History - Archaeology Events - Museums

Mischief Night Mysteries in Philadelphia on 30 Oct

Mischief Night Mysteries

Philadelphia   Wednesday, October 30, 2019   1800 - 2030
Free
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Laurel Hill has its brave military heroes like George Gordon Meade, its uplifting reformers like Sarah Josepha Hale, and selfless philanthropists like Robert Carson. But what about the less than pure spirits and those that met unusual ends? The Civil War general whose discar ..
History Talk on September 11th at 7PM on Finchville and Mount Hope New York in Cuddebackville on 11 Sep

History Talk on September 11th at 7PM on Finchville and Mount Hope New York

Cuddebackville   Wednesday, September 11, 2019   1900 - 2100
5.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
The Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation has engaged Museum Historian Steve Skye for its History Talk Lecture Series on Wednesday September 11th, 2019 at 7:00 pm when he will be speaking about "Finchville and Mount Hope NY " At the southern border of Orange C ..
240th. BATTLE OF NEWTOWN August 24 in Elmira on 24 Aug

240th. BATTLE OF NEWTOWN August 24

Elmira   Saturday, August 24, 2019   0900 - 1600
4.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Military tactics, civilian demonstrators, large military camps, 18th. C. childrens games. Camp life. A 1770s Native Village A very full schedule including an interactive woods walk. Battle scenarios both days. Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/489084-2?pid=2874 Prices: ..
NY Tours For New Yorkers: Governors Island History Tour w/Dave in New York on 12 Aug

NY Tours For New Yorkers: Governors Island History Tour w/Dave

New York   Sunday, August 12, 2018   1115
10.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Join NYSN founder Dave Cervini as he guides you through the history of Governors Island on a great waling tour that covers the whole island! Governors Island is one of the most interesting places to visit in NYC. It was once home to Native American tribes, then Dutch and Br ..
MoMA Scavenger Hunt and Party in New York on 10 Aug

MoMA Scavenger Hunt and Party

New York   Friday, August 10, 2018   1730 - 2100
15.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
If you Love art, hate art or just don't understand art it just doesn't matter, because this event is more about socializing, learning and having fun! It's a unique way to spend a Friday evening while meeting dozens of other fun members and friends! Come alone or with fri ..
Nassau Chapter No. 718 proudly Celebrates Cultural Heritage in Baldwin on 20 Feb

Nassau Chapter No. 718 proudly Celebrates Cultural Heritage

Baldwin   Tuesday, February 20, 2018   2000 - 2300
Free
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Nassau Chapter # 718, Invite our friends and the community to participate in our educational and entertaining event—from music and the arts to speakers and vendors. Celebrating the many Cultures that make up our chapter in honor of Black History Month. Please join Nassau ..
Halloween Murder Mystery! in New York on 27 Oct

Halloween Murder Mystery!

New York   Friday, October 27, 2017   1815 - 1930
15.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Explore Museum by candlelight, collect clues to unravel the mystery and solve the case. Collaborate with others or go it alone. The perfect game for adults or families w/children ages 10 and up. Celebrate Halloween at The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden and solve this. ..
Wave Hill History Walk in Bronx on 19 Aug

Wave Hill History Walk

Bronx   Saturday, August 19, 2017   1300
Free
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide. Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini. ..
Feeding the Fight: The Culinary History of WWI in New York on 18 Jul

Feeding the Fight: The Culinary History of WWI

New York   Tuesday, July 18, 2017   1830
10.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Savor a bite of culinary history by exploring the food and drinks that defined the American experience during World War I. Inspired by our exhibition, Posters & Patriotism: Selling World War I in New York, food historian Libby O’Connell, author of The American Plate: A Culin ..
Notes on revolución: Latinas in the #Resistance Movement in New York on 24 Jun

Notes on revolución: Latinas in the #Resistance Movement

New York   Saturday, June 24, 2017   1300 - 1500
Free
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
What role do Latinas play in today’s political landscape? Join us for an engaging panel discussion with film shorts regarding the current challenges our nation is facing in maintaining basic human rights, particularly for marginalized communities and women. With the ever-cha ..
Espionage Act of 1917 at 100 in Washington on 20 Jun

