The Shaker Museum has announced a call for woodwork for the new online exhibit “In Union, Remotely.” All submissions should draw inspiration from the Shakers’ values or way of life, which the participants can learn more about in Shaker Museum’s comprehensive online collection. [Read more…] about A Shaker Museum Call for Woodwork
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
NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery in Saranac Lake in the Adirondacks has announced a new exhibit “Those We Meet,” featuring colored pencil drawings by Gallery member Lee Ann Sporn.
Sporn’s inspiration for this collection came from Martha Reben’s tuberculosis era books, The Healing Woods and The Way of the Wilderness, then by her own adventures in the woods during the recent coronavirus pandemic. [Read more…] about Lee Ann Sporn Exhibit at NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery
The Committee to Save the Thomas Paine Memorial Building has announced a celebration of the building’s designation as a New Rochelle Historical Landmark, set for Sunday, September 6th, at 1:30 pm.
The brief outdoor ceremony will feature community leaders and supporters, Committee members, and Board members of the Huguenot and New Rochelle Historical Association and the Thomas Paine National Historical Association. [Read more…] about New Rochelle’s Thomas Paine Memorial Building Event
The Museum’s first and fifth floor galleries will be open Wednesdays-Sundays, 11 am to 6 pm, with new extended hours on Fridays and Saturdays, to 8 pm.
A community day will be held September 9, with Member preview days following on September 10th and 11th. [Read more…] about Brooklyn Museum Reopening September 12th
The exhibit features artwork from nine contemporary Indigenous artists, offering a look at the history and on-going relations between Indigenous people and land. [Read more…] about Long Island Indigenous History & Art Virtual Exhibit
Among the first African Americans to buy land in the community, he also served in the Union Army during the Civil War, organized politically on behalf of African American citizens in town, and built a series of homes that today still define a neighborhood in the village of New Paltz. [Read more…] about Black Builder Jacob Wynkoop Exhibit Goes Online
“Mapping the Adirondacks” will open the museum’s newest exhibit, featuring more than 18 military, political and romance maps from its collection, some on display for the first time. [Read more…] about Adirondack Mapping Exhibit in Ticonderoga, Program Planned
The Southampton History Museum’s Rogers Mansion, in Southampton, Long Island, NY, is now open for tours. Their current exhibit High Style in the Gilded Age. [Read more…] about Southampton History Museum Reopens By Appointment
Due to their popularity, the combined 47th Annual Art Show and Adirondack Woodcrafts Show have been extended to run through August 16th.
The combined shows feature the work of local artists and artisans for sale, including paintings in various mediums, photography, and a variety of unique woodcrafts. [Read more…] about Tupper Arts Extends Shows, Opens Sculpture Exhibit