Museum Open Monday

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

Reading Into History Book Wrap Event: Picture the Dead

Sun, January 27th, 2013 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Read Picture the Dead and then come to the Barbara K. Lipman Library for this special event. Author Adele Griffin will join us! Family participants will discuss the book, ask the author questions, and see related objects from the New-York Historical Society’s collection.

Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte: El Nueva York de ayer y hoy

Sat, December 8th, 2012 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

¡Bienvenido!

¡El Departamento de Educación de La Sociedad Histórica de Nueva York (New-York Historical Society) les invitan a participar en los talleres educativos para la familia en español: Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte: Talleres Educativos para las Familias!

Reading Into History Wrap: King of Mulberry Street

Sun, December 2nd, 2012 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Free with Museum admission

Recommended for children ages 9 - 12

Read The King of Mulbery Street and then come to the Barbara K. Lipman Library for this special event. Author Donna Jo Napoli will join us! Family participants will discuss the book, ask the author questions, and see related objects from the New-York Historical Society’s collection.

About The King of Mulberry Street

Reading Into History Wrap: Same Sun Here

Sun, November 4th, 2012 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Free with Museum admission

Recommended for children ages 9 - 12

Read Same Sun Here and come to the Barbara K. Lipman Library for this special event. Author Neela Vaswani will join us! Family participants will discuss the book, ask Neela questions, and see election-related objects from the New-York Historical Society's collection.

About Same Sun Here by Silas House and Neela Vaswani

Poster Contest: Celebrate WNET's 50th Anniversary

Sat, September 29th, 2012 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat, October 27th, 2012 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat, November 17th, 2012 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Poster Contest: Celebrate WNET's 50th Anniversary
September 29
October 27
November 17
1 - 3pm

The New-York Historical Society is proud to be a poster-making site for Channel THIRTEEN/WNET's 50th Anniversary, celebrating bringing New York and the tri-state area the best in public television.Kids Club THIRTEEN is holding a poster contest inviting children in the tri-state area, grades K through 8, to participate.

September Reading Into History Book Wrap Event: We Rode The Orphan Trains

Sun, September 30th, 2012 | 4:30 pm

We Rode the Orphan Trains, by Andrea Warren, tells the true stories of eight men and women of the 200,000 homeless, abandoned, or orphaned city kids whom, between 1854 and 1929, the Children's Aid Society put on trains bound for new homes in the rural Midwest. Be prepared to learn some happy real-life tales and some sad ones.

Cut Loose and Dance!

Fri, October 5th, 2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring your dancing shoes and try out favorite wartime dances – such as the Lindy hop and Jitterbug – with the award winning dance education company, Dancing Classrooms.
Free with Museum admission. All ages.

Presidents in Residence! February School Vacation Week

Sat, February 16th, 2013 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun, February 17th, 2013 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon, February 18th, 2013 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue, February 19th, 2013 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

 

WWII & NYC: December School Vacation Week

Fun activities all week long!

Thu, December 27th, 2012 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri, December 28th, 2012 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat, December 29th, 2012 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun, December 30th, 2012 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue, January 1st, 2013 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday, December 27, 2012 – December 30, 2012, Tuesday, January 1, 2013

DiMenna Children’s History Museum Family Party: History Detectives

 Join us for our first ever Family Party!

Sat, January 26th, 2013 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for our first ever Family Party! Children become history detectives and will be transported to another time. They will embark on a hands-on journey through the centuries, learning and understanding about people in the past whose hard work and creativity changed the course of history.
For more information e-mail dchm@nyhistory.org or call (212) 485-9240
 

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