PAST EXHIBITIONS

Over There: America & The Great War
April 5, 2017 – October 8, 2017
2017 marks 100 years since the United States entered World War I and began its emergence onto the international stage that would ultimately transform the nation into a world power. On the cusp of a modern age, Americans enjoyed jazz and ragtime, strove for women’s suffrage, and shattered the country’s insularity by joining the Allies. View life in The Bronx a century ago and its War to End All Wars.

Westchester Town – Bronx Beginnings
April 14, 2016 – October 9, 2016
The exhibition was based on the Ferris-Doherty Collection, one of the largest and most historically important collections of The Bronx County Historical Society. It consists of photographs, documents, furnishings, textiles and personal memorabilia dating back over 300 years. These diverse examples of material culture shine a light not only the personal lives of the many generations in this family, but the history and heritage of the settlement of the Town of Westchester, as well as of The Bronx, since its 17th century foundation.

High Bridge – New York City’s Oldest Bridge & Newest Greenway
October 22, 2014 – October 4, 2015
Constructed almost 170 years ago, High Bridge remains an engineering triumph and the oldest surviving bridge in New York City. After extensive restoration, High Bridge reopened to the public in July 2015 as an essential link in the city’s expanding waterfront greenway system.

1865-2015: The Civil War Comes Home
April 8 – October 4, 2015
2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War as well  as the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln – one of the last victims of the conflict. The Bronx contributed a number of infantry and cavalry units to the war effort under the New York State volunteer system. Learn about these men and the families and communities they left behind.

The Bridge & The Fair
October 22, 2014 – April 5, 2015
A loan exhibition celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge from Queens Historical Society & MTA Bridges & Tunnels Archives.

Bronx 100 – Celebrating 100 Years of Bronx County’s Growth & Development
April 9, 2014 – October 19, 2014
2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the creation of Bronx County, the last county created in the State of New York. The year was dedicated by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., many events and new initiatives that helped mark and celebrate this milestone.

A History of the Bronx Latino 
September – October 2014
Photo-exhibition installed in the Hall Gallery for Hispanic Heritage Month and showcased through Open House New York Weekend, October 11-12, 2014.