The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) have announced the Conservation Treatment Grant Program is now open. [Read more…] about NYC-Long Island Conservation Treatment Grants Available
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The Clinton County Historical Association has announce it has received a Conservation Treatment Grant from the Greater Hudson Heritage Network for the conservation of a diorama created by Adirondack artist and theme park creator Arto Monaco (1913-2003).
The diorama was a gift from the Plattsburgh Rotary who commissioned the work for the 1976 United States Bicentennial celebration. It’s been moved to several locations over the years, resting finally within the CCHA Museum at 98 Ohio Avenue on the Old Base Museum Campus in Plattsburgh, NY. [Read more…] about Arto Monaco’s Valcour, Plattsburgh Battle Dioramas Being Conserved
Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) has partnered with the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation for $50,000 to provide dedicated funding for Nassau and Suffolk County museums through the 2020 Conservation Treatment Grant Program. [Read more…] about GHHN Receives $50k Conservation Grant
The Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) conference, “Experimenting with History: A Field Guide to Connecting Science and Your Heritage Organization” was recently held at Bear Mountain Inn. The welcome message touts the conference as a field guide to the area. Specifically, the areas of concern are STEM, visitations, and understanding collections better through conservation, forensics, and imaging technology. [Read more…] about Report On Greater Hudson Heritage Network’s Conference
Greater Hudson Heritage Network and the New York State Council on the Arts have announced a Creativity Incubator Grant Program.
Organizations are encouraged to apply for grants up to $5,000 to test out and experiment or implement new programmatic ideas to engage audiences. [Read more…] about Creativity Incubator Grant Program Launched
Greater Hudson Heritage Network’s Awards for Excellence program seeks to recognize and commend exceptional efforts among GHHN members. Awards are made to projects that exemplify creativity and professional vision resulting in a contribution to the preservation and interpretation of the historic scene, material culture and diversity of the region. [Read more…] about Greater Hudson Heritage Announces Award Winners
Greater Hudson Heritage Network has announced a behind-the-scenes walking tour of the Ossining Aqueduct Weir, set for Friday, May 31, 2019, from 5 to 7:30 pm. Attendees will meet at the Joseph Caputo Community Center in Ossining, and walk to the Weir on the Double Arch Bridge. [Read more…] about Tour of Old Croton Aqueduct Ossining Weir Friday
Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) will host Hands-On Historic Housekeeping Workshops in April and July on Long Island.
These full-day workshops are designed to equip attendees with the knowledge and skill sets necessary for cleaning, handling, and storing collections along with tools to teach their volunteer base these critical skills. [Read more…] about Historic Collections Care Workshops on Long Island
The Greater Hudson Heritage Network’s Annual Conference has been set for Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 at the Bear Mountain Inn & Conference Center in Bear Mountain, NY.
This year, organizers are looking for presentations that address how historic sites have found a way to give voice to individuals who have been marginalized or forgotten in history. They are especially interested in hands-on experiences; immersive experiences; and public programming that increases community engagement. [Read more…] about Call For Presenters for Greater Hudson Annual Conference
The Greater Hudson Heritage Network has announced it has been awarded five years of funding from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) for the continuation of the NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Treatment Grant Program.
GHHN has managed the NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Treatment Grant Program since 2000 and has regranted approximately $2.3 million on behalf of NYSCA to eligible organizations around New York State. Additionally, the amount of money available to regrant in 2018 has increased to approximately $106,675. [Read more…] about 2018 Material Culture Conservation Grants Available