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Signs & Symbols: Ideas Through Images in Early Albany NY

  • Dates: 3/1/2024, 3/8/2024
  • Time: 12:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    Join us online for a free behind-the-scenes virtual exploration of artifacts, documents, and artwork in the collections of the Albany County Historical Association (Ten Broeck Mansion) highlighting the role of symbols in communicating, creating identity, and building a nation in early Albany County. We will explore a range of artifacts in the Ten Broeck Mansion, highlighting new research at the ACHA.


    The topics explored honor both Black History Month (February) and Women's History Month (March). Of interest to all ages, this series may be adapted for classroom or at-home teaching.



    • February 16: Family & Identity: Family Emblems, Arms & Monograms

    • February 23: Becoming a Nation: the Art of Revolution

    • March 1: Plentitude & Power: a Young Nation Prospers

    • March 8: Northern Bound: Freedom & Oppression

    • Please note you may sign up for one or more of the sessions - the link is the same.

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    Image: detail: Earthernware Plate, 1868, ACHA Collections.


    This free program series was funded in part by the NYS Council on the Arts and the support of members of the ACHA like you.

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