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Seaport Museum Book ClubThe Mad Girls of New York: A Nellie Bly Novel by Maya Rodale

March 25, 2024, at 6:30pm; McNally

Maple Sugaring Festival at GCV&MMumford, N.Y. – In celebration of the return of maple sugaring season in New York State, Genesee Country Village & Museum will host its annual Maple Sugar Festival on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, March 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24.

Visitors are invited to explore the Museum’s modern-day sugarhouse where fresh syrup will be boiling, then journey into a 19th-century sugar camp staffed by costumed historical educators to learn about the techniques and tools used by early settlers used to collect sap and make maple sugar.

A crowd seated in a circle hold their hands in a prayer pose as colorful textile banners hang above them and an abstract tree-like sculpture rests next to them.Event pairs exhibiting artist Yvette Molina in conversation with Skidmore College Associate Professor of Media and Film Studies and Director of MDOCS Adam Tinkle

Thursday, March 21, 7 pm

Saratoga Springs, NY — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces the next event in its Dunkerley Dialogue series will be Thursday, March 21, at 7 pm, featuring artist Yvette Molina and Adam Tinkle, Skidmore College Associate Professor of Media and Film Studies and Director of the John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative (MDOCS). The event is free and open to the public.

The Benchwarm-NerdsAnnounces Films in Third Annual Edition, March 28–30

Marvels of Media Advisory Council members include Tony Goldwyn, Brian Grazer, Cheryl Henson, Tony Spiridakis, and other leaders in entertainment

Film festival also to include panel discussions, a VR work, and media workshop

Astoria, New York — Aziz Isham, Executive Director of Museum of the Moving Image, announced today the return of the Marvels of Media Festival, a celebration of the outstanding work created by autistic media-makers, featuring screenings, panel discussions, and a media workshop, running March 28–30, 2024. The festival kicks off with an opening night reception, welcoming remarks, and a program of short films on Thursday, March 28, and continues through Saturday, prior to Autism Acceptance Month in April. Admission to all Marvels of Media screenings and events is free with RSVP.

GCVM_Photo1 - EclipseMumford, N.Y. – Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY, will celebrate the upcoming total solar eclipse with a four-day Solar Spectacle Festival, coming up Friday, April 5, through Monday, April 8. The living history museum will experience 3 minutes and 32 seconds of totality, and offers a limited number of visitors the once-in-a-century opportunity to experience totality in a 19th-century Historic Village.

Elizabeth_Catlett_Sharecropper_DPIncludes more than 300 prints by artists from or working in Mexico, making the Museum one of the most important repositories of Mexican prints in the United States

The Pinkowitzes also gifted 31 woodcut prints by Chinese printmakers active in the 1930s and 1940s

New York, NY (March 11, 2024)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it has received a gift from JoAnn Edinburg Pinkowitz and Richard Pinkowitz of more than 300 prints by artists from or working in Mexico. Created between 1890 and 2007, the prints are by renowned and lesser-known Mexican artists, from Leopoldo Méndez, Diego Rivera, and Isidoro Ocampo to Adolfo Mexiac, Roberto Montenegro, and Xavier González Iñiguez.

Celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse at the Hudson River MuseumYonkers, NY, (March 11, 2024)—A total solar eclipse is the rarest and most spectacular of all astronomical events. On Monday, April 8, our region will experience one—the last chance we’ll get until 2079! Celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime event at the Hudson River Museum! Enjoy an array of special programs for all ages leading up to the event, including day and evening in-person talks with former NASA astronaut Ron Garan. Purchase custom HRM solar eclipse glasses online and in the Museum Shop while supplies last. 

Eric Shute - Camp Laundry - ADK NYAuburn, NY – You can usually find Marcellus artist Eric Shute outdoors, painting with his watercolors. “I am most often attracted to natural motifs: rock ledges, trees, streams, and waterfalls; partly because I love painting outdoors but also because I am fascinated by the effects of sunlight on the objects,” he said.

The artworks included in his solo exhibition, “The Way I See It: Finding Beauty in Unexpected Places,” all depict objects in nature. The exhibit of watercolor paintings opens March 23, 2024, at Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, and runs through April 27.

Easter BunnyFarmingdale, NY – Join us for the American Airpower Museum’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 23rd, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Can you find the Easter Egg?  Be sure to bring your own basket for the Egg Hunts.  Young and old alike will enjoy the Museum’s Easter Tram Rides around Hangar 3.  Have your photographs taken with AAM’s Easter Bunny!  Visit our “Bunny Patch” and adopt your very own bunny or chick!  (Plush toys, not live animals.  Limit one “pet” bunny or chick per child.)…

Edward Penfield - Harper’s February 1897The Museum's collection of some 500 literary posters developed over four decades through the vision and support of Leonard A. Lauder

Exhibition Dates: March 7–June 11, 2024
Location: The Met Fifth Avenue, Robert Wood Johnson, Jr. Gallery, Gallery 690

New York, N.Y. - During the 1890s, a new type of poster emerged in the United States, one that more closely resembled a work of art than an advertisement. These sleek, sophisticated posters publicized magazines, newspapers, books, and other forms of literature. On view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from March 7 through June 11, 2024, The Art of the Literary Poster: Works from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection will present more than 50 highlights from the Museum's outstanding collection of some 500 works, developed over four decades through the vision and support of Leonard A. Lauder.

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