Special Summer Offerings

Now through Labor Day enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Balancing Between the Towers

Sun, 08/04/2013 - 11:30
Sun, August 4th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4–7.

Follow Phillipe Petit’s performance as he crawls, climbs, and balances one thousand three hundred and forty feet in the air, between the World Trade Center Towers, nearly 40 years ago.

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein
 

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

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Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Speaker: 
Elliott Abrams
Tue, 03/05/2013 - 18:30
Tue, March 5th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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How did the Bush Administration’s policies toward the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict evolve in the years following 9/11? Why did the peace negotiations fail? Elliott Abrams, a former White House deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security advisor, provides an insider’s account of the Bush Administration’s crucial role in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

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New Frontiers in the 21st Century

Speaker: 
Lawrence Husick
Toshi Yoshihara
Sat, 03/09/2013 - 09:00 to 12:15
Sat, March 9th, 2013 | 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

A series of Saturday programs presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

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Special September 11th Story Hour: Fireboat by Maira Kalman

Speaker: 
Firefighter Vin Panaro
Katie Fuller, Museum Educator
Sun, 09/11/2011 - 11:30
Sun, September 11th, 2011 | 12:30 pm

The New-York Historical Society is proud to present this wonderful story by Maira Kalman in conjunction with our photographic exhibition, Remembering 9/11. “A hundred years from now, when people want to know what we told our children about 9/11, Kalman’s book should be among the first answers.” – Booklist, starred review.

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Radical Hospitality

February 10, 2004
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October 17, 2004

Portraits of the City

November 11, 2011
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May 28, 2013

Remembering 9/11

September 08, 2011
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February 05, 2012

On-Site Databases

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The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library's menu collection and collection of September 11, 2001 ephemera can be searched using databases available in the Library's reading room.
 

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The New-York Historical Society Museum and Library houses a treasure trove of materials relating to the founding of our country, the history of art in America, and the history of New York and its people. The Museum houses more than 60,000 works and artifacts, including fine art, decorative art, historical artifacts, and ephemera. Fine art holdings include renowned Hudson River School landscapes; masterpieces of colonial and later portraiture; John James Audubon’s watercolors for The Birds of America; an encyclopedic collection of sculpture; and much more.

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