The Beat

Category - Museums

The Chocolate Expo Returns for Sixth Year to Long Island’s Cradle of Aviation Museum

Feb 27, 2017

The Chocolate Expo, America’s largest and most unique chocolate event, will be returning for its annual appearance at Long Island’s Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY, on Sunday, March 5, 2017, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

America's largest chocolate event to feature over 90 vendor booths, plus celebrity chef demos and entertainment. 

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - The Chocolate Expo, America's largest and most unique chocolate event, will be returning for its annual appearance at Long Island's Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY, on Sunday, March 5, 2017, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. 

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Cinema Tropical Festival Highlights Some of the Past Year’s Best Latin American Films

Feb 16, 2017

Cinema Tropical Festival

February 24-26, 2017 at Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria, Queens, New York, February 16, 2017 - Museum of the Moving Image and Cinema Tropical, the acclaimed New York-based organization dedicated to promoting Latin American cinema in the United States, co-present the 2017 edition of the Cinema Tropical Festival, from February 24 through 26. This year's festival showcases six feature films-from Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and the United States-including winners and nominees from the 7th Annual Cinema Tropical Awards, which were announced in January.

Incubus Headlining North American Tour with Special Guest Jimmy Eat World

Feb 16, 2017

Incubus

Public On Sale Friday, February 24th - Coming July 16th to Bethel Woods 

Each Pair of Mobile/Internet Concert Tickets Sold Will Include a Copy of the 8 Album

Bethel, N.Y. (February 16, 2017) -  Multi-platinum alt-rock icons Incubus, celebrating in 2017 the 20th anniversary of their major label album debut, are releasing the brand new single "Nimble Bastard" just in time for their first headlining North American tour since 2015,  the 8 Tour, announced today.  Produced by Live Nation, the 30-city run includes support by Arizona-based band Jimmy Eat World and is heads to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Sunday, July 16th, also joined by special guest Atlas Genius.

Maple Sugaring Tours and Opening Celebration at Cornwall Nature Museum are a Sweet Deal

Feb 15, 2017

Cornwall, N.Y. - Maple Sugaring Season is once again upon us and the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is ready! Join the Museum to celebrate the opening of Maple Sugaring Season with A Sugaring Off Celebration on Saturday, March 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. and help kick off a month of Maple Sugar Tours. Tours will be led by Environmental Educators and take place at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. On opening day, visitors can experience expanded maple festivities along with their tour and taste test, including a tree tapping demonstration, special crafts and games, Native American story telling around a camp fire, birch syrup tasting, and Journey Cakes sampling. In addition, be the first to see our brand new Sugar Shack!

Bethel Woods’ Arts and Humanities Programming to Begin March 1

Feb 14, 2017

Organization Aims To Engage More Individuals Than Ever Before With 2017 Program Offerings  

Bethel, N.Y. (February 14, 2017) - Arts and humanities-based educational offerings are a crucial component of programming at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. This spring will see the return of a variety of programs that have been designed to offer greater engagement, and inspiration to give audiences of all ages and backgrounds opportunities to explore history and the arts.

State Museum Hosts “Kids Curate” Event February 24 – 26

Feb 10, 2017

"Kids Curate" first exhibition curated by children across state Event includes family-friendly educational activities

Albany, N.Y. - The New York State Museum will host Kids Curate, the first exhibition at the museum curated by children across the state, February 24 through 26. In addition, families can participate in a variety of educational hands-on activities, meet museum scientists and curators, and enjoy performances by local musical and performing arts groups.

Ski Movie Night at The Wild Center

Feb 8, 2017

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Join The Wild Center on Saturday, February 18th for an evening celebrating skiing and riding, including a showing of Matchstick Productions' (MSP) latest film, Ruin and Rose.  The night will begin with local high school student and Adirondack Youth Climate Summiteer Everett Sapp's documentary The Last Chance. Filmed and produced entirely by Sapp, the film shows the effects of climate change on the world of Nordic skiing in the Adirondacks, including a compelling call to action for his generation.

Marking the Moment: The Art of Allen Blagden

Feb 8, 2017

Allen Blagden (American, b. 1938), Victoria Crowned Pigeons, 1984, watercolor, 22 x 30 in., Private Collection, © Allen Blagden, Photograph by Don Perdue

February 12 to April 16

Glens Falls, N.Y. - To contemporary realist Allen Blagden, nature isn't just a place to go for a hike on a clear day. Being surrounded by the serenity of forests, lakes, seashores, and open fields is essential to the artist's creative spirit and sense of well-being. Marking the Moment: The Art of Allen Blagden, featuring forty-seven of the distinguished artist's works, opens to the public Sunday, February 12, at The Hyde Collection.

The Met Makes Its Images of Public-Domain Artworks Freely Available through New Open Access Policy

Feb 8, 2017

New York, N.Y. (February 7, 2017) - Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today its adoption of a new policy: all images of public-domain artworks in the Museum's collection are now available for free and unrestricted use. This updated policy, known as Open Access, utilizes the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) designation. This policy change is an update to The Museum's 2014 Open Access for Scholarly Content (OASC) initiative. The Met's Open Access policy facilitates the use of more than 375,000 images of public-domain artworks for both scholarly and commercial purposes. The Museum is collaborating with global partners to enable greater access to the collection.

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