History



Discovery Walks for Families: Statues and Monuments

Saturday, June 23, 10:00 am–11:30 am
Central Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue ~ Central Park
FREE
Discover the secrets and mysteries of Central Park's most beloved children's sculptures. Learn about some of the Park's most popular statues for...

Summer of Magic: Meet an Escape Artist!

Saturday, June 23, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
Be amazed by Adam RealMan, sideshow and variety performer, and his special tribute to Houdini’s escape acts. Practice how escape artists warm-up,...

ArtSee: Kiki Smith

Sunday, June 24, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
$14, $8/kids & seniors, free/ages 4 under
Take a closer look at contemporary artist Kiki Smiths depictions of nature in exhibition Below the Horizon. Focus on pieces that reflect...

Summer of Magic: Meet an Escape Artist!

Sunday, June 24, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
Be amazed by Adam RealMan, sideshow and variety performer, and his special tribute to Houdini’s escape acts. Practice how escape artists warm-up,...

Porch Stomp

Sunday, June 24, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Governors Island ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
This annual celebration of American dance and music and dance features 70 plus performers from the Ferry landings to Nolan Park, square...

Summer of Magic: Visit with Vaudeville Magician

Saturday, June 30, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
Sprint through the history of magic in New York with a sampling of illusions performed by Tanya Solomon, a magician and teacher...

Summer of Magic: Visit with Vaudeville Magician

Sunday, July 1, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
Sprint through the history of magic in New York with a sampling of illusions performed by Tanya Solomon, a magician and teacher...

Family Ecology Sail

Sunday, July 1, 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Seaport District ~ Lower Manhattan
$45/adult, $40/ages 12 & under
See the sights of New York Harbor from the decks of the historic 130-year-old schooner PIONEER. Explore what lives under the surface...

Summer of Magic: Harry Houdini!

Saturday, July 7, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
Shake hands with Harry Houdini—if his arms aren’t stuck in a straitjacket or handcuffs. Portrayed by Duffy Hudson, Houdini shares his incredible...

All of a Kind Family Walking Tour

Sunday, July 8, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
$14, $8/kids
Classic kids novel All-of-a-Kind Family comes to life in a walking tour following the stories of five immigrant sisters growing up on...

Summer of Magic: Harry Houdini!

Sunday, July 8, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
Shake hands with Harry Houdini—if his arms aren’t stuck in a straitjacket or handcuffs. Portrayed by Duffy Hudson, Houdini shares his incredible...

Stroller Tour Through History

Friday, July 13, 9:00 am–10:00 am
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$25/family
Grownups and their children (up to 3 years old) explore America's past, present, and future in a lively and interactive tour before...

Stroller Tour Through History

Sunday, July 15, 10:15 am–11:00 am
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$25/family
Grownups and their children (up to 3 years old) explore America's past, present, and future in a lively and interactive tour before...

Family Ecology Sail

Sunday, July 15, 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Seaport District ~ Lower Manhattan
$45/adult, $40/ages 12 & under
See the sights of New York Harbor from the decks of the historic 130-year-old schooner PIONEER. Explore what lives under the surface...

Merchant’s House Museum Candlelight Ghost Tour

Friday, July 20, 6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Merchant’s House Museum ~ West Village/East Village
$30
Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the dead of night. Venture into the shadows of history to explore the oldest intact...

Living History

Saturday, July 21, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Living History

Sunday, July 22, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Living History

Saturday, July 28, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Living History

Sunday, July 29, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Family Ecology Sail

Sunday, July 29, 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Seaport District ~ Lower Manhattan
$45/adult, $40/ages 12 & under
See the sights of New York Harbor from the decks of the historic 130-year-old schooner PIONEER. Explore what lives under the surface...

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