An Afternoon of Theater and Fun at Fenimore Art Museum’s Treasure Hunt

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Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers' Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail:

An afternoon of games, hands-on art activities, and treasure hunts fill the galleries at Fenimore Art Museum on Saturday, April 20, from 1:00–4:00 pm. Family Fun Day: Treasure Hunt at the Fenimore offers a special time for families to enjoy the museum, highlighted by the Catskill Puppet Theater’s presention of “Hiawatha” based on the life of the great Iroquois hero at 2:00 pm. 

Children can try a Native American inspired craft, create landscape art, and convert trash to treasure by making crafts from found materials. Native American and folk art scavenger hunts throughout the museum will be great fun for the whole family! In addition, there will be storytelling, games and give-aways.

Treasure Hunt at the Fenimore is included with regular museum admission. Admission is free for members of the New York State Historical Association. No reservations are necessary.  Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information visit or call (607) 547-1453.

This event is being presented by museum staff and students at the Cooperstown Graduate Program. Proceeds benefit the museum's Education Department.

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Program and Event Press Releases
Publication Date: 
April 2013