March 08, 2017 - July 30, 2017

First Lady Dolley Madison is often remembered as a hostess who saved the White House portrait of George Washington from British vandalism during the War of 1812. But in fact,...

February 03, 2017 - April 30, 2017

For more than 300 years, New York has played a central role in the development of modern tattooing, from its origins in Native American body art to the introduction of the...

December 11, 2016 - March 26, 2017

​Who could "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee"? Muhammad Ali was The Greatest—he even said so himself. Born Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky, he was a three-time...

December 11, 2016 - March 26, 2017

For more than 50 years, George Kalinsky has captured iconic moments in sports as Madison Square Garden’s house photographer—a job he landed, in part, after bluffing his way...

August 19, 2016 - ongoing

Collector's Choice: Highlights from the Permanent Collection showcases a selection of paintings that characterize the highly individual tastes and historic...

Ongoing

Explore the story of New York and America in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith New York Gallery of American History. Highlights include:

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