The May 2019 “Crossroads of Rockland History” focused on the new exhibition at the Historical Society of Rockland County (HSRC) entitled “Influencers: Art and History on South Mountain Road.” Susan Deeks, the HSRC’s executive director, discussed this important artist colony where modernism flourished. [Read more…] about Rockland History: Art and History on So Mtn Rd
New Exhibit Reviews & Recently Announced Exhibits
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The Historical Society of Woodstock is set to present a series of events to complement the exhibit, Woodstock Music: In Tune with the Times, 1600 – Present, previewing at the Eames House Museum, 20 Comeau Drive, Woodstock, on June 15 from noon to 4 pm, with a talk and performance by Woodstock musician Rennie Cantine. The Exhibit will be open June 29 to September 1st on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 pm. [Read more…] about Historical Society Offers Twist On Woodstock 50th
Queens College has announced the exhibit, “Ladies from Your Past,” which looks at famous women of history, provides a positive image of women and aims to inspire young adults to follow their passion. [Read more…] about Queens College Offering “Ladies From Your Past” Exhibit
Fort Ticonderoga is set to open for the season Saturday, May 4. Attendees can experience the power of artillery and crackle of muskets through daily weapons demonstrations and explore programs, new exhibits, gardens, historic trades, and other family adventures across the 2000-acre scenic historic property. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Offers New Experiences, Opening Saturday
Fort Ticonderoga has announced a new exhibit, “Ticonderoga, A Legacy,” which explores the tradition of Ticonderoga through popular and military culture over two centuries, including the U.S. Navy vessels that have borne its name. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga’s Legacy Focus of New Exhibit
The Brooklyn Museum has announced “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall,” an exhibition featuring twenty-two contemporary LGBTQ+ artists whose work honors the fight for queer liberation in the years since the 1969 Stonewall Uprising – on view May 3 through December 8, 2019. [Read more…] about Art 50 Years After Stonewall Exhibit Opening in Brooklyn
The New York State Museum has announced the opening of the poster exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, detailing the national story of the struggle for black equality after the end of slavery and through the Jim Crow era.
In recognition of Black History Month, this poster exhibition created by the New-York Historical Society Museum and Library will be on view in the State Museum’s main lobby through April 28. In addition, artifacts from the State Museum’s African American history collection will also be on display through March 3. [Read more…] about NYS Museum Displaying Posters, Artifacts For Black History Month
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site has announced the new exhibit “Thomas Cole’s Refrain: The Paintings of Catskill Creek” will be on view from May 4th to November 3rd, 2019.
The exhibition tells the story of Cole’s discovery of Catskill Creek, with its Catskill Mountain background, and his ever deepening attachment to it over the course of eighteen years. [Read more…] about Catskill Creek: Exhibition Illuminates Hudson River School
A new exhibit “Tommy Brown: Upstate,” featuring pictures of people, farms, and landscapes of Central New York, is set to run from February 9th through April 7th, in the Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. Brown will discuss his work during a gallery talk at 2 pm Sunday, March 10, 2019. [Read more…] about Tommy Brown’s Chenango, Madison County Photos Exhibition in Utica
The Schenectady County Historical Society has announced “A Dishonorable Trade: Human Trafficking in the Dutch Atlantic World,” a traveling exhibition opening to the public on Saturday, January 26 at 2 pm at the Mabee Farm Historic Site. [Read more…] about Lecture Series, Exhibition on Enslaved Peoples at Mabee Farm