4th of July

Spend Independence Day with us! Kids age 17 and younger get free admission to the Museum on Sunday, July 4.

Family Programs

Living History Days at N-YHS
Living History @ Home: Let’s Celebrate Kwanzaa!
Join us online! | Wednesday, December 16 | 1-2 pm

Free; all ages 

Celebrate community, family, and culture with this deep dive into the Black American holiday of Kwanzaa. Join us online to learn about the history of the holiday, its significance, and the seven principles. Discover and learn about New-York Historical artifacts that connect with the principles of the holiday. Then, create a guided activity booklet as a family and explore how you can take action to support Black communities.

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New-York Historical is now open to visitors—learn more. The DiMenna Children's History Museum remains temporarily closed. Your support is vital for our ability to continue serving the public. Please consider making a contribution to help fund all facets of our mission. Donate here > 


Cheyney McKnight’s family celebration of Kwanzaa



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