People of the Waters That Are Never Still: A Celebration of Mohican Art and Culture | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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People of the Waters That Are Never Still: A Celebration of Mohican Art and Culture


The Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

42.655725 -73.760233

County: Albany
Region: Upper Hudson


  • September 14, 2024, 10:00AM, Exhibition Runs from September 14, 2024 - January 2, 2025
  • September 15, 2024, 10:00AM
  • September 18, 2024, 10:00AM
  • September 19, 2024, 10:00AM
  • September 20, 2024, 10:00AM
  • September 21, 2024, 10:00AM
  • September 22, 2024, 10:00AM
  • September 25, 2024, 10:00AM
  • September 26, 2024, 10:00AM
  • September 27, 2024, 10:00AM
  • September 28, 2024, 10:00AM
  • September 29, 2024, 10:00AM
Detailed Times/Hours This exhibit is open from September 14, 2024, to December 31, 2024.. Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 10AM–5PM Thursday: 10AM–5PM Friday: 10AM–5PM Saturday: 10AM–5PM Sunday: Noon–5PM


Event Type Exhibition Description ABOUT THE EXHIBITION The Albany Institute of History & Art (AIHA) is collaborating with the Stockbridge-Munsee Community Band of Mohican Indians (the indigenous inhabitants of this region) and contemporary Mohican artist Tamara Aupaumut to develop an exhibition celebrating 400 years of Mohican art, history, and culture. ABOUT THE PROGRAMMING Mohican artist Tamara Aupaumut’s self portrait Programming for this exhibition is multisensory and will span from the museum’s front lawn into the galleries. An ethnobotanical garden composed of Indigenous medicinal plants will be developed in partnership with Misty Cook, an herbalist who has studied the plants of the Stockbridge-Munsee community. That garden will be built in raised beds on the front lawn, welcoming visitors in, and allowing potential patrons to immediately experience exhibition programming for free. And a musical work composed by Mohican/Munsee-Lenape composer Brent Michael Davids will be performed to enrich the visual gallery experience. In 2024, Albany will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the founding of Fort Orange, the first permanent Dutch settlement in the area that developed into the present-day city of Albany. AIHA will host a contemporaneous exhibition that uplifts Indigenous curators and artists, giving them space to share their version of the history of this land. Art classes developed by Education staff will further complement the exhibition Organization Hosting the Event Albany Institute of History and Art Phone Number 5185056212

Additional Information

Family Friendly
Wheelchair Accessible
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Yes
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