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Support current and upcoming programs, projects and exhibitions at BHS.

Learn more about supporting our award-winning programs, public history projects and exhibitions. Donors to these major initiatives receive prominent recognition, special access to project-related programming and events, and much more.

An Ummah, In Conversation

An Ummah, In Conversation

Mohammed Fayaz, An Ummah, In Conversation, 2018

Muslims in Brooklyn

Brooklyn is currently home to more Muslim houses of worship than any other borough in New York City, and the vibrant Muslim population in Brooklyn continues to grow. This public history project amplifies the stories of Muslim Brooklynites and contextualizes them in the broader histories of all Brooklynites. Learn more about the project here.

Family Programs at BHS DUMBO

Family Programs at BHS DUMBO offer a unique opportunity for intergenerational engagement with the themes, processes, and stories of Brooklyn’s past. Set inside a beautiful popular family destination, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and in proximity to complimentary experiences such as Jane’s Carousel and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Discovery Center, BHS DUMBO is the ideal location for children and their families and caregivers to connect, learn, bond, and have fun. Read more about our Family Programs.

DUMBO Family Program

DUMBO Family Program

Family Programs at BHS DUMBO

Family Programs at BHS DUMBO offer a unique opportunity for intergenerational engagement with the themes, processes, and stories of Brooklyn’s past. Set inside a beautiful popular family destination, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and in proximity to complimentary experiences such as Jane’s Carousel and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Discovery Center, BHS DUMBO is the ideal location for children and their families and caregivers to connect, learn, bond, and have fun. Read more about our Family Programs.

Generations of nurses cared for Brooklynites across this diverse borough. Nurses in Williamsburgh, 1918, V1987.14.1; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Taking Care of Brooklyn: Stories of Sickness and Health

Taking Care of Brooklyn, opening at BHS on Pierrepont Street is an exhibition about public health and understandings of disease, and also so much more. It reveals the unique ways that residents experienced and understood health and disease in the dense, diverse, growing, and ever-changing place that is Brooklyn. Visitors will leave BHS with an expanded understanding of the meaning of “sickness” and “health,” both in the past and today. Read more about Taking Care of Brooklyn.

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Heather Malin, Vice President for Advancement