Living History: Voter Suppression and Voter Registration

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Sat, 01/18/2020 - 13:00
Sat, January 18th, 2020 | 1:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission

Join Historical Interpreters to learn about the fight against voter suppression in the early 19th century and discover how early civil rights activists like T. Thomas Fortune and Ida B. Wells fought against voter intimidation and discrimination. Also, if you're 18 or older: Stop by our table to register to vote! All ages

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Living History: Meet the She-Merchants

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Sat, 01/11/2020 - 12:00
Sat, January 11th, 2020 | 12:00 pm


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Who were the she-merchants? They were the pioneering woman who worked in business and trade in 18-century New York. Explore their unique stories and discover the goods and artifacts they imported, exported, and sold in their shops with Historical Interpreters who bring their world to life. All ages

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Living History: Trades of the New Nation

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Sat, 01/04/2020 - 12:00
Sat, January 4th, 2020 | 12:00 pm


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Let's get to work! What did jobs look like in the 18th century? Join Historical Interpreters as they bring important professions to life, including milliners, apothecaries, and bookbinders. All ages

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Living History: 19th-Century Travelers in New York

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 12:00 to 16:00
Sat, December 14th, 2019 | 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

New York City has been a tourist destination for nearly 200 years! Learn about the Europeans who made sojourns to New York, like the subject of our new exhibition Artist in Exile, the Baroness Hyde De Neuville. Hear about their exciting adventures and discover what went into a 19th-century garment bag.

 

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Living History: 18th-Century Winter Traditions

Sat, 12/21/2019 - 12:00 to 16:00
Sat, December 21st, 2019 | 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Did you know that decorating trees for the holidays wasn't a common practice until the mid-19th century? Hang out with historical interpreters and learn even more fascinating factoids about winter traditions in 18th-century America. Afterwards, create your own festive decorations!

Image: Winter Scene (1660), Jan Abrahamsz Beerstraten (1622-1666), the New-York Historical Society Gift of Thomas Jefferson Bryan

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Beyond Chocolate: Colonial Coffee, Cacao, and Tea

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 13:00 to 16:00
Sat, December 7th, 2019 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

All ages
Free with Museum Admission

Drink it all in with a bevy of colonial beverages in this multisensory Living History program exploring global trade and colonial silversmithing in Paul Revere’s time. Discover recipes, smell spices, and handle hot chocolate preparation tools. Afterwards, visit the exhibition Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere.

Generously supported by AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate

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Living History: Trades of the New Nation

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Sat, 12/28/2019 - 12:00 to 16:00
Sat, December 28th, 2019 | 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Let's get to work! What did jobs look like in the 18th century? Join our reenactors and historical interpreters as they bring important professions to life, including milliners, apothecaries, and bookbinders.

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Living History: Rendezvous with Rachel Revere

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Fri, 11/29/2019 - 12:00 to 16:00
Fri, November 29th, 2019 | 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Sat, November 30th, 2019 | 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Meet Paul Revere's wife Rachel (portrayed by Judith Kalaora) as she races to escape British forces just two months after her husband's legendary midnight ride. What dangers and challenges does she face? Find out if Rachel is successful in her perilous mission to unite her family in the middle of the Revolution. 

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Living History: Meet the 'She-Merchants'

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Sat, 11/23/2019 - 12:00 to 16:00
Sat, November 23rd, 2019 | 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Who were the she-merchants? They were pioneering woman who worked in business and trade in 18-century New York. Explore their unique stories and discover the goods and artifacts they imported, exported, and sold in shops with historical interpreters who bring their world to life.

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Living History: Spies and the American Revolution

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Sat, 11/02/2019 - 12:00 to 16:00
Sat, November 2nd, 2019 | 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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All ages

Do you have what it takes to be a spy for the Continental Army?  Join reenactors to learn about the intricate methods of Revolutionary War intelligence gathering.

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