The Albany Institute of History & Art is set to re-open its doors to the public on Saturday, July 25th. The museum will re-open with new protocols in place to help create a safe environment. [Read more…] about Albany Institute of History & Art Reopening Saturday
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Hit and miss rain showers and scattered thunderstorms have provided much of the precipitation over the New York State during this past month.
This has allowed some locations to maintain an adequate level of soil moisture while causing conditions in other places to become especially dry. [Read more…] about In The Dirt: Earthworms and Drought
The painful effects of racial bias and the long legacy of slavery are now on full display in our country. While many people live their lives shielded from such brutal realities, others must live them each day; carefully and often wary that any encounter could be fatal.
This different reality is a topic that causes discomfort, pain, and fear. Honest communication about race and the legacy of slavery in America is necessary to initiate change and foster a more equitable society. Conversation alone will not address or repair these issues. What is essential is dialogue towards understanding and empathy. [Read more…] about Preservation Long Island Offering Racial Bias Virtual Events, Resources
The Albany Institute of History & Art has announced the launch of a new 3D digital tour of their Hudson River School exhibition.
The Albany Institute has one of the largest collections of Hudson River School style paintings and now, visitors can explore the landscapes and scenes of the Hudson River School painters from anywhere in the world. [Read more…] about Hudson River School Exhibit Digital Tour Launched
The Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery will open its 2020 season with an online exhibit of photographs by Guild member Barry Lobdell. [Read more…] about The Color of Wind: Photographs by Barry Lobdell
The Warren County Historical Society (WCHS) has announced a new exhibit, “Warren and Washington County Suffragists: 1883-1920,” set to run through May 26, 2020. [Read more…] about New Warren, Wash Co Suffragists Exhibit Open
The Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, NY, has opened a new, temporary art exhibit, “Pictures of Equality.”
This art installation was created in partnership with the International Fiber Collaborative, which worked with students and teachers to create art in response to the question, “What does it mean to be equal?” Nearly 500 students from 20 schools in New York, Colorado, Wyoming, North Carolina, Montana and Illinois created art for this exhibit. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights Park Features Youth Art Exhibit
In the early 1970s, American artists Edward Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz began work on The Caddy Court, a 1966 Dodge van between the front and back ends of a 1978 Cadillac, which reimagines the Supreme Court of the United States in one of its original functions as a “riding circuit” court. [Read more…] about ‘The Caddy Court’ Coming To The Armory Show
The Hart Cluett Museum’s exhibit ‘The Way We Work(ed)’ is set to open to the public on February 28th.
The exhibit was organized by The Hart Cluett Museum in collaboration with the Smithsonian as part of a pilot project to develop a unique humanities-based exhibition about local work history. [Read more…] about Local Work History Exhibit Opening In Troy
The New York State Museum has announced the opening of Tonalism: Pathway from the Hudson River School to Modern Art, an exhibition exploring a late 19th century movement in painting with deep connections to New York State.
On display through June 14, 2020, the exhibition features over 60 artworks – including paintings, prints, and photographs – from institutions across the state as well as private collections. [Read more…] about NYS Museum Opens Tonalism Art Exhibit