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2013 New York State Folk Arts Roundtable
2013 FOLK ARTS ROUNDTABLE|
May 13–15, 2013
In Schenectady, NY
The theme for the conference was Cultural Recovery and Sustainability, with a special focus on cultural recovery from natural disasters. Our conference sessions were held at Proctors Theater in Schenectady as well as several other venues in and around Schenectady.
At the Glen Sanders Mansion overlooking the beautiful Mohawk River and Schenectady’s historic Stockade Neighborhood
SEE PHOTOS from the Roundtable below.
||2013 Roundtable Auction—the Details|
8-10 p.m. Tuesday Night (May 14th) in the Mohawk Room of the Glen Sanders with CASH BAR and MUNCHIES!
This year we opened our event with a White Elephant / Yankee Swap!
Then, we held the live auction you’ve come to love and
expect, auctioneers Kay Turner and Steve Zeitlin presiding.
Our special theme
was play, games, and folk toys.
|The first 3 photos are from Schoharie Valley Farms. Roundtable participants took a field trip there to learn about the effects of Hurricane Irene and ongoing recovery efforts.|
Lunch at Perecca’s and More, Schenectady
Panel discussion of newcomer communities to the Capital Region
The New York Folklore Society
gratefully acknowledges the following people
and businesses for their generous support of the
2013 New York State Folk Arts Roundtable,
May 13—15, Schenectady, NY:
Chamber of Schenectady County
Country Wine & Spirits
Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation
Flores Family Restaurant
Niskayuna Wines & Liquors
The Open Door Bookstore
ShopRite & Niskayuna