Museums, Galleries and Historic Sites
The 46th Annual Fall Antiques in Schoharie event is all set for September 24 and 25, 2022. This fundraising event will benefit both the 1743 Palatine House and the Schoharie Valley Railroad Museums. Free parking and Country Kitchen onsite. Admission is $6. Also participating is the Heritage Crafters and Stony Creek Quilts and wovens. Approximately 100 antique vendors participate in this show so if you love antiques this is your Heaven.
Weaving and Fiber Arts Weekend returns to The Farmers’ Museum on Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25 from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Visitors will find demonstrations, exhibits, sales, and hands-on activities of spinning, weaving, and quilting throughout the museum both days. Those participating in the weekend event include members from the Fenimore Quilt Club, Susquehanna Valley Quilters, The Golden Fleece Spinners’ Society, Butternut Valley Spinners, Cherry Valley Spinners and Fiber Artists, and many additional talented individuals. Some exhibitors will have items to sell—including chenille scarves, quilts, and other textile items. Our own museum interpreters will be demonstrating a variety of textile techniques, as well as providing hands-on activities for visitors. Todd’s General Store will have a variety of woven items available for sale that have been made by the museum’s textile interpreters. Visit FarmersMuseum.org for more information.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 AT 6 PM – 8 PM “What is the good of being a ghost it you can’t frighten people away?!” Come ghost hunt at the Herkimer Home State Historic Site this fall! Preliminary investigations at the site with Central New York Ghost Hunters have already been completed and we are ready […]
The 46th Annual Fall Antiques in Schoharie event is all set for September 24 and 25, 2022. This wonderful fundraising event will benefit both the 1743 Palatine House and the Schoharie Valley Railroad Museums. Free parking and Country Kitchen onsite. Admission is $6. Also participating is the Heritage Crafters and Stony Creek Quilts and wovens. Approximately 100 antique vendors participate in this show so if you love antiques this is your Heaven.
Sunday, September 25, 2:00pm Join us in the Great Hall of the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library for a 90 minute concert presenting songs and stories of the people, places, and history of the original and enlarged Erie Canal. The concert features songs by folklorist and historian George Ward, Canadian Joe Grant, Dan Berggren and […]
Opening October 1, 2022: Jonathan Kirk’s sculptures, while abstract, are evocative of a wide range of sources, from the natural and organic world, to forms of industrial and naval architecture. The work illuminates the ways in which the forms of the artist as well as the engineer still embody the mysterious intelligence of their natural models and points to the idea that making is, in a sense, the invention of what might be called ‘cultural machinery.
Blacksmith Weekend returns to The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown on Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2 from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Hear the bellows blow and see hot iron worked by hammer. Visitors will find demonstrations of traditional tool and hardware making plus related hands-on activities throughout the museum both days. Blacksmiths working on a number of forges will show the versatility of the blacksmith’s craft. Learn tips and secrets of the trade from knowledgeable staff and visiting blacksmiths.
Saturday, October 1, 3:00pm Join us for the inaugural Elizabeth Hearn Gleich Annual Lecture presenting independent scholar and author William Cross. William Cross is the author of the recently released Winslow Homer: American Passage (2022) and the impressive catalog Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 1869-1880 (2019); Cross also served as curator for Homer at the Beach (Cape Ann Museum, […]
Join us as local artist Kayla J. Spivey closes out her solo exhibition “From the Ashes.” She will discuss the process, method, techniques, and inspiration behind her work. The event will feature light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.
Step back in time with more than 70 faithfully restored and furnished buildings and costumed interpreters. Experience life in a 19th century American village, including a working brewery, blacksmith, pottery, tin shop and baby animals on the farm.Shop for delectable fresh baked goods at the D Munger Confectionery. Departing from Clinton and Herkimer $80 / […]