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Center for Brooklyn History (formerly Brooklyn Historical Society) in the News

2019 Press Archives

Author Jamaica Kincaid, Unfiltered, at the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Fest

BK Reader, September 9, 2019

How One New Yorker’s Legacy Helps Preserve Neglected City History

Bklyner, August 14, 2019

Brooklyn Program With History Books Written By Kids Wins Award

Patch, August 12, 2019

The Islamic Roots of Hip Hop

WNYC, July 12, 2019

Uncover the History of Your Home with The Brooklyn Historical Society

Brownstoner, July 27, 2019

Brooklyn’s history with public health on display at Brooklyn Historical Society

amNY, June 19, 2019

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, where to celebrate Pride across the U.S.

Chicago Tribune, May 29, 2019

Shot in the street: New exhibit explores life in 1960s Brooklyn through photos
Brooklyn Paper, April 26, 2019

New BHS Exhibit Portrays Everyday ‘Humanity in the Streets’ of Brooklyn
Brooklyn Reader, April 24, 2019

Want to get high? Try hot sauce.
Brooklyn Eagle, April 12, 2019

On the (Queer) Waterfront
The Red Hook Star Revue, April 3, 2019

Exhibit Celebrates Brooklyn’s Rich LGBT History
News12 Brooklyn, March 7, 2019

Recounting the Forgotten Histories of Brooklyn’s LGBTQ Community
BKLYNER, March 6, 2019

SEE: First Exhibit Exploring BK’s Queer History Opens This Week
Brooklyn Patch, March 4, 2019

Coast is queer… Exhibit looks at Brooklyn’s gay waterfront
Brooklyn Paper, March 1, 2019

Q+A” Deborah Schwartz, Brooklyn Historical Society
DUMBO NYC, February 28, 2019

Explore Brooklyn’s LGBTQ History With a New Exhibit at Brooklyn Historical Society
Brownstoner, February 28, 2019

Brooklyn’s LGBTQ history is focus on ‘On the (Queer) Waterfront’ exhibit
amNewYork, February 19, 2019

An Oral History of Brooklyn’s Muslim Community
112BK, February 15, 2019

On the (Queer) Waterfront Coming to Brooklyn Historical Society
BKLYNER, February 15, 2019

On the (Queer) Waterfront of Brooklyn
South Brooklyn Network, February 12, 2019

Brooklyn Historical Society Sparks Conversation On Status Of Black-Owned Businesses
BKLYNER, February 12, 2019

Family guile: Historian discusses his criminal ancestor
Brooklyn Paper, February 4, 2019

Former NYC Principal Releases Book Focusing on Backlash Against Muslim American Leaders
Spectrum News NY1, January 30, 2019

Brooklyn Historical Society hosts panel on Muslim leadership in city schools
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 28, 2019

2018 Press Archives

Telling the Stories of Brooklyn’s Muslim Communities
Inside City Hall, December 13, 2018

Brooklyn Historical Society’s ‘Muslims in Brooklyn’
WNYC’s All of It with Alison Stewart, December 10, 2018

Brooklyn Historical Society oral history project sheds light on Muslims in BK
MetroNY, December 7, 2018

Brooklyn Muslims document their past and present in new oral history project
Religion News Service, December 7, 2018

Malls vs. Bodegas: Can the City Resist Becoming Suburban?
The Bridge, December 6, 2018

Brooklyn Historical Society presents an oral history of being Muslim in Brooklyn
amNewYork, December 5, 2018

Listen up: Oral History of Muslims in Brooklyn launches at Historical Society
Brooklyn Paper, December 4, 2018

Brooklyn Library’s Eagle Needs a Name and You Can Help
BK Reader
, December 4, 2018

Untitled ‘Eagle’ project: Library seeks new name for beloved bird statue
Brooklyn Paper, November 30, 2018

Brooklyn Historical Society Presents “Muslims in Brooklyn” Next Week
BKLYNER, November 29, 2018

