The Beat Category - Museums Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:14:33 GMT The Adirondack Museum Joins In “Giving Tuesday” – Dec. 1 Support the museum during this nation-wide day of charitable giving Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - Following the museum's Black Friday and Small Business Saturday events on Nov. 27 and 28, #GivingTuesday, (Dec. 1) presents an opportunity to give back, and join in the national celebration of charitable giving. This special day of giving demonstrates the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT George Eastman Museum acquires world’s largest collection of contemporary Indian cinema Gift includes more than 700 Bollywood, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu films and 6,000 film posters Rochester, N.Y., November 3, 2015 - The George Eastman Museum has recently acquired the world's largest collection of contemporary Indian cinema held by a museum or film archive. The collection consists of 775 prints representing 597 film titles, all in 35mm format, made between 1999 and 2013. In addition, about 6,000 film posters were acquired as part of the collection. This exceptional donation represents not only films from the Hindi-language film industry commonly known as "Bollywood," but also Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu productions. The languages represented in these films include Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. Many titles are from acclaimed masters of Indian cinema, such as Mani Ratnam, Ashutosh Gowariker, Anurag Kashyap, Nagesh Kukunoor, and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Tue, 03 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT The Hyde Collection Partners With a Local Community Organization To Fight Hunger Glens Falls, N.Y. - Now through August 31, visitors of The Hyde Collection can help build a community art exhibit, Art CAN Help, in support of local hunger relief efforts. Throughout the summer, the Museum is accepting donations of canned goods with the purpose of creating an installation in celebration of the famous Andy Warhol soup can image. At the close of the exhibit, the canned goods will be donated to the Family Service Association of Glens Falls, a non-profit agency that provides services and support to families in crisis. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Wild Walk Looking Like a Wild Success Center says attendance breaking all previous records, regional impact felt   Tupper Lake, N.Y. - It was eight years in the planning. Now, one month after it officially opened to the public on July 4th, all the planning seems to be paying off for the Center and surrounding towns. The Center reports that it has broken every single attendance record set over its 9 year history. It has more members than at any time in its existence, admitted more customers in its first 30-days since the Walk opened than it did in any other 30 day period, including its big initial opening in 2006. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Wild Center to Officially Open Wild Walk July 4 Tupper Lake, N.Y. - It's been in development for eight years, and built three times. At 10:00 in the morning on July 4th it will officially open. The public will be able to walk, or wheel, over the quarter mile trip up and back over the Walk's series of bridges and platforms. The elevated trail has already been dubbed "the Highline of the Forest," after New York City's iconic park on a converted rail line that takes millions of New Yorkers on a trip through the city, 30-feet off the ground. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT New York State Hosts Path Through History Weekend Father's Day Weekend, June 20-21: Events Showcase Rich New York Culture and Heritage  Albany, N.Y. - Empire State Development (ESD) announces Path Through History Weekend, June 20-21. The weekend will feature nearly 300 events at historic venues across the state. This year the Path Through History Weekend coincides with Father's Day, encouraging New Yorkers to experience historical reenactments and events, while enjoying a memorable Father's Day with friends and family. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT This Summer at The Wild Center Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Join The Wild Center for a wide array of programs, trips and activities this summer. Summer 2015 Every Thursday from June 4th until September 17th, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Farmers Market The Wild Center hosts weekly Farmers Markets where you can meet farmers and take home some of the wonderful local food grown in the Adirondack region. The Wild Center has joined with The Adirondack Farmers' Market Cooperative, Inc. which promotes and manages farmers' markets. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT Road Trip to the Catskills for Adventure, Fresh Brews & Scenic Drives Chase the Spirit of Summer in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, grab a map or download the I Love NY travel app and head to New York's Great Northern Catskills to explore new microbreweries, adventure experiences, and the simple pleasure of shopping for fresh finds at farmers' markets and roadside stands. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT Explore Nature Trails at the Iroquois Indian Museum May 23 With a Bird Walk & Live Birds of Prey! Howes Cave, N.Y. - The Iroquois Indian Museum, in partnership with the Audubon Society of the Capital Region, presents a Bird Walk and a live birds of prey show starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 23. Everyone is welcome to this free, public event at the Museum. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT Hudson Highlands Nature Museum hosts Storm King Mountain Hike Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - On Saturday, April 11 from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. join the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum at Storm King Mountain for a rigorous hike up the mountain. This hike, led by environmental educator Lisa Mechaley, is geared for adults and children 12 and older who would like to learn about the history of Storm King Mountain and want to enjoy the extraordinary views of the Hudson. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT