The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - arts and culture Tue, 24 May 2016 23:33:01 GMT Television Host and Museum Expert Don Wildman to Join With I LOVE NEW YORK http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Television-Host-and-Museum-Expert-Don-Wildman-to-Join-With-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK/8250/ Will reveal insights about New York State's world-class museums Elements include articles, social media and personal appearances to promote travel to museums across New York State Albany, NY (May 18, 2016) - Empire State Development and New York State's Division of Tourism, which administer the world-famous I LOVE NEW YORK tourism program, are joining with television host and museum expert Don Wildman in an effort to encourage travel throughout the state, particularly to New York's copious collection of diverse museums. Wed, 18 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Television-Host-and-Museum-Expert-Don-Wildman-to-Join-With-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK/8250/ North Country Show Features Miniature Quilts Auction to Benefit Breast Cancer Patients: June 3-5 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/North-Country-Show-Features-Miniature-Quilts-Auction-to-Benefit-Breast-Cancer-Patients-June-3-5/8248/ Clayton, N.Y. - The June 3-5, 2016 North Country Quilting Guild Biennial Quilt Show in Clayton, in the 1000 Islands region of New York State, will feature a silent auction of more than 60 miniature quilts made by quilters from across the Northern, Adirondack and Central NY regions. Tue, 17 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/North-Country-Show-Features-Miniature-Quilts-Auction-to-Benefit-Breast-Cancer-Patients-June-3-5/8248/ Erie Canalway Photo Contest – Call for Entries http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest-Call-for-Entries/8247/ Deadline for Entries is August 26, 2016 Waterford, N.Y. - Entries are being accepted through August 26, 2016 for the 11th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. The contest captures the beauty, history, people, and character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest-Call-for-Entries/8247/ “Running the Rough Road to Equality: a True History of the Pioneer Days of Women’s Running” http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-Running-the-Rough-Road-to-Equality-a-True-History-of-the-Pioneer-Days-of-Women-s-Running-/8240/   Seneca Falls, N.Y. - Women's Rights National Historical Park, in partnership with the National Women's Hall of Fame, invites the public to attend a panel discussion titled, "Running the Rough Road to Equality: a True History of the Pioneer Days of Women's Running" on Friday, May 6th, at 1:30 pm in the park's Wesleyan Chapel. Featured panelists will be Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-Running-the-Rough-Road-to-Equality-a-True-History-of-the-Pioneer-Days-of-Women-s-Running-/8240/ Discover Colonial Schenectady Walking Tour Set for May 7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ 10 a.m. at the Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave. Schenectady, NY 12305 Schenectady, N.Y. - Explore the Stockade Historic District's fascinating colonial history, culture, and architecture with our Discover Colonial Schenectady walking tour! Travel back in time with us to the founding of the colony up through the American Revolution and learn about the characters and events that formed this historic community. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ Historic hike & interactive exhibit on Adirondack birds debut in new Adirondack Museum season http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Historic-hike-interactive-exhibit-on-Adirondack-birds-debut-in-new-Adirondack-Museum-season/8238/ 59th season opens May 20 with fairs and family festivals, crafts from basket making to boat building, and the return of signature favorite events   Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - April 25, 2016 - The Adirondack Museum will open for its 59th season on Friday, May 20. Set on 121 acres, the 24-building campus will offer daily programs, family festivals and activities, compelling new special exhibits to complement permanent exhibits, and fairs for aficionados of all things Adirondack. A range of talented artisans-in-residence will demonstrate the scope of Adirondack craftsmanship, while workshops will give visitors hands-on experience and an Adirondack keepsake. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Historic-hike-interactive-exhibit-on-Adirondack-birds-debut-in-new-Adirondack-Museum-season/8238/ Museum Association of NY Announces Partnership with "Mysteries at the Museum" Host Don Wildman http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Museum-Association-of-NY-Announces-Partnership-with-Mysteries-at-the-Museum-Host-Don-Wildman/8236/ Troy, N.Y. -The Museum Association of New York (MANY), New York's only statewide membership association representing museums, historical societies, zoos, botanical gardens, and aquariums, has announced an exciting partnership with Mysteries at the Museum host Don Wildman on a social media campaign to promote unique and interesting objects in New York museums' permanent collections. Artifact|NY is a campaign of regularly posted photographic images of fascinating artifacts from New York museums accompanied by short blurbs about the artifacts as well as links to museum websites and announcements of upcoming exhibitions. The project is created by Don Wildman's Archivist Media in NYC and sponsored by MANY. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Museum-Association-of-NY-Announces-Partnership-with-Mysteries-at-the-Museum-Host-Don-Wildman/8236/ Butch Trucks Band to Headline 2016 New York State Blues Festival http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Butch-Trucks-Band-to-Headline-2016-New-York-State-Blues-Festival/8234/ Syracuse, N.Y. - Butch Trucks & Freight Train will be the headlining act for this year's New York State Blues Festival in Syracuse, NY. Trucks, a founding member and original drummer of the Allman Brothers Band, will be the closing act of the free, two-night festival in Syracuse. The festival will be held on July 8 & 9 in Syracuse's Clinton Square. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Butch-Trucks-Band-to-Headline-2016-New-York-State-Blues-Festival/8234/ Orange County Summer Calendar is Filled with Festivals http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Orange-County-Summer-Calendar-is-Filled-with-Festivals/8231/ Orange County, NY is the destination for outdoor family fun! Orange County, N.Y. - Orange County, NY is sure to be a destination of choice for day trippers and weekenders looking for fun outdoor festivals this summer. From live music and craft vendors to road races and even an airshow, each event offers a unique opportunity to experience all this scenic Hudson Valley county has to offer. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Orange-County-Summer-Calendar-is-Filled-with-Festivals/8231/ Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Exhibit to Visit Albany May 4-27 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Great-Shipwrecks-of-NY-s-Great-Lakes-Exhibit-to-Visit-Albany-May-4-27/8230/ Albany, N.Y. --  The Great Shipwrecks of NY's ‘Great' Lakes Traveling Exhibit developed by New York Sea Grant will be installed at The State University of New York at Albany Gallery, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY, from May 4 to May 27, 2016. Admission to the exhibit from 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday is free. The Great Shipwrecks exhibit features shipwrecks spanning more than 200 years across New York State. Ten interpretive panels highlight fascinating details about the historic underwater wrecks and landscapes in Lake Erie, Ontario, Lake Champlain, the Finger Lakes, Lake George and the St. Lawrence River. A miniature replica of the ‘turtle ship' Radeau, North America's oldest warship purposely sunk by the British in Lake Champlain in 1758, was made specifically for this exhibit. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Great-Shipwrecks-of-NY-s-Great-Lakes-Exhibit-to-Visit-Albany-May-4-27/8230/