Student Historian Program

Student Historian Program

“Through this internship, I learned to research more efficiently, think outside the box for creative projects and voice my opinions in group discussions.”
– Marcia White, 2012 Student Historian


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

Father's Day

Free with Museum admission!

Sun, June 17th, 2012 | 1:00 pm

Kids and dads practice their history detective skills with a scavenger hunt designed with dads in mind!

Family Album Scrapbook

 Pre-registration required.

Sat, May 19th, 2012 | 2:00 pm

 Save those movie ticket stubs! Alan Balicki, Senior Conservator, shows tools and materials to preserve the past. Families work with talented teaching artists to create an album that will showcase precious images, documents and objects. Great for grandparents!

To pre-register, please e-mail

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.

P-Credit Courses



The New-York Historical Society offers DOE-approved Professional-Credit courses each July. These classes meet for 36 hours and can be applied toward teachers' 30-and-above salary differential.

Courses will be listed on the After School Professional Development Program's site when the summer course catalog becomes available, typically in late Spring.





Join the New-York Historical Society for our exciting menu of teacher workshops! Expand your content knowledge and enrich your use of primary sources in the classroom through these interactive, Common Core-aligned professional development programs.

Participation in New-York Historical Society professional development is applicable towards maintaining professional certification from the New York City Department of Education.

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