Recommended for children ages 4–7.
Relive the summer of 1899 through the eyes of the New York Newsies and read all about how they managed to beat The World by sticking together.
Kid Blink Beats The World by Don Brown
Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.
Free with museum admission!
Get the story behind the famous 1899 newsboys' strike while learning the latest dance moves from the Broadway hit Newsies, taught by Disney Teaching Artists!
Kids of all ages can sign up for dancing workshops, as well as learn about the history of newsies and newspapers. See linotype letters, trays, and holders up close, and use that old technology to make a linotype bookmark and a newspaper collage! We will also be raffling off two tickets to Newsies!
Free with museum admission.
History Made Here—A Look at Original Historical Documents From the Historical Society's Vast Archives
History Made Here, a rotating six-week, thematic exhibition highlighting treasured historical documents from the archives of the library at the New-York Historical Society is on display July 1, 2005–August 14, 2005. The exhibition highlights the extraordinary collections of the New-York Historical Society's library through a rotating series of small and special exhibitions. Each week three new documents will be on display, accompanied by audio commentary from historians. The documents are grouped thematically, as follows: