The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, Otsego County, NY has announced their Harvest Festival, which features a wide variety of performers, artisans, and vendors, is set to return on Saturday and Sunday, September 17th and 18th. [Read more…] about Harvest Festival Returns to Farmers’ Museum
The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, NY has opened “Growing Tomorrow’s Farmers,” a new exhibition celebrating the role children played on family farms from the 19th century to the present. [Read more…] about New Exhibit Celebrates Role of Children on Family Farms
The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, NY has announced five live performances of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol, set for Thursday, December 16th through Sunday, December 19th. [Read more…] about ‘A Christmas Carol’ Performances at Farmers Museum
The Farmers’ Museum, located at 5775 State Hwy. 80, Lake Road, in Cooperstown has announced their sixth annual “Celebration of Our Agricultural Community: Annual Conference on Food & Farming” has been set for Saturday, November 2nd, from 9 am to 2 pm. The topic this year is Opportunities in Agriculture. [Read more…] about Food & Farming Conference at Farmers’ Museum Saturday
The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown has announced Sugaring Off Sundays, set for every Sunday in March, 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, from 8:30 am to 2 pm. Breakfasts will be held from 8:30 am to 1 pm, with other activities from 9 am to 2 pm. [Read more…] about Sugaring Off Sundays at the Farmers’ Museum
“A Celebration of Our Agricultural Community”, a conference on food and farming at The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, will inform and inspire farmers and the public, unifying and driving the agricultural economy in Central New York. The conference takes place Saturday, November 15 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm and is free to the public.
The conference’s keynote speaker is Richard Ball, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. Addressing the topic of food systems will be Jason Evans, Assistant Professor of Agriculture, SUNY Cobleskill. Doug Thompson of G&T Farm will speak on the impact farming has on our communities and economies, as well as pasture management. [Read more…] about Farmers’ Museum Conference Celebrates Agriculture
“Things That Go Bump in the Night” at The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown is an “eerie tour” led by museum interpreters about the shadowy grounds to hear the many mysteries and ghostly happenings that have occurred in the museum’s historic village.
Afterward members of the Templeton Players bring a classic ghost story to life. These tours are held on three nights only: Saturday, October 18; Friday, October 24; and Saturday, October 25, beginning at 5:30 p.m. [Read more…] about Holloween Event At The Farmers’ Museum
The Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown is presenting an exhibition showcasing over forty-five important 19th century landscape paintings by Hudson River School artists. The Hudson River School: Nature and the American Vision, organized by the New-York Historical Society, will run through September 29.
The exhibition is part of a collaborative project with The Glimmerglass Festival, Hyde Hall, and Olana State Historic Site, the home of Frederic Church. Each organization features programming related to the Hudson River School throughout the summer. [Read more…] about Hudson River School: Nature and the American Vision
The pickup truck is an icon of American values and virtues: it is honest, hard working, durable, and reliable. It is also the best-selling vehicle in the United States today. The Pickup Truck: America’s Driving Force, an exhibit opening Saturday, May 25 at The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York, examines the fascinating story of this uniquely American favorite. The exhibition runs through October 31.
The exhibit follows the route of the pickup truck from its beginnings when demand for pickup trucks actually preceded their supply. Until 1900, passenger vehicles were modified by dealers and buyers to create cargo wagons – replacing horse-drawn farm wagons. [Read more…] about Pick-Up Trucks Focus Of New Farmers’ Museum Exhibit
The Mid-Atlantic 2013 Regional Meeting of the Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums (ALHFAM) will be held March 8th and 9th, at The Farmers’ Museum, in Cooperstown, New York.
Founded in 1970, the ALHFAM serves those involved in living historical farms, agricultural museums and outdoor museums of history and folklife. [Read more…] about Farmers’ Museum Hosting Farm Museum Association