Calendar of Events



▪ What Franklin Roosevelt knew about Thomas Mott Osborne that Auburnians Misunderstood
Date:08/30/2016
Weekday:Tuesday
Time:7:00 PM
Type of Event:Lecture
Description:No one knew Osborne and his radical prison reforms better than Franklin Roosevelt, whose conclusions were quite different from what most Auburnians thought. Yet allegations associated with their friendship dogged Roosevelt even after his death.

Presented by David Connelly
Museum members $5, non-members $7



▪ Haudenosaunee 101
Date:09/22/2016
Weekday:Thursday
Time:7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Type of Event:Lecture
Description:Haudenosaunee 101- A presentation by Freida Jacques

This dynamic program offers audiences across New York State the unique opportunity to learn about the Haudenosaunee, from a Clanmother of the Onondaga Nation. During this 90-minute presentation, Freida Jacques presents fundamental information about the Iroquois Confederacy, drawn from and enhanced by her own life experience and understanding of her culture, and invites the audience to ask questions and engage with her first-hand accounts.

This Public Scholars event, which is free and open to the public, is made possible through the support of the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The Public Scholars program promotes vibrant public humanities engagement across New York State by offering a selection of dynamic, compelling presentations facilitated by humanities scholars. The Public Scholars program is an easy, affordable way for organizations to bring exceptional humanities programming to their community.