Update

To help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, New-York Historical is temporarily closed to the public until it is safe to reopen. More details on our Visit page.

Media

Watch art and history come alive every day at New-York Historical! Learn about the past and engage with your community through our digital audio and video resources.

About

The New-York Historical Society makes history matter every day by bringing you engaging educational programs, intellectually stimulating lectures, thought-provoking exhibitions, and fascinating stories in art and history that you never knew. As a public resource for learning, New-York Historical works to offer audio and video digital resources where possible. Our Media Page brings you select programs and events as well as fun facts and deep dives into topics about the history of the United States through the eyes of its cultural nucleus, New York City.

Programs and Events
6 minutes

In 1866, African American lecturer, writer, and abolitionist Frances Ellen Watkins Harper took the floor at the 11th National Woman’s Rights Convention at the Church of the Puritans in New York City. In attendance were men and women, black and white, abolitionists, and women’s rights activists.

Programs and Events
1 minute 23 seconds

Whether you’re looking to do some research on our tablets, record a podcast or song, 3D print an artifact, design and code a website, or just hang out and explore, the Tech Commons is the place for you.

Exhibitions
30 seconds
Exhibitions
30 seconds

s groundbreaking exhibition featuring more than 150 objects re-examines Revere’s life, transforming visitors’ understanding of the innovative businessman through an in-depth exploration of his accomplishments as a silversmith, printmaker, and pioneering copper manufacturer. 

Exhibitions
30 seconds

Explore 200 years of ecological change and environmental activism along “the most interesting river in America” through artifacts, media, and celebrated Hudson River School paintings. 

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