Announcement

Due to a private event, the New-York Historical Society will be closed from Wednesday, October 27 – Friday, October 29. We'll reopen at 11 am ET on Saturday, October 30.

Traveling Exhibitions

Availability Summer or early Fall 2022

The New-York Historical Society is organizing a landmark exhibition that explores handmade Black dolls through the lens of race, gender, and identity. Black Dolls will...

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Between the late 1930s and the early 1970s, LIFE magazine retained few women photographers as full-time staff or on a semi-permanent basis. LIFE: Six Women...

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The New-York Historical Society is presenting the traveling exhibition Billie Jean King: Champion. Activist. Legend. More than 75 photographs will chronicle her...

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Born in Brooklyn, New York, Mort Gerberg has been making art since he was a child. Through a combination of artistic talent and intuitive wit, he has become one of the finest—...

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With a focus on the women who designed, manufactured, sold, and collected footwear, Walk This Way presents the story of the shoe as it has never been told before....

Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School features forty-five iconic works including Thomas Cole’s five-part series: The Course of Empire and...

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The Hudson River School rose to eminence in New York during the first half of the 19th century. This loosely knit group of artists, together with like-minded poets and writers...

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Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War.

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The New-York Historical Society holds an important collection of marine paintings and maritime artifacts; a reflection of the fact that the early history and culture of the...

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Beauty’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America examines the remarkable critical and popular resurgence of portraiture in the United States during the late-nineteenth...

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