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December 17, 2019 - February 5, 2021

In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro (1935–2011) became the first woman nominated for national office by a major political party when presidential nominee Walter Mondale announced her...

December 2019 - December 6, 2020

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History presents this special installation featuring documents that represent the views and activities of Americans involved in slavery...

January 17 – November 29

The art of silhouettes—at first black profile cut-paper or painted images—emerged as a popular form of portraiture in 19th-century America when there were few trained portrait...

August 14 - November 29, 2020

Curated by poet and journalist Kevin Powell and photographer Kay Hickman, Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine features more than 50 photographs taken by...

March 13 – November 8, 2020

Representative government depends on keeping an accurate count. As the 2020 Census kicks off, this exhibition from the David M. Rubenstein Americana Collection provides an in-...

December 20, 2019 – November 8, 2020

As a token of love or a memorial to a lost loved one, human hair has long been incorporated into objects of adornment. Life Cut Short looks at the history of hair...

September 11, 2020 - September 27, 2020

In commemoration of the anniversary of September 11, 2001, Views of the World Trade Center: Photographs by Camilo José Vergara documents the ever-evolving landscape of...

August 2, 2019 - June 13, 2021

Billie Jean King’s tireless fight against sexism remains relevant today when women still face inequality from the halls of government to the sports field. An early supporter of...

January 31 - May 17, 2020

This year marks the centennial of the New York Urban League, a local affiliate of the National Urban League, whose mission is to enable African Americans and other underserved...

November 1, 2019 – February 23, 2020

Holiday Express returns to New-York Historical this holiday season, reimagined to celebrate the 100th birthday of Busytown author and illustrator Richard...

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