2020 Events



New York State Archives Celebrates Women's History Month

In recognition of Women's History Month, the State Archives is highlighting a selection of records in a document display and an online exhibit. The online exhibit, featuring three areas: Women's RightsWomen at Work, and Prominent New York Women, also includes resources for K-12 educators and links to related New York Archives magazine articles. The document display will be located on the 11th floor of the Cultural Education Center and will run from Wednesday, March 11th through the end of the month.


NYS Writers Institute Albany Film Festival

March 27-28 - Albany

Event has been postponed until Spring 2021.


Central New York and the Era of Women’s Suffrage: A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

April 1 Fayetteville

Event has been postponed.

Consider the Source/NYCHE Central NY Teacher Workshop. Open to K-12 Teachers.


Sources of Freedom: Abolition, Anti-Slavery and the Coming of the Civil War – Daytime Workshop for K-12 Teachers.

May 11 - Auburn

Event has been postponed.

Consider the Source/NYCHE Central NY Teacher Workshop.

“The Moving Spirit” - Lucretia Mott at Seneca Falls 

May 11 - Auburn

Event has been postponed.

Drawing from Lucretia Mott’s experience as a Quaker minister, abolitionist, and reformer, hear celebrated author and historian Carol Faulkner explore her distinctive perspective on the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention. Information on resources related to abolition, anti-slavery and the Civil War housed in local collections, as well as the New York State Archives, will be made available. The interactive “Seeing Equal Rights in NYS” exhibit – showcasing the creative ways New Yorkers organized to stand for justice from the 1800s to modern day – will also be on display.


Annual Conference for Educators:
The Coming Revolution: 1763-1775

May 15 Fort Ticonderoga

This annual day-long conference focuses on the theme “The Coming Revolution: 1763-1775” and immerses teachers in primary sources, material culture, and pedagogical techniques to help connect students to history. Presentations are by classroom teachers, museum staff, archivists, and academics.

Consider the Source/NYCHE North Country Teacher Workshop 

May 19 - Canton

​​​​​​​Event has been postponed.

Daytime workshop. Open to K-12 Teachers.


Students Inside Albany Conference- Daytime Workshop  

May 19 - Albany

Event has been postponed.

Co-sponsored with the League of Women Voters of NYS Education Foundation Cultural Education Center, 222 Madison Ave., Albany



New York Archives Conference

June 10-12 - Marist College, Poughkeepsie



Deadline to submit entries to the 2020 Student Research Awards contest and New York Archives Magazine Essay Competition

July 1 




2020 Empire State Archives & History Award

October 8 - Albany

The Empire State Archives and History Award acknowledges the outstanding contributions by a national figure to advance the understanding and uses of history in society. Join us in celebrating Annette Gordon-Reed as the 2020 ESAHA Laureate. 


"8 BRAVE CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS: Past Meets the Present when Fourth Graders Honor the Fallen in Pittsford."

October 13 - Greece

Event has been postponed.

Presented by the New York Archives Magazine Speaker Series, The Greece Historical Society, the Greece Public Library and the New York Council for History Education.


Researching New York Conference

Co-sponsored by the New York State Archives Partnership Trust

November 19-21 -  Albany

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