March 24 - July 15, 2007
“A Ramble through the Hudson Highlands:
A History in Pictures and the Writings of Donald H. MacDonald”
Philipstown Historian Donald H. MacDonald is celebrated with our new exhibition
that illustrates excerpts from 51 of his articles with more than 100 photographs, prints, postcards, and maps.
A 56-page catalogue accompanies the exhibition which includes excerpts from his writings, images from the
exhibition, and an appendix listing all of MacDonald’s articles written for the Putnam County News and Recorder.
July 2 – December 15, 2006
"The Gilded Age: High Fashion in the Hudson Highlands, 1865–1914 "
This exhibition features thirty of the finest costumes from the museum’s collection, worn by Philipstown residents from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of World War I. An 80-page, full color exhibition catalog titled The Gilded Age: High Society and High Fashion in the Hudson Highlands, 1865–1914 is available.
Sponsored in part by grants from The New York Council for the Humanities and The Bay and Paul Foundations.
The exhibition is accompanied by an 80 page catalogue. For more information, visit our CATALOGUES.
Evening dress, c. 1891, plates 40 and 42.
Silk damask, silk satin, and silk velvet embroidered with glass and pearl beads, trimmed with silk satin ribbon.
Traveling Exhibition at Eisenhower Hall, West Point, NY
October 28 - December 17, 2006
America the Beautiful: Women and the FlagThis exhibition featuring popular images of women and the flag includes posters, prints, sheet music covers, postcards, and magazine illustrations taken from four periods of American history, spanning the Civil War through the late twentieth century. The exhibition was first shown at the Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum in the spring of 2002 and traveled to various museums throughout the country.
Spring 2004The Hudson Highlands Rediscovered:
SPIRIT MASKS & SPIRITUAL FIGURES
Spring 2003Village and Country Scenes,
1920's - 1970's:
Paintings and Drawings by Artists
from Putnam County, NY.
Spring and Fall 2002America the Beautiful, Women and the Flag
About the Catalogue
Spring and Fall 2001
A Kaleidoscopic View: Treasures and Curiosities
Benjamin West Frasier Memorial Library