Folklife Center - Gallery

Charles Evans Hughes

A Native Son

September 8 to December 31, 2016

Reception- Thursday, September 8, 5-7pm

Concert at 7pm: Magpie (a Live! Folklife Concert)

The Spiritual Reflections from the Writings, Speeches, & Decisions of Charles Evans Hughes with Hymns from His Lifetime by Maury Thompson, writer & guest curator of Charles Evans Hughes, A Native Son

Sunday, September 18, 6 pm- Christ Church United Methodist (793-3468)

The Revolt, a suffrage play by Ellis Parker Butler originally performed May 23, 1916 at Glens Falls First Baptist Church, with Teen cosplay & songs of the period

Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 pm- Crandall Public Library

Charles Evans Hughes Day

Saturday, October 15- Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY

  • 11 am & 3 pm
    • Walking tour: Glens Falls of Charles Evans Hughes by Chapman Historical Museum (reservations 793-2831)
  • 1:00 pm
    • Ceremony in the Hyde auditorium:
      • Music
      • Proclamation by Senator Betty Little, NYS 45th District
      • Charles Evans Hughes (played by William Laughray) interviewed by Paul Post, The Saratogian

Charles Evans Hughes as Secretary of State:

America & the World between World Wars

by Christopher Whann, Pd.D., SUNY- Empire State College

Wednesday, October 19, 7 pm- Crandall Public Library

Charles Evans Hughes & His Warren Street Connections

by Maury Thompson, writer & guest curator of Charles Evans Hughes, A Native Son

Sunday, October 23, 2 pm- Hyde Collection

 

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Image: Charles Evans Hughes by Philip Alexis Laszlo (1921, oil on canvas, 37.25 x 26.25 inches), donated & presented to Crandall Public Library in May of 1971 by Hughes' daughter & son-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. William T. (Elizabeth Hughes) Gossett.
This exhibition is curated by Maury Thompson & Todd DeGarmo, produced by The
Folklife Center, and funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts- the Folk Arts Program with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

 

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