Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

Teacher Workshops at the New-York Historical Society

Attend a teacher workshop and engage in innovative teaching strategies and deepen content knowledge. The New-York Historical Society provides a variety of interactive professional learning opportunities that help educators meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards and enrich the teaching and learning of history and the arts in the classroom.

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

Pizza & PD

After-school and Chancellor’s Day workshops engage participants in the past through hands-on strategies that can be brought directly into the social studies or visual arts classroom. Pizza is served at all after school sessions!

History Uncorked: Think & Drink with Historians

World-renowned historians, authors and scholars discuss formative moments and themes in American history and how to bring them to life in the classroom over wine and cheese.

Special Workshops & Events

Spend your Saturday digging deeply into history in these innovative workshops that feature the vast collections of New-York Historical Society and its cultural partners.

P-Credit Courses

Take a 36-hour summer course to apply to your "30-and-above" salary differential.

80-Minute Professional Learning Opportunities

NEW THIS YEAR! Invite experienced N-YHS educators into your school to provide interactive, inquiry-driven afterschool professional learning sessions for teachers across a range of subjects and grade levels.

Private Workshops

School leaders, book a private professional development session for your teachers at your school or in the museum.

Curriculum Library

Download classroom materials for current and past N-YHS exhibitions with primary sources, lesson plans, and more.

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