New York hasn’t just housed generations of artists; it’s also been their muse.
A new exhibition at the New-York Historical Society revises the assumption that the current debate about controversial public monuments is in any way new.
This will be the city’s first museum dedicated to LGBTQ+ history and culture.
A bright pink silicon menorah in the Jewish Museum, a pair of Hanukkah hymns from a medieval prayer book in the New York Public Library, and other gems.
An exhibition at the New-York Historical Society presents the work of six female photographers who worked for LIFE magazine during its golden age.
In 1917, female New Yorkers were finally invited to the polling booths. An exhibition at the New-York Historical Society argues this victory was largely due to the local activism of the bohemians of Greenwich Village.
The 2017 Bergdorf Goodman holiday windows celebrate the American Museum of Natural History, New-York Historical Society, New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and other local cultural institutions.
On April 29, the museum will reopen its fourth floor with a Gallery of Tiffany Lamps, Center for Women’s History, and new space for permanent collection highlights.
The New-York Historical Society will launch the Citizenship Project, a major initiative to offer green card holders free civics and American history workshops led by the museum’s educators.
The New-York Historical Society explores three centuries of Gotham’s relationship to the tattoo through vintage images, electric pens, and live demonstrations.
The rough finishes and loose poses of Elie Nadelman’s sculptures of circus performers, pianists, and dancers were influenced by his incredible collection of folk art.
Until March 20, visitors to the New-York Historical Society can absorb a unique example of Gaddi’s work: a small but exquisite panel from c. 1330–34 depicting the Maestà.