Update

To help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, New-York Historical is temporarily closed to the public until it is safe to reopen. More details on our Visit page.

February 28 – August 30, 2020

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 – May 31, 2020

America has been singular among nations in fostering a vibrant culture of engagement with constitutional matters and the fundamental principles of government. 

February 14 – August 23, 2020

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...

February 14, 2020 – ongoing

A special permanent gallery on New-York Historical’s fourth floor features a detailed re-creation of the White House Oval Office, where presidents have exercised their powers,...

January 17 – April 5, 2020

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 – June 7, 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-...

April 3, 2020 – April 4, 2021

As a collateral exhibition in the ...

November 10, 2017 – ongoing

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...

Ongoing

As the centerpiece of the transformed fourth floor, the Gallery of Tiffany Lamps features 100 illuminated Tiffany lamps from our spectacular collection, displayed...

Ongoing

The DiMenna Children’s History Museum focuses on the life stories of a diverse selection of youngsters who lived in New York City from the late seventeenth through the...

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