PhotoTalks

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We offer engaging talks on a variety of topics related to Kingston, Woodstock, Hudson Valley, Ulster County, and Black Cultural History. They are free to attend and conducted via Zoom, followed by Q&A.

  • The Birth of Industry, Leisure & Art in the Hudson Valley
    The Birth of Industry, Leisure & Art in the Hudson Valley
    Aug 03, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Zoom
    Based on our upcoming book featuring over 850 photographs, this portion covers a thriving era in Kingston and Hudson Valley history and their intricate relationship with NYC. This not your 8th grade history class! Whether you're a novice or an expert you'll be surprised how much there is to learn.
  • Black Cultural History of Ulster County: A Multimedia Presentation
    Black Cultural History of Ulster County: A Multimedia Presentation
    Aug 16, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Zoom
    Learn about the lesser-known and under-acknowledged cultural history of our region presented in a historical context through a wide range of rare photographs and video clips about the arts, music, dance, boxing, industries, and politics that the local Black community were an integral part of.
  • Kingston Then & Now
    Kingston Then & Now
    Sep 08, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    Based on our upcoming book featuring more than 850 photographs, this portion covers Kingston through many eras. Whether you're a novice or an expert you'll be surprised how much there is to learn!
  • Woodstock: 100 Years of Counterculture through Arts and Music
    Woodstock: 100 Years of Counterculture through Arts and Music
    Jan 18, 2022, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM EST
    Zoom
    We reveal the untold story of how Woodstock revolutionized American culture, but not the way most people think. While the 1969 music festival that bears the Woodstock name became infamous, the colorful and intriguing story began over a half century earlier.