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Watch art and history come alive every day at New-York Historical! Learn about the past and engage with your community through our digital audio and video resources.


The New-York Historical Society makes history matter every day by bringing you engaging educational programs, intellectually stimulating lectures, thought-provoking exhibitions, and fascinating stories in art and history that you never knew. As a public resource for learning, New-York Historical works to offer audio and video digital resources where possible. Our Media Page brings you select programs and events as well as fun facts and deep dives into topics about the history of the United States through the eyes of its cultural nucleus, New York City.

Highlights 2017-18

From Eloise's adventures at The Plaza to the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York to our groundbreaking exploration of the...

Magic Shop

Magician Joshua Jay—holder of a Guinness World Record in card tricks—presents classic illusions as seen in our exhibition Summer of Magic: Treasures from the David Copperfield Collection. Learn more about New-York Historical's Summer of Magic at...

Norman Rockwell's "Four Freedoms"

From the Norman Rockwell Museum. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s call to defend freedom worldwide through the Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from...

David M. Rubenstein Presidents Series: Barack Obama

Presented as a part of the Presidential Historical Commission at New-York Historical Society, Douglas Brinkley, Presidential Historian at the New-York Historical...

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