern state of New York—and, in turn, New...

September 15, 2009 - March 25, 2010

The New-York Historical Society continues to showcase together more than 100 famous paintings by artists of the Hudson River School, including Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand,...

September 15, 2009 - March 25, 2010

The New-York Historical Society holds one of the nation’s premiere collections of 18th-century American portraits. During this formative century a small group of native...

September 18, 2009 - January 24, 2010

Timed to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's sail into the New York bay, The World of Margrieta van Varick explores the life and times of a...

May 13, 2009 - December 03, 2009

The New-York Historical Society, which holds all 435 dazzling preparatory watercolors for John James Audubon's The Birds of America (1827-38), continues to showcase...

May 09, 2009 - November 01, 2009

Luman Reed (1785-1836) is best known for his pioneering patronage of the American painters Asher B. Durand, Thomas Cole, William Sidney Mount and George Whiting Flagg....

July 13, 2009 - October 11, 2009

The New-York Historical Society, which holds all 435 dazzling preparatory watercolors for John James Audubon’s The Birds of America (1827-38), continues to...

February 12, 2009 - July 12, 2009

A draft of the epoch-making “House Divided” speech, stirring notes for an address against slavery, a telegram encouraging General Ulysses S. Grant at a turning...

April 30, 2009 - July 12, 2009

Spanning nearly four decades of physical and social transformation in a neighborhood that is fabled around the world, the exhibition Harlem 1970–2009: Photographs...

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