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National Museum of Racing and Hall of FameIncluding Foal Patrol, #HistoryThroughArt, and 3rd Grade STEM

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is currently offering a variety of online educational programming and social interaction for people of all ages, including the popular Foal Patrol, #HistoryThroughArt, and a downloadable 3rd Grade STEM packet.

Stillwater, NY – The National Park Service today announced the suspension of operations at Saratoga National Historical Park (NHP), effective Wednesday, March 18. All facilities and buildings at the Battlefield Unit and Schuylerville Site are closed. The grounds are open sunrise to sunset and to be used at your own risk as there is no emergency staff on site.

Birge Harrison (b. United States, 1854–1929), St. Lawrence River SunsetFebruary 15 – June 14

Albany, N.Y. – The New York State Museum will open Tonalism: Pathway from the Hudson River School to Modern Art, an exhibition exploring a late 19th century movement in painting with deep connections to New York State, on February 15.  On display through June 14, 2020, the exhibition features over 60 artworks – including paintings, prints, and photographs – from institutions across the state as well as private collections.

Strand Theatre - Hudson FallsMarch 1, 3 pm

Glens Falls, NY — The Strand Theatre in Hudson Falls will be hosting a concert to benefit Glens Falls’ The Hyde Collection art museum on March 1 at 3 pm. The concert will feature performances by Lake George-based rock bands Blue Moon and The Switch. Tickets are $10 each, with a majority of the proceeds benefiting programming at the Hyde Collection, and are available now.

MaryWeatherford-13.031-RubyI-ThriftimartFebruary 15 – April 4, 2020

Saratoga Springs, NY (February 3, 2020) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces its Spring 2020 Family Saturdays, a series of multigenerational creative collaborations on each Saturday from February 15 through April 4.

Each program includes looking at artwork in the museum’s exhibitions or collections, discussing and sharing ideas, and engaging in a hands-on art activity inspired by those conversations. Spring exhibitions include Mary Weatherford: Canyon-Daisy-Eden, Between the Mountains, Flex, Nicole Cherubini: Shaking the Trees, and Elevator Music 40: Melissa Thorne-Landslide/Solid.

SPAC - 2020Winter Fundraiser Supports SPAC’s Educational Programming in the Region

Featuring Live Music by Grand Central Station, Interactive Entertainment, Cuisine by Mazzone Hospitality, Open Bar, Raffles, New VIP Experiences, and more  

 Saratoga Springs, NY (January 27, 2020) – The Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s Junior Committee announces the 10th Annual Winter Ball “The Future is Now,” which will teleport guests into a futuristic utopia filled with celestial and cyberistic décor, cocktails and activities. Held at the Hall of Springs, the event is slated for Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m., and is a fundraiser to support SPAC’s educational programming, which last year reached more than 49,000 individuals.

Tang-Accelerate-Magazine-Covers (002)Museum Association of New York recognizes Accelerate project’s exhibitions, programs, magazine, and expanded website

Saratoga Springs, NY (January 27, 2020) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College has been honored with the 2020 Innovation in Collection Access Award by the Museum Association of New York for the project Accelerate: Access and Inclusion at The Tang Teaching Museum.

The award recognizes exemplary projects that broaden access and preserve and catalog museum collections. The Museum Association of New York’s award announcement noted in particular the range of media the Tang created for the three-year Accelerate project, which concluded in 2019 and included exhibitions, public programs, new research, a glossy magazine, videos, photography, and an enhanced searchable collections website.