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Creating a Dutch Colonial Heritage Hudson Valley Tourism Experience with Russell Shorto 

The falls near Kinderhook, N.Y., in the Hudson Valley.Credit...Tony Cenicola/The New York Times

Tuesday, November 10
1-3 PM

Author Russell Shorto is known for his incisive, deeply felt historical writing, on vivid display in books like AmsterdamRevolution Song, and his beloved bestseller The Island at the Center of the World, as well as his in-depth features for the New York Times Magazine.

Shorto’s June 2019 NY Times article “In the Hudson Valley: A Drive Back in Time” renewed public tourism interest in Dutch colonial history.

New York’s Dutch roots give the state’s history a unique grounding, and they offer historic sites great potential for building tourism and economic development. Mr. Shorto and tourism industry partners will join us in brainstorming ideas on how historic sites can create new experiences centered around Dutch Colonial history. 

When you register, you will be given access to a dedicated MANY page where we invite you to share resources and content in advance of the live discussion on November 10. You can include digital files of collection items and interpretive materials like maps, photographs, documents, brochures, website links, articles, program promotions, and links to video.  

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Russell Shorto

American author, historian, and journalist

   

This program is supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in New York, the New York State Council on the Arts, and I LOVE NY.

The Museum Association of New York strengthens the capacity of New York State’s cultural community by supporting professional standards and organizational development. We provide advocacy, training, and networking opportunities so that museums and museum professionals may better serve their missions and communities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

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