What are your summer plans? Beat the heat during July and August at N-YHS! This weekend, we’re kicking off special summer programs and offering admissions discounts for museum-goers of all ages.
Every weekend through Labor Day, kids 18 and under are free! Union members also enjoy a special two-for-one admissions on Saturdays and Sundays*. So bring the whole family to Living History Days. Now through August, American Revolutionary soldiers will be stationed at the Museum—ready to answer...Read More
April is National Poetry Month, so what better time to share our exciting news! Independent Scholar Claire Bellerjeau made a miraculous discovery in the New-York Historical Society’s collections; she uncovered an unpublished poem likely written by Jupiter Hammon, the first published African American author in America. Hammon, who lived his entire life as an enslaved person, had four poems and three essays published in his lifetime. This sixth poem (a fifth was discovered at Yale...Read More
To celebrate the opening of our newest special installation Nature Illuminated: A Tiffany Gallery Preview, the exhibition’s curator who is also the Curator of Decorative Arts here at New-York Historical, Margaret K. Hofer, has signed on as this week’s guest blogger. Her post continues this month’s theme of New York women’s history and illuminates the story of Clara Driscoll, one of Tiffany’s forgotten designers.
This Women’s History Month is a fitting time of year to pay...Read More
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