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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
Happy Valentine's Day, everyone! Thanks to Chaucer, we now associate the holiday with love, though the fates of Valentine of Terni and Valentine of Rome were not very romantic. Still, we have numerous tokens of love in our Museum collections, ranging from the 1750s to the 1960s. Below are just a few, but tell us, what are your favorite love-centric items in our Luce Center?
What could be more romantic than a wedding ring? This was the...Read More
What made the 1900s The Hirschfeld Century? We sat down this week with Creative Director of The Al Hirschfeld Foundation David Leopold to get the inside scoop. In addition to being Hirschfeld’s close personal friend and archivist, Leopold curated New-York Historical’s upcoming show The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld opening May 22. Our multimedia exhibition features over 100 original Hirschfeld drawings and shares its name with Leopold’s groundbreaking book on the artist. His...Read More
Museum & Library Map
Floor plan & visitor information
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024