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Native American Performing Arts at Fenimore Art Museum Start on July 5

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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

Every Saturday in July and August, join us on the terrace at the Fenimore Art Museum for a special show at 1:00 pm. It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn more about a culture with a deep, lasting impact on our region.

The series begins on July 5 with Mohawk storyteller Kay Ionataiewas Olan. In 2010, Kay recorded the CD Mohawk Stories and is currently working on a second storytelling collection. Kay is on the Native American Advisory Board for the Fenimore Art Museum.

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June 2014
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Exhibition Opening: Madame Butterfly’s World: Woodblock Prints of a Changing Japan

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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

Opening on June 21 at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, Madame Butterfly’s World: Woodblock Prints of a Changing Japan, complements the Glimmerglass Festival’s production of Madame Butterfly. The exhibition highlights the changing world in which Butterfly lives: a Japan that stands at the cusp of modernity as it moves from a feudal and agricultural country to an industrialized nation taking its place on the world stage.

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June 2014
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Hands-on Learning for Homeschool Students

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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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June 2014

Cooperstown Homeschool Day

June 27, 2014

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (06/11/2014) — The Farmers' Museum, Fenimore Art Museum, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum have teamed up to offer a terrific day of hands-on learning for homeschoolers and their families. Cooperstown Homeschool Day on June 27 is a great opportunity to participate in special programming, explore our museums, learn, laugh, and meet other homeschoolers!

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A Special Father’s Day: Dads Receive Free Admission to Museums

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (06/05/2014) — In honor of Father’s Day, all fathers receive free admission to the Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum on Sunday, June 15.

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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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Ken Burns Speaks at State History Conference Sponsored by NYSHA

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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

Conference on New York State History
June 12-14, 2014
Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (04/17/2014) — Local historians and educators from across the state gather in Poughkeepsie at Marist College for the 2014 Conference on New York State History on June 12-14. The conference highlights the latest research on New York History and culture and is open to the public.

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