Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. For details, please visit our calendar.

April 17, 2009 - July 12, 2009

The New-York Historical Society continues to showcase together more than 100 famous paintings by artists of the Hudson River School, including Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand,...

January 16, 2009 - May 25, 2009

In honor of the forthcoming presidential inauguration on January 20, 2009, Taking the Oath will revisit the United States’ momentous first presidential...

December 13, 2008 - May 03, 2009

Presented in collaborations with the FDR Library in Hyde Park, this exhibition marks the 75th anniversary of Franklin Roosevelt’s first inauguration and the beginning...

February 13, 2009 - April 05, 2009

Audubon's Aviary: Some Things Old, Some Things Borrowed, but Most Things New is the final exhibition in a five-part annual Audubon series mounted by the New-York...

October 17, 2008 - March 29, 2009

General Grant and General Lee: they became America's greatest generals yet used their talents in the war that tore the nation apart. Neither could be purely military men.

November 14, 2008 - January 29, 2009

The exhibition, to be presented online as well as in the Low Light Gallery, will illustrate and illuminate the intense process of argument and debate that preceded the vote...

April 04, 2008 - January 25, 2009

See a showcase of over 100 famous paintings by artists of the Hudson River School including Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, John F. Kensett, Jasper F. Cropsey and Albert...

September 19, 2008 - January 19, 2009

Although the Society harbors one of the earliest assembled public collections of drawings in the United States, the aesthetic richness and historical value of these assets...

July 04, 2008 - January 11, 2009

The New-York Historical Society will mark the occasion of the upcoming November elections with a small exhibition that surveys the history of American presidential elections...

September 05, 2008 - October 19, 2008

French born Victor Prevost (1820-1881) spent most of his career in New York where, during the 1850s, he operated a photography studio. His calotype negatives survive as rare...

Creative: Tronvig Group