The Iroquois Indian Museum in Schoharie County will host “Early Technology Day,” a program looking at the process of flint knapping (the ancient art of making chipped stone tools), fire making, cordage making, atlatl spear throwing and early archery, on Saturday, October 15th. [Read more…] about Early Technology Day At The Iroquois Museum on Saturday
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Over the past year, the Iroquois Indian Museum has been closed, but has been hosting virtual programming such as a summer artist demos series, themed tours on their website, and virtual field trips with participants from all over North America.
The Museum is set to reopen this Thursday, April 1st, with limited hours and public health precautions in place. [Read more…] about Iroquois Indian Museum Reopens April 1st
In response to COVID-19 and in the interest of public health, The Iroquois Indian Museum in Howes Cave, Schoharie County, NY, has announced they are cancelling all special events for 2020. [Read more…] about Iroquois Indian Museum Cancels All 2020 Special Events
The Iroquois Indian Museum has announced that a hands-on stone carving workshop with Seneca artist Adrian John has been set for Sunday, August 11th. Whether you are a beginner, novice, or an experienced stone carver, everyone can learn something new at this hands-on workshop. [Read more…] about Stone Carving Workshop at Iroquois Indian Museum
The Iroquois Indian Museum in Howes Cave, NY, has announced they are searching for volunteers.
The museum will soon be busy with school groups, and we needs volunteers to help students make cornhusk dolls, bead a necklace, or make miniature clay pots. Once spring has arrived, volunteers well help in the Nature Park spreading wood chips on paths, building walkways and viewing sites, and putting out signage. Volunteers also help with preparing materials for hands on experiences in the Children’s Museum, stuffing envelopes for mailings, or painting walls for new exhibits. [Read more…] about Iroquois Museum Seeks Volunteers
An exhibit, Handmade Native Dolls from Across the Nations, is set to be on view from May 6th to November 30th, 2018, at the Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Road, in Howes Cave, NY.
There are over 562 distinct tribal groups living in the United States today. This exhibit will explore the vast diversity in traditional regalia, artistic style and technique through a mini display in the Children’s Museum. [Read more…] about Native Dolls Exhibit at Iroquois Indian Museum
The Iroquois Indian Museum will have a Social Dance Saturday on July 12 at the Museum featuring Onota’a:ka (Oneida Nation Dancers), based in the central New York Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) community of Oneida.
Founded by Elder and Wolf Clan Mother Maisie Shenandoah for the purpose of cultural education, the troupe’s original purpose continues to be carried forth by daughter Vicki, granddaughter Tawn:tene (Cindy Schenandoah Stanford) and an extended family with common goals. [Read more…] about Oneida Nation Dancers At Iroquois Indian Museum
The exhibit features over 30 Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) artists and focuses upon contemporary concerns that warrant their attention and creative comment. Exhibition works (artwork and poetry) include those that explore boundaries and borders, environment, hydro-fracking, economy, gaming, the digital/disposable age, sports mascots, the impact of national/international events and decisions, the role of tradition and community, and the state of the arts. [Read more…] about New Exhibit Highlights Contemporary Iroquois Concerns
A statement from the museum to the press said: “Her qualifications in the museum field, in academia, and in business make her an excellent choice to lead the Museum forward. She will be concentrating on audience development, fundraising, and promotion of the Museum’s programs and exhibitions.” [Read more…] about Iroquois Indian Museum Names New Director
The Board of the Trustees of the Iroquois Indian Museum has announced a search for an Executive Director. Located in Howes Cave, NY, the Museum is a non-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering understanding of Iroquois culture by using the arts of the Iroquois from the past to the present to tell their unique story. [Read more…] about Iroquois Indian Museum Seeks New Director