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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Traveling Exhibitions

Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School features forty-five iconic works including Thomas Cole’s five-part series: The Course of Empire and...

This tour is now fully booked

Making American Taste: Narrative Art for a New Democracy provides a new perspective on American art by approaching narrative subject matter through the lens of taste...

The New-York Historical Society is organizing an exciting landmark exhibition culled from its extraordinary trove of over 2,000 folk art objects acquired by the avant-garde ...

The New-York Historical Society holds an important collection of marine paintings and maritime artifacts; a reflection of the fact that the early history and culture of the...

Beauty’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America examines the remarkable critical and popular resurgence of portraiture in the United States during the late-nineteenth...

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion explores the centuries-long history of trade and immigration between China and the United States—a history that involved New York...

Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn explores the enormous transformations in the world’s politics and culture between the 1763 triumph of the British Empire in the...

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

Harlem, an exhibition of 94 photographs taken by MacArthur Fellow Camilo José Vergara, records the changes that New York City’s neighborhood sustained in the last...

Here is New York: Remembering 9/11/01 includes a selection of 600 photographs drawn from the over 1,300 photographs in the here is new york, a democracy of photographs...

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