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Check Out This Preview of New `` Harry Potter : A History of Magic '' Exhibition at ‎New-York‏ Historical Society

Journey to where magic and myth began! Capturing the traditions of folklore and magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories, Harry Potter: A History of Magic, a British Library exhibition, combines century—old treasures including rare books, manuscripts, and magical objects from the collections o


Incredible photos of New York City when it was covered in farmland

As early as the 17th century, before Manhattan formed its famous 1811 street grid, the island contained farms in neighborhoods from Midtown to the Upper West Side.


Celebrating Bill Cunningham

Long before street fashion photography was a thing, Bill Cunningham was roving the streets of New York in search of fashion trends and creatively dressed fellow citizens for hisNew York Timesphoto column called “On the Street.” His column ran for decades, and Cunningham was so ever-present, endearin


Get Pumped : 100 + Fabulous Pairs Of Shoes Are On View In New York

View SlideshowThese pointed-toe laced pumps, circa 1964, are made of green suede and grosgrain ribbon.Glenn Castellano / New-York Historical SocietyView SlideshowThese pink mules from the 1950s belonged to Ginger Rogers.Glenn Castellano / New-York Historical SocietyView SlideshowThis pair of 1838 we


From the Stacks | The Druids of Manhattan

Twice at dusk every spring and summer, the setting sun lines up with Manhattan’s street grid, illuminating the city with the otherworldly spectacle known asManhattanhenge. The phenomenon is a byproduct of the design for Manhattan outlined in the1811 Commissioners’ Plan, the rectilinear grid of avenu


The ‎New-York‏ Historical Society Launches a Multi-Year Exhibition Program Tracing the Struggles of Marginalized Communities in America |

The New-York Historical Society will launch a new exhibition program dedicated to exploring the experience of historically marginalized groups in the United States. Beginning in the fall, the museum’s exhibition schedule will shift towards a series of shows highlighting African American history, fro


The Mellon Foundation and ‎New-York‏ Historical Society Help Immigrants Study for Citizenship

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Rockwell 's `` Four Freedoms '' on the Road

Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas, has committed to a two-year sponsorship of the Norman Rockwell Museum’s traveling exhibitionEnduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms. It is the first comprehensive exhibition of the artist’s iconic 1943 depictions of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s