May 26, 2017 - September 03, 2017

How did American artists respond to the First World War? Coinciding with the centennial of America’s involvement in the war, World War I Beyond the Trenches explores...

April 07, 2017 - June 11, 2017

At the dawn of ornithology, 16th-century artists aspired to portray birds lifesize, but the largest paper available measured roughly 11 x 16 inches, allowing only smaller...

April 07, 2017 - July 16, 2017

One of American history’s protean figures, Thomas Jefferson’s role as a private citizen is as defining as his personae as founder, president, and political standard-bearer. A...

March 31 - June 11, 2017

On May 17, 1792―under a buttonwood tree, the site of street trading at the time―24 stock brokers signed an agreement that regulated aspects of trading, thus creating the New...

March 24, 2017 - June 04, 2017

Over some two decades, Arthur and Eileen Newman assembled a collection of landscapes and still lifes painted between 1845 and 1880. Inspired by the natural beauty of the Hudson...

March 08, 2017 - July 30, 2017

First Lady Dolley Madison is often remembered as a hostess who saved the White House portrait of George Washington from British vandalism during the War of 1812. But in fact,...

Ongoing

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

Ongoing

In the transformed Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture on the fourth floor, treasures from our vast permanent collection tell the story of New York and...

Ongoing

Explore the story of New York and America in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith New York Gallery of American History. Highlights include:

Ongoing

Collector's Choice: Highlights from the Permanent Collection showcases a selection of paintings that characterize the highly individual tastes and historic...

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