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September 2017 - January 2018:Erie Canal at Buffalo

Landscape drawings of Buffalo in Canal days by artist Dana Hatchett, accompanied by Buffalo and Erie Canal history.

January 26-May 5, 2018:Photographs of Spencerport by Joe Pompili

Photographer Joe Pompili strives to capture the vibrancy of the world around us. This exhibit of photographs will feature the Erie Canal village of Spencerport in Monroe County near Rochester.

Weighlock Gallery

September 2017-November 2017:Hidden Perspectives: Women’s Lives on the Erie Canal

The story of women whose lives were impacted by the Erie Canal, whether they worked on it, traveled on it, or had their political awakenings as a result of it. This exhibit will be based upon the vast collection of images owned by the Museum as well as Canal writings.

Support for this exhibit is made possible by a generous donation from Building Energy Solutions of Syracuse.

November 2017-January 7, 2018:32nd Annual Gingerbread Gallery

Join us for one of Syracuse's oldest holiday traditions! Each year the Weighlock Gallery of the Erie Canal Museum transforms into a festive 1800's street scene with over 30 gingerbread creations on display in storefront windows. These sweet creations are made locally by professional and amateur bakers.

January 26-May 5, 2018:Wish You Were Here: Erie Canal Postcards

In the first part of the 20th century, postcards were all the rage in America. The Erie Canal Museum is home to many of these small pieces of history. In this exhibit, we're showcasing postcards that show beautiful images of New York Canal sites, as well as those that tell fascinating stories and impressions of the Canal.