Saturdays and Sundays, July 8–October 15, 2017, 12–6 pm

Note: Located on Governors Island
The New-York Historical Society presents a brand new teen-curated satellite exhibition on historic Governors Island to...

August 18, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Art was a business and a calling for photographer Editta Sherman (1913-2013). After her husband’s death in 1954, she worked tirelessly to maintain the portrait photography...

June 30, 2017 - October 09, 2017

The New-York Historical Society celebrates the feisty charm and audacious spirit of Eloise, who continues to be a picture book superstar more than 60 years after her debut. ...

May 09, 2017 - September 10, 2017

William John “Bill” Cunningham (1929–2016) was a longtime New York Times photographer and journalist known for his “On the Street” and “Evening Hours” columns. As much...

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 explored ...

July 25, 2017 - August 30, 2017

Native New Yorker Barney Tobey’s (1906–1989) whimsical illustrations bring to life Ian Fleming’s fantastic tale Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! The Magical Car, which Al...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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