Discover dynamic education programs and curriculum resources about the history of our city, state, and nation.
Virtual Field Trips: Live from the Galleries
Virtual Field Trips: Live from the Galleries An exciting new option for your class! Virtually tour our exhibitions from the comfort of your classroom. Led by one of our Museum educators, get a closer look at our permanent collection and our special exhibitions. To learn more and to book, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Civics for All (grades 3-12)
Explore our re-creation of the White House Oval Office to learn how presidents have interpreted their powers and fulfilled their leadership obligations since the beginning of the United States. 
Industrialization (grades 4-12)
Consider how life was transformed - for better or worse - by the innovations of the Industrial Age.
New York City: Then and Now (K-2)
Discover how the city of New York has changed over time and the infrastructure developed to keep it running.
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (grades 4-12)
October 11, 2021 - January 23, 2022
Explore the life, career, and impact of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the exhibition Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This tour focuses on Ginsburg’s contributions to the expansion of civil rights and on the role models who preceded and inspired her.
Virtual Outreach Series
Discover our bounty of live, remote lessons on topics ranging from colonial America to the Civil War and Reconstruction to World War II and the civil rights movement. In each one hour online lesson, a New-York Historical educator conducts a lively and interactive conversation with students as they examine artifacts, paintings, documents, and virtual exhibitions.
Students are invited to work collaboratively to find answers to history’s big questions, and in the process, develop their critical thinking skills and expand their understanding of our collective past.
Book lessons in two ways:
● In-Depth Series: Multiple lessons connected by a major theme
● One-off: A single lesson
Is your school or class interested? Choose a grade band below to see a comprehensive list of topics. Then, complete our booking form and a New-York Historical representative will be in touch to discuss program details and payment options.
Academy of American Democracy
Are you interested in learning more about the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the present-day United States? Our Academy of American Democracy is available both in-person and virtually for your sixth graders. Learn more here.