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Fenimore Art Museum Presents Exhibition Featuring Images by Depression Era Photographer Dorothea Lange

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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: pr@nysha.org

Dorothea Lange's America

September 18 - December 31, 2014
 
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (09.09.14) - This fall, the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, presents Dorothea Lange's America, featuring over 50 photographs depicting the Great Depression taken by Dorothea Lange. The exhibition also includes several additional images by her contemporaries including Walker Evans. The exhibition is on view at the Fenimore Art Museum from September 18-December 31, 2014.
 
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Exhibition Press Releases
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September 2014
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Winslow Homer Symposium at the Arkell Museum

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

Winslow Homer Symposium 

October 4, 2014, from 9 am–5 pm 
The Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, NY 

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (08/28/2014) — On October 4, the Arkell Museum in Canajoharie, New York, hosts a symposium of leading scholars and experts on Winslow Homer. The symposium is held in conjunction with the exhibition, "Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life from the Arkell Collections."

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Program and Event Press Releases
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August 2014
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Film Screening: The Great American Wheat Harvest

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6:00 pm
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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

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

Glimmerglass Film Days: It's about the Water

November 7-9, 2014
Various locations in Cooperstown, including the Fenimore Art Museum

Glimmerglass Film Days features screenings of films, as well as encounters 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

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6:00-8:00 pm
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November 1, 2014
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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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Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: pr@nysha.org

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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Program and Event Press Releases
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August 2014
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Community Exhibition Opening: Stories That Trigger the Imagination

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

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10:00am-12:00pm
Date: 
October 7, 2014
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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. 

Participants view and learn the history behind specific paintings by Grandma Moses, then reinterpret one of her iconic pieces, as well as create their own folk art.

The program is open to adults ages 18 and older. No previous painting experience is necessary. Susan Jones Kenyon is a versatile artist, proficient in realism, impressionism, and folk art.

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