The Albany Institute of History & Art has announced “Romancing the Rails: Train Travel in the 1920s and 1930s,” a new exhibition featuring objects and library materials from the Albany Institute’s New York Central Railroad collection. [Read more…] about NY Central Railroad Highlighted In New Albany Exhibit
The latest episode of “Empire State Engagements” features a conversation with New York State Museum Senior Historian and Curator Brad Utter about his recent exhibit on the Erie Canal, “Enterprising Waters,” as well as his book of the same title, published by SUNY Press in 2020. [Read more…] about Brad Utter Talks About His Canal Exhibit, Book Experience
St. Lawrence County Historical Association (SLCHA) has announced The History of Early Lighting: Pre-1850 through 1910, an exhibit curated by Carleton Stickney is now open to the public. [Read more…] about Early Lighting Exhibit Opens in Canton
Organized by researchers Robert Bayle and Andrea Matte, Glens Falls: CHANGES tells the stories of “what came before.” The exhibit runs through September 2021. [Read more…] about Glens Falls Museum Opening ‘Then & Now’ Photo Exhibit
The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls, Warren County, NY, has announced the extension of the current exhibition, Equali-tea: Suffragist Tea Cozies in Redwork: A Centennial Suffrage Exhibition through summer 2021.
The suffrage centennial exhibit is the work of embroiderer Tisha Dolton. [Read more…] about Suffrage Centennial Embroidery Exhibit Extended Through Summer
To celebrate, the Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History have announced exhibits focused on commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. [Read more…] about Five Online Exhibits For Women’s History Month
The Women’s Rights National Historical Park and The Friends of Women’s Rights National Historical Park have announced the opening of Radical Optimism: The Enduring Power of the Women Who Won the Vote, a new exhibit at the Fall Street Visitor Center in Seneca Falls, NY. [Read more…] about Suffrage Centennial Exhibit Now on Display in Seneca Falls
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