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 »
The Mohawk Valley through the Lens

Reception Featuring New Exhibits

The Erie Canal Museum will host a reception for its new exhibits, High Hopes: Immigration and the Erie Canal, and The Mohawk Valley through the Lens, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, September 26 at the Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East, Syracuse. High Hopes, in the second-floor Weighlock Gallery, uses information and artifacts to explain the movement of European immigrants on the Erie Canal during Read More »
Week 14: Wednesdays at the Weighlock

Week 14: Wednesdays at the Weighlock

Invite all your fun-loving friends to Week 14 of Wednesdays at the Weighlock, the Erie Canal Museum's summer series in one of Syracuse's most unique buildings. Each WEDNESDAYS AT THE WEIGHLOCK has FREE admission, live music, family-friendly activities, and a cash bar with beer, cider, wine, soda, and juice boxes available. Awesome tacos are available for sale from Read More »
Week 13: Wednesdays at the Weighlock

Week 13: Wednesdays at theWeighlock

Invite all your fun-loving friends to Week 13 of Wednesdays at the Weighlock, the Erie Canal Museum's summer series in one of Syracuse's most unique buildings. Each WEDNESDAYS AT THE WEIGHLOCK has FREE admission, live music, family-friendly activities, and a cash bar with beer, cider, wine, soda, and juice boxes available. Awesome tacos are available for sale from Read More »
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