Special Summer Offerings

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

The Civil War Draft Riots Walking Tour

Speaker: 
Barnet Schecter
Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00
Sun, April 13th, 2014 | 11:00 am

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$30
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$18
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Great Battles of the Civil War: Fredericksburg

Speaker: 
John F. Marszalek
James M. McPherson
Harold Holzer (moderator)
Wed, 05/21/2014 - 18:30
Wed, May 21st, 2014 | 6:30 pm

 

This program has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you very much for your interest in and support of New-York Historical Society's public programs.

 

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$34
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$20
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Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History

Speaker: 
John Fabian Witt
Wed, 08/14/2013 - 19:00
Wed, August 14th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

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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.

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Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

Speaker: 
Harold Holzer
Ron Simon
Fri, 03/08/2013 - 19:00
Fri, March 8th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

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Admission to the film programs is free in conjunction with New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

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The Civil War in 50 Objects

Speaker: 
Harold Holzer
Eric Foner (moderator)
Mon, 05/13/2013 - 18:30
Mon, May 13th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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From a soldier’s diary with the pencil still attached to John Brown’s pike, the Emancipation Proclamation, a Confederate Palmetto flag, and the leaves from Abraham Lincoln’s bier, Harold Holzer and Eric Foner provide a unique and intimate look at the Civil War through the New- York Historical Society’s renowned collection.

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$30
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$18
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Three Days at Gettysburg, Part II

Speaker: 
James M. McPherson
John F. Marszalek
Harold Holzer (moderator)
Wed, 05/08/2013 - 18:30
Wed, May 8th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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In July 1863, Union and Confederate troops met in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and in three days forever changed the course of American history. Three of America’s most renowned Civil War historians discuss one of the bloodiest and most haunting battles of the American Civil War.

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$30
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$18
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Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man

Speaker: 
Walter Stahr
Louis P. Masur (moderator)
Tue, 03/19/2013 - 18:30
Tue, March 19th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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William Henry Seward was one of the most important Americans of the nineteenth century: progressive governor of New York, outspoken federal senator, secretary of state during the Civil War and its aftermath, and a target of the assassins who killed Lincoln. Join us for an illuminating conversation about a complex and pivotal figure, Lincoln’s closest friend and adviser, and an early architect of America’s empire.

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$30
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$18
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Screening and Discussion of Lincoln with Tony Kushner and Harold Holzer

Speaker: 
Tony Kushner
Harold Holzer (moderator)
Tue, 01/29/2013 - 18:30
Tue, January 29th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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Celebrating the release of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, the New-York Historical Society presents a screening of this monumental film followed by a conversation with screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner and Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer. Join us for an evening commemorating President Lincoln and those who led the courageous fight to pass the Thirteenth Amendment, a copy of which is currently on display at the New-York Historical Society.

Price: 
$35
Members price: 
$25
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Celebrate the Emancipation Proclamation with author Tonya Bolden

Sat, 01/12/2013 - 13:00 to 14:00
Mon, January 21st, 2013 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of this essential part of American history with a special reading from Author Tonya Bolden! Hear Tonya, author of Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl, read from her new children’s book Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty. Tonya will also be doing a Q&A, and signing copies of her book.

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The Thirteenth Amendment

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