Open Earth Day

The Museum is open Monday, April 22, 10 am-6 pm. See how we're celebrating Earth Day Weekend.

The story of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union and its role in shaping women’s activism is explored through garments, objects, documents, and photographs in this...

In 2017, women walked together in the largest single-day demonstration in U.S. history. Today, women and those who support them continue to march for progress, proudly voicing...

Established in 1819, the New York law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore has served clients ranging from 19th century inventors to champions of civil rights and civil...

The New-York Historical Society welcomes an extraordinary collection of historic Bibles and religious texts, many of which are on public display for the first time. In God...

New-York Historical plays host to one of the Waldorf Astoria New York’s most remarkable guests: the 1907 Steinway piano that once belonged to American songsmith extraordinaire...

On display is a selection of wire sculptures created in 2005 for New-York Historical’s landmark exhibition Slavery in New York. While research at the time uncovered...

Unregulated “patent medicines” were big business before the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 forced manufacturers to list ingredients. Limited birth control and illegal abortion...

African American Voting Rights explores the struggle of African Americans to gain access to the franchise in the century after the Civil War ended. The abolition of...

The Brooklyn-based artist Simone Leigh draws upon forms, techniques, and visual cues from across Africa and its diaspora—the communities of descendants scattered around the...

A highlight of the Center for Women’s History, Women’s Voices is a multimedia digital installation where visitors can discover the hidden connections among exceptional...

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