Floor Closure

The second floor of the Museum will be closed Saturday, December 16.

Giving Voice to the History of American Women

Publisher: 
WNYC Radio
Date: 
March 22, 2017
The Center for Women's History has one major goal: to challenge your (probably) male-centric understanding of American history. That doesn't mean removing men altogether; rather, it's about incorporating the stories of women into the re-telling of history in order to provide a fuller picture. Located on the fourth floor of the New-York Historical Society, the Center is the only one of its kind that focus on female historical objects and perspectives. Its inaugural exhibition is Saving Washington, an ode to Dolley Madison, the wife of President James Madison, and the many women who shaped American society in the early nineteenth century. Read more…
Creative: Tronvig Group