2. The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County
100 Crescent Beach Rd, Glen Cove, NY 11542, USA
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The Mission of the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County is to teach the history of the Holocaust and its lessons through education and community outreach. We teach about the dangers of antisemitism, racism, bullying and all other manifestations of intolerance. We promote resistance to prejudice and advocate respect for every human being.
The Alfred Ceramic Art Museum at Alfred University houses nearly 8,000 ceramic objects ranging from small pottery shards recovered from ancient civilizations to modern and contemporary ceramic art. The primary mission of Alfred Ceramic Art Museum is to collect, preserve, conserve, research, interpret and exhibit ceramic art for aesthetic and educational purposes. The museum is a research and teaching facility, which offers an engagement in cultural history via ceramic art to the student, artist, scholar and collector as well as the local, national and international community.
8231 Pleasant Valley Rd, Hammondsport, NY 14840, USA
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The Mission of the Finger Lakes Boating Museum is to preserve and share the fascinating history of the Finger Lakes boating industry and the pivotal role it has played in the development of the region and beyond. The Museum exhibits boats and ephemera, holds workshops and classes in boat building skills and holds lectures on the history of boating, fishing, development and recreation of the area. Restoration projects are ongoing and open for public viewing. Housed in the former Taylor Wine Company buildings in Hammondsport, NY we are also able to share some of the early history of the wine industry of the Finger Lakes.
The Asia Society is America’s leading institution dedicated to fostering understanding of Asia and communication between Americans and the peoples of Asia and the Pacific. A nonprofit, nonpartisan educational institution, the Asia Society presents a wide range of programs including major art exhibitions, performances, media programs, international conferences and lectures, and initiatives to improve elementary and secondary education about Asia.
The Saranac Laboratory Museum, operated by Historic Saranac Lake, preserves and shares the rich history of the tuberculosis treatment industry in Saranac Lake. The Saranac Laboratory was founded by Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau in 1894 for the study of tuberculosis. The Museum features exhibits on tuberculosis research, patient care, and other special rotating topics.
From children looking for an adventure to artists in search of inspiration, there is something for everyone at The Corning Museum of Glass, located in Finger Lakes Wine Country of Upstate NY. The world’s largest glass museum offers the opportunity to browse 3500 years of glassmaking history in the collection galleries. See the new daylit Contemporary Art + Design Wing which houses the best of the last 25 years in glass, and a 500-seat Amphitheater Hot Shop, a space dedicated to live glass demos and design sessions. See glass come to life during a Hot Glass Demo, and be inspired to experience the wonder of glassmaking for yourself during a Make Your Own Glass workshop.
The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art provides a platform for artistic exploration through multi-faceted queer perspectives. We embrace the power of the arts to inspire, explore, and foster understanding of the rich diversity of LGBTQI+ experiences.
The Museum of the City of New York fosters an understanding of the distinctive nature of urban life in the world’s most influential metropolis. It engages visitors by celebrating, documenting, and interpreting the city’s past, present, and future. Featured at the Museum are two ongoing exhibitions–the award-winning New York at Its Core, a three-gallery exhibition that explores New York City’s history and future through objects, images, contemporary video, photography, and interactive digital experiences, and Activist New York, an exhibition which seeks to tell the story of activism in the five boroughs past and present. Several special exhibitions are also on view at any one time, and the documentary Timescapes brings viewers on a 28-minute journey through 400 years of history. The film runs every 40 minutes and headsets are available in French, Mandarin, and Spanish.
The Paley Center for Media, with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.