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Corning Museum of Glass Unveils Final Design of North Wing Expansion

May 31, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

corning-museum-of-glass-logo1.jpgCorning, N.Y. - The Corning Museum of Glass has unveiled the final design of its North Wing expansion, which is slated to open in late 2014. Designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners, the addition will include a new 26,000-square-foot contemporary art gallery building, as well as a new 500-seat glassmaking demonstration venue in the renovated facility of the former Steuben Glass factory ...

Senate House Celebrating American Independence

May 31, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

senate-house-state-historic-site.jpgKingston, N.Y. - Join Senate House State Historic Site in celebrating America's Independence on Saturday June 29 from 11am-3pm. At 1pm, guests can participate in a stirring Patriotic Ceremony featuring dramatic patriotic readings and music, and at 12pm and 2pm, Mr. Bayly will perform his authentic 18th century magic learned from magic books of the period.  Music will be provided throughout the ...

Scholastic Magazine Names Great Lakes Seaway Trail in Top 4 Family Road Trips for 2013

May 31, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

gfp_08031812oswegolh724.jpgSackets Harbor, N.Y. - Scholastic Parent and Child Magazine has named the Great Lakes Seaway Trail as one of its top four Great Road Trips for 2013, selecting destinations ‘to keep the whole family entertained and amazed.'   The 518-mile Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway runs alongside the freshwater shoreline of New York and Pennsylvania.   Themes for traveling the leisure ...

20th Anniversary of the Obie Award-Winning Ice Factory Festival to feature 6 new works at New Ohio Theatre in NYC

May 31, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

ice-factory-2013.JPGNew York, N.Y. - Artistic Director Robert Lyons proudly presents the 20th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2013 takes place at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2013 will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with six new works over six weeks, running from June 26 - August 3, 2013. ...

Tony Awards® to be Broadcast at Proctors

May 31, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

proctors-theatre.JPGTony Night at Proctors is the biggest, best viewing party in town! Schenectady, N.Y. -The 67th Annual Tony Awards® will be broadcast locally at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 9 on WRGB CBS6. Proctors is inviting Broadway fans to the GE Theatre to experience Tony Night in a big way, on the big screen. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with red carpet pre-show coverage, and continue with an open door ...

Giving the Public Its Due, When It Comes to Public Art

May 31, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

artsw_logo_about.gifIn a free June 19 event, public art expert Harriet F. Senie explores one of the thorniest issues about making art in the public realm.   White Plains, N.Y. - Harriet F. Senie, one of the leading authorities on public art will share her insights, ideas and opinions on the public's role in public art when she speaks at ArtsWestchester in White Plains on June 19 from 6:30-8:30pm.  For more ...

Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective—Major Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum Opens June 18

May 31, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

met_logo3.jpgExhibition Dates: June 18-September 22, 2013 Exhibition Location: Gallery 913, The Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Gallery, Lila Acheson Wallace Wing Press Preview: Monday, June 17, 10:00 a.m.-noon New York, N.Y. - For more than 50 years, Los Angeles artist Ken Price, who died on February 24, 2012 at the age of 77, made innovative works that helped redefine contemporary sculpture by ...

Free, Official 2013 Seneca County Travel Guide Now Available

May 29, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

seneca-county-2013-travel-guide.jpgSeneca County, N.Y. - WHAT:         Release of official 2013 Travel Guide, completely overhauled travel tool, available in printed and digital versions, created to enhance tourism and visitation to major attractions located in central Finger Lakes region. WHO:           Seneca County Chamber of Commerce -official Tourism Promotion Agency (TPA), responsible for marketing and representation ...

2013 Erie Canalway Heritage Award Of Excellence Winners Announced

May 29, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

Bushnell’s Basin Canal Access ImprovementsRecipients offer models of successful heritage development Waterford, N.Y. - The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2013 Erie Canalway Heritage Award of Excellence: Enlarged Erie Lock 60 and Gallup's Change Bridge #39 in Macedon. Honorable Mentions were awarded to Bushnell's Basin Boat Dock and Canal Amenity Center in the Town of ...

Skaneateles Hosts Antique and Classic Boat Show

May 29, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

2013-boat-show-poster.jpgTake a step back in time, in this charming Finger Lakes village Skaneateles, N.Y. - At the Antique and Classic Boat Show, held July 26-28 in Skaneateles' Clift Park, visitors can learn about and enjoy the boats of a bygone era.   Displays on land and water will feature some 90 antique and classic wooden boats, ranging from mahogany runabouts manufactured by Chris-Craft, Hacker and Gar Wood ...

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