Past Programs

Opening Reception for Durable Beauty: Shaker Baskets from Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon

June 19, 2018

Please join us for a glass of wine and other beverages at the Columbia County Historical Society Museum & Library as we celebrate the opening of "Durable Beauty".

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:

Shaker craftsmen were highly skilled and their products were an expression of their worldview. Baskets in particular are coveted for their simple, utilitarian forms and durable construction. At its peak in 1867, Mount Lebanon produced 3,866 baskets in a single year.
Date
  • Opening reception is Saturday, June 23, 3:00PM -5:00PM
  • Exhibition running through October 28, 2018
  • Visit the  Columbia County Historical Society for exhibition hours
Location
  • DIANE SMOOK |ROBERT PEDUZZI GALLERY
    CCHS Museum & Library
    5 Albany Avenue, Kinderhook NY 12106
Contact

Shaker Culture in Columbia County is the theme of this exhibition jointly sponsored by Columbia County Historical Society and Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon, as part of our shared 2018 Visitor Season programming.