Museum Open

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. For details, please visit our calendar.

May 2015

SPECIAL OPENING TIMES
The Museum and Library will be closed: May 4, 11, 18
The Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture will be closed for renovations from August 31, 2014, through December 2016.
May 7
The Library will be closed
The Museum will be closed
May 9
The Library will be closed
Audubon's Aviary: The Final Flight will close at 2 pm
May 13
The Library will be closed
May 16
Lincoln and the Jews will close at 5:30 pm
May 20
The Library will be closed
The Museum will be closed
May 25
The Library will be closed
The Museum will be open
PUBLIC PROGRAMS
May 2015
Films
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series
Andrew Roberts
Fri, May 1st, 2015 | 7:00 pm
Canceled
May 2015
Canceled
Lectures & Conversations
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Catherine Steiner-Adair
Sat, May 2nd, 2015 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am
$38
(members $24)
May 2015
Films
Al Reinert
Sat, May 2nd, 2015 | 3:30 pm
May 2015
Walks & Talks
Nature Walks
Alan Messer
Sun, May 3rd, 2015 | 9:00 am
$30
(members $18)
May 2015
Walks & Talks
Gallery Tours
Tue, May 5th, 2015 | 12:00 pm
$27
(members $8)
May 2015
Films
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series
Antonio Monda
Fri, May 8th, 2015 | 7:00 pm
May 2015
Walks & Talks
Gallery Tours
Sat, May 9th, 2015 | 12:00 pm
$27
(members $8)
May 2015
Walks & Talks
Gallery Tours
Sun, May 10th, 2015 | 12:00 pm
$27
(members $8)
May 2015
Lectures & Conversations
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Joseph J. Ellis Stacy Schiff (moderator)
Thu, May 14th, 2015 | 6:30 pm
$38
(members $24)
May 2015
Lectures & Conversations
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Judge Denny Chin Asian American Bar Association of New York
Sat, May 16th, 2015 | 9:30 am to 11:00 am
$44
(members $32)
May 2015
Lectures & Conversations
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Richard Reeves Lesley Stahl (moderator)
Mon, May 18th, 2015 | 6:30 pm
$34
(members $20)
May 2015
Lectures & Conversations
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Barry Lewis
Tue, May 19th, 2015 | 6:30 pm
$38
(members $24)
May 2015
Lectures & Conversations
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Stanley A. McChrystal
Tue, May 26th, 2015 | 6:30 pm
$38
(members $24)
May 2015
Lectures & Conversations
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Louise Kerz Hirschfeld Robert Osborne Harold Prince Frank Rich (moderator)
Thu, May 28th, 2015 | 6:30 pm
$34
(members $20)
May 2015
Films
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series
Akhil Reed Amar Philip C. Bobbitt
Fri, May 29th, 2015 | 7:00 pm
Canceled
May 2015
Canceled
Lectures & Conversations
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Tovah P. Klein
Sat, May 30th, 2015 | 10:00 am
$38
(members $24)
May 2015
Walks & Talks
Historical Walking Tours
Cal Snyder Lucy Oakley
Sun, May 31st, 2015 | 11:00 am
$30
(members $18)
May 2015
Lectures & Conversations
Steven Weinberg John Hockenberry (moderator)
Sun, May 31st, 2015 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
$35
FAMILY PROGRAMS
February 2012
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Fri, May 1st, 2015 | 3:30 pm
May 2015
Storytelling
Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.
Sun, May 3rd, 2015 | 11:30 am
February 2012
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Tue, May 5th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
February 2012
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Fri, May 8th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
May 2015
Storytelling
Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.
Sun, May 10th, 2015 | 11:30 am
February 2012
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Tue, May 12th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
April 2012
Family Program
Every Thursday. Free with Museum Admission. Ages 6 and up. Drop in to try your skills at one of the oldest forms of embroidery in the world!
Thu, May 14th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
February 2012
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Fri, May 15th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
May 2015
Special Family Event
Hablemos de la Historia y del ArteSaturday, May 16, 2 – 4 pmAges 4 – 10
Sat, May 16th, 2015 | 2:00 pm
May 2015
Storytelling
Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.
Sun, May 17th, 2015 | 11:30 am
May 2015
Special Family Event
Sundays, May 17, June 21, July 12, and July 26, 2–4 pm $35 per person ($30 per Member)  Recommended for kids ages 8 and up and their adults
Sun, May 17th, 2015 | 2:00 pm
35
(members $30)
February 2012
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Tue, May 19th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
April 2012
Family Program
Every Thursday. Free with Museum Admission. Ages 6 and up. Drop in to try your skills at one of the oldest forms of embroidery in the world!
Thu, May 21st, 2015 | 3:30 pm
February 2012
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Fri, May 22nd, 2015 | 3:30 pm
May 2015
Storytelling
Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.
Sun, May 24th, 2015 | 11:30 am
May 2015
Special Family Event
     
Sun, May 24th, 2015 | 12:00 pm
May 2015
Special Family Event
Monday, May 25 from 11 am–4pm  Free with Museum admission All ages        
Mon, May 25th, 2015 | 11:00 am
February 2012
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Tue, May 26th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
April 2012
Family Program
Every Thursday. Free with Museum Admission. Ages 6 and up. Drop in to try your skills at one of the oldest forms of embroidery in the world!
Thu, May 28th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
February 2012
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Fri, May 29th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
May 2015
Special Family Event
Sunday, May 31 from 11 am–4pm  Free with Museum admission All ages
Sun, May 31st, 2015 | 11:00 am
May 2015
Storytelling
Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.
Sun, May 31st, 2015 | 11:30 am
Creative: Tronvig Group