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.

November 17, 2006 - September 03, 2007

New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War is the final exhibition in the New-York Historical Society's groundbreaking series on slavery and its impact on the people...

June 16, 2006 - January 07, 2007

A generation of critically acclaimed contemporary artists has thought deeply about how America's history of racially based slavery has shaped our society. Legacies ...

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...

Creative: Tronvig Group