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To help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, New-York Historical is temporarily closed to the public until it is safe to reopen. More details on our Visit page.

Digital Resources

Watch art and history come alive every day at New-York Historical! Learn about the past and engage with your community through our digital resources.

About

The New-York Historical Society makes history matter every day by bringing you engaging educational programs, intellectually stimulating lectures, thought-provoking exhibitions, and fascinating stories in art and history that you never knew. As a public resource for learning, New-York Historical works to offer audio and video digital resources where possible. Our Media Page brings you select programs and events as well as fun facts and deep dives into topics about the history of the United States through the eyes of its cultural nucleus, New York City.

Highlights 2017-18

From Eloise's adventures at The Plaza to the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York to our groundbreaking exploration of the...

Magic Shop

Magician Joshua Jay—holder of a Guinness World Record in card tricks—presents classic illusions as seen in our exhibition Summer of Magic: Treasures from the David Copperfield Collection. Learn more about New-York Historical's Summer of Magic at...

Norman Rockwell's "Four Freedoms"

From the Norman Rockwell Museum. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s call to defend freedom worldwide through the Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from...

2018 Strawberry Festival (Part II)

Since 1856, the New-York Historical Society has hosted its annual Strawberry Festival luncheon, celebrating awardees' contributions to public life. Proceeds from the event support the organization's crucial...

Highlights 2017-18
Magic Shop
Norman Rockwell's "Four Freedoms"
2018 Strawberry Festival (Part II)
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