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...
April 13, 2015
Tickets are now available for our annual Girls’ Night Out fundraiser, scheduled for 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 14 at the Erie Canal Museum.
Enjoy an evening of hors d’oeuvres, pampering, shopping and fun, all to support the Museum’s mission and programs. A variety of retailers and service providers will be on hand. We’ll also have outstanding food from some wonderful restaurants, other refreshments, a raffle and a silent auction.
Tickets are just $25 each in advance or $30 each at the door.
Tickets are available here.
Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor
March 20, 2015
The Museum’s new introductory exhibit, The Erie Canal: From Idea to Present Day, is almost complete! We are seeking educators to do “test runs” before it officially opens. Your feedback will help us train tour guides and develop new educational materials to align with the exhibit. Participation is completely free. If you are interested in scheduling a tour please email email@example.com.
February 23, 2015
Stories of Working People, a free reading and discussion program for adults sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities, begins March 24 at the Museum. The program is free and open to the public, and preregistration is required by Friday, March 20. Participants will discuss the relationship between what we do and who we are through a variety of texts by and about working people. Readings will include short stories, poems, historical accounts and novels selected by Dr. Daniel Ward, program facilitator. Sessions are scheduled for 6:00-7:30 p.m. on various Tuesdays through June 2, 2015. To preregister or for more details contact us at (315) 471-0593, ext. 15 or firstname.lastname@example.org.