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.

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From Beyond Midnight and Stonewall 50 to History Responds and our educational triumphs, New-York Historical's annual highlights video looks back on the inspiring moments from a year like no other. 

Programs and Events

How did American women build political power both before and after the 19th Amendment?

Member Events
49 minutes

Explore the fascinating legacy of beer brewing in New York City with Debra Schmidt Bach, Ph.D., curator of decorative arts at New-York Historical Society. Dive into the social, economic, political, and technological history of the production and consumption of beer, ale, and porters in the city from the 17th century to the present.

Member Events
42 minutes

Wendy Ikemoto, curator of American art, offers a sneak peek at the exhibition Dreaming Together—an interweaving of American and Asian art and the first-ever collaboration between the New-York Historical Society and Asia Society Museum.

Programs and Events
44 minutes 51 seconds

The centennial of the 19th Amendment provides an opportune moment to ask: how did gaining the constitutional right to vote affect women's political engagement in and beyond electoral office? 


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