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Community Exhibition Opening: Stories That Trigger the Imagination

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5:30-7:00pm
Date: 
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

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. 

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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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

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Program and Event Press Releases
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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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Seventh Annual Art by the Lake Event on August 9

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For more information or images, please contact:
Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: t.kenyon@nysha.org

Art by the Lake

Fenimore Art Museum
Saturday, August 9, 10am - 5pm

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Program and Event Press Releases
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July 2014
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Americana Symposium

Time: 
9:00 am-5:30 pm
Date: 
September 27, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Special Events

Annual Cooperstown Americana Symposium
at the Fenimore Art Museum

Based on the exhibition Folk Art and American Modernism

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

The Annual Cooperstown Americana Symposium brings together leading scholars and experts on American history, art, and culture.

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Drop-In Art Classes for Kids Return to Fenimore Art Museum This Summer

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Afternoon Art for Kids

Wednesdays, August 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 3:00-4:00 pm

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (07/23/2014) — Kids learn best while they’re having fun! These art classes at the Fenimore Art Museum captivate kids ages 4 to 8. Related to the museum’s current exhibitions, there is something new each week in these one-hour classes.

August 6: Sights and Sounds of Winslow Homer: Discuss what you can't see in Homer's paintings and create a sailboat craft ready to handle the rough seas.

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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

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