Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Walks & Talks
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: An Exclusive Look at Conservation at the New-York Historical Society
Tue, November 21st, 2017 |
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

This event is hosted by The New York Adventure Club


On this behind-the-scenes tour, take an intimate and interactive journey through the conservation lab where staff preserve some of the most illuminating paper-based treasures in New-York Historical's collection, primarily held within the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library. Witness firsthand how conservators prepare, treat, install, and de-install Library and Museum paper-based collections for exhibitions and loans, as well as stabilize large collections for storage and use. Try out conservation treatment techniques led by our conservation staff!


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Creative: Tronvig Group