Special Programs
Mother's Day Brunch and Museum Tour
Sun, May 13th, 2018 |
11:00 am to 1:15 pm
(Members $50)

Ticket includes brunch, Museum Admission, tour, and a discount at the NYHistory Store.


As you celebrate the women who have shaped your life, join us to celebrate the women who have shaped American history! Enjoy a delicious brunch served in our beautiful Dexter Hall—adorned with Picasso’s Le Tricorne—followed by a 70-minute special Mother’s Day-themed tour of four exhibitions throughout the Museum, including at our Center for Women’s History, guided by an expert.

Walk This Way: Footwear from the Stuart Weitzman Collection of Historic Shoes
How do shoes shape who we are? Marvel at more than 100 shoes from the private collection of designer Stuart Weitzman, and explore the story of the shoe, with a special focus on women’s roles as makers, designers, and entrepreneurs.

Feathers: Fashion and Fight for Wildlife
What was the cost of fashion in the early 20th century? Presented in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, Feathers explores the circumstances that inspired early environmentalists to fight for the protection of American birds when fashion trends had all but decimated many species across the nation.

Collecting the Women’s Marches
See items from the momentous women’s marches held across the United States on January 21, 2017—the largest single-day protest in the nation’s history.

Gallery of Tiffany Lamps
Experience 100 dazzling Tiffany lamps like never before and discover the untold story of head designer Clara Driscoll and the “Tiffany Girls” of the Women’s Glass Cutting Department.

Creative: Tronvig Group