Free Curator Talk: Glassmaking Along the Canal

You are cordially invited to the Erie Canal Museum for a free curator talk about glassmaking on the Erie Canal. The program is scheduled for 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 12 in the second floor gallery of the Museum, located at 318 Erie Boulevard East, Syracuse, New York. Curator Ashley Maready will discuss the history Read More »

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason Headline Heartland Passage Tour

Famed musicians Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, known for Ashokan Farewell, the theme song to Ken Burns' Civil War documentary and other tunes, headline the Baldwinsville stop on The Heartland Passage Tour. This unique performance event brings troubadours, performers and storytellers - and the local premiere of a documentary by an Academy Award winning independent filmmaker - to ten Read More »

Artist-Led Workshops

As part of a larger program called Reflections on Erie’s Waters, the Erie Canal Museum is hosting five different artist-led workshops (poetry, photography, music, storytelling, and drawing & painting), with the first happening on Saturday, May 6. You can find more information about the series and reserve your spot by clicking here. Read More »

Senator Gillibrand Paid a Visit to the Erie Canal Museum

On Friday, April 21, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator from New York, visited the Erie Canal Museum for a tour of the Museum and to talk about the importance of the arts and cultural sites in our communities. Leaders from other Central New York cultural organizations were in attendance. The Erie Canal Museum has Read More »

Congratulations to the Refugee Assistance Program Manufacturing Trainees!

We were honored to host the 2017 Session 2 Manufacturing Training Initiative closing ceremonies for the Syracuse City School District Refugee Assistance Program. The eight students, all New Americans, celebrated the completion of their two-week program of training, in-class and on-site instruction, and engagement with individuals currently employed in the manufacturing industry, with a certificate Read More »

ECM Board Elects 2017 Officers

The board of trustees of the Erie Canal Museum recently elected officers for 2017, and re-elected three trustees to second three-year terms. Steven H. Kelly, associate treasurer at Syracuse University, was elected president of the board. Vice President is Sarah Tietje, an academic counselor in the HEOP program at Cazenovia College. Treasurer is Michael P. Read More »

Register Now for Tour the Towpath

Registration for the 3rd Annual Tour the Towpath is now open! Tour the Towpath 2017 takes place September 23-24, 2017 and is organized by our friends at the Madison County Planning Department. For more info and to register visit the NEW website: www.TourtheTowpath.com Tour the Towpath 2017 pricing: $20 for adults, $15 for kids ($30 Read More »
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