Schweinfurth marionette performanceAuburn, NY (Nov. 22, 2019) – The Schweinfurth Art Center is joining with other cultural and historic sites in Auburn, NY, for Holiday Traditions and will be open for free on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. The event has a long tradition in Auburn, starting more than 30 years ago.

This year, the Schweinfurth Art Center will be open 1 to 5 p.m. for visitors to view the center's two exhibitions, "Quilts=Art=Quilts 2019" and "Narrative Quilts" by Ellen M. Blalock. The center will be serving mulled cider and holiday cookies.

At 2 p.m., visitors can enjoy a performance by students in the art center's marionette-making class. The students will put on a holiday-themed show based on "A Christmas Carol."

The event is free and open to the public. For more information about the Schweinfurth, link to the website at



About the Schweinfurth

The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center is a multi-arts center that opened in 1981 thanks to a bequest from Auburn-born architect Julius Schweinfurth. The Art Center's programs include five exhibitions each year and educational programs for children and adults, which feature local, national, and international artists.

The art center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission differs based on the exhibit. For more information, link to


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