The Woodstock Weavers Guild and the Historical Society of Woodstock have announced an exhibit of handwoven textiles, with demonstrations of weaving, at the Eames House Museum to celebrate the Woodstock Weavers 50th anniversary. [Read more…] about Woodstock Weavers 50th Anniversary Exhibit, Demonstrations, Sale
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“Standing on Their Shoulders: 101 Years of Voting and Still Marching for Women’s Rights,” the suffrage centennial celebration produced by the Historical Society of Woodstock, will receive the Engaging Communities Award of Merit at the Museum Association of New York’s 2022 conference, “Envisioning our Museums for the Seventh Generation.” The Award Ceremony will take place on Monday, April 11th at the Hilton Garden Inn, Corning, NY. [Read more…] about Historical Society of Woodstock wins Engaging Communities Award
The Historical Society of Woodstock has received a 2021 NYSCA/Greater Hudson Heritage Foundation Conservation award of $5,500 for the conservation of the paintings “Hervey White in His Studio” (c. 1926) by Arnold Blanch (1896-1968), and “Landscape” (c. 1910) by Edmund R. Rolfe (1877-1917).
Conservation will be undertaken by Nadia Ghannam Fine Art Conservation. [Read more…] about Historical Society of Woodstock Receives Conservation Grant
The Historical Society of Woodstock’s Holiday Market Fair, featuring local goods and treats, will be held on Saturdays and Sundays, December 4th, 5th, 11th, and 12th from 9 am to 3 pm. [Read more…] about Historical Society of Woodstock Holiday Market Fair
The Historical Society of Woodstock is is hosting an online presentation by author and women’s rights activist Marguerite Culp Kearns on October 14, 2021 from 4-5:30 pm.
Kearns will discuss her richly illustrated memoir, An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights (SUNY Press, 2021), in which she describes how social justice activism in one generation her family influenced four other generations. [Read more…] about Woodstock Event Raises Questions About Past, Present, & Future Activism
The Historical Society of Woodstock will host “Standing on Their Shoulders: 101 Years of Voting and Still Marching for Women’s Rights,” a new exhibit set to run from September 18th through October 24th, at the Eames House Museum in Woodstock, NY. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights History Exhibit in Woodstock
The Historical Society of Woodstock has announced “Seasons: Catching Nature’s Cycle,” a new exhibition featuring forty works by Woodstock artists, selected by guest curator Susana Torruella Leval from the collections of the Historical Society, and co-curated by Letitia Smith. [Read more…] about New Exhibit of Woodstock Landscapes by Woodstock Artists
During the early 20th century, Elisabeth Freeman was a fiery advocate for the women’s trade union movement. She spoke out against the lynching of blacks in the South on behalf of the NAACP. A militant pacifist, after the U.S. entered the First World War, Freeman worked to ensure civil liberties at home. [Read more…] about Elisabeth Freeman: Suffragist, Civil Rights Worker, Pacifist
The Historical Society of Woodstock is set to continue it’s local history Zoom series with “Connecting the Dots: Family History Recollections and Their Importance to Preserving Local History,” on Wednesday, March 31st. [Read more…] about Family History and Local History: Connecting the Dots
Historical Society of Woodstock is set to offer a conference focusing on the life of historian Alf Evers, on Thursday, February 18th. [Read more…] about Ed Sanders On The Life of Catskills Historian Alf Evers