History Happy Hour Week 8 with Donna Colton

History Happy Hour Week 8 with Donna Colton

Celebrate downtown Syracuse on Week 8 of History Happy Hours at the Erie Canal Museum, when we host live music by  Donna Colton and extend our open hours until 7 p.m. All History Happy Hours 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 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 »

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 »