The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, Steuben County, has on display some of the world’s most exquisite glass collections, spanning over thousands of years of history. Glass objects and glassmaking techniques from various parts of the world are showcased in several different galleries. A gallery dedicated to Glass in America includes early and rare artistic and decorative pieces. Glassmaking is considered to be the … Continue reading Featured Destination: The Corning Museum of Glass
This weekend: New York State Museum in Albany is hosting a Family Fun Day; Catskill Mountain Foundation is hosting a folk concert at the Orpheum Theater in Tannersville; And, Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz is hosting a book talk and signing. Find more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 1/15/2016
Physicist Brian Greene, known for his research on string theory, will be speaking at the Andes Roundtable this Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 pm. The event is hosted at the Hunting Tavern, a historic landmark building in Andes, New York. Dr. Greene has been a professor at Columbia University since 1996, and chairman of the World Science Festival since co-founding it in 2008. He’s known … Continue reading There Is Science In The Catskills Too!
This weekend in the Catskills: Livingston Manor celebrates its 12th annual Trout Parade; Olana State Historic Site is hosting a lecture exploring Frederic Edwin Church’s reading interests; Blakeley White-McGuire, principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, performs in Roxbury; And, Melissa Etheridge performs at the Bardavon Theatre in Poughkeepsie. For details, go to Upstater.com. Also, Saratoga Springs is celebrating its 100th anniversary. For more … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/12/2015
The New York State Museum in Albany was founded in 1836 as the State Geological and Natural History Survey. The museum offers a variety of programs year round – lectures, workshops and exhibits, focusing on art, science, and community. This year, for instance, a retrospective of American Realist painter Eugene Speicher will be on view through March. Speicher was born on April 5, 1883 in … Continue reading Featured Destination: New York State Museum