About the Museum
The Gallery of Tiffany Lamps, designed by renowned Czech architect Eva Jiřičná, comprises a 4,800-square-ft, two-story space measuring nearly a city block with its soaring glass Norman S Benzaquen Grand Staircase
New-York Historical Society
Saving Washington, the inaugural exhibition of the new Center for Women’s History, showcases the contributions of First Lady Dolley Madison and her female contemporaries to the fledgling democracy of early America
The 2,600-square-ft North Gallery features grand double-height ceilings to imaginatively display and interpret New York Historical’s permanent collection highlights
From Mies van der Rohe’s famous Four Seasons chair to Billy Jean King’s Philadelphia Freedoms tennis dress, the New York Historical Society’s broad collection encompasses, art, design and significant artefacts that represent the city’s rich history. Recent renovations have seen new displays for the museum’s extensive holdings of Tiffany lamps, with a particular focus on the work of Clara Driscoll, and a new Center for Women’s History including a display entitled Saving Washington that tells the story of First Lady Dolley Madison’s significant contributions to the development of American democracy.