Museum Holiday Schedule

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Wednesday, December 24, 10am-3pm and will reopen Friday, December 26, 10am-8pm. For details, please visit our calendar.

Paisan (1946)

Speaker: 
Ron Simon
Angela Dalle Vacche
Fri, June 27th, 2014 | 7:00 pm

TICKETS

This event is part of the New-York Historical Society's spring 2014 Free Fridays programs, sponsored by Bank of America. Entrance to the film series is free during the Museum's Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6 – 8 pm). No advanced reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society members receive priority.

The Day of Battle: World War II in Sicily and Italy

Speaker: 
Rick Atkinson
Sat, June 28th, 2014 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

EVENT DETAILS

9 am — Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 am — Program

Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings

Speaker: 
Craig L. Symonds
Sat, June 7th, 2014 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

EVENT DETAILS

9 am — Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 am — Program

In the early hours of June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy and began the push to liberate Western Europe from Axis control. One of the greatest naval historians of our time sheds light on the remarkable but little-known naval arm of the invasion—Operation Neptune—the largest seaborne military assault in history.

A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

Speaker: 
Thelma Schoonmaker
Fri, February 28th, 2014 | 7:00 pm

TICKETS

This event is part of the New-York Historical Society's spring 2014 Free Fridays programs, sponsored by Bank of America. Entrance to the film series is free during the Museum's Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6 – 8 pm). No advanced reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society members receive priority.

From Pearl Harbor to Normandy

Speaker: 
Rick Atkinson
Sat, December 7th, 2013 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Note: This program is sold out

 

EVENT DETAILS

9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30–11 am: Lecture

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War

Speaker: 
Paul Kennedy
Wed, May 29th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this program has been cancelled.

 

EVENT DETAILS

In January 1943, FDR and Winston Churchill convened in Casablanca to establish the Allied objectives: defeat the Nazi blitzkrieg; establish control over Europe’s sky and sea lanes; take the fight to the European mainland; and end Japan’s imperialism.

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).

I Know Where I’m Going! (1945)

Speaker: 
Thelma Schoonmaker
Fri, May 31st, 2013 | 7:00 pm

TICKETS

Admission to the film programs is free in conjunction with New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). 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).

They Were Expendable (1945)

Speaker: 
Mary Owen
Craig L. Symonds
Ron Simon
Fri, June 7th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

TICKETS

Admission to the film programs is free in conjunction with New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). 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).

Anchors Aweigh (1945)

Speaker: 
Will Friedwald
Ron Simon
Fri, May 24th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

TICKETS

Admission to the film programs is free in conjunction with New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). 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).

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