Last updated: 1/17/2012
Hogansburg, New York
Street Address
321 State Route 37
Hogansburg, NY 13655
Mailing Address
321 State Rte 37
Hogansburg, NY 13655
Hours
Monday - Friday9 AM - 4 PM
guided tours and weekend hours by appointment
Admissions
Adults: $2
Children: $1
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Sue Herne, program coordinator
phone: 518-358-2461
Mission

The Akwesasne Library and Cultural Center is a public library and museum that serves the people of Akwesasne, the surrounding communities and the visiting public by providing access to educational and cultural resources and services.

History

The Akwesasne Cultural Center, Inc. began with the founding of a library in 1971, in order to curb the dropout rate in our community. In 1972, cultural classes started and donations to the center began our museum collections. The board of directors and the staff of the library and museum are Akwesasne Mohawk community members.

Artifact Collections

Our photo collection ranges from glass plate negatives produced in the early 1900?s to reproductions of recent images from the year 2000 and up. Over 300 of our ethnographic objects are baskets, making it our second largest discreet category within the overall collection.

Research Collections

Researchers often visit the library to make use of the extensive Native collection and the vertical files on community related topics.

Educational Programs

Exhbiitions, lectures, guided tours, and educational kits are all available for the public.

Governance

Our board consists of Akwesasne Mohawk community members who represent a variety of districts within Akwesasne and a wide age-range.

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: No

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Services

Our gift shop focuses on Mohawk made items. Mail orders are taken, by phone and e-mail request.

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MUSEUM CONFERENCES
Wednesday, September 1 - Thursday, September 30, 2021 — Virtual
CANCELLED: Florida Association of Museums 2021 Annual Conference
Monday, September 20 - Sunday, September 26, 2021 — Virtual
American Craft Council (ACC) Atlanta Southeast Craft Week
Wednesday, September 22 - Saturday, September 25, 2021 — Virtual
American Association for State and Local History/AMA 2021 Annual Meeting
Friday, October 1 - Sunday, October 31, 2021 — Virtual
Arriving this October: The Western Museum Association Roadshow!
Wednesday, October 6 - Friday, October 8, 2021 — Virginia City, Nevada
Nevada Museum Association 2021 Annual Conference
Virginia City, Nevada
Monday, November 29 - Wednesday, December 1, 2021 — Washington, District of Columbia
2021 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Washington, District of Columbia
Sunday, March 6 - Thursday, March 10, 2022 — St. Louis, Missouri
2022 Public Land Alliance Convention and Trade Show
St. Louis, Missouri