Education Mission

The Education Department at the New-York Historical Society offers a wealth of resources and learning opportunities designed to make history come alive!

Education programs are made possible through endowments established by the National Endowment for the Humanities and The Hearst Foundations. Public funds are provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

The New-York Historical Society recognizes the leadership support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York for its K - 12 Educational Enrichment Programs in 2015-2016.

The New-York Historical Society is grateful to the generous supporters of its educational initiatives, including the Hertog Foundation, the Emilie Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation, the Barker Welfare Foundation, The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the Keith Haring Foundation, Ray Lent and Placer Partners, the Bay and Paul Foundations, the Alice Lawrence Foundation, the C. Jay Moorhead Foundation, The Angela and Scott Jaggar Foundation, and the Henry Nias Foundation.


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