Faith In Brooklyn for November 19: Brooklyn Historical Society Chronicles Lives of ‘Muslims in Brooklyn’
Brooklyn Eagle, November 19, 2018

Panel to analyze Guyanese migration to NYC
Caribbean Life, November 6, 2018

Brooklyn Historical Society raises 0,000 at annual Fall Gala
Brooklyn Eagle, November 2, 2018

Name the Brooklyn Public Library Eagle
BKLYNER, October 11, 2018

Brooklyn eagle finds a permanent nesting spot at public library
amNY, October 10, 2018

Shedding light on how workplace sexual harassment affects immigrant women
Metro NY, October 9, 2018

Explore the Sour Side of Sugar at the Brooklyn Historical Society
Brownstoner, October 4, 2018

Rocky horrors: Author talks about city’s gargoyles
Brooklyn Paper, September 26, 2018

Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico, and the fed’s response, at the center of Brooklyn Historical Society panel
amNY, September 12, 2018

The Brooklyn Historical Society Will Remember 9/11 With an Artist’s Live-Stream of the Attack
Hyperallergic, September 10, 2018

Sailing Through History
United Federation of Teachers, September 6, 2018

Commemorate 9/11 with a day of art and discussion
Brooklyn Based, September 6, 2018

A view of the Towers: Video that captured 9-11 to screen at Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn Paper, September 5, 2018

Video Capturing 9/11 to Screen in BK on Attacks’ Anniversary
Brooklyn Heights Patch, September 5, 2018

9/11 memorials and ceremonies across New York City
amNY, September 5, 2018

Breaking Down the Walled City: A Look into the Brooklyn Historical Society’s New Exhibitions in DUMBO
MANY, August 28, 2018

Experience the Historic Brooklyn Waterfront at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO
City Guide, August 8, 2018

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams & Brooklyn Historical Society Launch Photo Challenge
BKLYNER, June 13, 2018

Inside the Champagne Vaults of the Brooklyn Bridge on the 135th Anniversary
Untapped Cities, May 24, 2018

Panel to examine Haitian Diaspora and history
Caribbean Life, May 17, 2018

Celebrate the Legacy of Brooklyn’s Bard Walt Whitman with the Brooklyn Historical Society
Brownstoner, May 17, 2018

10 things you didn’t know were made in Brooklyn
6 sqft, April 5, 2018

Brooklyn Historical Society continues to celebrate Jackie Robinson’s legacy
Brooklyn Reporter, April 4, 2018

Learn About Iconic Brooklyn Emporium Abraham & Straus at the Brooklyn Historical Society
Brownstoner, March 29, 2018

The Business of Brooklyn: an Amazing History in 20 Artifacts
The Bridge, March 5, 2018

Photos: ‘The Business of Brooklyn’ Exhibit Celebrates 100 Years of Bklyn Businesses
BK Reader, February 23, 2018

An Evaluation: ‘The Business of Brooklyn’ at The Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, February 27, 2018

On brand: Exhibit celebrates the business of Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Paper, February 23, 2018

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Centennial With Exhibition
BKLYNER, February 21, 2018

Brooklyn Historical Society Honored with NY Museum Association’s Award of Merit
BK Reader, February 6, 2018

24 Hours in DUMBO Brooklyn; a Brooklyn NYC Itinerary
Getaway Mavens, February 2018

A Shore thing: Uncovering the History of Brooklyn’s waterfront
Brooklyn Paper, January 29, 2018

Q+A: Julie Golia, Brooklyn Historical Society
The DUMBO BID, January 26, 2018

Brooklyn’s changing waterfront stars in new exhibit about its history,
amNY, January 21, 2018

‘Waterfront’ Exhibit Looks at Brooklyn’s History as Center of Industry and Shipping
NY1 News
, January 20, 2018

