Watch art and history come alive every day at New-York Historical! Learn about the past and engage with your community through our digital audio and video resources.


The New-York Historical Society makes history matter every day by bringing you engaging educational programs, intellectually stimulating lectures, thought-provoking exhibitions, and fascinating stories in art and history that you never knew. As a public resource for learning, New-York Historical works to offer audio and video digital resources where possible. Our Media Page brings you select programs and events as well as fun facts and deep dives into topics about the history of the United States through the eyes of its cultural nucleus, New York City.

Programs and Events
46 minutes

Buoyed by the social movements of the 1960s and 1970s, women journalists started to hold the popular press accountable for its dissemination of demeaning gender stereotypes and directly challenged the conventions of the male-dominated news establishment.

Programs and Events

The Center for Women’s History spotlights exciting female entrepreneurs in the food and fine dining worlds. Join Dana Cowin—former editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine and host of the podcast Speaking Broadly—as she interviews brilliant and powerful women about their research, tastes, and careers.

2 minutes 25 seconds

Learn more about Marsha P. Johnson, a transgender activist who participated in the Stonewall Uprising and fought for equal rights. 

2 minutes 17 seconds

Learn about Antonia Pantoja, a grassroots organizer and activist for Puerto Rican rights. 

2 minutes

Learn more about Mary Church Terrell, a lifelong activist who advocated for suffrage and equal rights on local, national, and international stages. 


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