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THE EXHIBIT HALL AND RESEARCH LIBARARY ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC 

Virtual Events/ Digital Learning

- Why Vote? PDF icon Digital Ballot - Help us complete this exhibit to be unveiled later this year! Download the fillable PDF form and email back to Cindy at design@thehistorycenter.net

- History At Home - Visit www.thehistorycenter.net/youth-education for activities and crafting projects inspired by local history. These activities are geared towards elementary age children but can be enjoyed at any age! Tag us in pictures at @tompkinshistory or send to community@thehistorycenter.net

Women Working - Help us complete this exhibit to be unveiled later this year! Send us pictures of you working in Tompkins County, both pictures you may have saved from the past, and your new work situations now. Email pictures with a description of who is pictured and their job to design@thehistorycenter.net

- Documenting the Impacts of Covid-19 in Tompkins County (Archival Collection) - Visit www.thehistorycenter.net/research to learn about our ongoing archival collection related to the impacts of covid-19. Submit your own pictures, videos, and written reflections of this time to archives@thehistorycenter.net

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Public programs and meetings as listed on the calendar will be held at the Tompkins Center for History & Culture, 110 North Tioga Street, Ithaca, New York on the Ithaca Commons, unless otherwise noted.

Exhibit Hall Open Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 11-5pm - Thursday 11-7pm - Sunday 12-4pm

The Cornell Local History Research Library is open Tuesday through Saturday 11-5pm. Find more visitor information here.

You can learn about upcoming History Center events on our Facebook events page.

For information about public events in the Tompkins Center for History & Culture.

For information about the current exhibit in the CAP Artspace

 

POSTPONED/CANCELLED EVENTS

- Human Rights & Me (Youth Program originally on 3/15) has been postponed to a later date. 

- Local Sisters of Change (Originally on 3/18) has been postponed to a later date.

- Tompkins County Genealogy Society Monthly Meeting (originally 3/18) has been cancelled for the month of March. Lecture re-scheduled for April meeting.

- Make Your Own Comic (Originally on 3/28) has been postponed to a later date due to the cancellation of IthaCon

- Ithaca Heritage Guided Tours of the Exhibit Hall (Originally on 3/20 & 4/3) have been cancelled. Stay tuned for future scheduled tours. 

- HistoryForge Transcription Bees (Originally on 3/28 and 4/11) cancelled. Contact historyforge@thehistorycenter.net about inputting census data remotely!

- New Discoveries at the Enfield Falls Hotel (Originally on 4/2) has been postponed to a later date. 

- Gallery Night (Originally on 4/3) has been cancelled for the month of April

- Historic Pub Crawl (Originally on 4/4) has been postponed to a later date. Visit ithacaheritage.com for details. 

- Lavender Hill Documentary Screening (Originally on 4/8) in collaboration with Ithaca College has been cancelled. 

- Cornell Historic Railroad Society (Originally on 4/14) has been cancelled for the month of April. 

 

 At this time The History Center is postponing all scheduled events at The History Center/Tompkins Center for History & Culture until the current public health situation has resolved. The Exhibit Hall & Research Library are closed to the public until the current health crisis resolves. 

Events Calendar

History Forge Transcription Bee - Volunteer Opportunity
April 25th, 2020
Volunteer with HistoryForge!

First Friday Gallery Night
May 1st, 2020
Extended hours until 8pm

First Friday Gallery Night
June 5th, 2020
Extended hours until 8pm

First Friday Gallery Night
July 3rd, 2020
Extended hours until 8pm

First Friday Gallery Night
August 7th, 2020
Extended hours until 8pm

First Friday Gallery Night
September 4th, 2020
Extended hours until 8pm

First Friday Gallery Night
October 2nd, 2020
Extended hours until 8pm

First Friday Gallery Night
November 6th, 2020
Extended hours until 8pm

First Friday Gallery Night
December 4th, 2020
Extended hours until 8pm

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