Did you know? The New-York Historical Society Museum is the oldest in the city (almost 70 years older than the Met)! Hop on a bus or train with your family to explore this world-class collection of art and discover how history influences our lives today!
New-York History – For Families!
Explore shapes as a family through the iconic works of Keith Haring in The Pop Shop exhibit. The ceiling from the artist’s work, Pop Shop, is installed above the admissions area at the New-York Historical Society Museum. View a rotating display of Haring’s work in the Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture at the museum. Ask your child: what do you see? How many hearts can you find?
Also at N-Y Historical
Check out the newest addition to the New-York Historical Society – a museum within a museum, built especially for children and their parents. While the exhibits are built for kids 8 and up, don’t hesitate to check out the fun family programs, free with museum admission. From storytelling to family learning labs, there is something for everyone to enjoy!
Check out these fascinating exhibitions with your family!
- Discover the stories of Harlem through the people and the buildings themselves at Camilo José Vergara’s two-part photography show. “Harlem: The People” is on display through June 10; “Harlem: The Place” will be on view from June 13 - September 16, 2012.
The New-York Historical Society Museum is open:
Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday- 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday – 11:00 am - 5:00 pm