Espionage Act of 1917 at 100

Washington   Tuesday, June 20, 2017   1830
12.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Much has changed since the US fought in World War I, but one thing hasn't: the Espionage Act of 1917. One of the key laws used to prosecute spies and leakers is 100 years old this month. Amended by Congress just once in the last sixty years, the Obama Administration prosecut ..
Allies vs. Axis: Roosevelt, Churchill, Hitler, and Atomic Espionage in Washington on 14 Jun

Allies vs. Axis: Roosevelt, Churchill, Hitler, and Atomic Espionage

Washington   Wednesday, June 14, 2017   1200
Free
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
In June of 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt met with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill at Roosevelt’s Hyde Park home. Roosevelt proposed a plan--to take over development of the atomic bomb combining it with the British program and basing it in the United States. Tha ..
New Frontiers: Technology and the Preservation and Presentation of Memory in Washington on 16 May

New Frontiers: Technology and the Preservation and Presentation of Memory

Washington   Tuesday, May 16, 2017   1900
Free
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
As the World War II generation diminishes, the Museum will face a profound challenge: how to teach about the Holocaust without survivors’ unique, authentic voices. Explore the potential of new technologies, including virtual reality, to educate younger generations on the rel ..
From Kaftan to Couture: A History of European Fashions in Imperial Russia, 1700-1917 in Washington on 4 May

From Kaftan to Couture: A History of European Fashions in Imperial Russia, 1700-1917

Washington   Thursday, May 4, 2017   1730 - 2000
20.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
In 1700 Peter the Great decreed that all Russian members of the military and civil bureaucracies and all city residents must give up their traditional dress and wear Western European fashion in its place.This sartorial revolution had a profound effect on Imperial Russia. Ex ..
Keeping Up with the Times: Technology in Archaeology in New York on 30 Apr

Keeping Up with the Times: Technology in Archaeology

New York   Sunday, April 30, 2017   1400
15.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Traditionally, archaeology has been a low-tech pursuit, using trowels, strings, line levels and measuring tapes to record finds. However, thanks to cutting-edge new technology, the field has recently been undergoing a seismic shift. At their 37th annual co-sponsored program ..
Collection in Focus in New York on 29 Mar

Collection in Focus

New York   Wednesday, March 29, 2017   1200
Free
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Focus: Jackson Pollock's Alchemy (1947) with Susan Davidson, Senior Curator, Collections and Exhibitions, and Carol Stringari, Deputy Director and Chief Conservator. Taking place in the museum’s galleries, this series partners a curator and conservator for an in-depth discu ..
New York at Its Core Seminar Day: City Stories in New York on 19 Mar

New York at Its Core Seminar Day: City Stories

New York   Sunday, March 19, 2017   0900 - 1500
Free
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Join us to go behind-the-scenes of New York at Its Core and explore how stories can transform your students’ experience of their city. Objects and images tell powerful stories, but how does a curator convey their meaning? Hear from the professionals who curated the first- ..
Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd 1917 in Washington on 15 Mar

Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd 1917

Washington   Wednesday, March 15, 2017   1730 - 2000
20.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
The Russian Revolution has traditionally been described mainly through the eyes of Russians. One rare Western exception is the account of American John Reed and his wife Louise Bryant. Ten Days that Shook the World. Made famous in Warren Beatty's 1981 film Reds, Reed and Bry ..
Toys and Childhood in Washington DC on 20 Nov

Toys and Childhood

Washington DC   Sunday, November 20, 2016  
Free
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
This showcase presents a selection of cast-iron and tinplate toys from the Museum’s collection dating from the 1870s to the 1950s, illustrating the ever-evolving nature of American childhood and home life and bringing to light aspects of play. A variety of vehicles are inclu ..
Union Station in Washington on 13 Nov

Union Station

Washington   Sunday, November 13, 2016   1300
20.00 USD
History - Archaeology Events - Museums
Take a closer look at one of America’s last great railway terminals. Explore the city’s rich transportation heritage while strolling through historic Union Station, examining its monumental exterior, and discovering the hidden stories and spaces that go unseen by thousands e ..

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