Museum Receives Capital Equipment Grant

The Erie Canal Museum in downtown Syracuse, New York was recently awarded a capital equipment grant from the New York State Council on the Arts. When matched, this grant will help the institution purchase new exhibition furniture, including temporary walls and display cases. This new equipment will align aesthetically with the Museum’s first-floor introductory exhibit, and Read More »

Board of Trustees Elects 2018 Officers

The board of trustees of the Erie Canal Museum recently elected officers for 2018, and elected three new trustees to two-year terms. Patrick J. Griffin, Associate Relationship Manager at M&T Bank, was elected president of the board. Sarah Tietje-Mietz, Academic Coordinator Counselor at the HEOP/Center for Teaching and Learning at Cazenovia College, was elected vice 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 »

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 »