Mission and Governance

The Cayuga Museum of History and Art is the premiere cultural institution in Auburn, presenting exhibits, preserving the birthplace of talking movies and operating a multi-arts performance venue.

The Cayuga Museum of History and Art has a dual focus – local history and the invention of sound film.  We provide a forum for the public to realize, interact with and appreciate our shared past and unfolding present to help shape a better future.  We operate the Museum, the Case Research Laboratory and Theater Mack. We collect, preserve and interpret objects from Auburn, Cayuga County and the Finger Lakes region.


Board of Trustees

Christina Calarco, President
Jeff DeChick, Vice President
Kathleen Kelsey, Secretary
Barb Graney, Treasurer

Sara Brown
Victoria Calarco

Dr. Joseph Graney
Jack Hardy
Tom Hughes
Fred Kerr
George Kerstetter
Debbie Leone
John Mack

James Orman
Cammy Sherman

Ron Thompson
Jeff Weigand
Adam Winslow