New-York Historical Society

A glimpse into New York City's Dutch heritage 400 years later

The few remaining houses that recall New Amsterdam are also reminding visitors of the overlooked histories of local Indigenous and Black communities

Winold Reiss, the German immigrant artist who immortalised marginalised Americans

An exhibition at the New-York Historical Society surveys the career of the little-known artist and designer who devoted his art to Black, Indigenous and Asian Americans


Five New York shows explore the pandemic’s effects two years after the city's first Covid-19 lockdowns

From Renate Aller’s touching photos of sidewalk gatherings to Uuriintuya Dagvasambuu’s vaccine-inspired Mongol Zurag paintings, artists are reflecting on the darkest days of the initial outbreak

Your carriage awaits: Beekman Family Coach undergoes live conservation at the New-York Historical Society

Research on the historic piece of decorative art has revealed some surprising evidence that many of its original materials are intact

New-York Historical Society presents plans for $140m expansion, including a home for a new LGBTQ museum

Design envisages over 70,000 sq. ft of space for classrooms, collection study areas and the fledgling museum, as well as underground library storage

On eve of US inauguration, a chance to visit the president's office

Oval Office replica is a popular element of New-York Historical Society exhibition about the presidency

New York clears the way for the city's museums to reopen

MoMA, the Whitney, the Morgan, the American Folk Art Museum, the New Museum, the Guggenheim and the Brooklyn Museum announce plans to welcome the public, joining the Met and the New-York Historical Society

Met plans to reopen flagship building on 29 August after five-month shutdown

Other New York museums are expected to follow its lead, but it all depends on the city entering Phase 4 of reopening

A valentine to New York City, in a gift of 130 urban scenes by Chagall, O'Keeffe, Hockney and other artists

Philanthropic couple’s promised donation to New-York Historical Society boosts collection’s 20th-century holdings

Three artsy culinary challenges for homebound cooks this weekend

From the Museum of Modern Art's home cooking interviews to the Blanton Museum's bakeoff

Museums are chronicling the coronavirus pandemic for future generations

The New-York Historical Society and others are soliciting donations of objects and ephemera to document the "unprecedented times in which we are now living"

Celebrating a French artist who captured a young America

Exhibition profiles the intrepid Baroness Hyde de Neuville, who chased down Napoleon and was friendly with America's founding fathers—and never stopped drawing

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Celebrate Pride Month with commemorations of Stonewall's 50th anniversary

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the legacy of Augusta Savage to memories of Leonard Cohen

Parkland victims remembered through New-York Historical Society photo show

As part of her residency at the museum, the photographer Bettina von Zwehl made portraits with New York City high school students

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Betye Saar’s washboard works to Shen Fan’s playful abstraction

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

As midterm elections approach, take in art that takes on issues at stake

Three shows to see in New York this weekend

Celebrate Halloween with Frankenstein, Harry Potter and scary conspiracies

New-York Historical Society opens new spaces dedicated to shows on equality and civil rights

The inaugural exhibition, commemorating the 14th Amendment, looks at Jim Crow America