Middle Eastern Waters, a Water/Ways Program

Middle Eastern Waters, a Water/Ways Program

Join us at the Erie Canal Museum on Monday, August 5 for a special Water/Ways program presented by folklorist Nada Odeh in cooperation with our friends at New York Folklore. It is free and open to the public. Odeh, a native of Syria, will give a presentation about the importance of water in Middle Eastern Read More »
The Water Drum: Haudenosaunee Craft, Music, and Dance

Haudenosaunee Craft, Music & Dance

During two special Water/Ways programs presented by members of Haudenosaunee tribes and coordinated by New York Folklore, artists show how to make traditional Native American water drums and perform Haudenosaunee songs and social dances. Both programs are free and open to the public. They will take place in the second-floor Weighlock Gallery of the Erie Read More »
History Happy Hour at the Erie Canal Museum

History Happy Hour at the Erie Canal Museum

Grab all your fun-loving friends and swing by the Erie Canal Museum in downtown Syracuse for our 2019 HISTORY HAPPY HOUR series in one of Syracuse’s most unique buildings. Events happen rain or shine on select Wednesdays from 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM in the Locktender's Garden or the Museum's second floor. Week 5, on Wednesday, July 31, features music Read More »
Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Syracuse

Historic Syracuse Heritage Area Tour

Join trained docents from the Erie Canal Museum for a guided walking tour of the historic Syracuse Heritage Area on Monday, July 29 at 12 p.m. The tour begins at the Museum, located at 318 Erie Boulevard East in Syracuse. It follows the route of the 19th century Erie Canal through Clinton Square in the heart of Read More »
Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Syracuse

Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Syracuse

Join the Erie Canal Museum for a guided walking tour of the Downtown Syracuse Heritage Area on Thursday, July 25 at 12 p.m. The tour begins at the Museum, located at 318 Erie Boulevard East in Syracuse. It follows the route of the 19th century Erie Canal through Clinton Square, and takes participants through Hanover Square as Read More »
Escape on the Erie, a Free Water/Ways Program

Escape on the Erie, a Free Water/Ways Program

During this free program at the Erie Canal Museum in downtown Syracuse, kids and adults are invited to join the crew of the Nathan Roberts canal boat as they work to solve the clues that will help their mule escape from mule rustlers on the Erie Canal. Escape on the Erie is one of the Read More »
Water/Ways

Water/Ways Exhibit Opening Reception

On Wednesday, July 10, the Erie Canal Museum will hold an opening reception for Water/Ways, the amazing Smithsonian Institution exhibit we are hosting from June 29-August 11. Join us in the second-floor Weighlock Gallery from 5 pm-8 pm for remarks, refreshments, and the opportunity to view and learn all about the mission of this exhibit Read More »
Downtown Syracuse Heritage Area Walking Tour

Downtown Syracuse Heritage Area Walking Tour

Join the Erie Canal Museum for a guided walking tour of the Downtown Syracuse Heritage Area on Monday, July 8 at 12 p.m. The tour begins at the Museum, located at 318 Erie Boulevard East in Syracuse. It follows the route of the 19th century Erie Canal through Clinton Square, and takes participants through Hanover Square as Read More »
Water/Ways, A Smithsonian Institution Exhibit

Opening Day of Water/Ways Exhibit

The opening day of Water/Ways at the Erie Canal Museum is scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2019. We are proud to host this traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program in partnership with the Museum Association of New York (MANY). Water/Ways explores water's effects on migration and settlement, and the relationship between water and politics, economics, Read More »
Erie Canal Museum History Happy Hour Week 3

Erie Canal Museum History Happy Hour Week 3

Swing by the Erie Canal Museum and enjoy Week 3 of our 2019 HISTORY HAPPY HOUR series in one of Syracuse’s most unique buildings. All events happen rain or shine on select Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. in either the outdoor Locktender’s Garden or the Museum’s second floor stage. Week 3 of History Happy Hours, Wednesday, June 19, features Read More »
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