John Vanderlyn - Painter of a Nation Lecture
Come join "Kingston's Buried Treasures" for the presentation "John Vanderlyn - Painter of a Nation" by graphic artist and local historian Joseph Tantillo. The event takes place in the Vanderlyn Gallery of the Senate House Museum, home of the world's largest collection of Vanderlyn works.
Francois Deschamps in Residence at the Dorsky Museum
Visitors are invited to explore the recreation of a West African-style portrait studio in the Alice and Horace Chandler Gallery, where they can experience the ambiance of a studio in Mali and sit for their own portrait made by Deschamps.
Adapting to a Changing Climate - The Native Plant Center's spring conference
Examine why and how the landscape is changing, the impact on plants and animals, and what can be done to help mitigate consequences and conserve native ecosystems.
First of Spring Birding Event at Olana
Join Audubon NY education coordinator Larry Federman for a first day of spring birding event at Olana.
Mornings at the Museum
The Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) offers a monthly program geared to pre-schoolers. Children ages 3-5 are introduced to the museum through a program that includes story-time, exploring an item from the collection and making a craft. Each month has a different theme.
The General's Lady at Washington's Headquarters
In honor of Women's History Month, Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh pays tribute to one of the most outstanding women of history, Martha Washington.
West African Film Series at the Dorsky Museum
"La Genese" The Bible's Book of Genesis is given a new spin by director Cheik Oumar Sissoko in his film La Gen�se which recasts a famous story by relocating it in the nation of Mali and using a cast of African actors.
Remember Me: Quilts and the Women Who Made Them
In honor of Women's History Month, Historic Huguenot Street will feature a display of outstanding quilts from the HHS collection. In addition to quilting demonstrations, there will be guided tours of the Deyo and LeFevre houses, showcasing historic quilts.
Manitoga Volunteer Landscape Day
Join Manitoga staff for the first volunteer workday of the season to help prepare for the spring programs and events. Lunch provided!
Splendor on the Hudson- and the Seacoast - On the Eye of Independence
Historian and author Anderson will discuss the magnificent hand-painted English wallpapers what embellished three grand English-style residences built between 1762 and 1768 in Albany, and in the coastal seaport of Marblehead, Massachusetts. At the Albany Institute.
Spring Break Servant's Program for Kids
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Staatsburgh State Historic Site will offer a hands-on exercise where children will learn the history of the roles of Servants & Stewards to these historic homes.
Land Use Series : SEQR - Using The New SEAF
Attend a workshop for Municipal Board training credits on using the new NYSDEC Environmental Assessment Forms for State Environmental Quality Reviews (SEQR) and learn about GIS mapping resources available to help municipalities with the process.
Concert in Olana's Court Hall - An Evening of Turkish Music
Listen to music that Frederic Church may have heard during his trip to Constantinople in 1868, when the city was a vibrant crossroads of Middle Eastern and European culture.
Making the Circus American at the Albany Institute
Matthew Wittmann, Curatorial Fellow, Bard Graduate Center, will show how Americans took a European cultural art, transforming it into the iconic railroad circuses that grew into one of our most popular entertainment forms.
Columbia County Trails Roundtable
Sponsored by Columbia Land Conservancy, learn about how to get started on a trail and share information about your own ongoing project.
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