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.

September 19, 2006 - December 31, 2006

As storms of controversy swirl around the role of a free press in the modern world, the need to understand and define the responsibilities of the media has become of...

May 05, 2006 - September 17, 2006

This exhibition explores the evolution of American images, with 90 spectacular works ranging from colonial era masterpieces to souvenir tintypes and daguerreotypes. Group...

April 04, 2006 - August 06, 2006

The exhibition, organized by the Yale University Art Gallery, explores how Edward Lamson Henry's (1841-1919) fascination with "historical fictions"

April 21, 2006 - July 30, 2006

Bronzes for the Gilded Age explores the flowering of American bronze sculpture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, emphasizing works created after...

March 14, 2006 - June 26, 2006

In celebration of Viktor Schreckengost's 100th birthday, New-York Historical, along with 100 public venues around the country, will display the work of this acclaimed...

October 20, 2005 - March 26, 2006

The New-York Historical Society displayed a facsimile of the original hand-written draft of the Emancipation Proclamation that President Abraham Lincoln wrote while...

October 07, 2005 - March 26, 2006

The New-York Historical Society launched a two-year initiative on slavery and New York. The first phase opened on October 7, 2005, with the landmark exhibition Slavery...

November 08, 2005 - March 19, 2006

While the vast majority of the 10 million Africans taken across the Atlantic remain nameless, the story of Priscilla—a 10-year-old girl taken on the slave ship Hare...

May 17, 2005 - February 26, 2006

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

September 27, 2005 - December 30, 2005

Cass Gilbert is perhaps best remembered as the architect of the Woolworth Building, for years the tallest building in the world. Yet his work also included such monumental...

Creative: Tronvig Group