Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum have an opening for a part-time (20 hours per week) Marketing and Communications Associate. This position is responsible for a broad range of projects within the Marketing department to ensure all elements are integrated for maximum reach and effectiveness. Providing accuracy and consistency across all channels is essential.
Lavern Kelley: The Art of the Farm
September 19 - December 31, 2015
Lavern Kelley was a dairy farmer who lived just a few miles south of Cooperstown on a small family farm kept up by him and his brother. He had taken up whittling as a young boy after an appendectomy, and continued to carve his entire life. His subject matter was all around him, and included not only farm vehicles like trucks, tractors, and plows, but also people, which he began to carve in response to the requests of his patrons.
Raymond Han: Still Lifes and Figures
June 20 - December 31, 2015
Raymond Han is a master of still life and figurative painting. He is best known for his realist works which display tight renderings of figures and objects against pearly, almost featureless backgrounds. Han's more recent works feature the inclusion of brilliant color fields that warm the otherwise de-saturated palette.
(Above): Die Zauberflöte: Queen of the Night: Designed by Marc Chagall: Worn by Lucia Popp. Long A-line dress, long sleeves, sculpted neck, drape of medium blue rayon from right waist, covered with patches of predominantly deep purple and blue, sun of purples and blues at waist and female face of purple at center front hem.
Marc Chagall’s Magic Flute: Highlights from the Metropolitan Opera
April 1 - December 31, 2015