Fenimore Art Museum
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.
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.
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.
The Native American Performing Arts Series is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about a culture with a deep, lasting impact on our region. Join us Saturdays at 1:00 pm on the terrace at the Fenimore Art Museum for a special show at 1:00 pm.
You are welcome to enjoy lunch from the Fenimore Cafe while you watch. The series is included with museum admission.
Artists that we have already enjoyed:
Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 5:30-7:00 pm
Join us for the opening of 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. What better way to celebrate our town?
There is no cost to attend the Our Town reception; donations to support future community exhibitions are gratefully accepted.
Wednesday, August 6, 13, 20, 27 from 3-4 pm
On Wednesdays in August, kids ages 4–8 take part in art classes related to current exhibitions.
August 6: Sights and Sounds of Winslow Homer: Discuss what you can and can't see in Homer's paintings and create a sailboat craft ready to handle the rough seas.
August 13: Beads in Native American Art: Examine beaded pouches and bags and make your own to take home.
Exhibition Offers New Insight into the Life of One of America's Most Celebrated Artists: Winslow Homer
Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Lifefrom the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie
June 6–August 24, 2014
Monday–Friday, August 4–8 and 11–15, 2014 • 1:00–4:30 pm
A 10-day workshop that gives you a chance to learn, work, and exhibit in a world-class museum!