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October 24, 2014 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 Costumed guides take guests around Auburn’s Historic District, sharing macabre tales of Victorian funeral practices, the assassination attempt on Mr. Seward, the spectral sightings of Seward family pets, and the mysterious incident of Anthony Schimer’s gold.

Admission: Adults $10, Children (12 and under) are $8. Reservations required as space is limited. Please call 252-1283 for more information or to make your reservations

Location: Seward House Museum
33 South St.
Auburn, NY 13021

Posted: Sunday, September 14th, 2014 @ 5:49 pm by Nakeia Endres
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in The Last (Potluck) Supper

Date(s): 10/01/2014, 10/02/2014, 10/03/2014, 10/04/2014,…

Location: Merry-Go-Round Playhouse
6877 East Lake Rd.
Auburn, NY 13021
Cost: Visit web site or call box office for ticket prices and show times
Telephone: 800-457-8897
Email: boxoffice@merry-go-round.com
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 @ 6:39 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Schweinfurth Art Center

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center is open to the public:
Tuesday-Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 1 – 5pm

 

Closed on Mondays and all major holidays.

Closed between exhibitions. Check exhibit schedule here.

Closing at 3pm on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.

Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day.

Art Center members and children under 12 are always free.

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center 
205 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021

phone: (315) 255-1553

fax: (315) 255-0871

email: mail@schweinfurthartcenter.org

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Calendar of Events
August 30 Fall Exhibit Opens
September 5, 5-8pm First Friday, Fall Exhibit Reception
September 19, 6-8pm Drop in Painting Class
September 20, 10am-12pm Teen Art: Painting Landscape in Watercolor
September 27,
10am-12pm
Teen Art: Painting Landscape in Watercolor
September 27, 2-4pm Onondaga Dancers
October 1, 3:45-5pm Art After School: Painting Pandemonium
October 1-5, 9am – 4pm Studio Schweinfurth: Paper Collage with Fran Skiles
October 4, 10am-12pm Teen Art: Painting Landscape in Watercolor
October 7, 6-8pm Painting in Gouache with Chris Baker
October 8, 3:45-5pm Art After School: Painting Pandemonium
October 9, 3:45-5pm Painting in Gouache with Chris Baker
October 10, 9:30am-12pm Ceramics Class with Barb Crosbie
October 11, 10am-12pm Teen Art: Painting Landscape in Watercolor
October 14, 6-8pm Painting in Gouache with Chris Baker
October 15, 3:45-5pm Art After School: Painting Pandemonium
October 16, 6-8pm Painting in Gouache with Chris Baker
October 17, 9:30am-12pm Ceramics Class with Barb Crosbie
October 18, 10am-12pm Teen Art: Painting Landscape in Watercolor
October 18, 2-4pm Poster Workshop with Richard Pardee
October 19, 1-5pm Last Day of Fall Exhibit
October 21, 6-8pm Painting in Gouache with Chris Baker
October 22, 3:45-5pm Art After School: Painting Pandemonium
October 22, 6-8pm Ceramic Workshop: Serving Dish
October 23, 6-8pm Painting in Gouache with Chris Baker
October 24, 9:30am-12pm Ceramics Class with Barb Crosbie
October 28, 6-8pm Painting in Gouache with Chris Baker
October 29, 3:45-5pm Art After School: Painting Pandemonium
October 30, 6-8pm Painting in Gouache with Chris Baker
Oct 30- Nov 1,
9am – 4pm
Studio Schweinfurth: Color, a Workshop for Artists and Designers with David Hornung
Oct 30- Nov 1,
9am – 4pm
Studio Schweinfurth: Deconstructive Screen Printing with Kerr Grabowski
November 2,
10am-12pm
Quilts=Art=Quilts Brunch
November 2, 12-5pm Quilts=Art=Quilts Open to the Public
November 2, 2pm Quilts=Art=Quilts Walk about Tour
November 5, 6-8pm Ceramic Workshop: Serving Dish

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 @ 4:05 pm by Nakeia Endres
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David Garibaldi – Rock and Roll Paint Event

October 22, 2014

Wednesday 7:30pm

“Beauty can only be seen by your heart….. Not your eyes.” -David Garibaldi

This is a co-production between Auburn Public Theater and Cayuga Community College  

Artists transform an empty canvas into a work of art through their skill, experience, inspiration and senses.  David Garibaldi’s life and transition into a world-renowned performance painter is no different.

More info click here

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 @ 4:06 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Please join historian and guide Laurel Auchampaugh for a fascinating tour of the beautiful wooded Fort Hill Cemetery overlooking downtown Auburn. Its hilltop location, fortified many centuries ago by the mysterious mound building peoples of North America, later was reputed to be the site of an important Cayuga council seat and village.

In 1852 the hilltop was dedicated for its current function; it remains an active cemetery today. On the tour you will learn about the lives of several eminent citizens who are buried there, including the man first buried here, Judge Elijah Miller, his famous son-in-law William H. Seward, his daughter and granddaughter. Elsewhere in the cemetery, pay your respects to abolitionist and humanitarian Harriet Tubman, to members of the Osborne, Willard, and Case families, and to many others who contributed to America’s story. Take a tour of the gothic stone Bradley Chapel, and learn the story of a 50 foot tall obelisk inscribed, “Who Mourns for Logan?” In the event of rain, the talk will take place inside the Bradley Chapel.

Tickets for the tour are $10 for adults, $5 for students. These may be purchased at the time of the tour, or in advance at the Willard Chapel, 17 Nelson Street in Auburn during office business hours Tuesdays through Fridays, 10am-4pm. Call 315-252-0339 for more information. This tour is sponsored by the Community Preservation Committee. Proceeds benefit the Fort Hill Cemetery and the Willard Chapel.

Date(s): 09/07/2014
Location: Fort Hill Cemetery
19 Fort St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: 2:00 pm
Cost: $10/Adults, $5/Students
Telephone: 315-252-0339
Email: willardchapeladmin@willardchapel.org
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Sunday, August 31st, 2014 @ 4:46 pm by Nakeia Endres
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