At the New York Historical Society, Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine points to both the grave challenges faced by New Yorkers, and their strength.
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The Swashbuckling Origins of One of America’s Greatest Tattooers
The show on Gus Wagner offers a rare look into the artist’s life through his 150-page scrapbook, which has photographs, sketches, postcards, press clippings, and more.
A Redesigned Floor at the New-York Historical Society Helps Illuminate the City’s Past
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 History of Tattoos in New York, from Bowery Sensation to Banned Art
The New-York Historical Society explores three centuries of Gotham’s relationship to the tattoo through vintage images, electric pens, and live demonstrations.
A Center for Women’s History Opens in New York, with a Spotlight on Dolley Madison
The New-York Historical Society’s new center is making its debut with an exhibition about the overlooked political contributions of the former First Lady.
New-York Historical Society Preserves Post-Election Post-it-Note Project
The society is partnering with the MTA on the archival effort, as well as inviting visitors to leave new sticky-note messages for the President-elect on a wall at the museum.
Weekly Art Rx: Holiday Overdose
Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Festivus (Cristivuskwanzakkah?) is upon us, but that’s no excuse to miss your weekly dose of Art Rx. In fact, we’re forcing a spoonful of holiday spirit down your throat with a selection of events for everyone, no matter what holiday you celebrate …