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
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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
International Women’s Day Events are scheduled for March 8-11, 2018 at the Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Avenue, in Oneida, NY.
On March 8 and 10 The Oneida Community Mansion House will have guided tours at 10 am and 2 pm that explore the role of women and gender equality within the Oneida Community, as well as their interactions with the outside world. [Read more…] about International Women’s Day Event in Utica
On Sunday, February 11, 2018, the Oneida Community Mansion House has scheduled “Early Resistance: Women, Religion, and Politics,” a discussion with Professor Marcia Robinson of Syracuse University about the role women played in the changing political culture of the United States through support of abolition and the women’s rights movement.
The discussion will consider the various goals, strategies and tensions in the fight for equality. [Read more…] about Early Resistance: Women, Religion, and Politics
On Sunday, January 14, 2018, the Oneida Community Mansion House will host “Shaken & Stirred: Religious Ferment and Utopian Living,” a discussion with Utopian Community expert Christian Goodwillie about the radical changes in religion that shaped American society.
From the eighteenth century to today, members of new religions and communities have faced intense consequences for their beliefs, ranging from threats of arrest to violence. The January 14 discussion will consider the different motivations that inspired new religious movements and the outcomes. [Read more…] about Religious Ferment and Utopian Living
The Oneida Community Mansion House Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Christine O’Neil as Executive Director of the non-profit organization. She replaces Patricia A. Hoffman, who was named Interim Director in June.
O’Neil has served as Executive Director of the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum for the past six years and currently serves on the board of Madison County Tourism. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree in the History of Art from Cornell University and resides in Fayetteville, NY. [Read more…] about Oneida Mansion House Appoints Executive Director