June 11 – September 26, 2021

In this moment of polarization, Americans have used flags to publicly stake their positions, rally around causes, and declare allegiances. To explore the symbolic possibilities...

May 21 – October 3, 2021

Native New Yorker Katharine Meyer Graham (1917-2001) never expected to become the president, publisher, and CEO of the Washington Post, but she thrived in that...

May 14 – October 11, 2021

During weekends and summers in the pre-Stonewall era, gay men and women, including many New Yorkers, traveled to the secluded beach town of Cherry Grove on Fire Island where...

April 23 – August 15, 2021

Showcasing the vibrant and humorous work of the prolific artist, Bruce McCall’s New York presents colorful visions of a fantastical version of New York City—where...

February 12, 2021 – August 1, 2021

Made up of 130 works of art, The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection, Scenes of New York City celebrates a multifaceted and dynamic New York from the 19th century...

February 5, 2021 - September 5, 2021

Movie star and comedian Bob Hope achieved a lot during his decades-long career. But his work during World War II entertaining and lifting the spirits of troops holds a special...

February 5 – September 5, 2021

A companion exhibition to So Ready for Laughter: Bob Hope and World War IIThe Gift of...

November 18, 2020 - Ongoing

Meet us at the clock! The great Waldorf Astoria clock is a legendary part of New York City lore and a meeting spot for generations of New Yorkers. Originally made for the 1893...

Ongoing

A special permanent gallery on New-York Historical’s fourth floor features a detailed re-creation of the White House Oval Office, where presidents have exercised their powers,...

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