Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

Presidents in Residence: February School Vacation Week

Sat, February 15th, 2014 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun, February 16th, 2014 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon, February 17th, 2014 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue, February 18th, 2014 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed, February 19th, 2014 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu, February 20th, 2014 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri, February 21st, 2014 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat, February 22nd, 2014 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun, February 23rd, 2014 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, February 15 – Sunday February 23

Presidential Scavenger Hunt, 10 am–6 pm, daily.

Abraham Lincoln Family Quiz, 2 pm, daily.

Vote for Me! Election Button Making, 1–3 pm, daily.

Camp History! Featuring Pixel Academy

Mon, August 19th, 2013 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue, August 20th, 2013 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed, August 21st, 2013 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu, August 22nd, 2013 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monday, August 19- Thursday, August 22, 9 am - 4 pm

Middle School students ages 11-13 are invited to put their imaginations to work to design, program, and play their very own digital history games about the American Revolution. Led by Museum educators, campers will become Revolutionary War experts in the galleries and behind the scenes with the help of curators, historians and conservators. Pixel Academy will introduce campers to the principles of game design and guide them towards making their very own games that they can download and take home.

March School Vacation Week

Sat, March 23rd, 2013 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun, March 24th, 2013 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue, March 26th, 2013 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed, March 27th, 2013 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu, March 28th, 2013 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri, March 29th, 2013 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat, March 30th, 2013 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun, March 31st, 2013 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

March 23-24, 26-31, 2013

Free with Museum admission
Ages 4 and up

Keep the learning going during the March school break with scavenger hunts through the galleries, hands-on art projects, and whole-family games and challenges!

Camp History

March 25 through 28, 9am–4pm

Mon, March 25th, 2013 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue, March 26th, 2013 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed, March 27th, 2013 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu, March 28th, 2013 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

March 25 through 28, 9am–4pm

 

Mostly Magic with Matt Wayne

Speaker: 
Matt Wayne

Sundays, March 3, 10, April 21, May 19, 1pm

Sun, March 3rd, 2013 | 1:00 pm
Sun, March 10th, 2013 | 1:00 pm
Sun, April 21st, 2013 | 1:00 pm
Sun, May 19th, 2013 | 1:00 pm

 

Writing Workshop: Historical Fiction of the Civil War

Two-day workshop for young writers ages 8-14

Tue, March 20th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed, March 21st, 2012 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The New-York Historical Society and the DiMenna Children’s History Museum are proud to host a young writers workshop in partnership with Writopia Lab, a nationally recognized non-profit organization that has led workshops for kids ages 8 to 18 since 2007. This unique Historical Fiction Writing workshop will be co-facilitated by a New-York Historical Society educator, who will introduce the writers to many different themes related to the Civil War.

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