The program will be an introduction to the history of this significant 19th century community. Philip Andrew Stein will share information that has been recently uncovered about Seneca Village and reveal some resources that have been newly developed. [Read more…] about Seneca Village: Hidden History of The Upper West Side
Garden City and Levittown are two famous landmarks in the history of suburban America. Located just a few miles apart on what was once the Hempstead Plains in Nassau County, Long Island, the two communities were founded in different centuries, under different circumstances, and for different reasons.
Despite their differences in origin and subsequent development, the two communities share some underlying similarities.
Staley will look at the limestone masonry, concrete, and iron remains found at these sites, and share how archaeological discoveries can contradict historic narratives and reveal shady political cronyism in Utica during the 1880s. [Read more…] about Canal Archaeology Virtual Lecture Set For Oct 27th
The Buffalo History Museum has announced Fifty Years of Conservation of Cultural Heritage and Art in Western New York, a new exhibit in collaboration with Buffalo State College’s Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Art Conservation Department.
The exhibition displays many of the Museum’s objects that have undergone conservation treatment, and is part of a broader community celebration for the 50th year of the conservation program. It features over 40 artifacts including a child’s sofa, a Larkin Company desk, a Civil War surgeon’s kit, a helmet, shield, and mace from Central Asia, numerous paintings, and more. [Read more…] about 50 Years of Cultural Heritage & Art Conservation in Western NY
The 41st Annual Empire State Winter Games, originally scheduled for January 28 – 31, 2021, have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [Read more…] about Empire State Winter Games Cancelled
The Adirondack Theatre Festival and The Wood Theater has announced they are seeking submissions for a Holiday Family Talent Show. [Read more…] about Adirondack Theatre Festival & Wood Theater Call for Talent
Artist to Artist brings together artists whose work has been previously presented at UAlbany for conversations about the arts in this time of the coronavirus pandemic, a reckoning on systemic racism, and civil unrest. [Read more…] about Artist to Artist: Addressing This Moment Online Programs
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is set to host Jessica Serfilippi from the Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site on Tuesday, October 20th at 6:30 pm as part of the sixth annual Tuesday Talk series to recognize New York State History Month this October. [Read more…] about Women of Schuyler Mansion Topic of Online Program
The Whallonsburg Grange Hall is set to continue their Fall Lyceum Series on Monday, October 19th, with a virtual lecture with Elizabeth Lee, local educator and Grange board member, and SUNY Plattsburgh professor Danielle Garneau, who will present the latest research on the impact of microplastics released into Lake Champlain by water treatment plants in Vermont and New York. [Read more…] about Microplastics in Lake Champlain Virtual Lecture
The Southampton History Museum has announced Haunted Village in Southampton, 20 minute haunted tours of the grounds of the historic Rogers Mansion, set for Saturdays, October 24th and October 31st, from 2 to 4 pm. [Read more…] about A Haunted Village in Southampton on Long Island