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Cayuga Museum of History and Art

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203 Genesee Street Auburn, NY 13021 United States
315-253-8051

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July 2015
$5

Untold Stories: Treasures from the Seward Family Collection

July 30 @ 10:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm

Two of Auburn’s leading cultural institutions, the Cayuga Museum of History and Art, and the Seward House Museum, have joined forces to create an exciting new exhibit- Untold Stories:  Treasures from the Seward Family Collection Showcasing items from the extensive collections of the Seward House Museum in the spacious galleries of the Cayuga Museum, this unique collaboration explores the themes of family life in the Victorian era and the Seward family’s world travels.  One of the most famous and influential…

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August 2015
$5

Upstairs, Downstairs: The Lives of Servants in the 19th Century

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Seward House Research Assistant, Mitchell Maniccia, discusses the roles and livelihoods of servants that maintained iconic mansions like the Seward House and former Willard family home. Touching upon examples from the Seward family and practices of the period, the presentation discusses the lives of the individuals behind the famous facades. Program is free with Museum admission. Please call the Cayuga Museum for more information.

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Cayuga Museum’s History Book Club

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The members of the History Book Club at the Cayuga Museum met recently to choose the reading selections for the next several months.  The History Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month, at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum.  Members discuss non-fiction works of history on local, national and global themes.   Participation is free and readers can choose to attend any or all of the monthly meetings.   August 12 – Dead Wake:  The Last Crossing of the…

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$12

Money, Beauty and Power: The Transformation of Taste in America’s Gilded Age

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chief Curator of the Newark Museum and decorative arts historian, Ulysses Grant Dietz, discusses the evolution of American interiors and collecting practices that characterized the late 19th century. Admission is $12 for members of the Seward House or Cayuga Museum, $15 for the general public. Reservations required, for more information please contact the Cayuga Museum.

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Free

Food Trucks for History!

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for the first ever Food Truck Rodeo to benefit the Cayuga Museum! Featuring trucks from the Syracuse Food Truck Association- The Chicken Bandit and Toss N’ Fire Mobile Wood Fired Pizza- as well as beer, wine, and live music in Theater Mack- with Molto Bene! The event will take place on the Cayuga Museum grounds and a portion of the proceeds will directly benefit the Museum. Come hungry and support these great local businesses and local history in…

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September 2015

Cayuga Museum’s History Book Club

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The members of the History Book Club at the Cayuga Museum met recently to choose the reading selections for the next several months.  The History Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month, at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum.  Members discuss non-fiction works of history on local, national and global themes.   Participation is free and readers can choose to attend any or all of the monthly meetings.   September 9 — Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly…

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October 2015

Cayuga Museum’s History Book Club

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The members of the History Book Club at the Cayuga Museum met recently to choose the reading selections for the next several months.  The History Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month, at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum.  Members discuss non-fiction works of history on local, national and global themes.   Participation is free and readers can choose to attend any or all of the monthly meetings. October 14 — Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental…

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November 2015

Cayuga Museum’s History Book Club

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The members of the History Book Club at the Cayuga Museum met recently to choose the reading selections for the next several months.  The History Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month, at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum.  Members discuss non-fiction works of history on local, national and global themes.   Participation is free and readers can choose to attend any or all of the monthly meetings. November 11 — Consider the Fork: A History of How We…

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December 2015

Cayuga Museum’s History Book Club

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The members of the History Book Club at the Cayuga Museum met recently to choose the reading selections for the next several months.  The History Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month, at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum.  Members discuss non-fiction works of history on local, national and global themes.   Participation is free and readers can choose to attend any or all of the monthly meetings. December 9  – The Edge of the World: A Cultural History…

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January 20162016

Cayuga Museum’s History Book Club

January 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The members of the History Book Club at the Cayuga Museum met recently to choose the reading selections for the next several months.  The History Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month, at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum.  Members discuss non-fiction works of history on local, national and global themes.   Participation is free and readers can choose to attend any or all of the monthly meetings. January 13, 2016 — A Distant Mirror:  The Calamitous 14th Century by…

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