Ongoing Events

The Adirondack Museum offers lively, engaging, and thought-provoking programs and activities throughout the season. There is something for everyone!

Programs and activities may be subject to change. Please call (518) 352-7311 to verify the schedule.

Boat Builder's Demonstration

OFFERED: May 31 — October 8, 2016

Tuesdays - Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Watch as an Adirondack guideboat takes form.

Members-Only Events

OFFERED: June 16 — September 16, 2016

Dates and times vary

One of the perks of becoming an Adirondack Museum Member is the opportunity to take part in these exclusive, members-only events!

Old-Fashioned Wash Day

OFFERED: May 20 — October 10, 2016

Daily, 10:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wash clothes the old-fashioned way.

Feed the Trout

OFFERED: May 20 — October 10, 2016

Daily, 12:30 p.m.

It's lunchtime for our rainbows and brookies.

Little Log Cabin and Tot Lot

OFFERED: May 20 — October 10, 2016

Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Young visitors can swing, climb, play and explore our Adirondack playground and child-sized cabin.

The Reising One Room Schoolhouse

OFFERED: May 20 — October 10, 2016

Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Play games and make projects that Adirondack school children have enjoyed for generations in our schoolhouse activity center.

Mohawk Basketmakers-in-Residence

OFFERED: July 2 — August 30, 2016

Saturdays - Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meet contemporary basketmakers who create unique works of art that reflect the regional history of Mohawk basketry.


OFFERED: June 29 — August 27, 2016

Wednesdays - Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meet master artisans producing traditional Adirondack crafts.

Guided Nature Walks to Minnow Pond

OFFERED: July 7 — September 29, 2016

Thursdays in July, August, and September

Join naturalist Ed Kanze on a short hike along a historic trail to hidden Minnow Pond (additional ticket needed)

Museum Monday Nights

OFFERED: July 4 — August 29, 2016

Extended Hours until 7:30 p.m. in July and August

Come later in the day and stay until 7:30 p.m., bring a picnic or grab dinner here (cafe open until 7:00 p.m.), and enjoy the grounds and all the exhibitions at twilight.

Adirondack Workshops

OFFERED: July 1 — September 1, 2016

Dates and times vary by workshop

Try something traditional this summer! Explore the wide variety of authentic hands-on experiences offered in Adirondack Museum workshops.

Monday Evening Lecture Series

OFFERED: July 1 — August 22, 2016

Mondays at 7:30 p.m.

An Adirondack learning tradition, covering a wide range of art, culture, and historical topics.