Museum Open Monday

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

Macy's Sunday Story Time: A Love Song for New York

Sun, December 8th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue by Anna Harwell Celenza

Listen to klezmer, foxtrot, ragtime, and blues while learning about Gershwin’s process and struggle in creating a love song for New York that defined American music. We will also be listening to a recording of “Rhapsody in Blue” performed by Gershwin and the Columbia Jazz Band in 1925.

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Children’s Concert: Ship of Tolerance

Fri, September 27th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

Note: This program is sold out

Come hear classically trained young musicians from around the world in this unique children's concert, part of the Ship of Tolerance weekend of activities. This organization promotes communication and connections between the children of the world, with the greater goal of tolerance and understanding.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP to familyprograms@nyhistory.org

David Grover Sings Songs of Freedom

Speaker: 
David Grover
Sun, January 19th, 2014 | 12:30 pm

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, folk singer and children’s musician David Grover will entertain participants young and old in this concert celebrating diversity, freedom, and the Civil Rights movement. Please RSVP to familyprograms@nyhistory.org Ages 4 and up

Frank Sinatra: “Here’s to Ol’ Blue Eyes!”

Speaker: 
Jay Leonhart
Family & Friends
Fri, May 10th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

The New-York Historical Society is grateful to Bank of America for its generous support of all Free Friday Night Programs.

TICKETS

Admission to the concerts is free. No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

The Life and Music of Judy Garland

Speaker: 
Jay Leonhart
Family & Friends
Fri, April 5th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

The New-York Historical Society is grateful to Bank of America for its generous support of all Free Friday Night Programs.

TICKETS

Admission to the concerts is free. No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

It’s Been a Long, Long Time: Songs of Longing and Joy from World War II

Speaker: 
Jay Leonhart
Family & Friends
Fri, March 15th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

The New-York Historical Society is grateful to Bank of America for its generous support of all Free Friday Programs.

TICKETS

Admission to the concerts is free. No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

David Grover Sings The Standards

Speaker: 
David Grover
Sun, May 5th, 2013 | 12:30 pm

 

Welcome spring with this fun family concert! Folk singer and children’s musician David Grover will entertain participants, young and old, in this concert of American standards, as well as some of David’s favorite songs for kids.

 

Free with Museum admission; no separate tickets or reservations are needed. This concert will be held in the large Smith Auditorium.

Please contact familyprograms@nyhistory.org for more information or clarification.

 

Bird Tales: Folk Telling from Around the World

Speaker: 
Bill Gordh

Join folklorist Bill Gordh and celebrate bird heroes, tricksters, and villains. Don’t forget to visit Audubon’s Aviary to see the birds of America!

Sat, March 9th, 2013 | 2:00 pm
Sun, March 10th, 2013 | 2:00 pm

March 9 and 10, 2 pm

New York Cool: Free Friday Night Music Presented by Bank of America

Speaker: 
Just Friends
Fri, May 11th, 2012 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Event Details

The New-York Historical Society and Bank of America present a free, Friday night concert series highlighting musical history makers, past and present. This concert series features hip, well-known and emerging names from across the spectrum of classical, jazz and popular music genres. Shows are first come, first served, and refreshments are available for purchase. And after the show stick around for our raffles, with prizes from local institutions!

New York Cool: Free Friday Night Music Presented by Bank of America

Speaker: 
Beijing Guitar Duo

Free concerts presented by Bank of America!

Fri, May 18th, 2012 | 7:30 pm

Event Details

The New-York Historical Society and Bank of America present a free, Friday night concert series highlighting musical history makers, past and present. This concert series features hip, well-known and emerging names from across the spectrum of classical, jazz and popular music genres. Shows are first come, first served, and refreshments are available for purchase. And after the show stick around for our raffles, with prizes from local institutions!

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