When Rosie Threw Rivets in Brooklyn
WNYC, January 19, 2018

Interact With Brooklyn Waterfront History at the Brooklyn Historical Society at Empire Stores
Brownstoner, January 18, 2018

‘Waterfront’ multimedia exhibition opens at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 18, 2018

History Through Store Fronts
Midday on WNYC, January 2, 2018

2017 Press Archives

Brownsville Community’s Placemaking Efforts a Factor in Reducing Crime
Our Time Press, December 15, 2017

Curbed Cup 1st round: (5) Dumbo vs (12) Upper West Side
Curbed, December 12, 2017

Teen Innovators tackle 3D printing during New Lab tour
Technically, December 5, 2017

Give these Innovators a Yard!
Courier Life’s Brooklyn Daily, November 30, 2017

Fort Greene residents tell nabe’s history in light of new Spike Lee series
amNY, November 19, 2017

Teens who believed they could achieve win prestigious awards
Courier Life’s Brooklyn Daily, November 16, 2017

In ‘Manhattan Beach,’ Jennifer Egan Dives Deep Into WWII New York City
, October 5, 2017

How Podcasting Is Getting Richer (and Richly Diverse)
The Bridge, September 25, 2017

Could podcasting be a model for online community?, September 25, 2017

Feeling DUMBO
The Village Voice, August 29, 2017

Brooklyn venue guide 2017
Daily News, August 10, 2017

An Insider’s Guide to the Stunning, Historic Neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights
VOGUE, August 4, 2017

19th Century Diary Suggests Slaves Are Buried in Brooklyn Lot
The New York Times, August 4, 2017

Historical society celebrates 150th birthday of Prospect Park
News 12, July 18, 2017

New exhibit celebrates Prospect Park at 150
NY1, July 14, 2017

9 Fun Facts You Might Not Know About Prospect Park
Gothamist, July 14, 2017

Park of the past: Exhibit looks at history of Prospect
Brooklyn Paper, July 13, 2017

Celebrate Prospect Park’s 150th anniversary with this new exhibition
The Architects Newspaper, July 12, 2017

Learn About 150 Years of Prospect Park History With a New Exhibit at Brooklyn Historical Society
Brownstoner, July 11, 2017

New York Gives Grants for Preservation of Historical Records
US News & World Report, July 6, 2017

How (some) Jews across the US rooted for baseball’s first black player
The Times of Israel, June 13, 2017

Shifting Perspectives at the Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO
Focus Blog, June 7, 2017

At BHS Learn About Queer Histories of Brooklyn’s Waterfront
Hyperallergic, June 6, 2017

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist Jennifer Egan to Lead Panel on the Waterfront as Artistic Inspiration
Brownstoner, June 6, 2017

The Brooklyn Historical Society’s Stunning New Museum in DUMBO
The Bowery Boys, June 5, 2017

Building history: Historical Society shows off its new spot
Brooklyn Paper, June 5, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Launches DUMBO Satellite Museum
NY 1, May 25, 2017

Free Admission To Brooklyn Historical Society’s New DUMBO Location This Weekend
Gothamist, May 20, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society opens first offsite gallery in DUMBO
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 22, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Opens Second Location in Empire Stores
Untapped Cities, May 19, 2017

Take a deep dive in Brooklyn’s new maritime museum
MetroNY , May 19, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society debuts its new DUMBO outpost at Empire Stores
Curbed, May 19, 2017

Highly Anticipated Empire Stores Is Now Open! And So Is the Brooklyn Historical Society Annex
Brownstoner, May 19, 2017

First look at DUMBO’s new waterfront museum
Time Out New York, May 18, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society opens Dumbo branch
News12 Brooklyn, May 18, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Opens DUMBO Outpost in Brooklyn Bridge Park
DNAinfo, May 18, 2017

Hear the Voices of Brooklyn’s Diverse Past Through a New Digitization Project
Hyperallergic, May 11, 2017

