Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Third Annual DCHM Family Benefit Event:
Ticket to History!
Saturday, January 24, 2015
11 am - 2 pm

We are thrilled to announce that on Saturday, January 24, 2015 we will be hosting our Third Annual Family Benefit Party at the New-York Historical Society. We invite you to join us for engaging hands-on history activities, performances, and re-enactors as well as delicious treats and family-friendly galleries.

Proceeds from the Family Benefit will help us continue to provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity for children and families to discover the figures and occurrences that shaped our nation's history through interactive museum experiences and unique programming. Your support will also help the DiMenna Children's History Museum and the New-York Historical Society care for a priceless collection made fully accessible to the public, and provides our education programs with the resources to serve over 40,000 family visitors, 200,000 New York City public school students and thousands of teachers with Professional Development training throughout the year.

Membership Events

Please call (212) 485-9279 or e-mail membership@nyhistory.org for more information.

Professional Learning Opportunities for Members
Enjoy a glass of wine after school in the company of world-renowned historians and authors. These award-winning scholars will present their interpretations of important historical events and themes and engage participants in a lively discussion.

Members must register via phone or e-mail: professional.learning@nyhistory.org or 212-485-9256.

Think & Drink with Sam Roberts
Tuesday, November 25
4:30 to 6:30pm
Explore our city’s history one object at a time with Sam Roberts, New York Times contributor and author of A History of New York in 101 Objects. View the very objects he’ll discuss in our compendium exhibition, A Brief History of New York: Selections of New York in 101 Objects.
$20 per person ($15 for members)

Think & Drink with Peter Kwong
Tuesday, December 2
4:30 to 6:30pm
Join Peter Kwong, Professor at Hunter College and author of Chinese America: The Untold Story of America's Oldest New Community, for an expert’s perspective on some of the most compelling historical elements in our exhibition, Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion.
$20 per person ($15 for members)

History Book Club
Members of the New York Historical Society at any level are entitled to take part in a free History Book Club. The History Book Club meets approximately four times throughout the year and discusses books relating to current exhibitions at the New-York Historical Society.

Museum Store - 2014 Member Double Discount Days
Wednesday 1/1-New Year’s Day
Monday 1/20-MLK Day
Monday 2/17-President’s Day
Friday 3/14-Opening day of Bill Cunningham/The Black Fives
Friday 3/21-Opening day of Audubon’s Aviary
Tuesday 4/22-Members Only Morning Hours
Friday 4/4-Opening day of Homefront & Battlefield
Tuesday 5/6–Sunday 5/11-Mother’s Day
Monday 5/26-Memorial Day
Tuesday 6/10–Sunday 6/15-Father’s Day
Friday 7/4-Independence Day/Opening day of Madeline in New York
Friday 9/26-Opening day of Chinese American
Monday 10/13-Columbus Day
Tuesday 11/11-Veterans Day
Wednesday 11/26-Thanksgiving Eve
Friday 11/28–Sunday 11/30-Black Friday & Holiday Shopping
Friday 12/5–Sunday 12/7-Holiday Shopping
Friday 12/12–Sunday 12/14-Holiday Shopping

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