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  • Collections Tour
    Fri, Jun 25
    Old Chatham
    Jun 25, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Old Chatham, 88 Shaker Museum Rd, Old Chatham, NY 12136, USA
    Join us for an exclusive look at the most comprehensive collection of Shaker furniture, tools, costumes, and more. Shaker oval boxes, buckets, textiles, seed boxes, medicine bottles, and more will be on view. This unique opportunity is only open to the public as part of the Summer Series.
  • Fair Trade and Handmade Textiles:  Entrepreneurs in the work of promoting traditional crafts
    Jul 01, 7:00 PM
    Webinar
    Join us as makers and entrepreneurs, knit designer Hannah Haworth and Tatter founder, Jordana Munk Martin discuss their passions about handmade textiles and their commitment to protecting the people who do this important and painstaking work.
  • Strawberry Shortcake Festival
    Sat, Jul 03
    Crellin Community Park
    Jul 03, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Crellin Community Park, Chatham, NY 12037, USA
    Join us in celebrating the holiday weekend by enjoying this timeless treat! Register to let us know you're coming. Shortcake servings will be available for purchase and free games and crafts will be available for children.
  • Shaker Ethos and Gardens: Workshop on representing Shaker ideals through landscape design
    Jul 08, 7:00 PM
    Webinar
    Learn how Shaker ideals can influence garden design. Mark Strieter of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects will talk about the firm’s research into Shaker gardening history and how the Shaker ethos will be expressed in the landscape surrounding the museum’s future home in Chatham, New York.
  • Collections Tour
    Fri, Jul 16
    Old Chatham
    Jul 16, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Old Chatham, 88 Shaker Museum Rd, Old Chatham, NY 12136, USA
    Join us for an exclusive look at the most comprehensive collection of Shaker furniture, tools, costumes, and more. Shaker oval boxes, buckets, textiles, seed boxes, medicine bottles, and more will be on view. This unique opportunity is only open to the public as part of the Summer Series.
  • North Family Walking Tour
    Sun, Jul 18
    New Lebanon
    Jul 18, 2:00 PM
    New Lebanon, 202 Shaker Rd, New Lebanon, NY 12125, USA
    Founded in 1787, Mount Lebanon was the first official community organized by the Shakers and was the leader in administrative and spiritual matters for all the Shaker communities that emerged throughout New England and south and west into Kentucky, Ohio, and Florida.
  • The Great Stone Barn: A Virtual Tour
    Jul 22, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Webinar
    Sister Jennie Wells said: "The Shakers always built for permanence. We say that Shakerism can't be told; it must be lived. Still, you can learn a lot about it just from that barn."
  • Race and Ethnicity in Shaker Communities: Revisiting the Archives and Collections
    Jul 29, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Webinar
    Shaker manuscripts and other archival materials offer an intimate look into the daily lives of the Shakers.
  • Collections Tour
    Fri, Jul 30
    Old Chatham
    Jul 30, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Old Chatham, 88 Shaker Museum Rd, Old Chatham, NY 12136, USA
    Join us for an exclusive look at the most comprehensive collection of Shaker furniture, tools, costumes, and more. Shaker oval boxes, buckets, textiles, seed boxes, medicine bottles, and more will be on view. This unique opportunity is only open to the public as part of the Summer Series.
  • North Family Walking Tour
    Sun, Aug 01
    New Lebanon
    Aug 01, 2:00 PM
    New Lebanon, 202 Shaker Rd, New Lebanon, NY 12125, USA
    Founded in 1787, Mount Lebanon was the first official community organized by the Shakers and was the leader in administrative and spiritual matters for all the Shaker communities that emerged throughout New England and south and west into Kentucky, Ohio, and Florida.
  • Collections Tour
    Fri, Aug 06
    Old Chatham
    Aug 06, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Old Chatham, 88 Shaker Museum Rd, Old Chatham, NY 12136, USA
    Join us for an exclusive look at the most comprehensive collection of Shaker furniture, tools, costumes, and more. Shaker oval boxes, buckets, textiles, seed boxes, medicine bottles, and more will be on view. This unique opportunity is only open to the public as part of the Summer Series.
  • Makers Learning in Community
    Aug 18, 6:30 PM
    Online
    Heather Ashworth and Mark Hendry are woodworkers and broom makers who create tools and containers that elevate everyday tasks and connect to the natural world. We'll talk with them about their passions, career paths, and how sharing their knowledge has furthered their careers.
  • Jerry Grant talks with Stephen G. Williams about Shaker Museum's early days
    Aug 19, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Webinar
    Join us as Stephen G. Williams, youngest son of the Shaker Museum’s founder, reminisces about the Shaker Museum with Director of Collections, Jerry Grant.
  • Collections Tour
    Fri, Aug 20
    Old Chatham
    Aug 20, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Old Chatham, 88 Shaker Museum Rd, Old Chatham, NY 12136, USA
    Join us for an exclusive look at the most comprehensive collection of Shaker furniture, tools, costumes, and more. Shaker oval boxes, buckets, textiles, seed boxes, medicine bottles, and more will be on view. This unique opportunity is only open to the public as part of the Summer Series.
  • Summer Series Closing Celebration
    Sat, Aug 21
    Brown and Kusnick Residence
    Aug 21, 6:00 PM
    Brown and Kusnick Residence, Old Chatham, NY 12136, USA
    Join Shaker Museum for a festive gathering to celebrate a season of reconnecting with old friends and making new ones. Light fare and elegant cocktails will be provided to augment your own picnic on the lawn at a gracious private home in Old Chatham. Free for Summer Series sponsors.
  • Collections Tour
    Fri, Jun 18
    Old Chatham
    Jun 18, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Old Chatham, 88 Shaker Museum Rd, Old Chatham, NY 12136, USA
    Join us for an exclusive look at the most comprehensive collection of Shaker furniture, tools, costumes, and more. Shaker oval boxes, buckets, textiles, seed boxes, medicine bottles, and more will be on view. This unique opportunity is only open to the public as part of the Summer Series.
  • Story Walk on the Trails at Mount Lebanon
    Jun 15, 9:00 AM
    New Lebanon, 202 Shaker Rd, New Lebanon, NY 12125, USA
    Take a family-friendly hike on the gentle North Pasture trail at the historic Mount Lebanon site. Enjoy the Shaker stone walls, the natural landscape, diverse wildlife and three children’s stories posted along the trail by the New Lebanon Library. This event is free and open throughout the summer.
  • Opening Picnic
    Sun, Jun 13
    150 Mallory Rd.
    Jun 13, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    150 Mallory Rd., Ghent, NY, USA
    Bring the family to hike, swim, or participate in crafts and games at a beautiful lakefront private residence in Ghent, NY. Bring your picnic blanket and snacks, and enjoy the afternoon. The address will provided upon registration confirmation.