Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 29, 10am-6pm. For details, please visit our calendar.

Scholars Program

Scholars Program: Hands-on History for Teens

“I would recommend this program to my peers because the chance to work with original documents and a highly specialized museum and library staff is an opportunity seldom offered to high school students.”
– Andrew Sobelsohn, Summer Scholar 2014

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Saturday Academy

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Saturday Academy

“I had an amazing time at Saturday Academy, learning new things and making new friends from all around New York City.”
- Saturday Academy student, Fall 2012

 

 

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Window Display for Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York–Presbyterian

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At the invitation of Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital the New-York Historical Society will present a display in the Hospital lobby that will welcome families to the institution.

Noah's ark, 1850-1900. Wood, paint. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy, 1956.101

At the invitation of Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital the New-York Historical Society will present a display in the Hospital lobby that will welcome families to the institution. This lively installation will feature a miniaturized façade of New-York Historical's building, leading into an interior populated with reproductions of some of its great treasures, including portraits of children and toys, in particular New-York Historical's beloved nineteenth-century Noah's ark.

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American Musicals Project >

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Field Trips >

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Field Trips

Take a field trip to the New-York Historical Society, where your students will discover history firsthand.

Choose from our wide range of inquiry-driven programs, all of which align with and support the Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies and the New York State Learning Standards for Social Studies and for the Visual Arts.

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Internships >

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The New-York Historical Society proudly offers internships for students at the high school and college/graduate levels. Through research, hands-on work, and interactions with museum staff and experts in the field, students gain valuable experience and knowledge of both history and museum work.

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Teen Programs >

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The Education Department at the New-York Historical Society offers a wealth of out-of-school time programs designed to make history come alive for teens. Participants in our programs have a unique opportunity to explore the vast collections of the New-York Historical Society, working closely with museum professionals and alongside other students who share their interest in American Art and History.

Download more information on our Teen Programs here.

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Additional Ways to Support the N-YHS >

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The New-York Historical Society depends on support from generous individuals, foundations and corporations, as well as public funding received through city, state and federal grants. For more information or to support a special project, please call the Development Office at (212) 485-9271.

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