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.


New Yorkers haven't ever experienced a holiday season quite like 2020's, and renowned photographer Camilo José Vergara wanted to capture it for posterity.

Member Events
44 minutes

The delightful subject of our 2019 exhibition, Mort Gerberg is a celebrated cartoonist and author who’s best known for his witty work in the New Yorker, the Saturday Evening Post, and other major publications. Mort and and Curator Marilyn Kushner look back on his long and illustrious career.

Member Events
45 minutes 30 seconds

Do you want to check out some of the most impressive maps in the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library collection? Join Nina Nazionale, curator of printed collections, as she explores the extraordinary speed at which some maps were created, printed, and distributed during the course of the Revolutionary War.

5 minutes

Meet the young women who are learning new coding and STEM skills to tell important stories in American history and see their work displayed in our suffrage centennial exhibition, Women March.

50 minutes

Commemorate Native American Heritage Month with our expert panel of author and historians and remember the Native American women whose struggle for full citizenship and tribal sovereignty broadens our understanding of the suffrage movement beyond the ratification of the 19th Amendment. 


Creative: Tronvig Group