Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as Museum docents or curators answer your questions and walk you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.
Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society is New York's oldest museum with collections that cover four centuries of American history and art. Hear the stories behind some of our most treasured historical pieces in this interactive, docent-led presentation. Among the highlights: the camp bed that George Washington slept on at Valley Forge; the silver Tiffany & Co. controller handle that was used on the maiden voyage of the NYC subway in 1903; Hudson River School masterpieces; and John James Audubon’s watercolors.
By phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
After you register, a member of the New-York Historical staff will send you an email before the event to provide instructions on how to join the virtual presentation.