Fenimore Art Museum
Winslow Homer Symposium
October 4, 2014, from 9 am–5 pm
The Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, NY
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (08/28/2014) — On October 4, the Arkell Museum in Canajoharie, New York, hosts a symposium of leading scholars and experts on Winslow Homer. The symposium is held in conjunction with the exhibition, "Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life from the Arkell Collections."
Community Exhibition - Obsessive Construction: Strip Mall Art
On September 5, an exciting exhibit entitled Obsessive Construction: Strip Mall Art by Cooperstown artist, Nate Katz, opens in the Clark Gallery Alcove.
Friday, November 14 at 6:00 pm
Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium
The Great American Wheat Harvest is a documentary film that tells the story of five families and crews who travel from Texas to the Canadian border each year harvesting wheat. To make a living, the families and farmers take incredible financial risks most people wouldn’t dream of taking.
Glimmerglass Film Days: It's about the Water
November 7-9, 2014
Various locations in Cooperstown, including the Fenimore Art Museum
Glimmerglass Film Days features screenings of films, as well as encounters with internationally known artists, activists, and aficionados. The festival showcases powerful films reflecting humanity’s complex relationships with the natural world.
Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 pm
Enjoy crafts and a fun interactive tour related to our current exhibitions. Parents and grandparents are welcome too!
Free for children 12 and younger, who must be accompanied by an adult. $7 for adults, $5 for members of the New York State Historical Association. Join NYSHA today!
Night at Our Museum is presented in collaboration with the Cooperstown Graduate Program.
Annual Cooperstown Americana Symposium
September 27, 2014, from 9:00 am-5:30 pm
Fenimore Art Museum
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (08/27/2014) — Join scholars and experts in an exploration of the world of Americana. On September 27, the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, hosts its annual Americana Symposium. This year’s theme is "Folk Art and American Modernism."
Saturday, November 1, 2014
An evening of family fun and creativity comes to the Fenimore Art Museum. Bring your family and enjoy a night of cultural encounters. Engage in a guided exploration of the exhibitions and encounter Henry Hudson, folk art, and Native American objects on a "sail" up the Hudson River.
Make your own origami or bead and pipe cleaner creatures. Contribute to a community-created art piece. Enjoy family-friendly live music.
Tuesdays, October 7-November 11, 2014
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Join artist Susan Jones Kenyon in a six-week painting class at the Fenimore.
Participants view and learn the history behind specific paintings by Grandma Moses, then reinterpret one of her iconic pieces, as well as create their own folk art.
The program is open to adults ages 18 and older. No previous painting experience is necessary. Susan Jones Kenyon is a versatile artist, proficient in realism, impressionism, and folk art.
Community Exhibition: Celebrating Our Schools
October 9 through November 2, 2014
Enjoy this latest community exhibit: Celebrating Our Schools features students' artistic interpretations of their visits to the Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers' Museum.
Fenimore Art Museum is investing in community artists and art-making by dedicating the Clark Gallery alcove on the museum's lower level as a community art exhibition space.