The Museum Association of New York presents its virtual programming for the fall, including a discussion with author Russell Shorto on Dutch Heritage Tourism in the Hudson Valley and several virtual tours of Dutch colonial houses in the Albany region.
Due to COVID-19 the “The Power of Partnership” Conference in Albany, NY from March 29-31 had to be cancelled, but many program elements have been brought online. Advance registration required.and all programs are free unless otherwise indicated.
- Virtual Tour Ten Broeck Mansion – Noon, Monday, October 19
Kathryn Kosto, Executive Director,
Albany County Historical AssociationThe Ten Broeck Mansion in Albany, New York was built in 1798 for Brigadier General Abraham Ten Broeck and his wife, Elizabeth Van Rensselaer. This tour will provide a glimpse into their life in Albany and will include an exploration of documents and objects related to the period.
- Virtual Tour and Discussion Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site: Exploring Multiple Perspectives – Monday, November 16
Heidi Hill, Executive Director,
Schuyler Mansion and Fort Crailo State Historic SitesThis tour of Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site will highlight unique approaches to help bring more voices to the history we share. We will begin at the 1917 Visitor Center, where the installation tells the story of six individuals who lived at, worked at, or visited the Schuyler’s home in the 18th century. In the mansion, Heidi Hill will illuminate practices and programs that have helped pioneer a multiple perspectives narrative and discuss a new tour: Say Their Names: Rediscovering the Enslaved Men, Women and Children of Schuyler Mansion.