Education Mission

The New-York Historical Society Education Division provides dynamic programming and curriculum resources for students and teachers in New York and beyond. Historical study sparks curiosity and creativity, promotes cultural understanding, and fosters an empowered citizenry to strengthen our democracy. Our staff of passionate professionals draws on our world-renowned collections to engage learners of all ages in the study of our collective past.

 

Education programs made possible through endowments established by:
National Endowment for the Humanities
The Hearst Foundations
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation

Public funding provided by:
Institute for Museum and Library Services
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council
New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

Important support provided by:
Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Ford Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Altman Foundation
Deutsche Bank
The Pinkerton Foundation
Barker Welfare Foundation
The Keith Haring Foundation
The Bay and Paul Foundations
The Alice Lawrence Foundation
The Henry Nias Foundation
Fred and Joan Pittman
Anonymous

 

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Help us present groundbreaking exhibitions and develop educational programs about our nation's history for more than 200,000 schoolchildren annually.

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Keith Haring Fund for Youth Audiences

Established in 2014, the Keith Haring Fund for Youth Audiences at New-York Historical has connected teens from underserved communities to diverse voices and perspectives on American art and history, removing barriers to help young people access the highest quality arts and culture learning experiences.

The Fund offers free Museum visits, tours, and educational workshops to teen groups and chaperones visiting from community-based organizations throughout the five boroughs and beyond. Please call 212-485-9293 for more information. Please note that this opportunity is not open to school groups.

This program is generously supported by the Keith Haring Foundation.

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