Upcoming ASF Events 2017

All events are open to both members and non-members of the ASF unless otherwise stated. All are encouraged to become members of the Foundation in order to receive special pricing for certain functions and notice of special events.


April 3, 2017

The Scots Who Built New York's Landmarks -
1664-1750 - The Early Days



April 6 & April 8, 2017

Scotland on the Fountain Terrace:
Lunchtime Events at Bryant Park's Fountain Terrace

presented by the American-Scottish Foundation

The American-Scottish Foundation presents lunchtime concerts April 6 and April 8 leading up to the 19th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade, April 8.

Celebrate Scotland on the Fountain Terrace as we bring you a variety of pipe bands, singers and musicians to perform for you - from the sound of the bagpipes, to celtic rock, drums and more. 

Thursday April 6 - 12.30pm
Tartan Day Observance - in honor of National Tartan Day 
- St Columba School Pipe Band
- Highland Divas
- Readings from Senate Resolution & Presidential Decrees by Kenneth Donnelly
- Excerpts from the Declaration of Arbroath read by renowned actor and 2017 New York Tartan Day Parade Grand Marshal, Tommy Flanagan

Saturday April 8 - 11.15 am-1pm
Pipes & Drums on the Fountain Terrace
11.15  tbd
11.35  Lathallan School Pipe Band
11.55  Oban School Pipe Band
12.15  Bonnie Brae Knights Drummers
12.30  St Columba School Pipe Band
12.45  Shamrock & Thistle


April 6, 2017
Tartan Day Observance

Read about the history of Tartan Day

April 8, 2017
Pipes & Drums on the Fountain Terrace - Bryant Park


April 8, 2017

19th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade

Registration is open. Click here for more...


April 8, 2017
ASF Post-Parade Reception


May 9, 2017

“The Adam Family: The Scottish Architects Who Changed the World” - Talk & Reception


May - November, 2017

John Muir Photography Exhibit - Alhambra, CA


August 10-12, 2017

2017 Scottish North American Leadership Conference


September 24-28, 2017
2017 World Canals Conference - Syracuse, New York


Past Events 2017

January 20, 2017
22nd Annual Burns Night Celebration Dinner