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Iroquois Indian Museum

  • 324 Caverns Rd
  • Howes Cave, NY 12092
  • Region: West of Albany
  • Phone: (518) 296-8949
  • Fax: (518) 296-8955
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The Iroquois Indian Museum is a truly unique cultural destination located 40 minutes from Albany. The Museum's mission is to educate the public about Iroquois art, culture and history. An annual Labor Day weekend Festival features Iroquois singing and dancing, storytelling, native foods and children's activities. A large Iroquois Art Market is set up at the festival as well.

36th Annual Iroquois Indian Festival

  • September 02, 2017 - September 03, 2017
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

This event centers on the celebration of Iroquois creativity and self-expression by featuring an all Iroquois Art Market open to Iroquois artists by s... View Details

A Song, A Dance, and a Story To Be Told: Iroquois Social Dancers

  • August 19, 2017
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092

Haudenosaunee singers & dancers will be at the Iroquois Indian Museum to demonstrate the traditional social dances that unite community members an... View Details

Exhibit Opening: Excellence in Iroquois Arts

  • October 07, 2017
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092

Donald “Babe” Hemlock and Carla Hemlock, Mohawks from Kahnawake, join the ranks of previous recipients Stan Hill, Sr; Joseph Jacobs; Peter... View Details

Hardhat Design Workshop

  • July 02, 2017
  • Location: Iroquois Indian Museum
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092

Hardhat design workshop for ages 6 to adult: Decorate your own personalized ironworking hard hat. Protective headgear does more than just keep ironwor... View Details

Kahnawake Men’s Singing Society

  • July 29, 2017
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092

Ro'nikonhkátste Norton and members of the Kahnawake Men’s Singing Society will be at the Iroquois Indian Museum to share their combined v... View Details

Niagara River Iroquois Dancers

  • July 08, 2017
  • Location: Iroquois Indian Museum
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092

Come watch the Niagara River Iroquois Dancers perform traditional social dances at the Iroquois Indian Museum and take part in celebrating this cultur... View Details

Oneida Men’s Singing Group

  • July 01, 2017
  • Location: Iroquois Indian Museum
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092

By tradition, Haudenosaunee singing societies gather to present their songs to raise money for individuals and families in their communities in need. ... View Details

Puppet Show

  • August 06, 2017
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092

Introducing the “Ruppets,” storytelling through puppetry with Kari Kennedy-Hoag! Stories have long explained the world around us, entertai... View Details

Collaborative Mural Painting

  • July 27, 2017 - August 17, 2017
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday

Join multidisciplinary Mohawk artist Jay Havens in painting a 10’ X 40’ mural in the Children’s Museum. Jay will invite visitors of ... View Details

Collaborative Mural Painting

  • July 28, 2017 - August 18, 2017
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Join multidisciplinary Mohawk artist Jay Havens in painting a 10’ X 40’ mural in the Children’s Museum. Jay will invite visitors of... View Details

Collaborative Mural Paintng

  • August 05, 2017 - September 02, 2017
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 2 weeks on Saturday

Join multidisciplinary Mohawk artist Jay Havens in painting a 10’ X 40’ mural in the Children’s Museum. Jay will invite visitors of... View Details

Iroquois Storytelling

  • July 16, 2017
  • Location: Iroquois Indian Museum
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092

Join guest storyteller and cultural educator Tonia Loran-Galban (Mohawk native) for an afternoon of traditional stories! Stories have long explained t... View Details

Storytelling Sundays at the Iroquois Indian Museum

  • October 01, 2017 - October 29, 2017
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday

Join us for Storytelling Sundays in the Iroquois Indian Museum’s historic 1850s log cabin with Mohawk storyteller, Amanda Tarbell. Traditionally... View Details

TALES FROM THE TOP: IRONWORKING SKILLS DEMO DAY

  • July 15, 2017
  • Location: Iroquois Indian Museum
  • Address: 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092

Join us at the Iroquois Indian Museum for an illustrated informal talk about the experiences of working in the high steel industry by 3rd generation i... View Details

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