November 21, 2014 - February 22, 2015

Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage charts a new direction for one of America’s best-known living photographers. Unlike her staged and carefully lit portraits made on...

November 21, 2014 - February 22, 2015

The New-York Historical Society will be transformed this holiday season with the installation of a spectacular exhibit of treasures from the renowned Jerni Collection, now...

June 20, 2014 - February 08, 2015

Salon Style is a method of hanging a gallery that emphasizes the complexity and richness of a collection, often done in the collections of the European royal courts to connote...

August 22, 2014 - November 30, 2014

Can one object define New York City? Can 101? New York Times urban affairs correspondent Sam Roberts has assembled a kaleidoscopic array of possibilities in a new book...

August 05, 2014 - November 07, 2014

In the late spring of 1775, New York jurist Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813) drafted a letter titled “The Twelve United Colonies, by Their Delegates in Congress, to the...

July 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014

The term “time capsule” was coined at the New York World’s Fair of 1939, but a quarter century earlier this richly ornamented bronze casket – possibly...

July 02, 2014 - October 19, 2014

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Madeline’s publication, the New-York Historical Society honors the beloved schoolgirl and her creator Ludwig Bemelmans with...

July 05, 2014 - September 28, 2014

Note: This exhibition takes place at House 18 in Nolan Park on Governors Island
NYC & the...

June 13, 2014 - September 21, 2014

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) was founded in New York City in 1914 as a response to the plight of Jews in Europe and Palestine at the outset of World...

Ongoing

The Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture on our fourth floor will be closed for renovations through December 2016. Please check back in the fall...

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