Shaker Museum

A New Set of Tastemakers Finds Inspiration in Shakers

In August of 1774, eight intrepid Shakers landed in Manhattan from Manchester, England, in search of a home where they could practice their fledgling religion in peace. Nearly two and half centuries later, their presence has returned to the borough; specifically, to a storybook stretch of Commerce Street in the West Village. The Commerce Inn, […]

SHAKER MUSEUM ANNOUNCES ANNUAL SUMMER SERIES OF SOCIAL EVENTS AND TOURS TO BE HELD THROUGHOUT COLUMBIA COUNTY

Shaker Museum, which stewards the world’s most comprehensive collection of Shaker material culture and archives, announced today its Summer Series 2022 line-up of community events, educational programing, and tours to be held throughout Columbia County in the Hudson Valley. Over a dozen in-person events will be held in eight different locations, and the Summer Series […]

Granary, North Family, Mount Lebanon

Across from Shaker Museum’s Old Chatham campus is a beautiful field of rye grass. The season when farmers are moving from the summer’s haying into the fall’s harvest of grains is fast coming upon us. The kernels on the spikes of rye are filling out and soon will turn the color that signals the right […]

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