Macy's Sunday Story Time: Do You Have Pancakes?

Sun, July 28th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4–7.

Join American folk heroes Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox as they embark on a great pancake adventure across the country, changing its landscape forever!

Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox by Matt Luckhurst
 

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

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Sun, July 21st, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4–7.

Relive the summer of 1899 through the eyes of the New York Newsies and read all about how they managed to beat The World by sticking together.

Kid Blink Beats The World by Don Brown
 

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

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Neighborhoods

Sun, July 14th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4–7.

Share what you love about your neighborhood after reading El Barrio and learning what makes Spanish Harlem special.

El Barrio by Debbi Chocolate
 

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

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Tar Beach Lullabies

Sun, July 7th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4–7.

Explore 20th century Harlem with Cassie Louise Lightfoot while she flies through the city and dreams about her family and her future.

Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold
 

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

 

The Grand Design: Strategy and the U.S. Civil War

Speaker: 
Donald Stoker
Wed, August 21st, 2013 | 7:00 pm

EVENT DETAILS

In collaboration with the New-York Historical Society and Oxford University Press, the Bryant Park Reading Room presents a series of free lectures to stimulate your mind on popular topics including politics, biography, Civil War history, and more.

Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877

Speaker: 
Brenda Wineapple
Wed, August 7th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

EVENT DETAILS

In collaboration with the New-York Historical Society and Oxford University Press, the Bryant Park Reading Room presents a series of free lectures to stimulate your mind on popular topics including politics, biography, Civil War history, and more.

Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America

Speaker: 
Sam Roberts
Wed, July 31st, 2013 | 7:00 pm

EVENT DETAILS

In collaboration with the New-York Historical Society and Oxford University Press, the Bryant Park Reading Room presents a series of free lectures to stimulate your mind on popular topics including politics, biography, Civil War history, and more.

The Civil War: A Concise History

Speaker: 
Louis P. Masur
Wed, July 24th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

EVENT DETAILS

In collaboration with the New-York Historical Society and Oxford University Press, the Bryant Park Reading Room presents a series of free lectures to stimulate your mind on popular topics including politics, biography, Civil War history, and more.

The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies

Speaker: 
Jonathan Alter
Wed, July 17th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

EVENT DETAILS

In collaboration with the New-York Historical Society and Oxford University Press, the Bryant Park Reading Room presents a series of free lectures to stimulate your mind on popular topics including politics, biography, Civil War history, and more.

The Civil War in 50 Objects

May 14 2013 - Sep 1 2013

Select objects from the new book The Civil War in 50 Objects—by Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society, with an introduction by Eric Foner—will be featured in a rotating installation throughout the New-York Historical Society. These objects, many rare or unpublished, offer a fascinating examination of the event that changed the course of American history.

Draft Wheel, ca. 1863. Wood, metal. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Frederic C. Wagner, 1865.6.

Visitors will receive an installation guide to inspire their exploration of the specific artifacts and artworks on display at any time, most of which are located in our Luce Center.

Civil War in 50 Objects Family Scavenger Hunt

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