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Category - Museums

Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Crailo State Historic SiteRensselaer, N.Y. - On Thursday February 18, 2016 Crailo State Historic Site will be offering "Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games" for children, their parents and anyone interested in historic chocolate and entertainment. Between 10:00am and 1:00 pm everyone is welcome to drop in to learn about 18th century drinking chocolate and play indoor colonial games.

Spring comes early to the George Eastman Museum with annual Dutch Connection floral display

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Live flowers on display February 12-28-also on view, artifacts from George Eastman's life 100 years ago

Rochester, N.Y. -The George Eastman Museum presents virtual springtime, with the annual Dutch Connectionfloral display, on view Friday, February 12, through Sunday, February 28. This colorful two-week display will feature thousands of flowering bulbs, displayed throughout the historic mansion.

The two-week display is a welcome treat for the eyes and nose in the midst of winter. The museum's historic Conservatory will be filled with thousands of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, amaryllis, and freesias, in various vibrant shades-the same colors Eastman featured 100 years ago.

The Underground Railroad in the Seneca Falls and Waterloo Area

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Seneca Falls, N.Y.- Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry and Women's Rights National Historical Park are partnering to bring Walter Gable, Seneca County Historian, to Seneca Falls to present his program titled, The Underground Railroad in the Seneca Falls-Waterloo Area. The presentation will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at 1:00 pm in Women's Rights National Historical Park's Guntzel Theater.

Taryn Simon: Birds of the West Indies to open at the George Eastman Museum on February 13

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Photography exhibition unites ornithologist James Bond with James Bond 007

Rochester, N.Y., February 2, 2016 - The George Eastman Museum will present a fascinating two-part body of work from photographer Taryn Simon in Birds of the West Indies, on view in the museum's main galleries from February 13 through May 15.

MANITOGA to present Peter Bynum's Ecstatic Light

Jan 28, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Ecstatic LightMay 13 to November 14, 2016

Garrison, N.Y. - The Russel Wright Design Center is pleased to announce Ecstatic Light- the illuminated paintings of 2016 resident artist Peter Bynum. A site-specific installation of Bynum's works will be on display in Russel Wright's House and Studio, marking Manitoga's first presentation of a contemporary artist within the interiors.

The installation will be on view during seasonal public tours and special programs, including artist-led tours. A Member Opening Celebration will be held Saturday, May 21, 2016, 5-7pm.

Talk of Love & Marriage in the Air at Staatsburgh State Historic Site This Valentine’s Day Weekend

Jan 28, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Staatsburg, N.Y. (1/27/15) - Are you looking for a unique Valentine's Day gift? Consider treating your beloved to gourmet tea, scones and tea sandwiches in the former dining room of a Gilded Age tycoon overlooking the Hudson River, while learning about love and marriage as they transpired in the Gilded Age. Staatsburgh State Historic Site still has openings in its Valentine's Day weekend tea programs, a highly-acclaimed program.

‘India’s New Wave’ Series Provides a Monthly Showcase for Outstanding Contemporary Films from India

Jan 28, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Films for January through March, 2016, Titli (Butterfly), Dhanak (Rainbow), and Kirumi (Virus)

Astoria, Queens, New York (January 27, 2015)- Museum of the Moving Image continues India's New Wave, a monthly showcase for contemporary Indian films, with three exciting new films in January, February, and March 2016. This season kicks off on January 31, with the crime thriller Titli (Butterfly), which features the breakout debut performance by Shashank Arora, who is currently starring in the much-talked-about Indian sex comedy Brahman Naman at the Sundance Film Festival. The directorial debut of Kanu Behl, Titli captures the Delhi underground with gritty Super 16mm film, and was a selection of Un Certain Regard at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. The film is produced by filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee and Yash Raj Films.

FDR Presidential Library and Museum presents an afternoon of Presidents Day Weekend Events

Jan 28, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Illustrated Presentation and Book Signing with Sue Reich, author of QUILTS PRESIDENTIAL AND PATRIOTIC followed by Documents On Display: Presidential Autographs, Saturday, February 13, 2016, beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home

Hyde Park, N.Y. -- The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host an afternoon of Presidents Day Weekend events on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The program will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home with an illustrated presentation and book signing with Sue Reich author of QUILTS PRESIDENTIAL AND PATRIOTIC. Reich will sign copies of her book after the talk. From 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Research Room of the FDR Presidential Library, visitors can view a selection of presidential autographs from the Roosevelt Library archives -- many of which are from FDR's personal collection -- on display only once a year. These events are free and open to the general public.

Calling All Crockwells!

Jan 20, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

The Hyde Collection to Present The Other Rockwell: Douglass Crockwell

Glens Falls, NY - The Hyde Collection is asking the community to assist with an upcoming exhibition of paintings by Glens Falls artist Douglass Crockwell (1904-1968). The Other Rockwell: Douglass Crockwell will be located in the Rotunda Gallery to coincide with Norman Rockwell in the 1960s in the Hoopes Gallery. On view from February 20 to May 8, 2016, The Other Rockwell: Douglass Crockwell will celebrate the work of this renowned artist and illustrator.

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