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Enjoy this lovely Shaker Gift Drawing (also known as a Spirit Drawing). These works of art were derived from spirit messages received by Shaker "instruments" who created the art here in the material world. Gift Drawings are often complex which defies worldly (non-Shaker) notions of Shaker simplicity. ... See MoreSee Less

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Gosh and we thought we had a lot of snow in the Albany area! We hope the Shaker Family and their friends stay safe and warm until spring arrives. ... See MoreSee Less

Well, the snow is half-way up ...

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Educational & Social Activities
for Children & Seniors in Albany, NY

Teacher Resources

Explore with your students themes of daily life, agriculture, teamwork, and technology on a field trip to America’s first Shaker settlement, or with an outreach program in your classroom.

Research Resources

This page is the future portal for researchers to gain access to the extensive primary resources available at the Shaker Heritage Society.

Senior Programs

The Shaker Heritage Society has developed a series of interactive classes specifically designed for senior audiences.  Through these classes, we help participants discover the fascinating world of the Shakers.  Learn about the everyday items that the Shakers invented, where they lived locally and how they played an integral role in American history.

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