Get your fill of Brooklyn history with this online portal, April 26, 2017

Celebrating Jackie Robinson’s Legacy At the Brooklyn Historical Society
BKLYNER, April 18, 2017

Seventy years later: Brooklyn exhibit honors Jackie Robinson’s breaking of baseball’s color line
Brooklyn Paper, April 11, 2017

Brooklyn Exhibit Pays Tribute to Jackie Robinson on 70th Anniversary of Breaking Baseball’s Color Barrier
NY1 News, April 6, 2017

BK cultural institutions join forces to defend being worth federal funding
Brokelyn, March 22, 2017

Jackie Robinson Celebrated On Breaking Baseball’s Color Barrier
Kings County Politics, March 20, 2017

Flood Barrier in Brooklyn
The New York Times, March 2, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Partners With Local College on Jackie Robinson Exhibit
Patch, March 16, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Hosts Panel On LGBTQ Rights
Patch, February 23, 2017

Family child care providers’ field trip to the Brooklyn Historical Society
UFT, January 5, 2017

Hear Tales of ‘The Battle for Bed-Stuy’ at the Brooklyn Historical Society 
DNAinfo, January 3, 2017

2016 Press Archives


Inside Empire Stores, The Newly-Renovated Civil War-Era Warehouse In Brooklyn
Gothamist, December 2, 2016

Brooklyn Eagle Brooklyn Historical Society Honors National Grid and Brooklyn Brewery
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, November 17, 2016

Brooklyn Historical Society unveils new Historic District plaque
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, October 26, 2016

Making History Brooklyn Heights Celebrates 50 Years as Historic District
Brooklyn Paper, October 25, 2016

Uncovering Capote New Photos on Display in Brooklyn
BBC, October 12, 2016

The Photographer Who Shot Truman Capote’s Brooklyn
Hyperallergic, September 16, 2016

The Crown Heights Riots: 25 Years Later
AM Joy, August 21, 2016

In Years Since Riots, Crown Heights Neighborhood Has Seen Many Changes
NY1 News, August 19, 2016

New Faces of Hunger in NYC
MetroFocus, August 12, 2016

Truman Capote: “I live in Brooklyn. By choice”
BBC World Service, August 4, 2016

Photos of Capote’s Brooklyn Heights in the Late 1950s Unearthed
Gothamist, August 2, 2016

Brooklyn’s Waterfront Yields Treasures
Wall Street Journal, July 26, 2016

A Son’s Sleuthing, a Father’s Archive and Capote’s Vanished Brooklyn
The New York Times, July 21, 2016

New David Attie Exhibit Featuring Truman Capote Opens at Brooklyn Historical Society
Untapped Cities, July 20, 2016

Behind the Scenes at the Construction of Empire Stores in Dumbo
Untapped Cities, June 6, 2016

These 14 Powerful Photos Show What It’s Like to Be Hungry in NYC
Mic, June 7, 2016

Brooklyn Historical Society to Exhibit Rare Revolutionary War-era maps in honor of upcoming 240th anniversary of Battle of Brooklyn
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 21, 2016

I’m Your Messiah… and You’re the Reason Why
EBONY, June 2016

Museums in the Age of Social
Humanities, Spring 2016

Interview with Deborah Schwartz
Bird, May 22, 2016

Hidden in Plain Sight Portraits of Hunger in NYC
Yahoo! News, May 10, 2016

Deborah Schwartz Honored at St Francis College Commencement ceremony
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 6, 2016

Better Than a Hamilton Shout Out? John Jay Manuscript Surfaces
The New York Times, May 5, 2016

Brooklyn Bike History
Reclaim, May 2016

Man O Manischewitz: When The Jewish Wine Was Big With Gentiles, Too
The Salt, April 22, 2016

What a wine! The Brooklyn history of Manischewitz
Brooklyn Paper, April 7, 2016

This Is What Hunger Looks Like in New York City
Slate, April 7, 2016

What Urban Hunger Looks Like Now 
CityLab, March 22, 2016

Historic Coffee Warehouse Will Perk Up Once Again on DUMBO Waterfront
NY1 News, March 16, 2016

