Watch art and history come alive every day at New-York Historical! Learn about the past and engage with your community through our digital audio and video resources.


The New-York Historical Society makes history matter every day by bringing you engaging educational programs, intellectually stimulating lectures, thought-provoking exhibitions, and fascinating stories in art and history that you never knew. As a public resource for learning, New-York Historical works to offer audio and video digital resources where possible. Our Media Page brings you select programs and events as well as fun facts and deep dives into topics about the history of the United States through the eyes of its cultural nucleus, New York City.

Programs and Events

A blend of social commentary, biography, and intellectual history, Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message to America is a manifesto for anyone committed to social justice.d


Learn about the role of women in ancient Athens!


Learn about the concept of race in the ancient world. Consider how racial identities shaped experiences of people long ago and how the ancient idea of race is similar and different from the modern notion.


How do elections work in the United States? Learn about the ways politicians use campaigns and slogans to push their ideas forward.


What is the value of a dedicated Bill of Rights to the Constitution, and how does it protect the rights of U.S. residents today?


Creative: Tronvig Group