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Fenimore Art Museum

Madame Butterfly: Highlights from the Metropolitan Opera

April 1–December 31, 2014

One of the most frequently performed operatic works, Madama Butterfly has become a well-loved standard for the Metropolitan Opera and other companies. The costumes, sketches, and photographs on display here represent highlights from the Metropolitan Opera's many varied productions, ranging from 1907 to the present day.

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Untamed Spirits and Wild Companions: Animals in American Indian Art

April 1–December 31, 2014

Native American artists celebrate animals as powerful companions on the journey through life. Explore some of the finest examples of animal imagery depicted in North American Indian art assembled from the world-renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art. The exhibition features clothing, adornments, and other objects.

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Everyday Heroes: Ralph Fasanella’s Paintings of American Life

April 1–May 26, 2014

Fasanella’s folk art paintings portray the people and places he observed while growing up in New York City. These intricate and colorful paintings from the Fenimore’s collection range from portrayals of monumental events in our country’s history to detailed observations of America’s working-class.

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Dress Shop, 1972. By Ralph Fasanella. Oil on canvas. H: 45” x W: 92”. N0003.1983. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York. Photograph by Richard Walker.
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A Moment Past: L.F. Tantillo Paints New York History

April 1–December 31, 2014

Len Tantillo brings the past to life through his remarkable historically accurate paintings. Much of his work celebrates maritime themes, focusing on little-known subject matter depicting the early history of New York State and the Hudson River. Taking pride in the small details, he meticulously researches his subjects to formulate what eventually comes to life on the canvas, creating an extremely realistic piece.

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L. F. Tantillo, Manhattan Sunset, 2013, oil on canvas, 20 x 30, collection of Clara and Larry Sanders
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The Adirondack World of Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait

April 1–September 1, 2014

Few painters are so closely associated with images of the Adirondacks as Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. His storytelling pictures of its wildlife, sportsmen, landscape, and rural community life resonated with 19th century Americans seeking respite from the fast pace of urban living.

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Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819 – 1905) Going out: Deer Hunting in the Adirondacks, 1862. Oil on canvas. Gift of Harold K. Hochschild.
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Fenimore Art Museum Receives $74,000 in State Funding

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Todd Kenyon, Public Relations Office
The Farmers’ Museum
P.O. Box 30, Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-1472 / E-mail: t.kenyon@nysha.org

COOPERSTOWN, NY (12/13/13) — The Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown will receive $74,000 from New York State to develop its 2014 summer exhibition season.

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Holiday Decorations Beautify 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

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (11/08/2013) — Six local garden clubs will work together to beautify a grand canvas: the mansion that houses the Fenimore Art Museum. From November 26 through the close of its season on December 29, visitors to the museum will see the museum's grand stairway and halls trimmed with flowers and greenery for the season.

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Ten Employees Honored for Service at Recognition Event

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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 and The Farmers’ Museum acknowledged the contributions of ten staff members at its annual Recognition Event held at the Otesaga Hotel on Wednesday, October 18, 2013. Jane Forbes Clark, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Farmers’ Museum, presented the awards and Dr. Paul S. D’Ambrosio, President and CEO of the two institutions, presided.

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