Become a part of history! We're collecting signs, posters, banners, sashes, buttons, flyers, and other ephemera--and the stories behind them--from the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., and any recent nationwide protests, including the women’s marches in January 2017.
Do you have something you'd like to donate to our permanent collection? Contact our curatorial team at email@example.com. Please include your contact information, name of the event the objects are from, and images of the object(s) you would like to...Read More
This Sunday is both Father’s Day and Al Hirschfeld’s birthday. To celebrate the occasion, we sat down with Louise Kerz Hirschfeld, president of The Al Hirschfeld Foundation, which honors her late husband’s art through exhibitions, programs, and educational initiatives. In our brief chat, she discusses birthday traditions, birthday cards, and fatherhood. So, how will you spend the holiday? Come check out The Hirschfeld Century and enjoy a two-for-one admission with a printout of this blog...Read More
On December 6, 2017, the New-York Historical Society hosted a lecture featuring distinguished historian Stephen Kotkin.
Stephen Kotkin, author of the book Stalin: Waiting For Hitler, 1929-1941, explored Joseph Stalin’s forced industrialization of the Soviet Union and assessed his relationship with Hitler’s Nazi Germany during World War II.
When Kotkin took the stage, he opened with a joke that had the audience roaring with laughter. With the relaxed atmosphere settling throughout the Robert H. Smith Auditorium,...Read More
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