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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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April 2014
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Community Exhibit by High School Students on View

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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

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May 2014

Our Town
On view June 5-July 6, 2014
Reception June 12, 2014, from 5:30-7:00 pm

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.— May 30, 2014—The Fenimore Art Museum hosts the annual Cooperstown High School exhibit Our Town. In this special project, students interview community members and create artistic interpretations of their life experiences and beliefs.

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