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Fenimore Art Museum

Exhibition of Native American Clothing Opens at Fenimore This Spring

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Todd Kenyon
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: t.kenyon@nysha.org

Splendidly Dressed: American Indian Robes and Regalia
March 30–December 29, 2013

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. —Native American clothing and regalia that celebrate wealth and status, signify war honors, and invoke protection during hunts are displayed in Splendidly Dressed: American Indian Robes & Regalia. Opening March 30, this exhibition combines masterful examples of clothing, footwear, headgear, jewelry, and accessories from the Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art. 

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March 2013
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Contemporary Iroquois Exhibition Opens March 30 at Fenimore Art Museum

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Todd Kenyon
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: t.kenyon@nysha.org

Native Roots: The Ninth Contemporary Iroquois Art Biennial
March 30–July 21

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.—The Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, hosts the Ninth Contemporary Iroquois Art Biennial: Native Roots, opening March 30. The exhibition features artwork by members of the Native Roots Artists Guild. Organized by guest curator G. Peter Jemison, Seneca artist, the exhibition will be on view through July 21.

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March 2013
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Blacksmith Masterworks on View March 30 at the Fenimore Art Museum

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Todd Kenyon
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: t.kenyon@nysha.org

Forging Perfection: Masterworks from The Farmers’ Museum Blacksmith Shop
March 30–December 29

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (1/31/2013) —Artistic masterpieces of the highest quality produced by blacksmiths at The Farmers’ Museum are on display in Forging Perfection: Masterworks from The Farmers’ Museum Blacksmith Shop. Opening March 30 at the Fenimore Art Museum, the exhibition features metalworking tours de force such as a re-created 1740 pistol and a scale that measures to the sixteenth of a gram.

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March 2013
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Fenimore Art Museum Presents Exhibition Featuring the Entire Wyeth Family

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Todd Kenyon
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: t.kenyon@nysha.org

The Wyeths: A Family Legacy
May 25 - September 2, 2013

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May 2013
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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

New demonstrations and artists expand the Iroquois Cultural Festival in its second year. On Memorial Day weekend, May 25–26, the festival takes place on the expansive lakefront lawn of the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown. A remarkable gathering of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) artisans, dancers, musicians, and interpreters, this festival can’t be missed!

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May 2013
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Sleep-over at The Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum!

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Todd Kenyon, Marketing and Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum / The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: t.kenyon@nysha.org

 

All girls age 7 to 12 are invited to The Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum for a fun night of investigation, discovery, and observation! The Slumber Party for Girls begins Friday, May 3, at 5:00 pm and ends at 10:00 am the next day.   

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April 2013
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An Afternoon of Theater and Fun at Fenimore Art Museum’s Treasure Hunt

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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 afternoon of games, hands-on art activities, and treasure hunts fill the galleries at Fenimore Art Museum on Saturday, April 20, from 1:00–4:00 pm. Family Fun Day: Treasure Hunt at the Fenimore offers a special time for families to enjoy the museum, highlighted by the Catskill Puppet Theater’s presention of “Hiawatha” based on the life of the great Iroquois hero at 2:00 pm. 

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April 2013
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