Special Summer Offerings

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

Return of the 69th (Irish) Regiment, N.Y.S.M. from the Seat of War

Exhibitions: 
Date: 
1862
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society, Gift of Louis Lang. Photo courtesy Williamstown Art Conservation Center, 2011
Object Number: 
1886.3
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Making American Taste: Gallery Tour 2

Speaker: 
Linda S. Ferber
Mon, 12/19/2011 - 11:00
Mon, December 19th, 2011 | 11:00 am

Event details

In the nineteenth century, the place of the arts in a democracy was a hotly debated topic in the United States. The new exhibition Making American Taste: Narrative Art for a New Democracy integrates the broad range of styles and narrative themes — from history, literary and religious subjects to the more familiar rural and domestic genres — through which Americans were expected to attain cultural refinement. Join Senior Art Historian Linda S.

Price: 
$24
Members price: 
$12
Buy Tickets URL: 
http://www.nyhistory.org/node/62895
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Making American Taste: Gallery Tour 1

Speaker: 
Linda S. Ferber
Mon, 11/28/2011 - 11:00
Mon, November 28th, 2011 | 11:00 am

Event details

In the 19th century, the place of the arts in a democracy was a hotly debated topic in the United States. The new exhibition Making American Taste: Narrative Art for a New Democracy integrates the broad range of styles and narrative themes — from history, literary and religious subjects to the more familiar rural and domestic genres — through which Americans were expected to attain cultural refinement. Join Senior Art Historian Linda S. Ferber for an intimate tour of the exhibition, featuring 55 works from the New-York Historical Society’s collection.

Price: 
$24
Members price: 
$12
Buy Tickets URL: 
http://www.nyhistory.org/node/62894
Programs: 
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Paintings >

Teaser: 

The New-York Historical Society houses an outstanding collection of over twenty-five hundred American paintings—primarily portraits, genre scenes and landscapes—dating from the colonial period through the twentieth century, as well as a select number of European works. It includes the personal collection of the New York merchant and pioneering art patron Luman Reed, as well as the collection of Robert L. Stuart, another nineteenth-century New York philanthropist and art collector.

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