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Film Screening: The Great American Wheat Harvest

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6:00 pm
Date: 
November 14, 2014
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Special Events

Friday, November 14 at 6:00 pm
Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium

The Great American Wheat Harvest is a documentary film that tells the story of five families and crews who travel from Texas to the Canadian border each year harvesting wheat. To make a living, the families and farmers take incredible financial risks most people wouldn’t dream of taking.

Conrad Weaver produced the documentary over the past four years that took him on a journey of more than 100,000 miles.

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Glimmerglass Film Days

Date: 
November 7, 2014
Event End Date: 
Sun, 11/09/2014
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Special Events

November 7-9, 2014
Various locations in Cooperstown, New York

Glimmerglass Film Days features screenings of several award-winning films, as well as encounters and collaborations with internationally known artists, activists, and aficionados. The festival showcases powerful films reflecting humanity’s complex relationships with the natural world.

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Night at Our Museum

Time: 
6:00-8:00 pm
Date: 
November 1, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
For Kids

Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 pm

Enjoy crafts and a fun interactive tour related to our current exhibitions. Parents and grandparents are welcome too!

Free for children 12 and younger, who must be accompanied by an adult. $7 for adults, $5 for members of the New York State Historical Association. Join NYSHA today!

Night at Our Museum is presented in collaboration with the Cooperstown Graduate Program.

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The Connection of Folk Art and Modernism Is the Focus of Symposium

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Program and Event Press Releases
Press Release Contact: 

Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: pr@nysha.org

Publication Date: 
August 2014

Annual Cooperstown Americana Symposium

September 27, 2014, from 9:00 am-5:30 pm
Fenimore Art Museum

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (08/27/2014) — Join scholars and experts in an exploration of the world of Americana. On September 27, the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, hosts its annual Americana Symposium. This year’s theme is "Folk Art and American Modernism."

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Community Exhibition Opening: Stories That Trigger the Imagination

Time: 
5:30-7:00pm
Date: 
November 7, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Special Events

Community Exhibition Opening:
Stories That Trigger the Imagination

Friday, November 7, 2014, from 5:30-7:00 pm

An exhibition of original works by local artists inspired by stories told by members of our community.

While there is no cost to attend the reception, donations to support future community exhibits are gratefully accepted. Fenimore Art Museum is investing in community artists and art-making by dedicating the Clark Gallery alcove on the museum’s lower level as a community art exhibition space.

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Night at Our Museum

Time: 
6:00-8:00 pm
Date: 
November 1, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Special Events

Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 pm

Parents, grandparents, and children enjoy an evening of crafts and a fun interactive tour related to our current exhibitions.

Free for children 12 and younger, who must be accompanied by an adult. $7 for adults, $5 for members of the New York State Historical Association. Join NYSHA today!

Night at Our Museum is presented in collaboration with the Cooperstown Graduate Program.

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Regular Folk: Painting Folk Art with Susan Jones Kenyon

Time: 
10:00am-12:00pm
Date: 
October 7, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Special Events

Tuesdays, October 7-November 11, 2014
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Join artist Susan Jones Kenyon in a six-week painting class at the Fenimore. Adults ages 18 and older are invited to reinterpret works of Grandma Moses as well as create their own folk art!

Cost: $180 per person (includes supplies). Pre-registration required; please call (607) 547-1461.

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Community Exhibition Opening: Celebrating Our Schools

Time: 
4:30-6 pm
Date: 
October 9, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Special Events

Community Exhibition Opening: Celebrating Our Schools
Thursday, October 9, 2014, from 4:30-6:00 pm

Enjoy this opening reception for the latest community exhibit. Celebrating Our Schools features students' artistic interpretations of their visits to the Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers' Museum. Light refreshments will be served in the West Gallery.

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Lunch and Lecture Series Spotlights New Exhibitions

Press Release Category: 
Program and Event Press Releases
Press Release Contact: 
Todd Kenyon, Marketing and Communications
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: pr@nysha.org
Publication Date: 
August 2014

Food for Thought 
Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30 pm 

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — 8/18/2014 — Interesting, knowledgeable speakers and new exhibitions draw visitors to the lunch-and-lecture series at the Fenimore Art Museum. Ample opportunity to explore the new exhibitions is paired with a generous, delicious luncheon with like-minded art lovers.
 
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