Type of Work: Arts

R.M. Shurtleff painting in Keene Valley

R.M. Shurtleff painting in Keene Valley

Artist R.M. Shurtleff, who owned summer property in Keene Valley for 30 years, painting. Circa 1910. Keene Valley, NY. Photo by Dr. Normand Smith; donated by Maria Atkinson. Courtesy of the Keene Valley Library Archives.

Running a not-for-profit on art, agriculture, & cooking in Keene Valley

Running a non-profit about art, agriculture, & cooking in Keene Valley

Craigardan is a not-for-profit educational organization in Keene. People of all ages come there for residencies, workshops, and classes in agriculture, the arts, and culinary studies. Barbara Tam founded it two years ago with Michele Drozd. Listen here to Barbara explain what Craigardan does, and why.

Blackface minstrel show in Newton Falls

Blackface minstrel show in Newton Falls

Gathley blackface minstrel show. Traveling minstrel and vaudeville shows performed at area theaters, barns and opera houses. March 17, 1924. Newton Falls, NY.