Tag: Auburn

Window Wonderland Walk 2021

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The Auburn Downtown BID  is partnering with The Citizen to sponsor the Window Wonderland Walk 2021. The public is invited to vote for their favorite downtown window display with an online contest held December 13 through 19. BID encourages businesses and organizations to decorate and participate in the contest, with top three prizes sponsored by ….  Read More

Festivity and Family: Memory Through Tradition

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The Memory Project, the ongoing 2021 exhibit which explores the different ways our community remembers the past, will conclude with Part III, a holiday centered examination called Festivity and Family: Memory through Tradition. From November-December, over 50 different holidays are celebrated by cultures and religions across the globe. Here in Cayuga County, many of those ….  Read More

Marks Made Exhibition

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Artist Christine Mauersberger will have a solo exhibit of her artwork in the Schweinfurth’s second floor Davis Family Gallery. While she works primarily with textiles and stitching, she also creates screen prints, watercolors, and mixed media pieces. Marks Made About the Artist Christine Mauersberger is an American artist who produces complex mark-making narratives in multiple media: paintings, ….  Read More

Quilts=Art=Quilts 2021

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Quilts=Art=Quilts is an annual juried quilt exhibition that has been held since the art center’s opening in 1981. Each year the exhibit attracts competitive entries from some of the world’s leading quilt makers and fiber artists. Juried by Jane Dunnewold and Karen Schulz, Quilts=Art=Quilts 2021 features 72 quilts from 61 national and international artists. The exhibit opened ….  Read More

2021 Elsa Soderberg Distinguished Speaker Series: Dorothy Wickenden

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The Seward House Museum is pleased to announce the 2021 Elsa Soderberg Distinguished Speaker: Dorothy Wickenden. Wickenden is the Executive Editor of The New Yorker, in addition to author of The Agitators. This book explores how three extraordinary women changed history and advanced the cause of equality. United by roots in Auburn, the friendship between Harriet Tubman, Martha ….  Read More

“Hike Through the History of Harriet” Walking Tours

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Starting September 10, Harriet Tubman National Historical Park rangers will be providing a “Hike Through the History of Harriet” tours on Fridays and Saturdays at 10 a.m.  Meet your ranger at the Harriet Tubman statue in the courtyard of the Equal Rights Heritage Center, 25 South Street, Auburn. Come hear about Tubman’s 50 years in ….  Read More

Shining a Light on Harriet Tubman March 7 – 14, 2021

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The third annual city-wide celebration of Harriet Tubman, the famous abolitionist and former Auburn resident, will return this year in a virtual format during the week of March 7-14, 2021. Celebrations of Tubman’s life and legacy will be honored through social media channels for the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center and others, and visitation to ….  Read More

The Agitators: A Virtual Evening with Author Dorothy Wickenden

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  Dorothy Wickenden is the author of Nothing Daunted and The Agitators, and has been the executive editor of The New Yorker since January 1996. She also writes for the magazine and is the moderator of its weekly podcast Politics and More. A former Nieman Fellow at Harvard, Wickenden was national affairs editor at Newsweek from 1993-1995, and before that was ….  Read More