Water Quality in the Erie Canal

Water Quality in the Erie Canal

The quality and condition of water in the Erie Canal historically and today is the topic of September's Peggy Lou Feldmeier Lunchtime Lecture at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Mark Teece, professor of environmental chemistry at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, will present the lecture, which is scheduled for 12 Read More »
Engineering Beauty Exhibit Opening Day

Engineering Beauty Exhibit Opening Day

Engineering Beauty: Black and White Views of New York Waters, a dynamic photography exhibit, opens in the first-floor Link Gallery of the Erie Canal Museum on April 10, 2019. This exhibit features black and white photographs of canals, dams, hydroelectric plants, and other New York water resources, taken with a large-format camera by consulting historian and Read More »
Photo of watercolor painting of lift bridge, by Eugenijs Kaskin

Winter Exhibits Reception and Opening

The Erie Canal Museum is proud to host a reception for its new exhibits, Hybrid Vigor: The History & Science of Mules, and Eugenijs Kaskin: Watercolors of the Oswego Canal, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, February 6 at the Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East, Syracuse. Hybrid Vigor uses images, original artifacts, and scientific and historical information to explain mules, the animals that pulled most Read More »
Congratulations, Gingerbread Bakers!

Congratulations, Gingerbread Bakers!

Guest judges recently completed scoring submissions to the 33rd Annual Gingerbread Gallery at the Erie Canal Museum. Amateur bakers’ submissions to the annual exhibit were judged on the basis of overall appeal, originality, difficulty and creative use of materials. Top bakers in the Youth, Family/Group, and Senior categories are honored with ribbons, and the Museum Read More »
Public Gingerbread Workshop

Public Gingerbread Workshop

Public gingerbread workshops for children and families are presented by the Erie Canal Museum every year while its holiday Gingerbread Gallery is on display. This year, we are pleased to present these workshops at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, December 8, and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, December 27. The workshops take place in the Museum's Read More »
Public Gingerbread Workshop

Children’s Gingerbread Workshop

Children's gingerbread workshops are presented by the Erie Canal Museum every year while its holiday Gingerbread Gallery is on display. This year, we are pleased to present these workshops for children and families at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, December 8, and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, December 27. The workshops take place in the Museum's Read More »
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