December 21, 2013 through January 1, 2014. Free with Museum admission.
Seasons of Light Scavenger Hunt, December 21-January 1, All day
Families will seek out images of light throughout the New-York Historical Society in a “Season of Light” scavenger hunt. From the New-York Historical Society’s Tiffany lamps to the treasures of Shearith Israel, find examples of light used for both decoration and symbolism. DCHM-only hunts also available.
Civil War Family Quiz, December 21, 22, 28 and 29, and January 1, 2 pm
Think you know a lot about the Civil War? What number president was Ulysses S. Grant? What was the first state to secede from the Union? Try your hand at our interactive history quiz for families on the weekends of December 21-22 and 28-29 and January 1 for your chance to win great prizes! All ages.