Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Hoops to Halo: Centuries of Games Kids Play

Workshop size is limited, please make a reservation at dchm@nyhistory.org.

Sun, June 17th, 2012 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Celebrate Father’s Day with a special family workshop all about games – parents and kids learn about historical games and build their own video game prototypes. A New-York Historical Society educator will lead families with children between ages 7-12 through galleries and behind-the-scenes to view different toys and games in the collection.

Family Album Scrapbook

 Pre-registration required.

Sat, May 19th, 2012 | 2:00 pm

 Save those movie ticket stubs! Alan Balicki, Senior Conservator, shows tools and materials to preserve the past. Families work with talented teaching artists to create an album that will showcase precious images, documents and objects. Great for grandparents!

To pre-register, please e-mail familyprograms@nyhistory.org.

Family Histories Through Video Storytelling

Great for grandparents! Pre-registration required.

Sun, March 25th, 2012 | 12:30 pm

Parents, grandparents and children come together and reflect on their family history by learning how to tell a story and record their history. Great for grandparents!

To pre-register, please e-mail familyprograms@nyhistory.org.

Writing Workshop: Historical Fiction of the Civil War

Two-day workshop for young writers ages 8-14

Tue, March 20th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed, March 21st, 2012 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The New-York Historical Society and the DiMenna Children’s History Museum are proud to host a young writers workshop in partnership with Writopia Lab, a nationally recognized non-profit organization that has led workshops for kids ages 8 to 18 since 2007. This unique Historical Fiction Writing workshop will be co-facilitated by a New-York Historical Society educator, who will introduce the writers to many different themes related to the Civil War.

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