100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture
BROOKLYN Magazine, March 2016

The Greenbook Chronicles
The Village Voice, February 16, 2016

Dumbo Project Sheds Light on Old Warehouses
Wall Street Journal, January 20, 2016

At BHS event, Judge Jack Weinstein recalls growing up in old Brooklyn
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 13, 2016

Stories of Brooklyn, From Gowanus to the Heights
The New York Times, January 8, 2016

2015 Press Archives

Visitors to See History in the Making at Brooklyn Historical Society’s Empire Stores Museum
Brownstoner, December 24, 2015

Empire Stores New Museum Space Awarded 0K for ‘Waterfront’ Exhibit
DNAinfo, December 21, 2015

Local “Teen Innovators” Are Taking History and Business Lessons To the Real World At Brooklyn Navy Yard 
Fort Greene Focus, December 16, 2015

Brooklyn Heights marks 50 years as NYC’s first historic district
amNewYork, November 25, 2015

NYC’s First Historic District Named 50 Years Ago This Week
dnaInfo, November 23, 2015

Brooklyn Historical Society celebrates Brooklyn Heights as first designated landmark district
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, November 24, 2015

Brooklyn Historical Society Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Brooklyn Heights’ Designation as Historic District
Brooklyn Heights Press, November 18, 2015

‘Portraits of Hunger in NYC’ exhibited at Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, November 17, 2015

New photo show illustrates three years of food insecurity in New York City
MetroNY, November 10, 2015

Discussion of New York’s ‘Broken Bail System’ Comes to Brooklyn
Gotham Gazette, October 10, 2015

How Brooklyn Lost the Hockey Team It Never Really Had
WNYC, October 9, 2015

An Exhibit Looks Back as Brooklyn and Islanders Look Forward
The New York Times, October 8, 2015

See Vintage Photos of the Brooklyn Americans
New York Magazine, September 24, 2015

Stick in the past: Exhibit looks back to Brooklyn’s forgotten hockey team
Brooklyn Paper, September 23, 2015

Call It a Comeback: Hockey’s Brooklyn history
New York Post, September 21, 2015

Is reversing school segregation possible in New York City?
Chalkbeat, September 17, 2015

Photography and Letter Writing in Civil War Brooklyn
Brooklyn Rail, September 8, 2015

Brooklyn Historical Society Awarded National Grant for Oral History Project
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, August 18, 2015

New Exhibit Explores Disability Rights Movement in NYC
WFUV, July 1, 2015

De Blasio declares July ‘Disability Pride Month’
Daily News, July 1, 2015

River of Fundament: Turns Out, Brooklyn’s Streets Used to Be Full of Poop
Brooklyn Magazine, June 23, 2015

Teenage wasteland: Students curate an exhibit about Brooklyn’s sewer system
Brooklyn Paper, June 17, 2015

Library Unearths its trove of Coney collectibles
Brooklyn Paper, May 28, 2015

This Dutch Artist’s Map of Williamsburg Pretty Much Says It All
Bedford +  Bowery, May 25, 2015

Brooklyn Bicycles” A Look Back at the bike mania that gripped the borough in the 1800s
amNY, May 15, 2015

A Brooklyn soldier writes of facing death at the Crater
The Washington Post, May 6, 2015

Brooklyn Zine Fest draws thousands to B’Heights
Brooklyn Paper, April 28, 2015

Talking activism and politics at the Brooklyn Zine Fest
Brokelyn, April 28, 2015

Everything You Need to Know About the 2015 Brooklyn Zine Fest
Brooklyn Magazine, April 24, 2015

Brooklyn Historical Society Library Dinner raises more than 0K
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 18, 2015

