Special Summer Offerings

Now through September 6th enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!

Reading into History: Capital Days: Michael Shiner’s Journal and the Growth of Our Nation’s Capital by Tonya Bolden

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Sunday, February 7 at 2 pm

Free with Museum admission

Recommended for kids ages 9-12 and their adults

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 14:00
Sun, February 7th, 2016 | 2:00 pm

Come meet award-winning author Tonya Bolden and discuss history from the burning of Washington, D.C. during the War of 1812 to the outbreak of Civil War, as told through one man’s journal. At the meeting, we’ll discuss how Michael Shiner, born a slave who later purchased his freedom, chronicled the development of our capital city through his diary. After discussion, we’ll explore some rare and precious journals and first-hand accounts from African Americans of the 18th and 19th centuries in the N-YHS library.

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Reading into History: The Detective’s Assistant by Kate Hannigan

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Sunday, December 20 at 2 pm

Free with Museum admission

Recommended for kids ages 9 – 12 and their adults

 

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 14:00
Sun, December 20th, 2015 | 2:00 pm

You probably know about Lincoln’s assassination, but you may not know about an earlier attempt on Lincoln’s life that was foiled by the Pinkerton Detective Agency with the help of its star detective, Kate Warne. Come learn about America’s first female P.I. and the antics of her fictional niece, Nell, who solves her own mysteries. After discussion with author Kate Hannigan, families will explore artifacts related to the Pinkerton Detective Agency in our Patricia Klingenstein Library.

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Reading into History: Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America’s First Black Paratroopers by Tanya Lee Stone

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Sunday, November 8 at 2 pm

Free with Museum admission

Recommended for kids ages 9 – 12 and their adults

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 14:00
Sun, November 8th, 2015 | 2:00 am

In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, we will meet to discuss a group of WWII soldiers who were almost denied the opportunity to fight for their country because of their race. Join us to learn about and honor the Triple Nickles, the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, America’s first black paratroopers. Author Tanya Lee Stone will join us via Skype to discuss her book, and then everyone will explore artifacts related to the history of black military service in our Patricia Klingenstein Library.

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Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte

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Saturday, April 16 at 2 pm

Free with preregistration; contact hablemos@nyhistory.org  

Ages 4 –10 

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 14:00
Thu, April 16th, 2015 | 2:00 pm

Bienvenidos! The New-York Historical Society invites Spanish-speaking families to explore New York history through gallery conversations and studio art projects. This once-a-month program is led by a Spanish-speaking art educator and brings children ages four to ten and their grown-ups on a tour of the art and objects of the city’s past. In the studio, families create their own creative responses to the program’s theme using materials such as watercolors, pastels, mixed media, and photography.

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Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte

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Saturdays, March 19 and April 16 at 2 pm

Free with preregistration; contact hablemos@nyhistory.org  

Ages 4 –10 

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 14:00
Sat, March 19th, 2016 | 2:00 pm

Bienvenidos! The New-York Historical Society invites Spanish-speaking families to explore New York history through gallery conversations and studio art projects. This once-a-month program is led by a Spanish-speaking art educator and brings children ages four to ten and their grown-ups on a tour of the art and objects of the city’s past. In the studio, families create their own creative responses to the program’s theme using materials such as watercolors, pastels, mixed media, and photography.

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Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte

Saturdays, January 9, February 27, March 19, and April 16 at 2 pm

Free with preregistration; contact hablemos@nyhistory.org  

Ages 4 –10 

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 14:00
Sat, January 9th, 2016 | 2:00 pm

Bienvenidos! The New-York Historical Society invites Spanish-speaking families to explore New York history through gallery conversations and studio art projects. This once-a-month program is led by a Spanish-speaking art educator and brings children ages four to ten and their grown-ups on a tour of the art and objects of the city’s past. In the studio, families create their own creative responses to the program’s theme using materials such as watercolors, pastels, mixed media, and photography.

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Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte

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Saturdays, December 5, January 9, February 27, March 19, and April 16 at 2 pm

Free with preregistration; contact hablemos@nyhistory.org  

Ages 4 –10 

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 14:00
Sat, December 5th, 2015 | 2:00 pm

Bienvenidos! The New-York Historical Society invites Spanish-speaking families to explore New York history through gallery conversations and studio art projects. This once-a-month program is led by a Spanish-speaking art educator and brings children ages four to ten and their grown-ups on a tour of the art and objects of the city’s past. In the studio, families create their own creative responses to the program’s theme using materials such as watercolors, pastels, mixed media, and photography.

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Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte

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Saturdays, October 17, November 14, December 5, January 9, February 27, March 19, and April 16 at 2 pm

Free with preregistration; contact hablemos@nyhistory.org  

Ages 4 –10 

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 14:00
Sat, November 14th, 2015 | 2:00 pm

Bienvenidos! The New-York Historical Society invites Spanish-speaking families to explore New York history through gallery conversations and studio art projects. This once-a-month program is led by a Spanish-speaking art educator and brings children ages four to ten and their grown-ups on a tour of the art and objects of the city’s past. In the studio, families create their own creative responses to the program’s theme using materials such as watercolors, pastels, mixed media, and photography.

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Saturdays, October 17, November 14, December 5, January 9, February 27, March 19, and April 16 at 2 pm

Free with preregistration; contact hablemos@nyhistory.org  

Ages 4 –10 

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 14:00
Sat, October 17th, 2015 | 2:00 pm

Bienvenidos! The New-York Historical Society invites Spanish-speaking families to explore New York history through gallery conversations and studio art projects. This once-a-month program is led by a Spanish-speaking art educator and brings children ages four to ten and their grown-ups on a tour of the art and objects of the city’s past. In the studio, families create their own creative responses to the program’s theme using materials such as watercolors, pastels, mixed media, and photography.

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Sketching in the Galleries: The Hirschfeld Century

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 15:30
Wed, July 8th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
Wed, July 15th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
Wed, July 22nd, 2015 | 3:30 pm
Wed, July 29th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
Wed, August 5th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
Wed, August 12th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
Wed, August 19th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
Wed, August 26th, 2015 | 3:30 pm

Wednesdays at 3:30 pm and Sundays at 12:30 pm
Free with Museum admission
Ages 6 and up

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