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National Academy of Design & School of Fine Arts
The National Academy Museum has one of the leading collections of American art, including paintings, sculpture, prints and drawings. The Annual Exhibition which is the oldest juried art show in the U.S. displays new works by contemporary artists. Special exhibitions, lectures, symposia, gallery talks, tours and other educational programs are presented on a regular basis.

National Lighthouse Center and Museum
History of new York and other lighthouses. There are, fo instance, over 20 lighthouses in New York Harbor alone. The institution is expected to support the efforts of lighthouse organizations around the country. A research library will house papers, drawings, photos and other valuable materials. Through lectures and exhibits, issues affecting lighthouses and related subjects around the country will be presented. Visitors will be able to learn about the history of the lighthouses near their home ...

New Amsterdam History Center
Virtual New Amsterdam: The primary purpose of the 3D modeling project is to spatialize and present information and theories about how New Amsterdam looked in the period of 1660 as the "capital" of New Netherland. The spatialization and presentation involve two forms of communication: knowledge that we have about the settlement will be used to reconstruct digitally how its topography, infrastructure, (streets, bridges, walls) and individual buildings and fort may have looked; and whenev...

New York City Fire Museum
Artifacts, photos, text and talks on the history of fires and firefighting in NYC. Lecture series.

New York City Police Museum
Exhibitions, lectures, and artifacts from the last 150 years of the police force in New York.

New York Historical Society
Exhibits, programs, photos, paintings, manuscripts and archives, all centered around the history of the City. See "Calendar of Events" page for current shows and exhibitions.

New York Transit Museum
Located in downtown Brooklyn, the Transit Museum is housed in an historic 1930s subway station. The Museum collects, exhibits and interprets the history, sociology and technology of public transportation systems in the New York region served by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, including bridges, tunnels, subways, buses and commuter railroads.

Queens Historical Society
As the historical society for the largest borough in New York City, the Queens Historical Society (QHS) publishes a quarterly newsletter and offers a regular series of lectures, programs and slide presentations. In addition, the Society cooperates closely with and serves as a resource for local preservation groups and historical societies throughout Queens and the City of New York.

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