Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on Tuesday, April 21. For details, please visit our calendar.

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Expand your content knowledge and enrich your use of primary sources in the classroom through these interactive, Common Core-aligned programs for teachers. Join us for rigorous workshops that engage participants in history through primary sources. Come hungry – pizza will be served!

Participation is applicable towards maintaining professional certification from the New York City Department of Education.

For more information contact or 212-485-9256.



Spring/Summer 2015 Schedule

Audubon’s Aviary: The Final Flight
Tuesday, April 14, 4:30-6:30pm
Explore dazzling watercolors from John James Audubon’s The Birds of America and experience creative new ways to integrate these works of art into your social studies, art, or science classroom.

$15 per person ($10 for members)
Register here

Learning History Through Maps
Thursday, May 21, 4:30-6:30pm
Navigate your way through history with a deep dive into the New-York Historical Society’s map collection. Explore maps, atlases, and guidebooks from the Dutch period through the 20th century and come away with strategies for strengthening your students’ map skills.

$15 per person ($10 for members)
Register here

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