We’re “at Home” — Virtually

“At Home” Exhibitions, Tours, Talks, Videos, and Programs,
all Online, at a Social Distance

The museum has been closed since March 13 and during this unprecedented period we’ve
been offering an expanding roster of “at home” programs.

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the museum remains a pillar of education of 19th century New York. 

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Click here for our Calendar of Fall 2020 Virtual Talks, Lectures & Performances


Exhibitions Online

Click here for all Online Exhibitions.

The Index of American Design at the National Gallery of Art

Sylvia: A 19th Century Life Unveiled

Icons in Ash

Our Stuff, Ourselves

Behind Closed Doors & Drawers

 

Videos & Lectures to Watch

Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment: Blueprint NYC TV Episode on the Merchant’s House

The New York Landmark Conservancy: Explore NY / “Tourist in Your Own Town:” A 1950s Christmas in an 1850s House

Village Preservation:

“The NEW New York: Immigration, 1820-1880s,” Illustrated Talk by SJ Costello

“Standing the Test of Time: The Merchant’s House and a Neighborhood Transformed,” Illustrated Talk by Francis Morrone

“Virtual Tour of the Merchant’s House: An Architectural Perspective,” Illustrated Talk by Anthony Bellov

The Weather Channel: “It’s Amazing Out There,” featuring the Merchant’s House

CUNY TV: “Arts in the City,” TV Episode on the Merchant’s House

“Lafayette Place/ Lafayette Street: A Topographical History,” Illustrated Talk by Francis Morrone

 

Virtual Tours

MHM Instagram and Facebook: “Welcome to My Home,” virtual house tours with Eliza Tredwell and Bridget Murphy (AKA Museum Historian Ann Haddad):

HistoryPin.org: A Walking Tour of 19th Century NoHo

Google Expeditions: Virtual Tour of the Merchant’s House, with

 

Books and Articles to Read

A Selected Bibliography of NYC History

Merchant’s House Museum Blog, by Museum Historian Ann Haddad

An Old Merchant’s House and Miracle on Fourth Street, by Museum Historian Emeritus Mary Knapp

 

Coloring Pages to Print

Click to enlarge and print. Illustrations by Robert Van Nutt.

 

Virtual Backgrounds for Your Next Zoom Meeting

(Click to enlarge and download)