Saturday, 9/17, 4pm
Art of the Street: Walking Tour with artist Kevin Cook
Join local artist and Huguenot Street resident Kevin Cook for a special tour of the site highlighting the art found in the museum houses, including works by Asher Durand, DuBois Fenelon Hasbrouck, Julia Dillon and others.
Wednesday, 9/21, 10am-2pm Home School Day A special day for homeschoolers to experience our interactive curriculum, alive with stories that entertain and educate. We are offering a special new program called A Walk Through Time: One Street, Many Stories for this day. Travel back through time with six individuals whose lives were part of the fabric of the Hudson Valley. Working in small groups, students will use physical artifacts and primary documents to piece together the lives of a Lenape woman, a Revolutionary War soldier, a colonial school girl, a run-away slave, a Civil War soldier and a 19th century student at the Poughkeepsie Academy.
Please call ahead with reservations to Susan Stessin-Cohn, Director of Exhibits, Educational, and Public Programs at 255-1660 x104or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Meet at the DuBois Fort | 10am | $7 per student
Friday, 9/23, 5:30-7:30pm
Local Color: An intimate look at Landscapes with photographer Robert Goldwitz and a chance to meet the new Executive Director of Historic Huguenot Street
Time to meet and greet, sip and sup, and peruse some beautiful artwork hanging in an exquisitely preserved 18th century home. The DuBois Fort | Free
Saturday, 9/24 10:30am to 5pm Smithsonian Museum Day In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission everyday, Museum Day is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket...for free.
Sunday, 9/25, 3pm Certainly Not Silent: Women of the Huguenot Street Archive with Laura Rose This enlightening presentation breathes life into several women whose paths crossed Huguenot Street whether during their lives or after. The stories are touching, sad, funny -- even shocking. Join historical detective Laura Rose as she shares some of the most delectable tales she's found. Deyo Hall at 6 Broadhead Avenue | $5
Sunday, 9/25, 11am or 2pm Ulster Residents Day This day caps off Ulster County Heritage Week, which is designed to highlight the rich culture and tradition that our county has to offer. Historic Huguenot Street marks the occasion with a special pay what you wish day on the Street. Ulster County residents, with proof of residence, can enjoy either our 11am or 2pm guided museum house tour for whatever they wish to contribute. No reservations necessary. Tours begin at the DuBois Fort Visitor Center at 81 Huguenot Street .
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