Early Closure

The Museum will close at 4:30pm on Thursday, May 5.

CNN Screening and Conversation - THE EIGHTIES: Video Killed the Radio Star

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Fri, 05/06/2016 -
18:30 to 20:30
Fri, May 6th, 2016 |
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Friday, May 6, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
RSVP required to: koconnor@nyhistory.org

The 80s. Michael Jackson released the greatest-selling album of all time. Madonna created a persona just as important as her music. Public Enemy exhorted their fans to "Fight the Power." Whitney Houston, Guns 'n Roses, U2, David Bowie and Run-DMC were some of the other major artists of this decade. There was a new visual component to it all courtesy of MTV. The digital revolution hit the music world as CDs replaced LPs.

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AMC Screening and Conversation: Advanced screening of the Season 3 premiere of TURN: Washington's Spies

Wed, 04/20/2016 -
18:30 to 21:30
Wed, April 20th, 2016 |
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
6:30 - 9:30 pm
FREE
RSVP required to koconnor@nyhistory.org

Join us for a panel with the cast and creators of AMC's TURN: Washington's Spies, followed by a special advanced screening of the Season 3 premiere, which returns to AMC on April 25. Season 3 builds towards one of the most notorious moments in American history - the treasonous defection of Benedict Arnold.

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Race for the White House: 1960–Kennedy vs. Nixon

Speaker: 
John Berman
Timothy Naftali
Mon, 02/29/2016 -
18:30 to 21:00
Mon, February 29th, 2016 |
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join us at the New-York Historical Society for a free preview of the new CNN Original Series, Race for the White House, a thrilling six-part miniseries narrated by Kevin Spacey. Using unseen archive footage, interviews and stylized dramatizations, each hour-long episode tells the story of one iconic campaign for the presidency. From powerful speeches to dirty tricks and Machiavellian schemes, Race for the White House captures the drama of a high-stakes presidential election and its impact on p

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Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

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Nominees include Matthew J. Davenport
David L. Preston
Nicholas Stargardt
T.J. Stiles; Moderated by Andrew Roberts
Mon, 03/21/2016 - 18:00
Mon, March 21st, 2016 | 6:00 pm

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Celebrated historian Andrew Roberts moderates this special program featuring the finalists of the 2015 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History. In a conversation focusing on the nominated books, the finalists discuss important moments in the history of warfare before the evening’s award winner is announced. Jointly administered by the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation and the New-York Historical Society, the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History seeks to engage public discourse in wartime studies, international relations, and diplomacy.

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$15
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The Art of Managing Inherited Treasures

Speaker: 
Mimi Kapiloff
Paul Provost
Courtney Booth Christensen
Diana Wierbicki
Margi Hofer (moderator)
Thu, 04/21/2016 - 18:30
Thu, April 21st, 2016 | 6:30 pm

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The inheritance of collections, whether carefully assembled works of art or family portraits and memorabilia, can present challenges to the beneficiaries. To manage these unique assets, heirs may need to consider legal, financial, and insurance planning. This balancing act can be complicated by a selective art market and limits on what museums will purchase or accept as donations. In an engaging conversation, experts discuss options beneficiaries should consider when making plans for the future of their family treasures.

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The Ryan Case 1873: An Interactive Murder Mystery

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Fri, 11/20/2015 - 17:30
Fri, November 20th, 2015 | 5:30 pm

Please note that this program has been canceled. 

 

$50 per person ($40 per Member)

Recommended for children ages 13 and older

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$50
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You Can’t Always Get What You Want: Death & The Digital Age

Speaker: 
Jeffrey Novak
Suzanne Brown Walsh
Linda B. Hirschson (moderator)
Thu, 11/19/2015 - 18:00
Thu, November 19th, 2015 | 6:00 pm

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With boundless advancements in technology on the horizon, the fate of digital assets after death becomes more pertinent each day. Currently, only nine states have enacted legislation granting specific fiduciary access to digital assets, and only Delaware’s is broad enough to assist all fiduciaries. Suzanne Brown Walsh, one of the drafters of the proposed revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, and Jeffrey Novak, Chief Counsel of Litigation and Compliance and Vice President of Public Policy at AOL, and Linda B.

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The Big Superheroes Quiz Thing

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 19:00
Fri, October 9th, 2015 | 7:00 pm

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How well do you know Gotham? To celebrate the opening of our thrilling exhibition Superheroes in Gotham, N-YHS and NYC's premier live trivia company present a superhero-themed game show spectacular! This Comic Con Super Week event features the world's greatest multimedia team trivia on all things superheroes.

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The Big, Broadway Quiz Thing

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 19:00
Fri, August 7th, 2015 | 7:00 pm

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How well do you know New York cultural history? To celebrate our groundbreaking retrospective The Hirschfeld CenturyN-YHS and NYC's premier live trivia company present a Broadway-themed game show spectacular! This edition features the world's greatest multimedia team trivia on all things Broadway: plays, musicals, hits, and flops. Win big prizes and big glory! Jump into the Lightning Round, the Buzzertastic Finale, and earn Smart-Ass Points for wrong but funny answers.

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The Works: Sketching in the Gallery

Fri, 12/05/2014 -
18:00 to 20:00
Fri, December 5th, 2014 |
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fri, December 12th, 2014 |
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fri, December 19th, 2014 |
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fri, December 26th, 2014 |
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fri, January 2nd, 2015 |
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fri, January 9th, 2015 |
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fri, January 16th, 2015 |
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fri, January 23rd, 2015 |
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fri, January 30th, 2015 |
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fri, February 6th, 2015 |
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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Join us in exploring highlights from New-York Historical Society’s rich painting collections with paper and pencil in hand! On Friday nights from Dec. 5th, 2014 to Feb. 6th, 2015, the New-York Historical Society will be offering the opportunity to sketch in the gallery of The Works: Salon Style at the New-York Historical Society between 6-8pm. Allow yourself to be immersed in works of art that span 4oo years of American history, and create an inspired drawing of your own.

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