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.

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...

April 04, 2008 - August 31, 2008

This focused exhibition will be devoted to the cholera epidemics of 19th century New York in 1832, 1849, and 1866, with particular emphasis on the 1832 epidemic.

April 11, 2008 - August 17, 2008

Prelude to Woven Splendor from Timbuktu to Tibet: Exotic Rugs and Textiles from New York Collectors.

April 11, 2008 - August 17, 2008

Woven Splendor celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Hajji Baba Club, the nation's oldest and most prestigious rug collecting club. The show will chronicle the history of...

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