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October 1, 2021 – January 23, 2022

The New-York Historical Society honors the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG)—the trailblazing Supreme Court justice and cultural icon—with a special exhibition in fall 2021, based...

October 1, 2021 – January 23, 2022

Close Encounters in the Colonies: Treasures from the David M. Rubenstein Americana Collection traces the origins and development of central themes of American life—colonization...

September 10, 2021 – January 2, 2022

Aristotle is arguably the single most important philosopher in the western tradition. For centuries, his works dominated inquiry into science, logic, metaphysics, ethics, and...

May 21 – October 24, 2021

Native New Yorker Katharine Meyer Graham (1917-2001) never expected to become the president, publisher, and CEO of the Washington Post, but she thrived in that...

November 18, 2020 - Ongoing

Meet us at the clock! The great Waldorf Astoria clock is a legendary part of New York City lore and a meeting spot for generations of New Yorkers. Originally made for the 1893...

Ongoing

A special permanent gallery on New-York Historical’s fourth floor features a detailed re-creation of the White House Oval Office, where presidents have exercised their powers,...

Ongoing

As the centerpiece of the transformed fourth floor, the Gallery of Tiffany Lamps features 100 illuminated Tiffany lamps from our spectacular collection, displayed...

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The DiMenna Children’s History Museum focuses on the life stories of a diverse selection of youngsters who lived in New York City from the late seventeenth through the...

Ongoing

Themed displays in the North Gallery present a variety of topics—such as slavery, war, infrastructure, childhood, recreation, and 9/11—offering unexpected and surprising...

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