Card Making Workshop with Christine Mahoney

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

6-8 p.m. at the Chapman. $25 per person. This program is limited to 10 participants. Christine Mahoney will guide participants through the process of making three unique cards using a variety of materials and techniques. These beautiful cards will be perfect to send to friends and family, knowing they were made by hand and with...

$25

Family Craft Program: Paper Plate Beach Balls

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

Bounce into summer by joining us to create Paper Plate Beach Balls! Participants will decorate a paper plate with pieces of colored construction paper, creating a collage look and resulting in a three-dimensional beach ball that can be hung on a wall or door. This program is free but requires a reservation. Parental participation is...

Free

Summer Walking Tour: Downtown Glens Falls

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

This tour explores the major historical events and figures that shaped Glens Falls, from the signing of the original land patent to becoming one of the most prosperous cities in New York. Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street. Tours are $15/person or $10 for Chapman...

$10 – $15

Opening of “Stitched in Time: 1850-1950 Quilts”

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

Join us to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition, “Stitched in Time: 1850-1950 Quilts”. This exhibition looks at the evolution of quilts in America in the 19th and 20th centuries. There will be free admission to the Museum all day, refreshments, and crafts for children and families.

Free

Commemorative Community Quilts: Then and Now

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

Public historian, librarian, and embroiderer Tisha Dolton will discuss local and national commemorative quilt projects from the Bicentennial to the present with the hopes of inspiring new community quilt projects for the upcoming America250 celebrations. This program is free but requires a reservation. To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Free

Summer Walking Tour: Warren Street

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

From St. Mary’s Church to the Hyde Collection, this tour runs up and down Warren Street with a look at the important figures who lived here and their many contributions to the success of the greater Glens Falls region. Participants can park behind St. Mary’s Church in the designated church parking lot, please meet in...

$10 – $15

Storytime at the Museum: “Juneteenth for Mazie”

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

In celebration of Juneteenth, we will read the book "Juneteenth for Mazie" by Floyd Cooper, a beautiful tale that captures the spirit of freedom and community. After the story, participants will get to express their creativity as they color images associated with this meaningful holiday. This program is intended for children ages 5-9 but is...

Free

Summer Walking Tour: Behind the Business

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

This tour highlights some of the lesser-known Glens Falls businesses on the west side of the downtown business district from the 1860s to the 1950s. Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street. Tours are $15/person or $10 for Chapman members. Payment is required at time of...

$10 – $15

The History and Importance of Pride

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

In celebration of Pride Month, Cam Cardinale (he/him) will be presenting on the history of Pride nationwide as well as right here in New York State. Cam is the current President of Lower Adirondack Pride, the LGBTQIA+ organization serving Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga Counties. This program is free but requires registration. To register, please...

Free

Summer Walking Tour: More of Glens Falls

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

New for 2024, this tour looks at more of the historic buildings, businesses, and people that shaped Glens Falls! This time we’ll visit locations on Bacon Street, Sherman Avenue, Union Street, and more! Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street. Tours are $15/person or $10 for...

$10 – $15

Summer Garden Party

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

1-3 p.m. on the Chapman Lawn, free. Weather permitting Join us to celebrate the start of summer and the beauty of our Museum’s green spaces. Stop by for lawn games and refreshments, while exploring the beautiful Chapman gardens with local gardening expert Ronn Mattia as your guide. Please note this event is weather permitting.

Free