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December 2017

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

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The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

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Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

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Unlocking Public Space: Placemaking in Brownsville

December 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting with Jane Jacobs’s first campaign against Robert Moses, urbanists have argued that public space is a critical component of a healthy, vibrant city. But what if people fear for their safety on their own street? In Brownsville, through the work of the Brownsville Community Justice Center, residents have leveraged urban planning tools to transform neglected spaces into safe, vibrant public hubs. Ginia Bellafante of theNew York Times, moderates a conversation with Erica Mateoand Deron Johnston from the Brownsville Community…

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Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 31 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

December 31 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »
January 2018

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

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Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

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The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

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Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

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Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

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Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

January 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

January 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

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February 2018

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

February 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018

Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change.

Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia, the exhibition will tell a story that continues to resonate today.

Find out more »
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