News from Museum

Civil War Lecture Series

News from Museum posted on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 1:41pm

This summer at the Cattaraugus County Museum there will be several lectures about the Civil War as we are commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

New Museum Exhibit: From Forest to Farm

News from Museum posted on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 11:59am
Allan Fish, the loaner of the items in this display

Allan Fish, the loaner of the items in this display

A New exhibit has opened at the Cattaraugus County Museum in Machias!  Titled “From Forest to Farm”, the exhibit features a wide variety of tools, primarily representing agriculture and the lumber industry.  The showcase of the exhibit is a display of saws and sharpening tools on loan from the collection of Mr. Allan Fish of Great Valley; some dating back to 1809.  Come and see!

Buttons & Bows Exhibit at the County Museum

News from Museum posted on Thu, 12/08/2011 - 3:35pm
Antique hand Fans

Antique hand Fans

A new exhibit, “Buttons and Bows”, has opened at the Cattaraugus County Museum in Machias.  The exhibit showcases ladies’ fashion and accessories from the mid-nineteenth century through the 1960s.  Of particular interest are extensive collections of ladies’ hand fans and hats.

Civil War Weekend at the Cattaraugus County Museum!

News from Museum posted on Fri, 07/01/2011 - 12:33pm

The Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library will be hosting a Civil War Weekend July 16th-17th.  Featuring our ongoing exhibit: “The Civil War”, the museum will be open 11-4 both days.

The Civil War: A New Exhibit

News from Museum posted on Wed, 04/06/2011 - 4:38pm

A New exhibit opening at the Cattaraugus County Museum!Civil War display 2

On April 12th, a date that marks the 150th anniversary of the bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, the Cattaraugus County Museum will open a new exhibit: “The Civil War”.  This exhibit will focus on the legacy of soldiers from Cattaraugus County and the surrounding region.

The Corner Stone January 2011

News from Museum posted on Wed, 02/09/2011 - 1:53pm

New Exhibit opening at the Cattaraugus County Museum

News from Museum posted on Fri, 11/05/2010 - 1:06pm

A new exhibit has opened at the Cattaraugus County Museum, “Textiles of Cattaraugus County”.  The museum is featuring several items from its extensive textiles collection, including quilts, lace work, embroidery, and more!  The exhibit will run through March, 2011.  Come by and see us!

New Exhibit Opens at Cattaraugus County Museum featuring Local Artist

News from Museum posted on Thu, 03/25/2010 - 3:40pm

A new exhibit, “The Art and Artistry of Norman Maffei” is now open at the Cattaraugus County Museum.  Mr. Maffei, a Franklinville native, has been an active artist for over seven decades.  A WWII veteran, Maffei was once considered as a replacement for famous Army artist Bill Mauldin as a cartoonist for the 45th “Division News”.  Mr.

World War I Exhibit Opens at Cattaraugus County Museum

News from Museum posted on Fri, 07/24/2009 - 11:50am

A new exhibit, "The Great War" is now open at the Cattaraugus County Museum. The centerpiece of this exhibit is a collection of rare WWI posters on loan by Phil Abbott of Franklinville. In addition, we have many items of equipment and uniforms on display, including a WWI flight suit worn by a Cattaraugus County man. This exhibit will run through the end of December.

200 Years: A Musical Celebration

News from Museum posted on Tue, 04/15/2008 - 3:04pm

A new exhibit, "200 Years: A Musical Celebration" opens April 15, 2008 at the Cattaraugus County Museum. Among the items on display are an Edison Wax Cylinder Phonograph, a music typewriter, photographs of local bands, and the 1830s music manuscript of John Seeley who lived in Leon.

Coinciding with Cattaraugus County's Bicentennial Celebration, the exhibit will be on display through December 2008.

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