From the Ground Up: A Review of Mapping Brooklyn
Urban Omnibus, April 15, 2015

Snapshots of Wounded Limbs, Pride and Psyches
The New York Times, April 10, 2015

Civil War Remembered in Photos and Letters of Brooklyn Soldiers
Newsweek, April 9, 2015

Review: ‘Personal Correspondents: Photography and Letter Writing in Civil War Brooklyn’
The New York Times, April 9, 2015

Navigating Brooklyn from the 17th to the 21st Centuries
Hyperallergic, April 8, 2015

Check Out These Vintage Brooklyn Maps
Gothamist, March 16, 2015

Mapping Brooklyn’s 1940 Rents, When 0 Was Expensive
Curbed, March 16, 2015

Brooklyn, All Over the Maps
CityLab, March 13, 2015

Artists look back on five years of gentrification
Courier Life’s Brooklyn Daily, March 13, 2015

Ken Burns helps Brooklyn Historical Society raise money for kids
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 11, 2015

Talking With Deborah Schwartz, President of the Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn Magazine, March 10, 2015

Brooklyn Historical Society to present ‘Photography and Letter Writing in Civil War Brooklyn
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 10, 2015

Meet the Artist Who Created a Map of Brooklyn With Litter Collected From Each Block
The Village Voice, March 6, 2015

Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations: Brooklyn Historical Society Explores Mixed-Heritage Identities
American Historical Association, March 2015

Maps and Art Collide in New Brooklyn Exhibit
DNAinfo, February 9, 2015

The Daring, Original, and Overlooked “Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One”
The New Yorker, February 6, 2015

New York City museums offer growing number of STEM education programs for children
Daily News, February 2, 2015

New Exhibit to juxtapose historic maps, map-themed art
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 30, 2015

Celebrating Black History Month at the Brooklyn Historical Society
NBC New York, January 28, 2015

NYCHA as Home,
The Indypendent, January 26, 2015

Closing Bell: Brooklyn Historical Society Celebrates Black History Month
Brownstoner, January 20, 2015

Brooklyn Historical Society Announces Free Saturday Family Programs
Brooklyn News, January 16, 2015

An Exhibit Offers A Different Angle On Life In Public Housing
NPR, January 12, 2015

Brooklyn Historical Society launches ‘Movie Mondays’ film series
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 7, 2015

Mappin Brooklyn’s Legal Records
Metropolitan Archivist, January 2015

Debunk the Myth,
NYCHA Journal, January 2015

2014 Press Archives

Museum Offers Interactive Oral History of Mixed Race Brooklynites,
NY1 News, December 29, 2014

Near Police Killings, A Community With A Cycle Of Crime,
NPR, December 23, 2014

Brooklyn Historical Society project presents histories of mixed heritage Brooklynites,
Brooklyn Eagle, December 3, 2014

‘Crossing Borders,’ at the Brooklyn Historical Society,
The New York Times, December 2, 2014

A Look at Looking Different,
The New York Times, December 3, 2014

For Many Residents, Bushwick is Still Burning,
BROOKLYN Magazine, November 19, 2014

Veterans of 1970s Bushwick discuss burning questions,
The Brooklyn Paper, November 13, 2014

Report: Arts and culture bring 0 million to Downtown Brooklyn, Cultural District,
Brooklyn Eagle, November 13, 2014

Brooklyn Arts Institutions Spurred More Than 0 Million in 2013 Spending,
The Wall Street Journal, November 12, 2014

Brooklyn Historical Society, Green-Wood Cemetery team up to host talks about Brooklyn and fire,
Brokelyn, October 28, 2014

Closing Bell: When Bushwick Burned 
Brownstoner, October 27, 2014

Where you can find the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ stars after Sunday’s finale 
New York Post, October 24, 2014

Foodies flock to DUMBO for Brooklyn Historical Society’s Brooklyn Bounty
Brooklyn Eagle, October 24, 2014

