Committed to preserving the only existing weighlock building in the United States, the Erie Canal Museum collects and conserves Canal material, champions an appreciation and understanding of Erie Canal history through educational programming and promotes an awareness of the Canal's transforming effects on the past, present and future. More about the Museum...
December 11, 2016
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January 10, 2017
Award-winning author and journalist Sean Kirst discusses and signs copies of his new book, The Soul of Central New York: Syracuse Stories by Sean Kirst, at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, January 19 at at the Erie Canal Museum. The book, which has received rave reviews, is a collection of columns through which Kirst explores the history and essence of the Central New York community. The event includes a brief question and answer period and is free and open to the public. Free parking is in Museum-designated spots in the lot adjacent to Erie Boulevard East under routes 690 and 81. We hope to see you!
December 30, 2016
Congratulations to the Left in Stitches Quilters, winners of the 2016 Gingerbread Gallery People’s Choice Award for their creation, Quilting on the Erie! This is the first year the group participated in the exhibit, and we hope to see many more of their creations in the future. You can see this work and more than 25 other sweet creations at the Museum through January 8.
December 13, 2016
Please click here to view a listing of the 2016 winners. Congratulations to all the participants! Your creative endeavors make this a holiday event that has truly become a Syracuse tradition.