The Real Story of the Adirondacks:
Yesterday and Today
With Blue Mountain rising behind it and Blue Mountain Lake sparkling below, the Adirondack Museum's vast campus features displays in 22 modern exhibition galleries and historic buildings. There are lush grounds and sweeping views. The exhibitions tell the unique story of the Adirondacks and its people. You will explore topics ranging from boating to logging, and there are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for kids, too.
Rustic Slab Bench or Table Workshop
September 9, 2015
with craftsman Bruce Wight
NEW - Weaving a Legacy: Mohawk Basketry Traditions
May 22 — October 12, 2015
An exhibition sharing the stories of Mohawk baskets and the basketmakers who create them.
This exhibition includes historic quilts from the museum's textile collection, as well as contemporary pieces on loan from regional quilters.
Rusticity is an American expression, inspired by romantic notions of wilderness as untamed nature. This concept of wilderness spawned an extraordinary output of furniture, architecture, and art.