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Fenimore Art Museum

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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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
 

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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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
 

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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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

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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Exhibition Press Releases
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August 2012
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NYSHA Members Gather Amid the Greens at the Fenimore Art Museum

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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

COOPERSTOWN, NY (November 16, 2012)—A cherished annual tradition continues on Sunday, December 2: the Holiday Reception for members of the New York State Historical Association. From 5:30 to 7:00 pm, the Fenimore Art Museum's three floors will overflow with beautiful holiday decorations and refreshments, all amid the museum's special exhibitions.

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November 2012
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A Night of Mystery and Music at Fenimore's "Night at Our Museum" on November 10

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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. — An evening of live-action museum theatre returns to the Fenimore Art Museum on Saturday, November 10. Night at Our Museum opens the museum doors to the community from 6:00-8:30 pm. This year's theme, "Foodways," explores rural food production through story time, theatre, and music. Community groups lead crafts and activities.

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Recent Announcements
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October 2012
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New York History

Otsego: A Meeting Place

Young and old can explore the lives and culture of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people through their art, stories, and objects at our outdoor exhibition Otsego: A Meeting Place, located on the shore of beautiful Otsego Lake.

 The site includes a 19th century Seneca Log House from the Tonawanda Reservation and a reproduction 17th century Mohawk Bark House. You can even go inside the Museum to explore the Thaw Collection of American Indian Art.

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Amenities and Policies

AMENITIES
Overlooking Otsego Lake, the Fenimore Café’s terrace offers one of the most spectacular views of Fenimore’s “Glimmerglass”  - it’s the perfect spot to enjoy a glass of wine or indulge in a sumptuous dessert.  Visitors may dine at the café without paying the Museum entry fee.

Restrooms are located on the Upper and Lower levels. The Lower level restrooms are handicapped accessible and have baby changers.

Drinking fountains are located outside the Lower level restrooms.

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