Post Tagged with: "New York Historical Society"

The original Statute of Kalisz can be viewed at the exhibition at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library (Photo by Wojtek Maslanka via Nowy Dziennik)

‘Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art’

Culture, Eastern European, Jewish, Manhattan October 11, 2017 at 1:42 pm

The ”Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art” exhibition at the New-York Historical Society features the 1930s and 1940s artwork of the Polish-Jewish immigrant who championed human rights, reports Nowy Dziennik.

One of the earliest items in the “Tattooed New York” exhibit are these mezzotints from 1710. They feature portraits of four Mohawk and Mohican leaders. The “Tattooed New York” exhibit has a number of representations of Native American tattoos. (Photo by Leeanne Root for Indian Country Media Network)

Native American Bodywork’s Influence on Tattoo Art

Immigration, Manhattan, Native American March 21, 2017 at 5:02 pm

An exhibit at the New-York Historical Society features numerous examples of Native American body art, reports Indian Country Media Network.

Chinese Consul General Visits Historic Exhibition on Community

Chinese Consul General Visits Historic Exhibition on Community

Culture, East Asian, History, Manhattan, Video November 25, 2014 at 2:33 pm

Sun Guoxiang, the Chinese consul general in NY, visited “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion” at the New-York Historical Society, the first large-scale exhibition on the history and culture of Chinese Americans hosted by a mainstream entity, reports SinoVision.

An American Story with Chinese Roots

An American Story with Chinese Roots

East Asian, History, Immigration, Video November 5, 2014 at 3:43 pm

On display as part of the New York Historical Society’s “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion” exhibition is a graphic novel that tells the story of a Chinese-American family – a story that is more relatable than it is unique, reports SinoVision.

The Exclusion-Inclusion of Chinese Americans

The Exclusion-Inclusion of Chinese Americans

East Asian, History, Video October 2, 2014 at 5:24 pm

The first comprehensive mainstream exhibition about Chinese Americans is on display at the New-York Historical Society, including a look at the first piece of significant legislation restricting immigration to the U.S., reports SinoVision.

Amy Chin looking at the document her family keeps. (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

The Unspoken History of a Chinese Family

A trove of documents will be showcased at the New York Historical Society this fall.