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IN:SITE Outdoor Art Show

Aug 24, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

IN:SITE is a summer-long outdoor art exhibit at the Century House Historical Society (CHHS) on the Snyder Estate in Rosendale, NY, home of the Widow Jane Mine. Curated by Jenny Lee Fowler and Natasha Maria Brooks-Sperduti, over fifteen artists from the Northeast present site-specific sculptures and performances engaging the location’s rich natural and industrial histories. Contemporary art...

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HITS on the Hudson presents Horse Shows 2016

Aug 24, 2016 - Sep 11, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley. Horse show schedule: HITS-on-the-Hudson I: May 25-29 HITS-on-the-Hudson II: June 1-5 HITS-on-the-Hudson III: June 8-12 HITS-on-the-Hudson IV: July 20-24 HITS-on-the-Hudson V: July 27-31 NY...

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Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

Aug 24, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Founding father Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) first visited Albany in 1777 to speak to General Horatio Gates on behalf of George Washington. Three years later he married Elizabeth Schuyler in the parlor of her Albany home, The Pastures, now known as Schuyler Mansion. For the next 20 years, Hamilton was connected to Albany traveling to the city to visit his in-laws and conducting legal...

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Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

Aug 24, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Founding father Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) first visited Albany in 1777 to speak to General Horatio Gates on behalf of George Washington. Three years later he married Elizabeth Schuyler in the parlor of her Albany home, The Pastures, now known as Schuyler Mansion. For the next 20 years, Hamilton was connected to Albany traveling to the city to visit his in-laws and conducting legal...

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Masterworks: Paper

Aug 24, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In honor of the Albany Institute of History & Art’s 225th anniversary, rarely seen items from the Institute’s library collections join prints, drawings, pastels, and watercolors in the exhibition Masterworks: Paper. Manuscripts, letters, architectural plans, photographs, ephemera, silhouettes, and maps spanning three centuries are featured alongside works by American masters including...

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Albany Institute of History & Art- Hudson River School

Aug 24, 2016 - Jan 1, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Artists of the Hudson River School painted and sketched a variety of landscapes during the fifty-year period from 1825 to 1875. The American wilderness, which has now come to define the school, represents only one. These same artists also painted scenes of rural farms and gardens, manufacturing facilities and scenic tourist sites. Their works portray a visual history of the American landscape...

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Masterworks: 225 Years of Collecting

Aug 24, 2016 - Sep 4, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In 2016, the Albany Institute of History & Art celebrates its 225th birthday. To celebrate this milestone anniversary, the special exhibition, Masterworks: 225 Years of Collecting, presents works from the Institute's collection of exceptional artistic merit and craftsmanship that were made in the Upper Hudson Valley or brought to the region by patrons, consumers, collectors, and connoisseurs....

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Science Story Time

Aug 24, 2016 @ 10:15 AM

  “Engineering Investigation” is our August story time theme. During this time, join one of our Museum Educators for this science-based story time that includes a project-based activity! No pre-registration required, activity included with museum admission. Ages 2 - 6.

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Science Story Time

Aug 24, 2016 @ 10:15 AM

  “Engineering Investigation” is our August story time theme. During this time, join one of our Museum Educators for this science-based story time that includes a project-based activity! No pre-registration required, activity included with museum admission. Ages 2 - 6.

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