Events, News & Announcements
Exhibition Feature: Illegal Ivory Trade
Every 15 Minutes an elephant is killed for the illegal ivory trade. Discover efforts taken by NYS DEC to end black-market ivory trade and protect endangered species.
Rediscover the NYSM's Discovery Place!
Now open from 10am-4pm, young visitors are encouraged to explore, investigate, play, and learn in this lively hub for curious young minds.
A New York Minute in History: New York’s Anti-Rent Wars
This episode delves into the history of the Dutch patroon system in New York and tells the story of the anti-rent movement of the 19th Century, during which tenant farmers banded together to (sometimes, violently) oppose the outdated system.
From the Collection: Women Who Lead
New York Metropolis Hall
This exhibition feature brings together objects and artworks that highlight the contributions of women to New York.
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.
Museum Gallery Renewal Project Overview
In this recent Capitol Pressroom podcast, NYSM Director Mark Schaming discusses the Museum Gallery Renovation Project.
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.
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.
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!
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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This long-term exhibition explores both the landscape and animals of the Pleistocene, or Ice Ages, of New York.
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.
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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.