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.

September 08, 2011 - February 05, 2012


To commemorate the 10th anniversary of September 11, the New-York Historical Society presents a special exhibition, Remembering 9/11

November 11, 2011 - January 15, 2012

Looking at these five watercolors you are enjoying an experience similar to that of John James Audubon’s (1785–1851) original subscribers to The Birds of...

November 25, 2011 - January 08, 2012

Hanukkah lamps, or Hannukiot, are candelabra characterized by nine candle branches and used in the ritual candle-lighting associated with the celebration of Hanukkah, the...

November 25, 2011 - January 08, 2012

Though legend has it that Santa Claus hails from the North Pole, he was actually a New Yorker who came into the world on West 23rd Street in what is now the trendy Chelsea...

October 05, 2010 - January 31, 2011

Recalling the desperate fight for life that used to be waged by juvenile diabetes patients, and commemorating the events of 1921 that inaugurated a new era of hope for them...

September 17, 2010 - January 09, 2011

El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street
September 17, 2010–January 9, 2011
(Reception on...

March 05, 2010 - September 05, 2010

In March 2010, the New-York Historical Society will present the first large-scale exhibition of materials from the Grateful Dead Archive. Drawn almost exclusively from the...

September 01, 2008 - September 01, 2010

A group of 22 paintings and two small sculptures will offer visitors a chronological journey through highlights of the New-York Historical Society's rich collection of New...

June 04, 2009 - April 28, 2010

John Vanderlyn was among the first American painters to spend significant time studying in Paris, and while abroad around 1812 he created his masterpiece, "Ariadne...

November 06, 2009 - March 26, 2010

In his search for a new national message during the 1932 presidential primary, FDR gathered around him a number of political, economic and legal scholars. The core of this...

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