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Love B Letters

“Love, B.: The Letters of Lieutenant Basil Beebe Elmer” – Dramatic Reading

Saturday, January 20, 1pm
Join Basil Elmer and the 165th Infantry Regiment for this dramatic narrative history of the unit’s time “Over There” through the words of one of its Doughboys.


Science Cafe

Science Cafe: The First New Yorkers and the Ice Age Landscapes of New York

Tuesday, January 23, 6-7pm
Ever wondered how when and how humans first colonized the Americas? Join Dr. Lothrop for a lively conversation at the Hollow Bar + Ktichen about the Paleoindian peoples who were the first to call New York State "home".

Votes for Women Online

Online Feature: Votes for Women

Read extended biographies of notable women and view select artifacts featured in the exhibit. Additional resources provide access to the exhibition catalog, a list of lenders, and forthcoming educational resources.

Brainfood talks

Brain Food for the Curious: Short Talks at Lunchtime

This series of engaging 20-minute talks by museum scientists, curators and historians will "enlighten" your day!

Ice Ages

Ice Ages

This long-term exhibition explores both the landscape and animals of the Pleistocene, or Ice Ages, of New York.

Rendered view of museum renovation proposal

The State Museum is proud to share a master plan for the renovation of the Museum's galleries. The master plan calls for 35,000 square feet of new...

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