Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

November 27, 2020 – April 11, 2021

A magical wonderland awaits visitors with the return of this holiday tradition. Featuring toy trains, figurines, and miniature models from the renowned Jerni Collection, ...

February 28, 2020 – February 7, 2021

As long as there has been a United States, women have organized to shape the nation’s politics and secure their rights as citizens. Their collective action has taken many forms...

February 28, 2020 – February 7, 2021

This special installation examines children’s experience of the suffrage movement. An 11-year-old Dorothy Eisner sketched women in fanciful hats in a march, while a younger...

February 14, 2020 - January 3, 2021

One of the most influential concert promoters in history, Bill Graham (1931–1991) worked with the biggest names in rock, including the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi...

December 17, 2019 - February 5, 2021

In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro (1935–2011) became the first woman nominated for national office by a major political party when presidential nominee Walter Mondale announced her...

Temporarily closed

In this intimate gallery, visitors have the unique experience of viewing John James Audubon’s spectacular watercolor models for the 435 plates of The Birds of America...

December 2019 - December 6, 2020

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History presents this special installation featuring documents that represent the views and activities of Americans involved in slavery...

August 14 - November 29, 2020

Curated by poet and journalist Kevin Powell and photographer Kay Hickman, Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine features more than 50 photographs taken by...

January 17 – November 29

The art of silhouettes—at first black profile cut-paper or painted images—emerged as a popular form of portraiture in 19th-century America when there were few trained portrait...

March 13 – November 8, 2020

Representative government depends on keeping an accurate count. As the 2020 Census kicks off, this exhibition from the David M. Rubenstein Americana Collection provides an in-...

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Creative: Tronvig Group