See you in 2018 February 13, 1919: Dusty Roads in Ballston Spa 1912 Toboggan Slide
 

See you in 2018

Thank you to everyone who shopped at the Artisan Market. We and the vendors appreciate your participation. The Museum will be closed for the month of January and will reopen on Friday, February 2, 2018. See you at the First Friday exhibit opening in the Long Room.

February 13, 1919: Dusty Roads in Ballston Spa

Here’s a peek into what was happening in Ballston Spa 98 years ago thanks to the newspaper archive found at fultonhistory.com. In the “Of Local Interest” section, numerous parties, programs and theatrical shows were publicized. The addition of an electric coffee grinder to the equipment of the Hudson Store on Front Street created some buzz […]

1912 Toboggan Slide

In 1912, Jessey Sumner Wooley shot the Ballston Spa Winter Club’s toboggan slide on a bare winter day. Get prepared for the snow, it’s coming soon!

Brookside Digs Archeology Experience

27 March 2017

Join us for a truly memorable summertime experience as you participate in a real archeology excavation! We can’t wait to start digging in the dirt this summer at Brookside Digs! July 31-August 4, Hartgen Archeological Associates will lead a real excavation and work with participants to make new discoveries about the history of Brookside and […]

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2017 Spring Programs and Events

27 March 2017

Join us for these great upcoming events at Brookside!  We’re looking forward to hearing from some great presenters and organizations this spring.  All of these events are free and open to the public. Want to help spread the word? A printable pdf document is available here: 2017 Spring Programs 3.27 These posters can be printed out and posted at […]

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Visions: An Exhibit by Artists from Living Resources

03 March 2017

Discover over 60 pieces of unique art created by the artists at Living Resources. This is our third year of having Living Resources artists display their work at Brookside, and the show gets better every year. The title of this year’s show is Visions. The exhibition will be open through March 30, 2017.

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Invented in Saratoga County

13 February 2017

Visit our latest exhibit, Invented in Saratoga County! Discover the stories of local individuals who sought to improve or streamline manufacturing, transportation, warfare, firefighting, entertainment and everyday life. This is a great opportunity for kids to explore as well, since we have an invention station with all sorts of fun activities and items for creating […]

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