The Burn's Society of the City of New York was established in 1871 to commenrate, celebrate and preserve the memory and works of one of the worlds most famous poets and song writers.
The society provide literary awards to students who excel in the studies of Burn's.  In addition, the society is a major contributor to the restoration and upkeep of Burn's statue located at Literary Walk in Central Park.

Tartan Week 2018

Tartan Week is upon us, Saturday April 7th, and it promises to be a terrific event. Our best suggestion is to consult the National Tartan Day New York website for details and tickets:

These events are sponsored by many organizations, including the member organizations of the National Tartan Day New York Committee, St. Andrew's Society, New York Caledonian Club, American Scottish Foundation, Clan Campbell, and Carnegie Hall. These events are open to members and non-members, male and female alike. 

Thursday night it’s Connolly’s

Friday nights it’s Ceilidh

Saturday night it’s Blooms for the post parade party

Please come out and join us to celebrate our heritage and that of your friends and relatives. Everyone is welcome.

Recent Announcements

  • Robert Burns: The Peoples Poet - a BBC Documentary Produced and broadcast in the old motherland by the BBC, writer Andrew O'Hagan asks what made Robert Burns one of the world's favourite poets, as Scotland celebrates the ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2012, 5:46 PM by Brian Mitchell
  • There's an app for a’ that - The Complete Works of Robert Burns, has made available a free Iphone app offering more than 550 poems and love songs complete with a useful glossary of terms to help interpret the Scots ...
    Posted Apr 4, 2011, 8:26 AM by Brian Mitchell
  • Tour of the Robert Burn's Birthplace Museum
    Posted Jan 26, 2011, 9:31 AM by Brian Mitchell
  • Robert Burns' links to Edinburgh Michael TRB Turnbull explores the places and poetry around Edinburgh which are connected to Scotland's national bard.  Article origin on the BBC. ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2012, 5:51 PM by Brian Mitchell
  • New £21m Robert Burns Birthplace Museum opens A new £21m museum dedicated to Scotland's national bard is set to open its doors to the public.From the BBC: ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2010, 8:36 PM by Brian Mitchell
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Quotes from Robert Burns