New York Historical Society
“Frederick Douglass became a free man in New York,” said New-York Historical Society President Louise Mirrer. “He stepped off the boat and walked down Broadway, just an ordinary human being.”
At the 92nd Street Y, Bernard Bernstein crafts and teaches Judaica — Jewish ceremonial objects.
The ornate bronze box had been locked up since 1914 and was thought to be one of the country’s oldest unopened time capsules.
The details of late New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s will have been released.
More than a half-dozen major museums and organizations from the Smithsonian Institution to the New York Historical Society have been avidly collecting materials produced by the Occupy movement.
Now there’s even more reason to celebrate the holidays in the Big Apple.
New York City’s oldest museum has shed its vault-like exterior for a luminous facade that invites the public to peer in, explore its vast treasures and experience them like never before through loads of new and fun interactive features.
The New-York Historical Society is closing its galleries for nine months to complete the last phase of a $65 million renovation of its 1904 building.