Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 29, 10am-6pm. For details, please visit our calendar.

Meet the Author! One Times Square with Joe McKendry

Speaker: 
Joe McKendry
Sun, December 8th, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Children’s book author Joe McKendry recreates Times Square over the centuries in his lively and detailed illustrations. Kids will discover Times Square of the past and see how it has changed over time, and hear about Joe’s inspiration, research and process!

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Spring!

Sun, March 3rd, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4–7.

It’s almost Spring—what will we do to prepare? Take out our lighter, cooler clothes! But what do animals do to get ready for the warmer weather? Join us to find out!

Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons by Il Sung Na
When Blue met Egg by Lindsay Ward

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

You Were There! Lincoln’s Assassination

Speaker: 
Barry Denenberg
Sun, April 14th, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Be transported to days and months surrounding Abraham Lincoln’s assassination with author Barry Denenberg as he reads from his book Lincoln Shot! What were the initial reports? Who was abetting John Wilkes Booth? Denenberg’s books use a reportage style to bring the events of April 14, 1865 to life, and make them unfold before young readers’ eyes. Barry Denenberg will be available to sign books after the program.
 

WWII & NYC: December School Vacation Week

Fun activities all week long!

Thu, December 27th, 2012 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri, December 28th, 2012 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat, December 29th, 2012 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun, December 30th, 2012 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue, January 1st, 2013 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday, December 27, 2012 – December 30, 2012, Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Hoops to Halo: Centuries of Games Kids Play

Workshop size is limited, please make a reservation at dchm@nyhistory.org.

Sun, June 17th, 2012 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Celebrate Father’s Day with a special family workshop all about games – parents and kids learn about historical games and build their own video game prototypes. A New-York Historical Society educator will lead families with children between ages 7-12 through galleries and behind-the-scenes to view different toys and games in the collection.

Sunday Story Hour: The Lonely Phone Booth

 Free with Museum admission

Sun, March 11th, 2012 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Can you imagine a world before cell phones? The phone booth at West End Avenue and 100th Street does. Learn how a phone booth can save the day.

Free with Museum admission.

Saturday Academy

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Saturday Academy

“I had an amazing time at Saturday Academy, learning new things and making new friends from all around New York City.”
- Saturday Academy student, Fall 2012

 

 

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