​Museum and Library Hour Changes

On Wednesday, April 25, the Museum and Library will open at 2 pm. For a full list of gallery closures, click here.

April 04, 2006 - August 06, 2006

The exhibition, organized by the Yale University Art Gallery, explores how Edward Lamson Henry's (1841-1919) fascination with "historical fictions"

April 21, 2006 - July 30, 2006

Bronzes for the Gilded Age explores the flowering of American bronze sculpture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, emphasizing works created after mythological...

March 14, 2006 - June 26, 2006

In celebration of Viktor Schreckengost's 100th birthday, New-York Historical, along with 100 public venues around the country, will display the work of this acclaimed...

October 07, 2005 - March 26, 2006

The New-York Historical Society launched a two-year initiative on slavery and New York. The first phase opened on October 7, 2005, with the landmark exhibition Slavery in...

October 20, 2005 - March 26, 2006

The New-York Historical Society displayed a facsimile of the original hand-written draft of the Emancipation Proclamation that President Abraham Lincoln wrote while waiting...

November 08, 2005 - March 19, 2006

While the vast majority of the 10 million Africans taken across the Atlantic remain nameless, the story of Priscilla—a 10-year-old girl taken on the slave ship Hare from...

May 17, 2005 - February 26, 2006

The New-York Historical Society will continue showcasing together more than 100 famous paintings by artists of the Hudson River School, including Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand,...

September 27, 2005 - December 30, 2005

Cass Gilbert is perhaps best remembered as the architect of the Woolworth Building, for years the tallest building in the world. Yet his work also included such monumental...

July 15, 2003 - November 02, 2005

The New-York Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition Petropolis: A Social History of Urban Animal Companions, which will be on view...

July 01, 2005 - October 16, 2005

The Hudson River Day Line was the favorite way for New Yorkers to travel between Albany and New York City for a day in the country for more than 80 years. The exhibit...

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