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Slate Valley Museum Product ExhibitGranville, N.Y. – After several months of closure following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the Slate Valley Museum is ready to re-open its doors. On Friday, September 25, the Museum will begin welcoming guests for scheduled visits.

“The Museum opened 25 years ago this month, and we are excited to re-open and begin our anniversary year by welcoming people back to visit us,” shared Interim Director Sarah Kijowski, “We’ve reviewed guidelines and recommendations, and we’ve looked toward other museums of our size to see how they are handling visits and programs. We really wanted to take our time, learn from our peers, and open in the safest way possible for our visitors and our staff.”…

Votes for WomenCVNHP Crown Point/TI Historical Society Event Taking Place Aug 21-23, 2020 at Crown Point State Historic Site

Crown Point, N.Y. – Explore the early days of the suffrage movement, its relevance to civil rights and the emergence of modern-day women in the workplace with a film series and historical presentations celebrating the centennial of suffrage.

Bring a lawn chair and join us under the tent on the shores of Lake Champlain. Pack a picnic lunch or dinner – or grab something from our food truck. Registration required, seating limited to 40 for each session. 

sunflower selfie projectUtica, NY (August 18, 2020) — Oneida County Tourism (OCT) is excited to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment (Women’s right to vote) in conjunction with their 2020 Sunflower Selfie Project. The purpose of this project is to educate locals on the history of our state and encourage them to visit Wagner Farms now through mid-September and post a selfie in the sunflower fields with the hashtag #SunflowerSelfieNY.

Ugo Rondinone, the sun, 2017“Kiki Smith: Water” and “Outlooks: Martha Tuttle”

Presentations by Rashid Johnson and Ugo Rondinone

New Windsor, N.Y. – Storm King Art Center, Hudson Valley’s premier outdoor sculpture museum, reveals a remarkable season of special exhibitions and programs in 2020, celebrating 60 years of leading experiences of art in nature.

Celebrating Suffrage“Celebrating Suffrage”— February 29 through April 29

Utica, NY – Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote with the exhibition, “Celebrating Suffrage,” featuring more than 200 years of art made by women and honoring women’s innovative creative pursuits before and after they were officially recognized as full citizens of the United States. “Celebrating Suffrage,” on view February 29 through April 19, explores art as a vehicle for women, as individuals or in groups, to reflect, reform, or challenge social beliefs and political practices of their era.

Clinton County Historical AssociationWith Special Guest:  Author/Performer Sandra Weber portraying Inez Milholland

Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m., Lake Forest Senior Living Community Center, 8 Lake Forest Drive, Plattsburgh, NY

Plattsburgh, N.Y. – Please join the Clinton County Historical Association (CCHA) on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. for “The Story of Suffragist Inez Milholland”. Special guest Author/Performer Sandra Weber will portray Inez Milholland.  The presentation will be hosted by CCHA Director Helen Nerska and will take place at the Lake Forest Senior Living Center in Plattsburgh. …

DreamOn1980Dinner and Show Tickets on Sale Now

Lake Placid, N.Y. – There have been few, if any other Olympic Winter Games that have rivaled the enduring legacy of Lake Placid and 1980. So many moments are forever etched into our memories and on Tuesday, Feb. 18, many of those memories and perhaps new ones will be celebrated during the Dream On, The 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Figure Skating Reunion Gala. Presented by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) the unforgettable evening begins at 7 p.m., with a special dinner, followed by the show at 8 p.m., in the Olympic Center.

Lake Placid - 40 YearsFrom Feb. 13-23, 2020, Lake Placid will roll out the welcome mat and offer up a full slate of activities to revel in its unmatched Olympic legacy

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Forty years ago, Lake Placid lit the Cauldron, signifying the beginning of the XIII Olympic Winter Games. On Friday, Feb. 14, the Cauldron will be re-lit as the upstate New York community celebrates 40 years since it hosted those iconic Games.

ORDA logoGala, Dinner Show and Fundraiser Planned for February 18th    

Lake Placid Celebrates 40th Anniversary of the 1980 Olympic Winter Games February 13-23, 2020

Lake Placid, N.Y. – On February 18, 2020, members of the 1980 Olympic Figure Skating Team return to the Lake Placid Olympic Center and Olympic Oval to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the XIII Olympic Winter Games

Olympic 1984 gold medalist and 1980 Team USA Olympic Flag Bearer, Scott Hamilton will host the day’s events that start with a 10 a.m. press-breakfast at the Convention Center. This is followed by a 3 p.m. charity skate-a-thon and culminating with an evening gala and dinner at 7 p.m. and show in the Olympic Center, at 8 p.m.

1980 Olympic Hockey VictoryNew events added, more Olympic athletes, more winter fun!

Lake Placid, N.Y. --- In less than 30 days, Lake Placid celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Olympic Winter Games that brought this nation together like never before. 

From Feb. 13-23, 2020, this two-time Olympic village, nestled in the Adirondack High Peaks, will roll out the welcome mat and offer up a full slate of activities to revel in its unmatched Olympic legacy – past, present and future. The 10-day event celebrates the Games that have long been remembered for the heroics of the U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team’s improbable win over the Russians, known as the “Miracle on Ice,” speed skater Eric Heiden’s five gold medals, in world or Olympic record time; the Opening Ceremony and the United States figure skating team, dubbed the “Dream Team.”…

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