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July 2017

Storytelling Workshop

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
$12 - $15

Collecting Reflections Storytelling Workshop with Sean Kirst Saturday, July 29 from 11am – 2pm at the Erie Canal Museum Participants learn spoken word storytelling techniques based on their impressions of the Erie Canal’s history, impact, and relevance to their lives built around one famous incident in Canal history; and develop creative ideas for spoken word tales that build on these impressions. This workshop is limited to 15 participants. To register for the workshop, click here. The fee for the workshop…

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August 2017

Free Teacher Workshop Tuesday, August 8

August 8 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Erie Canal Museum, United States + Google Map

Register now for a free teacher workshop offered by the Erie Canal Museum and the Central New York Council for the Social Studies. Participants will earn three CTLE hours, learn about the Erie Canal's origins and impact on the United States, add lessons that will strengthen instruction of history and other subjects, tour the Erie Canal Museum and learn about the Ticket to Ride program that covers the cost of Museum field trips. Our presenters include Liverpool Central School District…

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Canal Splash! Erie Canal Cruise Friday, August 11

August 11 @ 9:45 am - 3:00 pm
Duchtman’s Landing, United States + Google Map

Celebrate the start of the Canal's eight-year bicentennial by joining the Erie Canal Museum for its annual Canal Splash! Erie Canal Cruise on Friday, August 11. This year we are taking a five-hour round-trip journey on Mid-Lakes Navigation's Emita II. We'll leave from Dutchman's Landing in Baldwinsville, New York, and enjoy a leisurely cruise toward Oneida Lake and through Lock 23. Boarding begins at 9:45 a.m. The cost is $80 per person for Museum members and $90 per person for…

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Curator Talk on the Hidden Collections Project

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Erie Canal Museum, United States + Google Map

Join us for a free curator talk focusing on the Hidden Collections initiative, scheduled for Saturday, August 12 at 12:00 p.m. Erie Canal Museum Curator Ashley Maready will provide an overview and update on this project, through which we are cataloging and digitizing more than 600 cubic feet of historic Canal artifacts. This project, which is now in its fourth year and includes items from the Erie Canal Museum and the Canal Society of New York State, has yielded some…

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Heritage Area Walking Tour

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Erie Canal Mueum, United States + Google Map

Take a walk on the Erie Canal! In celebration of the Ere Canal Bicentennial, the Erie Canal Museum is offering our Heritage Area Walking Tour this summer. Join us for a guided walking tour of historic Downtown Syracuse, exploring the same path where the famous waterway once ran. The tour begins at the Erie Canal Museum, winding through Clinton and Hanover Squares before ending back at the museum. Discover how the neighborhood has changed since the days of the Erie…

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Summer Happy Hour: Week 12 (Featuring A Cast of Thousands)

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Erie Canal Museum, United States + Google Map

Grab all your fun-loving friends and swing by the Erie Canal Museum every Wednesday between May 31 and August 30 from 5pm - 7pm for our SUMMER HAPPY HOUR series in one of Syracuse's most unique buildings. The Museum will be open for exploring throughout the whole event, so feel free to bring your family as well! For week 12, we are excited to welcome A Cast of Thousands to perform live at the Erie Canal Museum! Our HAPPY HOUR…

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