Fenimore

Fenimore Art Museum

History Prizes

 

Dixon Ryan Fox Manuscript Prize

Established in 1973, the Fenimore Art Museum Manuscript Award consists of a $3,000 purse and assistance in publication. It is presented each year to the best unpublished, book-length monograph dealing with some aspect of the history of New York State. The museum named the award for Dixon Ryan Fox in 1997 to recognize the contributions to New York history of a distinguished historian who served as the Association's president from 1929 to 1945.

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Heritage Magazine

Heritage Magazine

 

Our popular annual magazine, Heritage, has won several awards. This full-color publication is devoted to the collections, exhibitions, and activities of Fenimore Art Museum.

Our annual subscription rates for Heritage are as follows:

Museum members at all levels:

Free

Non-members:

$11.00

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Visitor Services Associate

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Seasonal

The Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum seek friendly individuals to fill part-time, seasonal positions during the museum season (April-December). You would be working with the public in the museum stores and admissions desks. Successful candidates work well with a team and deliver exemplary customer service.  For more information and application, call (607) 547-1462.

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Maintenance & Custodial Worker

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Do you enjoy working with your hands?  Do you like variety in your day? If you’ve answered yes, consider a full-time, year-round maintenance & custodial worker position at The Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum. Applicants with basic construction and carpentry knowledge for small to moderate repair jobs are sought. Some of your responsibilities would include routine cleaning/maintenance of public and office spaces, light carpentry/painting, and special event setup.

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Security/Safety Officer

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Full Time

Are you known as the safety person? Do you enjoy being surrounded by history and art? Consider becoming a part of our Security/Safety team at The Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum. The museums are currently seeking full-time security/safety officers for the multiple shifts. Your workday would include using computer-based monitoring systems, walking extensive museum grounds, completing incident reports, and trouble-shooting for potential hazards.

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Dwell with Beauty: Native Americans at Home

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Fenimore

Dwell with Beauty: Native Americans at Home

April 1–December 31, 2017

Home is a place full of activity—growing children, sizzling food, and the crafting of objects that serve the family and celebrate beauty.

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Rise up Singing: Jazz Portraits by Herman Leonard

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Fenimore

Rise up Singing: Jazz Portraits by Herman Leonard
May 27–September 4, 2017

Photographer Herman Leonard (1923-2010) was renowned for his photographs of many of the 20th century’s greatest jazz artists. This exhibition features Leonard’s portraits of jazz legends such as Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, and Lena Horne.

Sponsored in part by Dr. Nancy Kollisch and Dr. Jeffrey Pressman.

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