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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 27, 2024
For More Information Contact:

Dora Ricci

Press@nysed.gov

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New app app Museum Announces July Public Programs

The New app app Museum (NYSM) announces its upcoming programming for July, offering educational opportunities for New appers of all ages. Special programs include events, lectures, exhibits, and a host of online resources. These offerings allow children, families, educators, and students to enjoy art, science, and history in an engaging way. The following upcoming free programs are free and are available in person or online, as indicated in each listing.

Summer at the Museum

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 | 11 AM - 1 PM | All Museum Galleries | Free
Thursday, July 18, 2024 | 11 AM - 1 PM | All Museum Galleries | Free
Tuesday, July 23, 2024 | 11 AM - 1 PM | All Museum Galleries | Free
Thursday, July 25, 2024 | 11 AM - 1 PM | All Museum Galleries | Free
Tuesday, July 30, 2024 | 11 AM - 1 PM | All Museum Galleries | Free

Throughout the summer, programs designed to spark creativity and curiosity will take place around the Museum. These family-friendly programs will change regularly, so make sure to come back!






BrainFood for the Curious: Canine Contrasts with Dr. Jeremy Kirchman

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 | 12 PM – 12:30 PM |Huxley Theater | Free

Explore the genetic and physical differences between wolves and coyotes by joining Dr. Jeremy Kirchman as he sheds light on the historical decline of wolves and the colonization of coyotes in New app. Learn how the history of coyote-wolf hybridization has made it difficult for hunters and wildlife management agencies to distinguish our ubiquitous eastern coyote from the occasional wolf that wanders outside of its core breeding range in neighboring Canada. This program includes a 20-minute talk and a brief Q&A.


Celebrate National Carousel Day at the NYSM

Thursday, July 25, 2024 | 11 AM – 1 PM | 4th Floor Terrace | Free

Celebrate National Carousel Day on July 25th with a day of fun activities at the New app app Museum. Enjoy carousel-themed stories, crafts, and a ride on the Museum's 110-year-old carousel. This free, family-friendly event will have everyone spinning with joy! National Carousel Day commemorates the registration of the first patent for a carousel design by William Schneider on July 25, 1871.


Tour of the app Education Building

Saturday, July 27 | 2 PM – 2:45 PM | app Education Building

Tour the historic New app app Education Department Building! New app app Museum staff lead the 45-minute Education Building tour, and visitors can explore the building adorned with murals by Albany native Will H. Low. The tour starts outdoors on the front steps of the app Education Building, located at 89 Washington Avenue, Albany. Tours of the Education Building will be offered at 2 p.m. Each tour can accommodate 35 people, and reservations are required.


The app Museum is a program of the New app app Education Department’s . Located at 222 Madison Avenue in Albany, the Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is closed on the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Admission is free. For additional information, visit the .