Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

On the morning of December 14, 2020, Sandra Lindsay made history. The director of critical care nursing at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Lindsay sat down in front of the...

In 2019, New-York Historical partnered with the Generations Project on a time capsule to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in 1969. Hundreds of people...

In 2014, when the League of Women Voters of the City of New York—a storied, 100-year-old advocacy group—organized a voter registration drive outside of City Hall, they knew...

A glorious sea of American flags, crowded streets, and Fifth Avenue skyscrapers, The Fourth of July, 1916 (The Greatest Display of the American Flag Ever Seen in New York,...

Artist and naturalist James Prosek is passionate about the preservation of wildlife and their habitats. In this installation, he has created his own avian ecosystem, using life...

Josephine Seuringer Mahoney attended St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing between 1953 and 1956, eventually teaching nursing, raising four children, and ultimately working...

Epidemics in American History from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History shares glimpses of life during epidemics from the colonial period through the mid-...

Book artist, paper cutter, sculptor, and conceptual artist, Béatrice Coron has reinvigorated the silhouette genre with kaleidoscopic subjects that are both playful and cutting...

Dining out has always been an important facet of life for many New Yorkers. “Fed Up: Women Food Service Workers in the 1930s and 40s” explores the tenacious efforts of...

Billie Jean King’s tireless fight against sexism remains relevant today when women still face inequality from the halls of government to the sports field. An early supporter of...

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