Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close early at 5 pm on Friday, April 17 and not reopen until Saturday, April 18 at 2 pm. For details, please visit our calendar.

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September 17, 2010 - January 09, 2011

El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street
September 17, 2010–January 9, 2011
(Reception on September 16, 2010)
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The American Landscapes of Asher B. Durand, featuring over 100 works including paintings, drawings, engravings, and daguerreotypes, recreates Durand’s milieu by ...

March 05, 2010 - September 05, 2010

In March 2010, the New-York Historical Society will present the first large-scale exhibition of materials from the Grateful Dead Archive. Drawn almost exclusively from the...

September 01, 2008 - September 01, 2010

A group of 22 paintings and two small sculptures will offer visitors a chronological journey through highlights of the New-York Historical Society's rich collection of New York...

June 04, 2009 - April 28, 2010

John Vanderlyn was among the first American painters to spend significant time studying in Paris, and while abroad around 1812 he created his masterpiece, "Ariadne Asleep on...

November 06, 2009 - March 26, 2010

In his search for a new national message during the 1932 presidential primary, FDR gathered around him a number of political, economic and legal scholars. The core of this...

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 York’s impact on him...

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-born...

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