Note: This event has been cancelled
In a city where architecture seems to defy gravity and buildings appear and disappear in the blink of an eye, New York has long served as a premier venue for the world’s most renowned magicians. From Harry Houdini to Al Flosso to Jeff Sheridan, the city continues to attract and foster entertainers from around the world. In keeping with this tradition, New-York Historical presents an evening of dazzling fun with celebrity magician Matt Wayne.
Explore 300 years of New York and American history through the eyes and lives of children of the past! The DiMenna Children's History Museum is a museum-within-a-museum, occupying the New-York Historical Society's entire lower level. It includes character-based pavilions, a the Barbara K. Lipman Children's History Library, a Whiz Bang Quiz Machine, and interactive exhibits and games. The DiMenna Children's History Museum encourages children to identify with the people whose enterprise and creativity changed the course of our history.
Prepare yourselves, history geniuses: NYC’s own live game show spectacular, the Big Quiz Thing, will present a multimedia live trivia game show for history buffs, in celebration of the New-York Historical Society's grand reopening. Gather a team of friends—or join on on site—and win excellent prizes and glory! For more on the Big Quiz Thing, visit bigquizthing.com.