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Between the States: George Eastman House Photographs Headline Civil War Exhibitions at Fenimore

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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: t.kenyon@nysha.org

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Fenimore Art Museum presents Between the States: Photographs of the American Civil War, opening April 1 and running through May 13.

Between the States presents a selection of well-known Civil War images by photographers such as George Barnard, Mathew Brady, and Alexander Gardner. Organized by the George Eastman House, the images dating from 1862 to 1900 include reproductions from original albumen prints, ambrotypes, cartes de visites, cabinet cards, and tintypes.

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February 2012
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NYSHA Library Opens Exhibition Celebrating Milo Stewart’s Photography

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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: t.kenyon@nysha.org

The New York State Historical Association Research Library and the Cooperstown Graduate Program announce the opening of a new exhibition celebrating the late Milo Stewart's work, entitled Reflections of Home: Photography by Milo Stewart. The exhibition highlights Cooperstown landscapes and portraits taken by Mr. Stewart between 1965-1992. With three sections emphasizing Mr.

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May 2012
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Native Artisans Create at Fenimore Art Museum

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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: t.kenyon@nysha.org

The Fenimore Art Museum welcomes five Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) artists this summer to spend three days in the museum galleries and outdoors at our Native American interpretive site, Otsego: A Meeting Place.  Engaging conversations with these artists offer a delightful, insightful way to learn about traditional Native American art skills that have been handed down for generations.

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June 2012
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Exhibition of American Impressionists Highlight Fenimore Art Museum's Summer Season

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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: t.kenyon@nysha.org

A rare grouping of paintings and sketches from American Impressionist masters will highlight the summer season at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York.

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January 2012
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Cooperstown Festival Celebrates Iroquois Culture

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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: t.kenyon@nysha.org

On Memorial Day weekend, May 26–27, the Iroquois Cultural Festival spreads its wings on the expansive lakefront lawn of the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown. A remarkable gathering of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) artisans, dancers, interpreters, and Native American scholars, this first-ever festival can’t be missed. Storytellers Perry Ground, Kay Olan, and Mike Tarbell reflect the importance of Iroquois oral tradition, in which stories are told to teach as well as provide enjoyment.

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May 2012
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Last Chance to See Remarkable Exhibitions at Fenimore Art Museum

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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: t.kenyon@nysha.org

The Fenimore Art Museum’s popular fall exhibitions will close on Sunday, December 30, leaving just a few weeks to enjoy these outstanding shows. Making a visit doubly grand, the Fenimore’s halls are decked out in glorious rich holiday decorations.

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December 2012
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Fenimore Art Museum Exhibition Traveling to New York City in 2013

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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: t.kenyon@nysha.org

December marks the final opportunity to see the remaining exhibitions of 2012 at Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown including Artist and Visionary: William Matthew Prior Revealed, which will travel to the American Folk Art Museum in New York City for a January 24 opening.

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December 2012
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Outdoor Summertime Event “Art by the Lake” Set for Saturday, August 4

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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: t.kenyon@nysha.org
 

The Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown announces its fifth annual juried art event celebrating the relationship between artists and the landscape, Art by the Lake, taking place Saturday, August 4 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on the museum's expansive lakefront lawn. The event offers plein-air painting demonstrations, exhibits of works by contemporary landscape artists, music, educational programs, lawn games, and samplings of New York State foods and beverages, all in a lavish setting overlooking Otsego Lake.

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July 2012
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Exhibition of G.C. Myers’s "Internal Landscape" Paintings Opens August 18

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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: t.kenyon@nysha.org
 

An exhibition of paintings that portray a center of calm in a chaotic world opens August 18 at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York.  Internal Landscapes: The Paintings of G.C. Myers, brings together twelve recent works in acrylic on paper, wood and canvas.

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August 2012
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On the Home Front: Civil War Exhibition Opens at Fenimore on September 8

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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: t.kenyon@nysha.org

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (08-31-2012) — Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Fenimore Art Museum presents On the Home Front: New York in the Civil War, opening September 8 and running through December 31.

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August 2012
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