Events

Please call the individual sites directly to inquire about the events listed below.

Events must be related to the themes of the Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area and be heritage, cultural, historical, and/or recreational/trail related.

Carlo Scarpa: Timeless Masterpieces

Carlo Scarpa: Timeless Masterpieces

Sep 14, 2023 11:00 AM to Mar 31, 2025, 6:00 PM Location: 2700 Route 9 Cold Spring, NY 10516 An exhibition curated by Marino Barovier featuring a selection of Murano glass designed by Carlo Scarpa. More...

SPECTACLE: Frederic Church and the Business of Art at Olana

Nov 19, 2023 to Mar 31, 2024 Location: 5720 Route 9G, Hudson NY, 12534 Spectacle: Frederic Church and the Business of Art combines immersive video technology with the wealth of Olana State Historic Site’s archival holdings to demonstrate how Church’s art responded to the most advanced scientific thought of his day and reached a broad public audience, the largest of any 19th-century American artist. More...
Black History & Culture: BLACK PRESENCE. PROFOUND INFLUENCE.

Black History & Culture: BLACK PRESENCE. PROFOUND INFLUENCE.

Feb 2, 2024 10:00 AM to Mar 8, 2024 Location: 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining, NY 10562 Black History & Culture: BLACK PRESENCE. PROFOUND INFLUENCE. The 4th installment of this award-winning exhibit will open on February 2 and run through March 8, 2024. It will expand the historic storytelling out of the Ossining borders into the surrounding communities that have impacted the world. More...
Hear Them Now: Stories of the Enslaved at Schuyler Mansion

Hear Them Now: Stories of the Enslaved at Schuyler Mansion

Feb 8, 2024 2:00 PM to Feb 29, 2024, 3:30 PM Location: 32 Catherine Street, Albany, NY 12202 A tour focused on the lives of the people once enslaved by the Schuylers that is offered every Thursday and Saturday in February at 2PM. Call 518-434-0834 to make reservations. More...
Dirt (previously Pay Dirt)

Dirt (previously Pay Dirt)

Mar 8, 2024 7:30 PM to Mar 24, 2024, 9:00 PM Location: 10 Garrison Landing, Garrison NY 10524 Putnam Theatre Alliance presents: DIRT, a new play about the epic land struggle in the Hudson Valley prior to the Revolutionary War. More...

"Giving Voice to Value" 2024 Annual Conference

Apr 6, 2024 1:00 PM to Apr 9, 2024, 1:00 PM Location: 40 Lodge St, Albany, NY 12207 In 25 concurrent sessions, more than 100 speakers from across New York State and beyond will share their experiences and offer actionable solutions to help New York's museum professionals successfully meet the challenges they face. More...
Fire Ecology & Ethnobotany at Albany Pine Bush Preserve

Fire Ecology & Ethnobotany at Albany Pine Bush Preserve

Apr 13, 2024 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Location: 195 New Karner Rd Suite 1, Albany, NY 12205 This hike will feature Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission Conservation Director, Neil Gifford and Wild Hudson Valley ethnoecologist, Justin Wexler for an extraordinary journey into this globally rare, nationally significant, and locally distinct inland pine barrens. Precolonial Indigenous cultures relied on the once extensive Pine Bush for food, medicines, and other essential natural resources. Indigenous fire stewardship historically helped maintain fire-dependent medicinal plants and the rare wildlife they support. Today those traditional practices are emulated through prescribed burns, benefiting the local ecosystem and protecting surrounding human communities by reducing wildfire risk. REGISTER TO ATTEND: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/824577352057 More...
The Connections Between Forest Health and Watershed Protection at Teatown Nature Preserve

The Connections Between Forest Health and Watershed Protection at Teatown Nature Preserve

Apr 27, 2024 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Location: Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Road Ossining, NY 10562 This program at Teatown Lake Reservation Nature Preserve will explore examples of watershed protective management practices and learn about watershed protection. The program will feature Emily Edmonds-Langham from Teatown, Tyler Van Fleet, and Jessica Alba from the Watershed Agricultural Council who, throughout the walk, will explore the connections between forest health and watershed protection. Trees and forests are critical to healthy watersheds as they provide important functions including filtering rainwater and runoff and preventing erosion. More...
Plants and Insects: Meadow Management at Poets’ Walk Park

Plants and Insects: Meadow Management at Poets’ Walk Park

May 18, 2024 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM Location: Poets' Walk Park, 776 River Road Red Hook, NY 12571 This two-hour hike at Poets’ Walk Park will explore the history of the preserve and its unique meadowlands which are a habitat for native bees, butterflies, and other insects. The program will feature the Director of Parks and Community Engagement at Scenic Hudson, Rita Shaheen, and Pia Ruisi-Besares, Director of Science, Climate and Stewardship also of Scenic Hudson who will share about park history, conservation practices, and ecological studies. Register to attend: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/836551777887 More...