October 22, 2021 – ongoing

Turn Every Page”: Inside the Robert A. Caro Archive is the first public exhibition drawn from the archive of the author whose award-winning works on Robert Moses and...

October 22, 2021 - February 27, 2022

A major exhibition to mark the landmark promised gift from philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld, Scenes of New York City features works by...

October 20 — ongoing

Did you know that the New-York Historical Society houses the world's largest collection of Auduboniana? One of the great American artist-naturalists, John James Audubon (1785–...

February 11, 2022 - Ongoing

In the late 1860s—at a moment of great hope for the promise of equality under the law—the famed orator and once-enslaved abolitionist Frederick Douglass took his “Our Composite...

January 28, 2022 – July 3, 2022

Monuments: Commemoration and Controversy explores monuments and their representations in public spaces as flashpoints of fierce debate over national identity, politics...

Ongoing

A special permanent gallery on New-York Historical’s fourth floor features a detailed re-creation of the White House Oval Office, where presidents have exercised their powers,...

Ongoing

As the centerpiece of the transformed fourth floor, the Gallery of Tiffany Lamps features 100 illuminated Tiffany lamps from our spectacular collection, displayed...

Now Open!

The DiMenna Children’s History Museum focuses on the life stories of a diverse selection of youngsters who lived in New York City from the late seventeenth through the...

Ongoing

Themed displays in the North Gallery present a variety of topics—such as slavery, war, infrastructure, childhood, recreation, and 9/11—offering unexpected and surprising...

Creative: Tronvig Group