Annual Events of the New Netherland Institute

2012SeminarBuis140.jpgNNI's Annual Conference

For over three decades, the New Netherland Institute's Annual Conference, originally named the Rensselaerswijck Seminar, has showcased research into the early history and culture of the Dutch in America.



NNIDinnerReynolds140.jpgNew Netherland Dinner

Held in conjunction with the Annual Conference, the New Netherland Dinner is an evening to share food & fun and hear a speaker like Chip Reynolds, skipper of the Half Moon (pictured.)



AnnMtgSchiltkamps140.jpgNNI Membership Meeting

NNI’s Membership Meeting is customarily held in May. Reports by the officers and committee chairs are followed by lunch with an invited speaker. 




Len_CT_painting.jpegPeter Gansevoort Ten Eyck Lecture Series

From April to June of 2019, we will hosted a series of elevent lectures on all things New Netherland, each at a different venue in New York City, the Hudson Valley, and the Capital Region.

About the New Netherland Institute

For over three decades, NNI has helped cast light on America's Dutch roots. In 2010, it partnered with the New York State Office of Cultural Education to establish the New Netherland Research Center, with matching funds from the State of the Netherlands. NNI is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. More

The New Netherland Research Center

Housed in the New York State Library, the NNRC offers students, educators, scholars and researchers a vast collection of early documents and reference works on America's Dutch era. More


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