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Veterans Day: Black Soldiers in World War II

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Thu, 11/11/2021 - 13:00
Thu, November 11th, 2021 | 1:00 pm

$22, adults; $6, kids (ages 5-13);
Free for Members

Veterans receive free admission Nov. 11 - 12
Ticket price includes Museum admission; all ages 

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Celebrating the FDNY: Story Time with FDNY Veteran Brenda Berkman

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Sun, 09/26/2021 - 14:00
Sun, September 26th, 2021 | 2:00 pm

Ticket price includes Museum admission; recommended for ages 5 and up

Join us for a special Sunday Story Time to meet FDNY veteran and 9/11 first responder Brenda Berkman. Learn all about Berkman’s inspiring fight for women to have a fair shot at being a firefighter in Jess Rinker’s book Send a Girl! The True Story of How Women Joined the FDNY. A Q&A and book signing will follow.   

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Vacation Week @ Home: Train Tales & Crafts

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Mon, 12/28/2020 - 15:30
Mon, December 28th, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Tue, December 29th, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Wed, December 30th, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Thu, December 31st, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Fri, January 1st, 2021 | 3:30 pm

Ages 3-6

Chugga-chugga choo-choo! Join us via Zoom this December school vacation week from December 28–January 1 as we celebrate our annual Holiday Express exhibition with all things trains!

Each Train Tales & Crafts class includes a hello song, silly movement activities, a train-themed story book reading, and a train-themed craft to do at home. 

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Special Halloween Storytime!

Sat, 10/31/2020 - 15:30
Sat, October 31st, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Recommended for ages 3-6, but all ages welcome

Join us via Zoom this Halloween, for a special spooooky—but not scary—Little New-Yorkers. Sing silly songs, dance the Monster Mash, and tell magical stories about ghosts, goblins, and goats! Dress up in your favorite costume as we discover fun facts about trick-or-treating and candy on this very special and fang-tastic Halloween. 

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Special Family Program: Meet Author Vashti Harrison!

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Thu, 08/13/2020 - 13:00
Thu, August 13th, 2020 | 1:00 pm

Free; all ages 

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Celebrate July 4th @ Home

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 10:00
Sat, July 4th, 2020 | 10:00 am


All ages; free

Celebrate Independence Day with us and reflect on the many meanings of the holiday. We’ve got a whole day’s worth of programming planned, including a speech by Frederick Douglass delivered by historical interpreter Joel Cook, a deep dive into Jackie Robinson’s legacy of activism with the Jackie Robinson Museum, and sing-alongs that give voice to struggles and hopes throughout American history. Come together as a family and think about what the July 4th holiday means to you or your community! Check back in the coming days for more program details.

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Camp History @ Home: Women March

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 13:00
Mon, July 20th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Tue, July 21st, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Wed, July 22nd, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Thu, July 23rd, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Mon, July 27th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Tue, July 28th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Wed, July 29th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Thu, July 30th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Mon, August 3rd, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Tue, August 4th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Wed, August 5th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Thu, August 6th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Mon, August 10th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Tue, August 11th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Wed, August 12th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Thu, August 13th, 2020 | 1:00 pm


Show us what a feminist looks like! Download and use this activity packet to explore New-York Historical’s exhibit Women March and be inspired by Vashti Harrison’s celebrated book Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History. While you complete this activity packet you will:

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Girl Scouts @ Home: "Women March"

Fri, 06/19/2020 -
16:00 to 17:00
Fri, June 19th, 2020 |
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Girl Scouts, ages 8+

Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as a Museum educator answers your questions and walks you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.

All Girl Scouts, ages 8+, are welcome to participate, but we recommend this program specifically to Scouts working on Juniors' Playing the Past badge, Seniors' Behind the Ballot badge, and Ambassadors' Public Policy badge.

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Girl Scouts @ Home: "Women March"

Tue, 05/26/2020 -
16:00 to 17:00
Tue, May 26th, 2020 |
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Girl Scouts, ages 8+

Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as a Museum educator answers your questions and walks you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.

All Girl Scouts, ages 8+, are welcome to participate, but we recommend this program specifically to Scouts working on Juniors' Playing the Past badge, Seniors' Behind the Ballot badge, and Ambassadors' Public Policy badge.

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Girl Scouts @ Home: "Women March"

Sat, 05/02/2020 -
14:00 to 15:00
Sat, May 2nd, 2020 |
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Girl Scouts, ages 8+

Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as a Museum educator answers your questions and walks you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.

All Girl Scouts, ages 8+, are welcome to participate, but we recommend this program specifically to Scouts working on Juniors' Playing the Past badge, Seniors' Behind the Ballot badge, and Ambassadors' Public Policy badge.

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