Thursday, July 25, 2024

Live Kahoot! Game- New York State History

2 p.m. on Zoom, free

Using Kahoot’s interactive platform, students in grades 4-8 (but open to all) will engage in a real-time race against the clock and each other to answer questions about the great State of New York.

This program is free but requires registration. To register, click here.

Friday, July 26, 2024

Summer Walking Tours

More of Glens Falls Tour

11 a.m. $15/person, $10 for members.

New for 2024, this tour looks at more of the historic buildings, businesses, and people that shaped Glens Falls! This time we’ll visit locations on Bacon Street, Sherman Avenue, Union Street, and more! Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street. Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street.

Tours are $15/person or $10 for Chapman members. Payment is required at time of registration. A minimum of four participants are required for tours to run and no more than 15 participants per tour.

To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Tuesday, July 30, 2024

Storytime at the Museum: “All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel”

10 a.m. at the Chapman, free

Come join us as we read “All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel” by Dan Yaccarino. This is a tale of immigration, hard work, and the love of family. After the story, participants will get to color and cut out their own shovels, just like the characters in the book.

This program is intended for children ages 5-9 but is open to all. Parental participation is encouraged, and supervision is required.

This program is free and does not require registration.

Tuesday, August 6, 2024

Storytime at the Museum: “Follow the Drinking Gourd”

10 a.m. at the Chapman, free

Join us for a reading of “Follow the Drinking Gourd” by Jeanette Winter, a moving story about the Underground Railroad. After the reading, participants can let their creativity shine as they color pictures of constellations and stars in the sky.

This program is intended for children ages 5-9 but is open to all. Parental participation is encouraged, and supervision is required.

This program is free and does not require registration.

Wednesday, August 7, 2024

Family Craft Program

Shaken Ice Cream Sundaes

4-5 p.m. at the Chapman, $5/participant

This month, we’re shaking things up! Join us for a fun-filled event where we’ll make homemade ice cream and top it off with some favorite goodies to create delicious ice cream sundaes. Don’t miss out on the sweet fun!

This program costs $5/participant. Registration is required by Tuesday, August 6 by 4 p.m. and payment is required at the time of registration.

To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Friday, August 9, 2024

Summer Walking Tours

Warren Street Tour

11 a.m. $15/person, $10 for members.

From St. Mary’s Church to the Hyde Collection, this tour runs up and down Warren Street with a look at the important figures who lived here and their many contributions to the success of the greater Glens Falls region. Participants can park behind St. Mary’s Church in the designated church parking lot.  Please meet in front of St. Mary’s Church where the tour will begin.

Tours are $15/person or $10 for Chapman members. Payment is required at time of registration. A minimum of four participants are required for tours to run and no more than 15 participants per tour.

To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Tuesday, August 13, 2024

Storytime at the Museum: “Hiawatha and the Peacemaker”

10 a.m. at the Chapman, free

Come join us as we read “Hiawatha and the Peacemaker” by Robbie Robertson, a story about the legendary historical figure who helped form the Great Haudenosaunee Nation. After the story, participants can learn about and color images associated with the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.

This program is intended for children ages 5-9 but is open to all. Parental participation is encouraged, and supervision is required.

This program is free and does not require registration.

Wednesday, August 14, 2024

Live Kahoot! Game-Local History

2 p.m. on Zoom, free

Using Kahoot’s interactive platform, students in grades 4-8 (but open to all) will engage in a real-time race against the clock and each other to answer questions about local history.

This program is free but requires registration.

To register, click here.

Wednesday, August 14, 2024

Conversations with the Past

Narrative Cloth: A Look at Storytelling in the Fiber Arts

Speaker: Taryn Matusik, museum educator and artist
7 p.m. at the Chapman, free

Taryn will connect with and expand upon themes of the Museum’s current exhibition “Stitched in Time: 1850-1950 Quilts” through a broad exploration of ways in which artists, including herself, have shared stories through the materials and techniques of quilting, embroidery, and other fiber arts.

This program is free but requires a reservation. 

To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Thursday, August 15, 2024

From the Collection

2 p.m. on Zoom, free

In this interactive program, students in grades 4-8 (but open to all) are invited to learn about some of the fascinating items in the Museum’s collection, all from the comfort of their own homes. Our staff will bring these artifacts to life on camera, delving into their significance, uses, and historical context. Students will have the opportunity to actively participate, sharing their thoughts and asking questions throughout the session.

This program is free but requires registration.

To register, click here.

Friday, August 16, 2024

Summer Walking Tours

Behind the Business Tour

11 a.m. $15/person, $10 for members.

This tour highlights some of the lesser-known Glens Falls businesses on the west side of the downtown business district from the 1860s to the 1950s. Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street.

Tours are $15/person or $10 for Chapman members. Payment is required at time of registration. A minimum of four participants are required for tours to run and no more than 15 participants per tour.

To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Tuesday, August 20, 2024

Storytime at the Museum: “Strange Creatures: The Story of Walter Rothschild and His Museum”

10 a.m. at the Chapman, free

Join us for a fun story about Walter, a shy boy who has a dream to create a museum full of interesting creatures! We’ll read, “Strange Creatures: The Story of Walter Rothschild and His Museum” by Lita Judge, then color in pictures of animals that might have been found in Walter’s Museum.

This program is intended for children ages 5-9 but is open to all. Parental participation is encouraged, and supervision is required.

This program is free and does not require registration.

Wednesday, August 21, 2024

Curator Talk

“Stitched in Time: 1850-1950 Quilts”

7 p.m. at the Chapman, free

Maureen will discuss the evolution of quilting from 1850-1950, the process of curating the exhibition, and the Chapman’s textile collection.

This program is free but requires a reservation. 

To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Thursday, August 22, 2024

Games on the Lawn

2-3 p.m. on the Chapman Lawn, free. Weather Permitting.

Celebrate summer and join us for a special outdoor program! Stop by the Chapman Museum’s lawn for outdoor games, sidewalk chalk art, and a self-guided garden tour.

This program is free and does not require registration.

Please note this event is weather permitting.

Friday, August 23, 2024

Summer Walking Tours

Downtown Glens Falls Tour

11 a.m. $15/person, $10 for members

This tour explores the major historical events and figures that shaped Glens Falls, from the signing of the original land patent to becoming one of the most prosperous cities in New York. Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street.

Tours are $15/person or $10 for Chapman members. Payment is required at time of registration. A minimum of four participants are required for tours to run and no more than 15 participants per tour.

To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Tuesday, August 27, 2024

Storytime at the Museum: “E is for Empire: A New York Alphabet”

10 a.m. at the Chapman, free

For our final summer storytime, we’re celebrating the great State of New York! Join us for a reading of “E is for Empire: A New York Alphabet” by Ann Burg. After the story, participants will get to learn about and color symbols of New York State.

This program is intended for children ages 5-9 but is open to all. Parental participation is encouraged, and supervision is required.

This program is free and does not require registration.

Friday, August 30, 2024

Summer Walking Tours

More of Glens Falls Tour

11 a.m. $15/person, $10 for members.

New for 2024, this tour looks at more of the historic buildings, businesses, and people that shaped Glens Falls! This time we’ll visit locations on Bacon Street, Sherman Avenue, Union Street, and more! Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street. Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street.

Tours are $15/person or $10 for Chapman members. Payment is required at time of registration. A minimum of four participants are required for tours to run and no more than 15 participants per tour.

To register, please call (518)793-2826.