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Fenimore Art Museum

Native American Performing Arts Series: Joseph & Jesse Bruchac

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1:00 pm
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July 12, 2014
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Native American Performing Arts Series:
Joseph and Jesse Bruchac (song, stories, music)

Saturday, July 12 at 1:00 pm

Join us on our beautiful lakefront terrace for the stories, song, and music of Joseph and Jesse Bruchac.

Admission to this and all events in the Native American Performing Arts Series are included with admission to the Fenimore Art Museum. You are welcome to dine on the delicious fare offered by the Fenimore Cafe at the same time.

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Native American Performing Arts Series: Kay Olan

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1:00 pm
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July 5, 2014
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Special Events

Kay Ionataiewas Olan (storyteller)
Saturday, July 5 at 1:00 pm

Join us on our beautiful lakefront terrace for Mohawk storyteller Kay Olan (Ionataie:was). She tells traditional stories that have been passed down from generation to generation through the oral tradition. She tells them in a kind, gentle manner appropriate for young and old alike. In 2010, Kay recorded the CD Mohawk Stories and is currently working on a second storytelling collection.

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Film Screening: The Hungry Heart

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6:30 pm
Date: 
May 22, 2014
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Special Events

The Hungry Heart Movie

Thursday, May 22 at 6:30 pm • Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium

The Hungry Heart is a compelling, award-winning documentary about the human face of addiction. Come to this free screening and meet the director, Bess O'Brien, and members of the cast.

To learn more about the film, visit The Hungry Heart.

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Bruce Buckley Lecture

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7:30 pm
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May 8, 2014
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The Cooperstown Graduate Program proudly announces Gail C. Andrews as this year’s Bruce Buckley lecturer. Please join the Cooperstown Graduate Program on Thursday May 8th at 7:30pm, for Andrew’s lecture at the Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium. Andrews talk: “Lessons Learned: Alabama Quilts and Oral Tradition,” will examine her work with historic and contemporary quilts and quilters from Alabama and the Deep South.

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It’s a Wonderful Life Art and Poetry Exhibit

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May 9, 2014
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Fri, 05/30/2014
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Special Events

The Fenimore Art Museum and LEAF, Inc. (Leatherstocking Education on Alcoholism/Addictions Foundation) host a free public reception on Friday, May 9, from 5:30–7:00 pm to celebrate the opening of a display of the work from the LEAF Art and Poetry Contest. There will be poetry readings and live acoustic music by Tom Wetmore on bass and Barbara Nark on fiddle. The art and poetry will be on display at the Fenimore through May 30.

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2014 Winners of New York State History Day Announced

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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

The New York State Historical Association is pleased to announce the 2014 winners of New York State History Day: Rights and Responsibilities. Hundreds of students in grades 6 through 12 traveled to Cooperstown from all corners of the state to present their papers, documentaries, exhibits, websites, and performances. Students placing first and second in their categories are eligible to compete at National History Day in College Park, Maryland, in June.

JUNIOR (GRADES 6-8) HISTORICAL PAPER

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April 2014
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Alabama Quilts and Oral Tradition

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Mary Alexander
The Cooperstown Graduate Program
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602-412-8349

The Cooperstown Graduate Program proudly announces Gail C. Andrews as this year’s Bruce Buckley lecturer. Please join the Cooperstown Graduate Program on Thursday, May 8 at 7:30 pm, for Andrew’s lecture at the Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium.

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Young Scholars to Converge on Cooperstown for New York State History Day

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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

New York State History Day
April 28, 2014 from 9:00 am-6:00 pm

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (04/04/2014) — On Monday, April 28, the New York State Historical Association and The Farmers’ Museum host nearly 500 middle and high school students from all corners of New York State, along with their teachers and parents, for New York State History Day. 

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