Special Events

Fall Gala

Save the Date!

Fall Gala 2016

Brooklyn Historical Society’s
Inaugural Fall Gala

Honoring:

 Brooklyn Brewery

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Liberty Warehouse, Brooklyn


*Additional honorees to be announced

Click here for tickets, journal ads, or to make a donation.

For more information contact Claudia Tierney, ctierney@brooklynhistory.org

 

Past Events

Thank you for your support of
The 12th Annual Library Dinner!

12th Annual Library Dinner

This year's Library Dinner was a great success! We enjoyed an elegant evening to support the work and growth of Brooklyn Historical Society’s Othmer Library. If you were unable to attend or if you want to look back on this fantastic evening, click HERE to browse photos.
Above photo © 2016 Scott Rudd.

Thank you to everyone who attended

"Cocktails and Conversation:
An Evening to Honor NYC's First Historic District"

Brooklyn Historical Society

The Long Island Historical Society, circa 1890, v1973.6.224; Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection,
ARC.202; Brooklyn Historical Society.

On November 23, 2015, we honored the 50th Anniversary of the designation of Brooklyn Heights as New York City's finest historic district with an elegant evening  and a program that featured architectural historican Francis Morrone and Anthony C. Wood, founder and chair of The New York Preservation Archive Project (NYPAP).

Co-sponsored by the New York Preservation Archive Project and the Brooklyn Heights Association as part of the NYC Landmarks50 Alliance celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Landmarks Law.


Co Sponsor Logos

 

Thank you for your support of
Brooklyn Bounty 2015!

Brooklyn Bounty 2015

Thank you for your incredible support of our annual tasting benefit, held on November 10, 2015! We enjoyed a wonderful evening of gourmet tastings, cocktails, live music, and more. Click HERE to browse photos from this fantastic event!

Above photo © 2015 Scott Rudd.

Thank you to everyone who attended
"An Evening with Ken Burns"

and helped to support BHS' education programs!

Ken Burns

On March 10th, we were honored to host a special fundraising event with Academy Award-nominated producer and director Ken Burns, creator of the acclaimed documentaries “The Civil War,” “Baseball” and, most recently, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” In addition to other projects, Burns is currently at work on a film about the life of Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson. This very special evening helped to support BHS' education programs


Thanks to our sponsor
Chase

Left Photo by Cable Risdon, Right Photo by Elizabeth Alex