Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

Audubon Bird Month at N-YHS

Special Family Event
Audubon Bird Month at N-YHS
Sat, May 3rd, 2014 | 2:00 pm

Weekends, May 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25

Bird Paper Planes
Saturdays 1-3 pm
Free with Museum admission; all ages
Fold your own paper bird-plane and fly it at our target-wall of clouds. Which bird-plane will you choose: a sparrow, cardinal or parrot? Believe it or not, these birds can all be spotted locally! This program is inspired by Audubon’s Aviary: Parts Unknown.

Sketching Sundays
Sundays 2 pm
Free with Museum admission; ages 5 and up
Meet artist, explorer, and naturalist John James Audubon through the amazing exhibition Audubon’s Aviary: Parts Unknown! Join these educator-led sketching family tours to learn, sketch, and talk about Audubon’s beautiful bird watercolors.

Creative: Tronvig Group