4th of July

Spend Independence Day with us! Kids age 17 and younger get free admission to the Museum on Sunday, July 4.

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...

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...

A highlight of the Center for Women’s History, Women’s Voices is a multimedia digital installation where visitors can discover the hidden connections among exceptional...

The meaning of the first three words of the U.S. Constitution—“We the people…”—has changed over the course of our nation’s history, and who constitutes “the people” is a topic...

Our vast silver collection presents American history in a unique way. Early New York silver reflected the multiethnic society that characterized the Dutch settlement of New...

In 2015, the New-York Historical Society  was given the reference archive of Time, Inc. The storied publishing empire was leaving its noted midtown headquarters and moving to a...

For a century, the covers of Time and Life magazines have captured, in a single image, the zeitgeist of American culture, politics, and technology. 

On display at the New-York Historical Society since 2015 is a masterpiece by Pablo Picasso – the painted theater curtain for the ballet Le Tricorne (1919). It is the...

Now on view in the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library is Fanned Book (2013).

The life-size bronze figures of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) and Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) that stand at either entrance to the New-York Historical Society bring to life...

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