This mourning ring commemorates Jane DeWitt (1760–1808), daughter of John and Jane Varick, and the second wife of New York State Surveyor General Simeon DeWitt. Their son, Richard Varick DeWitt, became a civil engineer and an accomplished artist. (The … Learn More
Don't miss these fun-filled family programs, which include lots of museum activities for participants of all ages—art workshops, performances, gallery activities, and more.
Sunday, April 26 • 10:00am - 4:30pm
11:00AM-2:00PM: Inflatable games with the Tri-City ValleyCats!
2PM: Presentation by author Sue Macy
Explore our exhibitions with a scavenger hunt, stop by the studio to create your own team logo, and hear award-winning author Sue Macy talk about her book "The Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League" in which she uncovered the true story behind the movie, A League of Their Own. Copies of Sue's books will be available for purchase and signing in the museum shop.
Visit with representatives from the Tri-City Valley Cats and play a fun inflatable game! We will also be hosting the Bethlehem Braves and the NY Mutuals from Long Island for in-character Civil War era baseball demonstrations. (No gloves, no equipment, authentic period uniforms, and replica baseballs & bats.)
Free with museum admission