2024 Programming at the NYG&B

NYG&B Premier Events and Seminars

The New York State Family History Conference

Among the NYG&B’s signature events is New York’s largest statewide family history conference—a gathering point for the top voices and experts in the genealogy and family history fields. The conference brings together researchers, genealogists, and all those interested in family history for a deep dive on how to navigate family history in New York State.


NYSFHC Conference 2023 Session

NYG&B Film Screening

Webinars, Workshops, Lectures, and More

Every month you'll find a mix of genealogical deep dives, fascinating discussions with leading historians, and the latest in family history tech and digitization— held both online and in person at our beautiful New York City headquarters.

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Online Learning at the NYG&B

The New York Family History School

Learn at your own pace through guided, on-demand sessions focusing on a specific family history topic. Registration includes access to multiple course sessions for 60-days, syllabus materials, a certificate of completion, and an invitation to the annual online New York Family History School alumni reception.

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Empire State Exploration

An ideal interactive experience for tracing your New York ancestors from home with New York’s experts. Participants join a small online group of fellow researchers for three days of guided research and learning, held live. Each online session features a guest genealogist, multiple lectures, individual consultation sessions, and group Q&A periods. Attendees have access to materials for 30 days following the program.

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Travel and Discover with the NYG&B

Research Trips with the NYG&B

Our research tours are an ideal setting for both those just beginning their genealogy search and those seeking answers to longstanding New York questions. Registration includes a pre-consultation with a professional genealogist and lectures to prepare you for the on-site guidance offered throughout the program. Register early, as a limited number of spaces are available for each tour and often sell out quickly.

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Heritage Tours

Join the NYG&B on an exclusive guided tour to the Netherlands in 2024. We partner with on-site experts to provide an eclectic mix of private tours, educational events, and sightseeing. As with our research trips, these programs sell out fast, so be sure to register soon!

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