Historical Classes in NYC, New York

Apply Filters

Common Time Filters

Weeknights
Weekends

Days of the Week
What days are you free to take a class?

Class Times
What time are you able to take a class?

Class Schedule
When are you looking for a class?

Currently viewing classes from to

Where do you want to take your class?

Skill Level

Duration

Age

How many seats do you want?

Searching

Historical Classes Coming up in New York

21 classes have spots left

Sympathetic Spies

at Archive on Parade - Financial District 1 Bowling Green, New York, New York 10004

​Sympathetic Spies: George Washington's Eyes and Ears in Lower Manhattan The British Revolutionary War Spymaster Major George Beckwith claimed that, "Washington didn't really outfight the British, he simply out-spied us." The General's master-spies operated out of Lower Manhattan. As we make our way between The Battery and Wall Street, we'll retrace...

Thursday Apr 9th, 11am - 12:30pm

Downtown Terra Cotta Tour

at Archive on Parade - Manhattan 145 Nassau Street, New York, New York 10038

Before New York’s tallest towers were sheathed in glass, they were clad in clay. Terra-Cotta, or “fired earth,” is an ancient building material made of baked clay, that helped make New York a Modern city. At the turn of the 20th century, terra-cotta became a sought-after fire-proof skin for the steel skeletons of the city’s tallest buildings. ...

Saturday Apr 11th, 4pm - 5:30pm

Be first to know about new historical classes

Add this topic and we'll let you know about new classes, trending topics and last minute discounts

Follow

Harlem History and Beyond

at West Harlem Art Fund - Harlem 142 Edgecombe Ave, New York, New York 10030

Our experience is a journey from the 1500s to the present day. We’ll start with explorers trying to find a route to Asia but then encountered a new land. I’ll share Harlem’s role in the American Revolution and the meeting of Alexander Hamilton and General George Washington. Our group will discuss the Trans Atlantic Slave trade in North, Central...

Wednesday Apr 8th, 2pm - 4pm

Original Crosstown Pizza Walk

at Scott's Pizza Tours - NoLita Near corner of Spring & Mulberry Streets Meeting area to be provided thru email, New York, New York 10013

Walk the path of New York pizza history on the streets of Little Italy and Greenwich Village where it all began. We’ll hit three pizzerias in 3 hours, walking about a mile through some great downtown neighborhoods! New York pizza has reached mythical status in a relatively short period of time. Find out why as you trace both 19th-century Italian...

Friday May 1st, 11:15am - 1:45pm

East Village Pizza Walk

at Scott's Pizza Tours - East Village Meets in East Village / Lower East Side Meeting place to be provided thru email, New York, New York 10003

Explore the pizza-dense East Village and Lower East Side as you hit three unique pizzerias on this 2.5 hour tour. You’ll see century-old brick ovens and classic slice joints that will fill your belly with deliciousness and your mind with pizza knowledge. New York pizza has reached mythical status in a relatively short period of time. Find out why...

Sunday May 3rd, 4:30pm - 7pm

Taking a class with friends or coworkers?

Explore private event options.

Learn More »

Dance Your Way to Revolution

at Archive on Parade - Greenwich Village 125 E 11th St, New York, New York 10003

The Anarchist Emma Goldman said, “If I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution.” Kick up your heels and join us for a tour of the neighborhood that shaped her freewheeling philosophy. As we wind our way between 14th Street and Houston Street, we’ll uncover the area’s rebellious past. Along the way, we’ll meet the Rebel Girl and the...

Thursday Apr 9th, 1:30pm - 3pm

Satchmo in East Berlin

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

In 1956, the United States State Department began sending "Jazz Ambassadors" overseas as part of its Cultural Exchange program. In the midst of the escalating tensions of the Cold War with the Soviet Union, Louis Armstrong, then known as “Ambassador Satch,” made a historic stop in 1965 to East Berlin, marking the first and only...

Thursday Apr 30th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

AIANY Around Manhattan Historic Architecture Tour

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea 12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

Step aboard the teak decks of our elegant 1920s style yachts, the Manhattan and Manhattan II, and enjoy NYC's historic buildings and landmarks from the water. Key points about this tour: 2.75 Hours Long Offered aboard Manhattan or Manhattan II (1920s inspired yachts) As comprehensive as the standard AIANY Around Manhattan...

Friday Jun 5th, 10am - 12:45pm

CourseHorse Gift Card

Thousands of classes. No expiration. You choose the $ amount. Select a category or let the recipient pick.

Buy a Gift Card

AIANY Around Manhattan Historic Architecture (Students)

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea 12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

This is for students only. A Comprehensive Architecture Tour with a special focus on Historic Buildings and Landmarks over 30. Key points about this tour: 2.75 Hours Long Offered aboard Manhattan or Manhattan II (1920s inspired yachts) As comprehensive as the standard AIANY Around Manhattan Architecture tour, but with added...

Friday Jun 5th, 10am - 12:45pm

Beginner Fencing

at Martinez Academy of Arms - West Village 149 Christopher St, New York, New York 10014

Students begin learning footwork, the proper manner of gripping the weapon and positions of the hand. Along with this foundation they will also learn the centuries old etiquette that exists in a traditional school of fencing. Students receive instruction in classical and historical fencing from dedicated professionals of a traditional fencing lineage....

Wednesday Apr 8th, 7pm - 9pm

Metropolitan Museum of Art: VIP Night Tour

at Museum Hack - Central Park 1000 5th Ave, New York, New York 10028

You want a highly-academic, highbrow tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art where we stand before the great masters, contemplating their skilled use of line and form, while simultaneously placing them in the pantheon of other art historical geniuses, right? You picked the wrong tour. Welcome to Museum Hack VIP, our premiere museum experience. Perfect...

Saturday Apr 18th, 6pm - 8:30pm

Nature's Pharmacy

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

For centuries herbs and spices have been prized not just for their flavors, but as state-of-the-art medicine. Learn about a variety of plants historically used for first aid, to revitalize the immune system, and to treat and prevent asthma, insomnia, sinusitis, bronchitis, colds and flu, and much more.  Join us—you'll be a much smarter shopper...

Saturday Sep 12th, 11am - 3:30pm

East Versus West: Persian Wars & Their Lasting Impact

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Brainery - New York Instructor-led Online Class, New York, New York 00000

This class will meet via Zoom! Download  in advance; link will be sent before the talk.  In the 5th century BCE, the world’s largest empire sent troops to a remote province to put down a rebellion. The empire was Persia, and the province was Ancient Greece. This was the beginning of the Persian Wars, two conflicts that would change...

Saturday Apr 11th, 6:30pm - 8pm

Shakespeare with Leo Schaff - The Winter’s Tale

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Join charismatic actor and teacher Leo Schaff as he breathes life into Shakespeare’s words, acting out portions of the play and offering illuminating insights into the Bard’s language, plot lines, historical context and eternal relevance, all with a generous sense of humor. The Tempest - January 8 The magic hand of Prospero guides us through...

Wednesday Apr 22nd, 12pm - 1:30pm

  (7 sessions)
$224

7 sessions

Building a Vocal Community

at New York Open Center - Flatiron 22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

There is an awesome power in the human voice, and when voices are blended for the common good, they become a vocal community. Masterfully led by Dr. Ysaye Barnwell, singers and non-singers alike will share the experience of learning in the oral tradition and singing rhythms, chants, and traditional songs from African-American culture, including spirituals,...

Friday May 8th, 7pm - 9pm

  (3 sessions)
$350

3 sessions

Reset all filters.

No results found

Try removing some filters.