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Festivity and Family: Cayuga Museum December First Friday

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Join the Cayuga Museum of History and Art for a festive December First Friday. Listen to a live performance by Stevie Tombstone, make holiday ornaments with museum staff and volunteers, and enjoy free admission to see the brand new exhibit, Festivity and Family: Memory through Tradition. First Friday at the Cayuga Museum will be on ….  Read More

85th Anniversary Exhibit: The Art of Frank Barney

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On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the Cayuga Museum officially marked its 85th anniversary: the longest operating museum in Auburn. Many of Auburn’s most prominent families came together to found the Museum as a local exhibition and meeting space for the community to create and appreciate the arts. The idea for a museum had begun in ….  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

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