This past February, we brought history and technology together for our first cohort of Tech Scholars. Throughout this one-week program, we welcomed a group of 15 high school students from across the city to design and build their own websites to exhibit their research on notable events and figures in women’s history.
The group of Tech Scholars explored galleries within our 4th-floor Luce Center as well as exhibitions such as Hotbed, on view in the Joyce B....Read More
When you think about a brooch, you might think of your grandmother's beautiful and intricate butterfly pin. Or maybe you've read about the various adornments that Queen Elizabeth II wears on special occasions.
But for people living in the Victorian era, something as simple as a brooch was weighted with meaning and heavily scrutinized by society. There were certain brooches for certain occasions, and one of those occasions was mourning. The New-York Historical installation Life Cut...Read More
Despite busy schedules, throngs of tourists and cold temperatures, you would be hard-pressed to find a New Yorker who doesn't find joy in holiday traditions. How would we know it was December without the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, store windows on Fifth Avenue, street vendors selling chestnuts, and nostalgic subway trains and toy train exhibitions? Thousands have already visited our Holiday Express exhibition this season, and we look forward to sharing these newly-acquired toys and trains from the...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