The State Museum, State Library and State Archives are temporarily Closed.

Erie Canal Teacher Workshop

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Learn to cultivate deeper content connection for students through this minds-on workshop using the Museum’s exhibition, Enterprising Waters – New York’s Erie Canal. Engage students through exhibit investigation and primary document interpretation and come away with practical project-based ideas for your classroom using historic documents from the State Library and Archives. Explore cross-curricular connections with Museum educators, scientists, archaeologists, and historians.

This workshop contains material that connects with the NYS Learning Standards for 4th grade; Middle School and High School Social Studies.

Registration is currently at full capacity. If you wish to be added to the waiting list, please email 


For additional information, please contact:

Joanne Greenough
New York State Museum
Cultural Education Center 3025
Albany, New York 12230
Phone: (518) 402-5019