What’s Next at SCHS?

Back in my Day: Childhood, Play, and Schenectady
Opening Reception Jan 19, 2pm @ 32 Washington Ave
Are play and childhood toys a reflection of larger social, cultural, and technological developments? This exhibition examines that question, focusing primarily on cultural and social influences on childhood in the 20th & 21st century. The exhibit also integrates personal childhood experiences and memories from members of our community.

A Dishonorable Trade: Human Trafficking in the Dutch Atlantic World
Opening Reception Jan 26, 2pm @ Mabee Farm
A traveling exhibit curated by NYS Department of Parks and Recreation. Divided into two parts, the exhibit examines the role that slavery played in the creation and maintenance of the Dutch trading empire, and delves into the lives and stories of the people affected by the trade. Part of the “A Dishonorable Trade” exhibition & lecture series, exploring slavery in NYS.