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.

New-York Historical Society Grand Re-Opening Celebration

THIS IS WHAT A REVOLUTION LOOKS LIKE -  Portrait of F. Bartoli, Ki On Twog Ky
                        (also known as Cornplanter)
Portrais of Frederick Douglass, an Unidentified Woman, Walt Whitman, Mrs. Pierre Toussaint, Abraham Lincoln, Marquis de Lafayette, Martin Luther King, Jr., and George Washington.
All images are details of works
from the collection of the
New-York Historical Society.
For more information please visit

F. Bartoli, Ki On Twog Ky
(also known as

Unidentified artist,
Frederick Douglass,
undated (70152)

Unidentified artist,
Portrait of an
Unidentified Woman,
ca. 1700-1725 (1952.80)

Unidentified artist,
Walt Whitman,
undated (50038)

Anthony Meucci,
Mrs. Pierre Toussaint,
ca. 1825 (1920.5)

Mathew B. Brady,
Abraham Lincoln,
1865 (78644d)

Unidentified artist,
Marquis de Lafayette,
1785-1790 (1817.2)

Unidentified artist,
Martin Luther King, Jr.,
undated (83720d)

Charles Willson Peale,
George Washington,
1795 (1867.299)


Please join us
to celebrate the reopening of the
New York Historical Society Logo

introducing the
DiMenna Children's History Museum

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

5:30 pm – 9 pm
or (212)485-9262


Statue dedication at 5:30pm

Exhibition Preview of
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn

Premiere Screening of New York Story
A Film Experience Narrated by Liev Schreiber

Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres by
Stephen Starr Events

Festive Attire
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way
(West 77th Street)

For more information please visit:

Roger Hertog
Chairman of the Board
New-York Historical Society

Pam B. Schafler
Vice Chair of the Board
New-York Historical Society

Louise Mirrer
President and CEO
New-York Historical Society


Diana & Joseph DiMenna
Simone & David W. Levinson
Jacqueline Sackler
Rory Tahari

Event Committee
Jacqueline Adams
Akhil Reed Amar
Helen & Robert Appel
Judith & Howard Berkowitz
James S. Chanos
Brenda Earl
Lawrence Field
Lisa Field
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Nigel Glenday
James Grant
Amy & John Griffin
Harold Holzer
Elizabeth Dater &
    Wm. Mitchell Jennings Jr.
Patricia & John Klingenstein
Ruth & Sidney Lapidus
Barbara K. & Ira A. Lipman
Kati Marton
Hannah McFarland
Allison & Roberto Mignone
Mary Kathryn & Alex Navab
Mary Jordan Saunders &
    Thomas A. Saunders III
Irene & Bernard L. Schwartz
Michelle Smith
Mrs. Robert H. Smith
Lesley Stahl
Hayley Van Antwerp
Anita & Byron Wien
Gordon Wood
Sue Ann Weinberg

Creative: Tronvig Group