Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Card Making Workshop with Christine Mahoney

6-8 p.m. at the Chapman,  $25/person
This program is limited to 10 participants.

Christine will guide participants through the process of making 3-4 unique cards using a variety of materials and techniques. These beautiful cards will be perfect to send to friends and family, knowing they were made by hand and with love. All materials and tools will be provided.

This program is $25 per participant. Payment is required at the time of registration. All materials will be provided. To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Family Craft Program

Paper Plate Beach Balls

4-5 p.m. at the Chapman, free

Bounce into summer by joining us to create Paper Plate Beach Balls! Participants will decorate a paper plate with pieces of colored construction paper, creating a collage look and resulting in a three-dimensional beach ball that can be hung on a wall or door.

This program is free but requires a reservation. Parental participation is encouraged, and supervision is required. To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Friday, June 7, 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.

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Opening of “Stitched in Time: 1850-1950 Quilts”

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chapman, free admission.

Join us to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition, “Stitched in Time: 1850-1950 Quilts”. This exhibition looks at the evolution of quilts in America in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.

There will be free admission to the Museum all day, refreshments, and crafts for children and families.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Conversations with the Past

Commemorative Community Quilts: Then and Now

Speaker: Tisha Dolton
7 p.m. at the Chapman, free

Public historian, librarian, and embroiderer Tisha Dolton will discuss local and national commemorative quilt projects from the Bicentennial to the present with the hopes of inspiring new community quilt projects for the upcoming America250 celebrations.

This program is free but requires a reservation. To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Friday, June 14, 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.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Storytime at the Museum: “Juneteenth for Mazie”

2 p.m. at the Chapman, free

In celebration of Juneteenth, we will read the book “Juneteenth for Mazie” by Floyd Cooper, a beautiful tale that captures the spirit of freedom and community. After the story, participants will get to express their creativity as they color images associated with this meaningful holiday.

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, June 21, 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.

Thursday, June 27, 2024

The History and Importance of Pride

Speaker: Cam Cardinale (he/him)
President of Lower Adirondack Pride
7 p.m. at the Chapman, free.

In celebration of Pride Month, Cam Cardinale (he/him) will be presenting on the history of Pride nationwide as well as right here in New York State. Cam is the current President of Lower Adirondack Pride, the LGBTQIA+ organization serving Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga Counties.

This program is free but requires registration. To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Friday, June 28, 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.

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Summer Garden Party

1 to 3 p.m. on the Chapman Lawn, free. Weather Permitting.

Join us to celebrate the start of summer and the beauty of our Museum’s green spaces. Stop by for lawn games and refreshments, while exploring the beautiful Chapman gardens with local gardening expert Ronn Mattia as your guide.

Please note this event is weather permitting.