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Women of Science

Join us virtually March 27-31 for the NYSM's annual Women of Science program. This year focuses on the trailblazing NYSM scientist and State Paleontologist, Winifred Goldring.

Women's History Month 2023

Women's History Month

Join the NYSM in commemorating the important role women have in the history of our state. Access videos, educational activities, and more through this comprehension resource page.

Women Who Lead

Exhibition Feature Now Open!

From the Collection: Women Who Lead brings together objects and artworks that highlight the contributions of women to New York.

New York Minute in History

A New York Minute in History: The Persistence of Dr. Mary Walker

This Women's History Month-inspired episode tells the story of Dr. Mary Walker: physician, heroine of the Civil War, and the only woman in history ever to be awarded the Medal of Honor. 

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NYSM Works to Return Native American Artifacts and Remains

In this February 3, 2023, livestream by The Capitol Pressroom, NYSM Director Mark Schaming addresses the repatriation of Native American cultural items to the Nations. 


Now Online! Tonalism: Pathway from the Hudson River School to Modern Art

Briefly on view at the Museum in 2020, the exhibition closed early due to Covid-19. The lenders generously agreed to allow these works to be exhibited online indefinitely, giving viewers the chance to explore the exhibition at their leisure.

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Online Resources & Activities Portal

Looking for easy-to-access educational activities, videos, and resources for your kids, students, or even just for yourself? Visit this educational one-stop-shop webpage based on NYSM research and collections.

Timbuctoo: Gerrit Smith's Experiment

Exhibit Feature: Timbuctoo: Gerrit Smith’s Experiment

Discover more about this new addition to Adirondack Hall, on view May 5, 2002, through July 1, 2023.

Clufffalo: Art Omi, 2017 by Charles Cough

On View: Charles Clough's "Clufffalo: Art Omi"

Charles Clough's monumental painting has just been installed in New York Hall. Learn more about this colossal collaboration!

Mohawk steelworker, 1970 by David Grant Noble

On View in New York Metropolis Hall

This riveting photographic series by David Grant Noble features Mohawk steelworkers on the job in 1970.


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Ice Ages

Ice Ages

This long-term exhibition explores both the landscape and animals of the Pleistocene, or Ice Ages, of New York.

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NYS COVID-19 Documentation Initiative

The NYS Office of Cultural Education has created the NYS COVID-19 Documentation Initiative website to help statewide organizations document, share, and support one another throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

NYSED Statement on Museum Deaccessioning

The New York State Board of Regents (“the Regents”) charters museums in New York State as educational corporations and has governing authority over these incorporated organizations. Orgranizations with questions regarding deaccession regulations can review this document or contact Chartering.

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August 14, 2023

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