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American Masters: Thomas Cole to Grandma Moses

American Masters: Thomas Cole to Grandma Moses
October 19–December 29, 2013

American Masters: Thomas Cole to Grandma Moses presents a wide range of works from the Fenimore Art Museum's permanent collections. The exhibition reflects on iconic artists as well as some prominent sitters. Pieces from the fine art, folk art, and photographic collections are represented. The exhibition presents the finest pieces from these diverse collections in refreshing, thought-provoking juxtapositions.

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(Detail) Robert Fulton (1806) by Benjamin West (1728-1820). Oil on canvas, 46 x 38 x 3¼ in., Gift of Stephen C. Clark, N-218.1961. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York.

Splendidly Dressed: American Indian Robes & Regalia

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

The dress of Native American people was, and remains, exceedingly varied in its expression and design. Splendidly Dressed: American Indian Robes and Regalia combines masterful examples of dress, footwear, headgear, jewelry and accessories from the Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art.

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Belt. Probably Manitoba Ojibwa; ca. 1800; hide, trade cloth, wooden sticks, porcupine quills, glass beads, enameled metal buttons; 24.75"L x 2,25"W. The Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York.

Places in Passing: Contemporary Landscapes by Susan Jones Kenyon

Places in Passing: Contemporary Landscapes by Susan Jones Kenyon
March 30 - December 29, 2013

Experience the paintings of contemporary landscape artist Susan Jones Kenyon. Her atmospheric paintings capture the mystique of Cooperstown’s Otsego Lake and the surrounding region.

Visit the artist's website at SusanJonesKenyon.com

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Susan Jones Kenyon, Autumn (2012). Oil on linen, 36 x 48 in. Collection of the artist.

Forging Perfection: Masterworks from The Farmers’ Museum Blacksmith Shop

Forging Perfection: Masterworks from The Farmers’ Museum Blacksmith Shop
March 30 - December 29, 2013

This exhibition showcases artistic masterpieces of the highest quality produced by Farmers’ Museum’s blacksmiths over the past two decades. 

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Photo by Richard Walker

Native Roots: The 9th Contemporary Iroquois Art Biennial

Native Roots: The 9th Contemporary Iroquois Art Biennial
March 30 - July 21, 2013

See selections from some of the best contemporary Iroquois artists in New York State.

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Sky Woman by Erwin Printup. Acrylic, 34"h x 24"w.

Homecoming: Native American Art Exhibition Returns to Cooperstown

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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

A visit to the Fenimore Art Museum is always worthwhile in part because of the variety of exhibitions that change throughout the year.  This year being no exception, one exhibition made a grand tour: To Great Acclaim: Homecoming of the Thaw Collection. Selected artwork from the Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art, having traveled to some of the finest art museums in the country, return to the Fenimore and open in this exhibition on April 1.

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Exhibitions Feature Aida and Armide from the Metropolitan Opera

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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 exhibition of costumes worn by Louise Homer, Leontyne Price, and Luciano Pavarotti in Aida opens April 1 at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York.  Heavenly Aida: Highlights from the Metropolitan Opera will also feature jewelry, photographs, and sketches from the Met, saturating visitors with the exotic and Egyptian.

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Between the States: George Eastman House Photographs Headline Civil War Exhibitions at Fenimore

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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

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Fenimore Art Museum presents Between the States: Photographs of the American Civil War, opening April 1 and running through May 13.

Between the States presents a selection of well-known Civil War images by photographers such as George Barnard, Mathew Brady, and Alexander Gardner. Organized by the George Eastman House, the images dating from 1862 to 1900 include reproductions from original albumen prints, ambrotypes, cartes de visites, cabinet cards, and tintypes.

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NYSHA Library Opens Exhibition Celebrating Milo Stewart’s Photography

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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

The New York State Historical Association Research Library and the Cooperstown Graduate Program announce the opening of a new exhibition celebrating the late Milo Stewart's work, entitled Reflections of Home: Photography by Milo Stewart. The exhibition highlights Cooperstown landscapes and portraits taken by Mr. Stewart between 1965-1992. With three sections emphasizing Mr.

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May 2012
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Native Artisans Create at Fenimore Art Museum

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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

The Fenimore Art Museum welcomes five Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) artists this summer to spend three days in the museum galleries and outdoors at our Native American interpretive site, Otsego: A Meeting Place.  Engaging conversations with these artists offer a delightful, insightful way to learn about traditional Native American art skills that have been handed down for generations.

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