Special Summer Offerings

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

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Expand your content knowledge and enrich your use of primary sources in the classroom through our interactive programs for teachers!

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

All Pizza & PD sessions are FREE to teachers whose students participate in our Social Studies Enrichment or Art of History programs.

Questions & Registration: professional.learning@nyhistory.org or 212-485-9256.



Summer Workshop
Deconstruction Reconstruction
Monday, August 3, 10am – 12pm
After a long and bloody Civil War, the United States faced its greatest challenge yet: piecing together the broken union. Through document analysis and group work, confront the tumultuous history of the Reconstruction and understand its lasting impact. Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members)
Register Here

Summer Workshop
Natives and Newcomers
Tuesday, August 11, 10am – 12pm
Enhance your understanding of the interaction among New York’s European settlers and the native people who called this land home long before the Age of Exploration. Study historic objects, images, and documents, and take home a copy of the Cultures, Commerce, and Community curriculum guide. Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members)
Register Here


Being a Historian: Museum Education Strategies for Classroom Teachers
September 12 and 19, 9 am – 4 pm
Kick off the new year with this two-day workshop exploring museum education practices. Learn where the work of historians, curators, and educators intersects and practice hands-on strategies to enhance student learning through the study of objects, images, maps, and documents. This NYC DOE-approved course carries one P-credit that can be applied to teachers’ 30-and-above salary differential.

This workshop is highly recommended for teachers who have not participated in a N-YHS P-Credit before or who would like a refresher in our methodologies. View more course details, including the syllabus, on the NYC DOE ASPDP website.

Cost: $65 Museum course fee, plus $45 NYC DOE ASPDP fee. Space is limited, so sign up today! Registration is a two-step process: Step 1: Register with the NYC Department of Education ASPDP office and pay the $45 ASPDP fee online Step 2: Register with the New-York Historical Society and pay the $65 museum fee online or by calling 212-485-9256

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