The 6 Best Bites at Brooklyn Bounty
BROOKLYN Magazine, October 24, 2014

Roebling suite: Musical celebrates the Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Paper, October 9, 2014

Crane’s ‘The Bridge’ inspires musical theatre production
Brooklyn Eagle, October 6, 2014

Exhibit debunks myths about the projects
Daily News, September 26, 2014

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2017 Press Release Archives

Brooklyn Historical Society Receives .2 Million Multi-Year Grant From Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation to Conserve, Catalogue, and Digitize Collection and Produce Web-Based Long Island History Portal
December 21, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Announces Winter & Spring 2018 Calendar of Public Programs
December 11, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society’s December Free Friday: Winter Myths 
December 11, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society, The Center for Court Innovation, and the Brownsville Community Justice Center Discuss Placemaking in Brownsville
December 8, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society’s Second Annual Gala Exceeds Goal
November 17, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Explores the Eclectic History and Global Impact of Brooklyn’s Waterfront with Major New Exhibition
November 16, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society and the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s “Teen Innovators” Wins National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award
November 14, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Launches Website Making Important Historical Records of the Packer Collegiate Institute Available and Easily Searchable Online
November 13, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Hosts Three Evening Programs in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New York State
October 2, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Announces Fall & Winter 2017 Calendar of Public Programs
August 9, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Awarded Ford Foundation Grant to Embark on Public History Project, Muslims in Brooklyn
July 10, 2017

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Opens at Brooklyn Historical Society 
June 21, 2017

City Officials Gather to Celebrate Young Scholars Book Launch at Brooklyn Historical Society 
June 12, 2017

Photographs by Berenice Abbott, Rudy Burkhardt, Bruce Davidson and Others on View in Inaugural Exhibition at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO
May 10, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Launches Groundbreaking Oral History Portal
April 26, 2017

New Exhibition Celebrates 70th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s Historic Opening Day for the Brooklyn Dodgers
April 12, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society, National Grid and St. Francis College Celebrate Jackie Robinson’s Impact on and off the Field
March 13, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society’s Public Historian Honored by American Historical Association
February 17, 2017

Oral History Project Offers Space to Listen to Voices of Crown Heights, Past and Present
February 3, 2017

Brooklyn Historical Society Celebrates Black History Month with Public Programs and Exhibition
January 23, 2017

2016 Press Release Archives

Brooklyn Historical Society Honors Brooklyn Brewery and National Grid at 2016 Gala
November 23, 2016

Brooklyn Historical Society Completes Processing the Everett and Evelyn Ortner Papers and Photographs
November 4, 2016

Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez Joins Borough Preservationists to Commemorate Designation of Brooklyn Heights Historic District
October 21, 2016

Brooklyn Historical Society Receives Prestigious Grant for Crown Heights Oral History Project
September 28, 2016

The Ms. Foundation for Women & the Brooklyn Historical Society Host Conversation Series Featuring Leading Feminist Voices 
July 25, 2016

Brooklyn Historical Society Awarded Prestigious K Grant by Nissan Foundation to Support Voices of Crown Heights Oral History Project
July 19, 2016

Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie Opens at Brooklyn Historical Society July 20
July 7, 2016

Brooklyn Historical Society Honored by American Associate for State and Local History
July 6, 2016

Packer Collegiate Students Travel Back in Time via Brooklyn Historical Society Archives
May 23, 2016

Brooklyn Historical Society Launches New Podcast, Flatbush + Main
April 27, 2016

Brooklyn Historical Society announces spring and summer calendar of public programs for 2016
April 5, 2016

Brooklyn Historical Society awarded grant from National Endowment for the Humanities, for exhibition in new DUMBO satellite space
March 28, 2016

Calling all History Lovers: Brooklyn Historical Society Announces “Free Friday” Programming Through Spring 2016
February 1, 2016

Latest Addition to Brooklyn Historical Society’s Digital Curriculum Investigates Dutch Breukelen
January 19, 2016