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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.

December 21, 2018 – April 28, 2019

The New-York Historical Society’s first artist-in-residence, Bettina von Zwehl, presents new works inspired by the Museum’s collection of American portrait miniatures—...

November 15, 2018 - April 28, 2019

African American Voting Rights explores the struggle of African Americans to gain access to the franchise in the century after the Civil War ended. The abolition of...

March 1 – April 7, 2019

In 2017, women walked together in the largest single-day demonstration in U.S. history. Today, women and those who support them continue to march for progress, proudly voicing...

September 07, 2018 - March 03, 2019

Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War. When slavery...

November 14, 2017 - February 06, 2019

Named one of​ ​​​Life​ ​magazine's "100 Most Important Americans of the 20th Century" and the first member of the LGBT community to receive the Presidential Medal of...

May 08, 2018 - February 04, 2019

This past holiday season, the Fifth Avenue department store Bergdorf Goodman featured the New-York Historical Society as part of its legendary holiday window display. "To New...

October 19, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Presented in honor of her 75th birthday, this exhibition celebrates Billie Jean King through more than 75 photographs depicting her remarkable life and career. A sports icon as...

January 01, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Portraits of a City features artwork from New-York Historical's collection, depicting New York City from the colonial era to the late 20th century. The installation...

September 28, 2018 - December 02, 2018

By the early 19th century, Alexander Brown’s linen import business had evolved into a global New York merchant bank and one of the world’s most trusted financial houses with...

April 20, 2018 - October 08, 2018

Shoes in recent years have culturally transcended their utilitarian purpose to become an object of desire and deliberation, calling up abstract considerations—like the...

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