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Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Oct 05 Through Jan 27 | Fri | All day |
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Journey to where magic and myth began! Join us in October 2018 for Harry Potter: A History of Magic, a British Library exhibition. New-York Historical Members can ?book tickets starting February 14. ?Book tickets? here?. ?General public tickets go on sale in April?.?

Capturing the traditions of folklore and magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories, Harry Potter: A History of Magic unveils rare books, manuscripts, and magical objects from the collections of the British Library, New-York Historical Society, Harry Potter publishers Scholastic and Bloomsbury, and other special collections. Visitors can explore the subjects studied at Hogwarts and see original drafts and drawings by J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter illustrators Mary GrandPré and Jim Kay. Harry Potter: A History of Magic is currently on view at the British Library in London through February 28, 2018.

September 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. publication of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, following the 20th anniversary celebrations of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in the U.K. in 2017.

Venue: New-York Historical Society Museum

170 Central Park West Map