Update

New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19, but we expect to reopen August 14 with a free, outdoor exhibition. See more details on our Visit page.

Singing for Change: How Folk Music Helped Save the Hudson

Speaker: 
Stephen Petrus
Richard Barone
Mon, 04/22/2019 -
19:00 to 20:30
Mon, April 22nd, 2019 |
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Note: This event is sold out

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Explore the rich, rewarding connections between music and social activism while you learn about folk legend Pete Seeger's passion about protecting the Hudson River. Join acclaimed recording artist, performer, and songwriter Richard Barone in conversation with historian Dr.

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Sketch and Sip: Steaming on the Hudson

Fri, 05/10/2019 -
18:30 to 20:30
Fri, May 10th, 2019 |
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Note: This Event is Cancelled
 

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Join us for a tour of our Hudson Rising exhibition, then relax with a spot of wine and cheese and create artwork inspired by our paintings by the Hudson River School. Meet fellow history and art fans and at the end of the class, take home your unique work of art. 

Ages 21 and up. Wine included with ticket.

LOCATION

The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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What the History?! Deviant Female Dining

Speaker: 
Heather Lee
Thu, 03/28/2019 -
19:00 to 20:30
Thu, March 28th, 2019 |
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

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How have Chinese restaurants been sites of rebellion and self-expression for New York women? New-York Historical Society fellow Heather Lee uncovers the fascinating social history of Chinese restaurants in New York and how they have historically provided a space of freedom and possibility for women. Q&A to follow.

Ages 21 and up. Wine included with ticket.

LOCATION

The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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Back in Class-Women You Wish You'd Heard About: Labor Rights and Activism

Mon, 03/25/2019 -
18:30 to 20:30
Mon, March 25th, 2019 |
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers (123 of them women) at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory died in a fire—becoming one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the history of New York City and sparking major labor reforms for workers.

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Back in Class-Women You Wish You'd Heard About: Suffrage and Fighting for (and Against) the Vote, 1889-1920

Mon, 03/18/2019 -
18:30 to 20:30
Mon, March 18th, 2019 |
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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The rise of social reform in the Progressive Era breathed fresh life into a movement that had faced steep opposition for decades. Learn about the diverse women who fought for (and against) suffrage and reflect on the importance and lingering questions of the 19th Amendment's passing.

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Back in Class-Women You Wish You'd Heard About: Picturing Women in the Early Colonial Era

Mon, 03/11/2019 -
18:30 to 20:30
Mon, March 11th, 2019 |
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but how exactly do you read one? Examine art produced during and about the early colonial era and search for clues about the lives of women during that time. Then we’ll work together to explore other documents, images, and resources that enrich the world view these pieces portray. 

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Sketch and Sip: Steaming on the Hudson

Fri, 03/01/2019 -
18:30 to 20:30
Fri, March 1st, 2019 |
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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It's too cold to be on the river, so let's drink wine and create art celebrating it! Join us on opening day of our exhibition Hudson Rising, exploring the past, present, and future of NYC's great waterway—the Hudson River. Relax with a spot of wine and cheese and meet fellow history and art fans while creating artwork inspired by our paintings of steamboats in their heyday transporting passengers along the Hudson. At the end of the class, take home your unique work of art!

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Rising Tide: The History and Future of New York's Shoreline

Speaker: 
Pippa Brashear
Nans Voron
Thu, 03/07/2019 -
19:00 to 20:30
Thu, March 7th, 2019 |
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Note: This Event is Sold Out

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Back in Class: History of Black Citizenship

Sat, 02/16/2019 -
13:00 to 16:00
Sat, February 16th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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In the 50 years following the Civil War, efforts to create an interracial democracy were met with a backlash that ushered in the “separate but equal” age of Jim Crow.

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Nerdy Thursdays: Black Citizenship Historic Remix Night

Thu, 02/21/2019 -
18:30 to 21:30
Thu, February 21st, 2019 |
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

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This event is FREE
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