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Fenimore Art Museum

Maintenance & Custodial Worker

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Do you enjoy working with your hands?  Do you like variety in your day? If you’ve answered yes, consider a full-time, year-round maintenance & custodial worker position at The Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum. Applicants with basic construction and carpentry knowledge for small to moderate repair jobs are sought. Some of your responsibilities would include routine cleaning/maintenance of public and office spaces, light carpentry/painting, and special event setup.

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Administrative Assistant

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Full Time

Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum are seeking an Administrative Assistant to work in their Curatorial Department. Duties include scheduling and coordinating meetings and calendars; making travel arrangements for couriers and staff; proofreading and typing correspondence; handling phone calls; handling department purchases and billings; maintaining loan database information; tracking department budgets; and handling image requests.

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NEXT! Readings of New Works by Regional Playwrights Play Reading Series

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Due to the incredible response received when the Fenimore produced a locally written play last winter, NEXT! was born! A competition of sorts, we invited local playwrights from around Central New York to submit their plays for a chance to be produced as a reading in 2017. Admission is free by donation. Click here for dates.

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Mural Painting

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We invite all members of the community to contribute their talent to a mural that will be hung in the Fenimore Auditorium for the 2017 year. All supplies are made available by the museum and all ages are invited to participate. Free admission!

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Painting Workshop: In Reverence of Wyeth

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Repeats every week every Tuesday 6 times.
May 30, 2017
June 6, 2017
June 13, 2017
June 20, 2017
June 27, 2017
July 4, 2017
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Painting Workshop: In Reverence of Wyeth
with Susan Jones Kenyon

Tuesdays, May 30 - July 14 • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
 

Join artist Susan Jones Kenyon in the 6-week painting workshop "In Reverence of Wyeth."  All materials are provided. Cost: $295/member or $305/non-member.  Open to serious artists of all ages - beginners welcome.  To register, please call (607) 547-1461.

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Painting Workshop: Reinterpreting a Masterpiece

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Repeats every week every Sunday 4 times.
April 2, 2017
April 9, 2017
April 16, 2017
April 23, 2017
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Painting Workshop: Reinterpreting a Masterpiece
with Susan Jones Kenyon

Sundays, April 2 - April 23 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. 
 

Join artist Susan Jones Kenyon in an 4-week workshop reinterpreting a masterpiece painting!  All materials are provided. Cost: $295/member or $305/non-member.  Open to serious artists of all ages - beginners welcome.  To register, please call (607) 547-1461.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

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Repeats every week every Wednesday 9 times.
July 5, 2017
July 12, 2017
July 19, 2017
July 26, 2017
August 2, 2017
August 9, 2017
August 16, 2017
August 23, 2017
August 30, 2017
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MAIN STAGE PRODUCTION: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Lucy B. Hamilton Amphitheater
Wednesday nights in July and August, 7 pm. 

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Painting Workshop: Sundays in Winter

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Repeats every week every Sunday 4 times.
February 26, 2017
March 5, 2017
March 12, 2017
March 19, 2017
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Painting Workshop: Sundays in Winter 
with Susan Jones Kenyon

Sundays, February 26 - March 19 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. 
 

Join artist Susan Jones Kenyon in an 4 week program painting on Sundays this winter.  All materials are provided. Cost: $295/member or $305/non-member.  Open to serious artists of all ages - beginners welcome.  To register, please call (607) 547-1461.

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Children's Book Illustration and Bookbinding Workshop

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Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday 5 times.
April 17, 2017
April 18, 2017
April 19, 2017
April 20, 2017
April 21, 2017
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Children's Book Illustration and Bookbinding Workshop
Monday-Friday, April 17-21, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Fenimore Study Center

A week-long course offered to kids ages 8-15, using Maurice Sendak as an example, a professional artist will be teaching the elements of story writing paired with the art of illustration. As an added bonus, the students will be illustrating stories and binding the pages into their own book! A fun introduction into a professional craft, perfect for a budding artist. Paid, price TBD.

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Sunday Matinee Film Screenings

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Repeats every 2 weeks every Sunday 22 times.
April 2, 2017
April 16, 2017
April 30, 2017
May 14, 2017
May 28, 2017
June 11, 2017
June 25, 2017
July 9, 2017
July 23, 2017
August 6, 2017
August 20, 2017
September 3, 2017
September 17, 2017
October 1, 2017
October 15, 2017
October 29, 2017
November 12, 2017
November 26, 2017
December 10, 2017
December 24, 2017
January 7, 2018
January 21, 2018
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Sunday Matinee Film Screenings
Fenimore Auditorium, 2 pm. Every first and third Sunday of the month from April through December, the Fenimore Art Museum will be screening a film in the Auditorium.

The films were selected this year by a museum member, and all are public domain gems. To view the film, you must pay museum admission (free for members!), but there is no additional cost.

*December film screenings will be the first two Sundays in December.

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