The Brooklyn Historical Society - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for The Brooklyn Historical Society. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for “Documenting Sandy” Exhibition

    “Documenting Sandy” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-10-16 - 2013-12-16

    With the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy upon us, this exhibit of photographs taken by professionals and amateurs, on cellphones and slr’s, documents the aftermath of this devastating storm in...More »

  • poster for “Landmarks of New York” Exhibition

    “Landmarks of New York” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-10-16 - 2014-05-17

    Since 1965, when the New York City Landmarks law was instituted, more than 30,000 structures and environments have been protected from destruction through landmark designation. Explore the history of New...More »

  • poster for "Context\Contrast" Exhibition

    "Context\Contrast" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2011-10-07 - 2011-12-31

    New Architecture in Historic Districts 1967 to PresentMore »

  • poster for "1770 Ratzer Map" Exhibition

    "1770 Ratzer Map" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2011-02-02 - 2011-05-01

    While bringing our collections out of deep storage, we came upon an extremely rare map of New York City made by Bernard Ratzer in the late 1760s – only the fourth known copy of the map in the world. The...More »

  • poster for "Artist & Artifact: Re|Visioning Brooklyn's Past" Exhibition

    "Artist & Artifact: Re|Visioning Brooklyn's Past" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Photography - Prints
    • 2010-11-11 - 2010-12-17

    Through Artist and Artifact, artists, performers and writers explored BHS' historical collections for inspiration for original contemporary art works. The contemporary works will be exhibited alongside...More »

  • poster for "Painting Brooklyn Stories of Immigration & Survival" Exhibition

    "Painting Brooklyn Stories of Immigration & Survival" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-09-17 - 2011-08-15

    The exhibition Painting Brooklyn Stories of Immigration and Survival tells the stories of diverse individuals who have immigrated to Brooklyn. The people featured in the exhibition share their personal...More »

  • poster for "Home Base: Memories of the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field" Exhibition

    "Home Base: Memories of the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-06-03 - 2011-12-31

    Home Base: Memories of the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field is an exhibition curated by local high school students in BHS' Exhibition Laboratory program. Through archives, photos and oral histories, the...More »

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