Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 29, 10am-6pm. For details, please visit our calendar.

September 05, 2008 - October 19, 2008

French born Victor Prevost (1820-1881) spent most of his career in New York where, during the 1850s, he operated a photography studio. His calotype negatives survive as rare...

April 04, 2008 - August 31, 2008

This focused exhibition will be devoted to the cholera epidemics of 19th century New York in 1832, 1849, and 1866, with particular emphasis on the 1832 epidemic.

April 11, 2008 - August 17, 2008

Prelude to Woven Splendor from Timbuktu to Tibet: Exotic Rugs and Textiles from New York Collectors.

April 11, 2008 - August 17, 2008

Woven Splendor celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Hajji Baba Club, the nation's oldest and most prestigious rug collecting club. The show will chronicle the history of...

November 16, 2007 - August 10, 2008

The Marquis de Lafayette first arrived in America in 1777 to assist George Washington in the cause for independence. From that time, and despite differences in language, age...

November 28, 2007 - February 10, 2008

The New-York Historical Society will host Life's Pleasures: The Ashcan Artists' Brush With Leisure, 1895–1925, an exhibition of about 80 paintings organized by...

September 11, 2007 - December 13, 2007

The materials of September 11—a voice describing unforgettable memories, twisted girders, a melted safe deposit box, and a messenger's bicycle adorned with flowers—...

October 18, 2007 - October 24, 2007

The New-York Historical Society will project building-sized images of the genocide in Darfur onto the Museum's exterior walls to make a dramatic statement about the need for...

August 26, 2006 - October 07, 2007

Chelsea Jeans, a retail store turned September 11th artifact and shrine, closed forever on October 26, 2002. Owner David Cohen entrusted the New-York Historical Society with...

April 13, 2007 - September 30, 2007

This exhibition of landscape and portrait paintings, drawings, and prints will showcase the New-York Historical Society's Durand holdings—the largest in the world...

Creative: Tronvig Group