Holiday Crafts Camp
Please join us on Friday, December 15th from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM to study the history of holiday ornaments.
 
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Holiday Crafts Camp
 
Reusable Hannaford Bag
Love reusable bags? Starting November 1st and for the whole month of November, buy the #HannafordHelps bag with the good karma message at the Hannaford Store located at 4901 State Highway 30, Amsterdam, NY and we get $1.00!
 
Hannaford Reusable Bag | Hannaford Reusable Bag
 
Dairy Day
Click below for information on our Annual Dairy Day! Join us on Thursday, July 27 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Call us at 518-843-5151 for tickets or to sponsor the event.
 
Dairy Day
Sponsor Letter
Sponsor Options
Baker Form
Vendor Form
 
Summer Camp
Click below for information on our Summer Camp! Fun camp days for kids of all ages. Best of all, thanks to our sponsors, camps are now free!
 
Summer Camp
 
Art and Painting Classes
Click below for information on our Adult and Senior Art and Painting Classes!
 
Adult Art Class
 
Winter Storage
Fall and Winter storage of motorcycles and recreational vehicles available for donation. Please see below guidelines and application.
 
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Storage Guildelines and Application
 
Frothingham’s Treasures Went to Museum
Who was Robert Frothingham and why write about him?
 
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The Leader-Herald
 
Grand Reopening!
Come to our Grand Reopening this Saturday from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM and see our new site and exhibits begin to take shape plus lots more to see and do.
 
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Grand Reopening
 
Walter Elwood Museum's New Home
Check out this great article about the Museum's grand reopening - happening soon. The Daily Gazette
 
Our New Home
The Walter Elwood Museum is excited to have finally secured our new site at 100 Church Street in the former Noteworthy Complex and historic Sanford & Sons Carpet Mills. We are working hard to relocate the collections and set up exhibits to open as soon as possible. If you are interested in helping please contact Ann at the Museum at 843-5151 and leave a message as we are busy moving every day we can. In addition, if you cannot help us please consider becoming a Museum member or making a contribution to the Museum Relocation Fund. Send all donations to Walter Elwood Museum at 100 Church Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010.
 
Walter Elwood Museum Receives Contribution
The Board of Trustees of the Walter Elwood Museum is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant of $4,000.00 awarded from Children’s Aid Association on April 9, 2013.
 
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Children's Aid Donation
 
New Home
It's been more than a year-and-a-half since Tropical Storm Irene forced the Walter Elwood Museum to close. But as YNN's Maria Valvanis explains, the Amsterdam landmark finally has a massive new place to call home.
 
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Walter Elwood Museum Finally Finds New Home
 
Noteworthy Art Preview and Sale
The Museum is sponsoring an Art Preview and Sale of the collections of Tom and Carol Constantino on Friday, October 26 from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM. An event not to be missed!
 
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Noteworthy Art Preview and Sale
 
Fall Newsletter
Check out our Fall 2011 newsletter for the latest museum happenings.
 
Click the link below (may take a few minutes to download).
 
Fall Newsletter
 
Museum Flood Fund - Now Accepting Donations
Please visit any First Niagara branch to make a donation to the Museum’s Flood Fund to help us save the collection! Donations can be mailed to First Niagara at 11 Division Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010 attn. Museum Flood Fund. Please make out all checks to The Walter Elwood Museum.
 
A special thank you to Amy Rossi of First Niagara for setting this up for the Museum.
 
New York Times
Click the link below to read the article in the New York Times from September 1, 2011.
 
New York Times
 
Hurricane Irene - The Day After
Pictures taken of the inside of the Museum the day after the flood.
 
Pictures by Bob Going, Board Trustee.
 
      
 
      
 
Hurricane Irene
Pictures of the flood during the height of the water taken from both sides of the river.
 
Pictures by Ann Peconie, Executive Director.
 
      
 
      
 
   
 
Fall Newsletter
Check out our Fall 2010 newsletter for the latest museum happenings.
 
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Newsletter Fall 2010
 
The Abraham Lincoln Exhibit
The Abraham Lincoln Exhibit, Self Man in America, was a great success after the Museum brought it to our area for a month from January 9 through February 4, 2010. Click below to see a great slide show of the national traveling exhibit as well as period artifacts from the WEM collection to complement and enhance the exhibit. Over 600 people visited the exhibit while it was in our area!
 
The Abraham Lincoln Exhibit
 
New Photos Now Online
Check out Walter Elwood Museum historic photographs on the FMCC Evans Library web site. Click here to view.
 
Press Release: Ice Cream Social Best Ever!
The 27th Annual Ice Cream Social was the best ever. Thanks to all who attended and helped out.
 
      
      
 
Click on the photos above (credit Linda Buckman) to enlarge.
 
Press Release: Museum Looking for New Board Members
We are currently looking for new board members including a newly devised High School Student Board Representative. Click the link below for additional information.
 
Board Members 2008
 
Newsletter: November, 2007
The November, 2007 newsletter is now available and can be viewed by clicking the link below.
 
November, 2007 Newsletter