Fenimore Art Museum Offers Art Classes for Kids Ages 3-5
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Cooperstown, N.Y., APRIL 15, 2008—The Fenimore Art Museum is pleased to offer Art Explorers: Spring Art Programs for Families every Tuesday from 9:00 am – 10:00 am through May 13, 2008.
Art Explorers is a special series of art classes designed for children ages 3 to 5 and their families. Parents and children will participate in classes together, where they will experience the museum’s collections, including American folk art, Hudson River School landscape paintings, and the Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art. Through tours, storytelling, and a special art project, children and parents will explore various media and cultures during each class.
The cost per class for the Art Explorers program is $5 per child for members of the New York State Historical Association and $7 for non-members. Reservations are recommended; for more information or to register for a class, please call (607) 547-1481.
About the Fenimore Art Museum
The Fenimore Art Museum is located on 5798 State Hwy. 80, Lake Road, in Cooperstown. The museum’s Fenimore Café, overlooking beautiful Otsego Lake, features wonderful views and a tranquil setting amid the terraced gardens. The Museum Shop offers fine jewelry, art reproductions, and a wide selection of publications on folk art, history, and Native American art. Museum admission is $11 for adults, $9.50 for visitors age 65 and over, and $5 for children age 7 to 12; children 6 and under and NYSHA members are admitted free. Reduced price combination admission tickets that include The Farmers’ Museum and The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum are also available. The museum is open from April 1 through December 31; closed January through March, except for special events and school groups. For museum hours or general information, please call 1-888-547-1450 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org.
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