The Oneida Community Mansion House (OCMH) has organized a series of new tours of the 93,000 square-foot home of the Utopian Oneida Community (1848-1880). [Read more…] about Oneida Community Mansion House Offering New Tours
Oneida Community Mansion House
The Oneida Community Mansion House and the Preservation League of New York State will host a webinar to discuss the challenges of preserving historic structures. The session will share one site’s journey to address a building’s needs with limited resources. [Read more…] about Centering Historic Preservation in Community (Virtual Program)
The New York State Council of the Arts and Greater Hudson Heritage Network Grant Program now offer three opportunities for collecting institutions in New York State including Conservation Treatment Grants, Preservation Supplies Grants, and Site Assessment Grants. [Read more…] about Conservation Grant Awardees Announced
The Oneida Community Mansion House, a historic house and museum that was once the home of the Oneida Community, a religiously-based socialist Utopian group led by John Humphrey Noyes, will host a classic car show on June 3rd. Organized by the Sherrill-Kenwood Classic Car Club, the show will feature 22 different judged classes in categories such as: Model Ts, Corvettes, Volkswagens, Tractors, and more. [Read more…] about Oneida Community Mansion House Classic Car Show
The Oneida Community Mansion House (OCMH) will be unveiling their brand new National Register of Historic Places sign courtesy of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation on October 6th on the front lawn of the Mansion House. [Read more…] about Oneida Community Mansion Unveiling Historic Marker
The Oneida Community Mansion House has announce the opening of “James R. Colway: From Central New York to the World,” a new exhibit that celebrates the work of Central New York artist James R. Colway, an internationally known artist who also served as the Art Director and Director/Vice-President of Advertising at Oneida Limited, on September 14th. [Read more…] about Artist James R Colway Exhibit At Oneida Community Mansion House
The Preservation League of New York State, as part of a four-state coalition, has announced targeted grants to projects in the communities of Whallonsburg, Saranac Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, and Oneida. [Read more…] about Northeast Heritage Economy Grants Awarded
The Oneida Community Mansion House will host behind the scene tours of the Mansion House on Friday, May 17th at 3 pm and Saturday, May 18th, at noon and 3 pm.
The Mansion House was the residence of the 19th century utopian Oneida Community (1848-1880), which rejected monogamous marriage and promoted female equality. OCMH preserves, collects and interprets material culture, intangible heritage, and the historic building, situated on 33 acres of landscaped lawns and gardens. [Read more…] about Utopian Oneida Community Mansion House Tours
A Kids’ Day Out event has been set for Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17 at the Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Avenue in Oneida, NY.
Museum staff will provide the scavenger hunt information, and families can pick the clue sheet and complete the challenge anytime during museum business hours. The completed sheets can be entered in a raffle drawing to win a prize. The drawing will be done after the weekend. [Read more…] about Kid’s Day At Oneida Mansion House June 16th
Author and anthropologist Anthony Wonderley is set to give a talk on his book Oneida Utopia: A Community Searching for Human Happiness & Prosperity on Thursday, June 21 at 7 pm at the Oneida Community Mansion House.
Anthony Wonderley, Ph.D., offers a fresh and holistic look at the origins and legacy of the Oneida Community. In his new book Oneida Utopia, Wonderley argues that the commune and company together comprise a century-long narrative of economic success, innovative thinking, and abiding concern for the welfare of others. [Read more…] about An Anthropologist On Oneida Community Utopia