Museum Early Closure

The Museum will close ​early ​at 6​​pm on Fri, Jan 20​ and reopen at 3pm on Sat, Jan 21.

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...

March 24, 2017 - June 04, 2017

Over some two decades, Arthur and Eileen Newman assembled a collection of landscapes and still lifes painted between 1845 and 1880. Inspired by the natural beauty of the Hudson...

April 07, 2017 - July 16, 2017

One of American history’s protean figures, Thomas Jefferson’s role as a private citizen is as defining as his personae as founder, president, and political standard-bearer. A...

April 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,...

May 26, 2017 - September 03, 2017

How did American artists respond to the First World War? Coinciding with the centennial of America’s involvement in the war, World War I Beyond the Trenches explores...

June 30, 2017 - October 09, 2017

Sixty years after her debut, picture book heroine Eloise is still a star. Eloise’s unruly charm resulted from the unlikely collaboration between cabaret star Kay Thompson (1909...

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