Special Event: Writing About “The Big Apple”
May 15, 2013

When creative people get together, great things happen. Four creative kids can tell you that first-hand. They met with songwriter and musician David Grover to create an original song. They brainstormed and collaborated to write a song about…what else? NEW YORK! Catherine McCarthy, Jack Freiser, William Freedman and Lucy Kleinschmidt – all musicians themselves –…

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February Reading into History: Author Interviews and Download the book for free!
February 19, 2013

Readers, we have some real treats for you in this post. As you may know, our February Reading into History book is Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence: The Story of New York’s African Burial Ground. On February 24th, from 3 – 5 pm, we will host our Wrap for this book with co-author and conservator Gary McGowan. This book…

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Blast From The Past: Happy Birthday, Sir Winston Churchill
November 30, 2012

  The history of World War II and New York’s story during the war is felt throughout the museum right now because of our incredible exhibition, WWII & NYC. When I walk through the exhibit, I learn a lot of things about soldiers and civilians (regular people like you and me) and leaders during the war….

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