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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.

June 07, 2016 - July 17, 2016

This summer, the New-York Historical Society joins forces with two of the city’s leading cultural institutions, the ...

May 29, 2015- Ongoing

Currently on display at the New-York Historical Society is a newly acquired and conserved Picasso in the exhibition Picasso's "Le Tricorne." It is the first work by...

April 06, 2016 - June 19, 2016

John James Audubon, a perfectionist by nature, exercised tight control over the production of the hand-colored etchings in Robert Havell Jr.’s shop during the production of The...

March 04, 2016 - May 22, 2016

This Women’s History Month, a selection of recently-acquired needlework by Sarah Janeway Van Zandt (1771–1841), Maria Ewing Sherman Fitch (1851–1913), and Amanda Morse Gilman (...

January 15, 2016 - May 15, 2016

In 1791, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton began a romantic affair with Maria Reynolds. Both were married at the time.

December 11, 2015 - March 20, 2016

After conservation at the J. Paul Getty Museum and a two-year absence, New-York Historical's Madonna and Child Enthroned with Ten Saints: Maestà (1867.375) will be...

October 30, 2015 - February 28, 2016

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...

October 09, 2015 - February 21, 2016

Comic book superheroes are a part of our daily lives. They engage our imaginations on the pages of comic books, television and movie screens, as well as the Broadway stage and...

January 16, 2015 - October 25, 2015

This exhibit features the stunning and historic photographs of Stephen Somerstein, documenting the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March in March 1965. Somerstein was a...

May 22, 2015 - October 12, 2015

Al Hirschfeld (1903–2003) brought a distinct style to celebrity drawings, making his work instantly recognizable —to be “Hirschfelded” was a sign that a performer had arrived....

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