New-York Historical Society

New York – This fall, the New-York Historical Society introduces visitors to a little-known artist whose work documented the people and scenes of early America. Artist in Exile: The Visual Diary of Baroness Hyde de Neuville, on view November 1, 2019 – January 26, 2020 in the Joyce B

NEW YORK, NY, April 12, 2016 - The documents that broke baseball’s color barrier and helped spark the Civil Rights Movement will be on view at the New-York Historical Society for a limited time only, beginning on April 15, Jackie Robinson Day. On April 11, 1947, Jack Roosevelt Robinson signed a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers, thereby integrating Major League Baseball. To commemorate

New York, NY, October 20, 2015—Best-known for his appearance on the $10 bill and most recently the subject of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning musical, Alexander Hamilton continues to capture the imagination of Americans. In partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the New-York Historical Society is presenting a special

New York, NY, September 18, 2015—The New-York Historical Society is proud to display a rare early copy of the Magna Carta, one of the most important historical documents in the world, in an exhibition titled Magna Carta 800: Sharing the Legacy of Freedom. On loan from Hereford Cathedral in England, this 1217 version of the Magna Carta will be on view at the New-York Historical Society from

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NEW YORK, NY (August 2015)—The New-York Historical Society is pleased to

The four-year Civil War sesquicentennial is drawing down, but there are still many wonderful books and exhibits to explore.  Last Friday, the New-York Historical Society opened an exhibit

NEW YORK, NY (April 16, 2014)—This summer, the New-York Historical Society will present a special exhibition celebrating the 75th anniversary of the publication of the iconic children's classic Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans. Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans, on view from July 4 through October 13, 2014, will honor the plucky Parisian schoolgirl and her

NEW YORK, NY—This spring, the New-York Historical Society will continue its acclaimed series of exhibitions celebrating John James Audubon’s legendary original watercolors. Audubon’s Aviary: Parts Unknown (Part II of The Complete Flock) will offer an unprecedented opportunity to explore the evolution of Audubon’s watercolors in the order in which they were engraved. The second in a