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Fenimore Art Museum

FFT - Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life, from the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie

Time: 
12:30 - 2:30pm
Date: 
July 23, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Lectures

Food for Thought — Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life, from the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • 12:30–2:30 pm
THIS PROGRAM IS SOLD OUT. Please consider registering for the August 13 program.

 

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FFT - Madame Butterfly: Highlights from the Metropolitan Opera

Time: 
12:30 - 2:30pm
Date: 
June 18, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Lectures

Food for Thought — Madame Butterfly: Highlights from the Metropolitan Opera
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • 12:30–2:30 pm

Share your love of the opera with Chris Rossi, Associate Curator of Exhibitions. She guides this tour and discussion of exotic costumes, sketches and photographs ranging from 1907 to the present day, representing highlights from several of the Metropolitan Opera’s productions of Madame Butterfly.

Lunch and lecture fee: $22 for NYSHA members, $25 non-members. Pre-registration is required; call (607) 547-1461.

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FFT - Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life, from the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie

Time: 
12:30 - 2:30pm
Date: 
June 11, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Lectures

Food for Thought - Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life, from the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • 12:30–2:30 pm
THIS PROGRAM IS SOLD OUT. Please consider registering for the August 13 program.

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FFT - Untamed Spirits and Wild Companions: Animals in Native American Art

Time: 
12:30 - 2:30pm
Date: 
May 28, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Lectures

FFT — Untamed Spirits and Wild Companions: Animals in Native American Art
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • 12:30–2:30 pm

Appreciate how Native American artists celebrate animals as powerful companions on the journey through life. Join Eva Fognell on an exceptional tour of this exhibition of clothing, adornments, and other objects from the Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art. 

Lunch and lecture fee: $22 for NYSHA members, $25 non-members. Pre-registration is required; call (607) 547-1461.

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FFT - Everyday Heroes: Ralph Fasanella’s Paintings of American Life

Time: 
12:30 - 2:30pm
Date: 
May 14, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Lectures

Food for Thought — Everyday Heroes: Ralph Fasanella’s Paintings of American Life
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • 12:30–2:30 pm

Fasanella’s paintings have been widely celebrated as important documents of 20th-century working-class life. View them with the insights of their foremost authority, Dr. Paul S. D’Ambrosio, President and CEO of the Fenimore Art Museum.

Lunch and lecture fee: $22 for NYSHA members, $25 non-members. Pre-registration is required; call (607) 547-1461.

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FFT - Behind the Scenes: Exhibition Development

Time: 
12:30 - 2:30pm
Date: 
April 23, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Lectures

Food for Thought — Behind the Scenes: Exhibition Development
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • 12:30–2:30 pm

Step behind the scenes with Chris Rossi, Associate Curator of Exhibitions, for an intriguing look at how the museum’s exhibitions are conceived, planned, and executed.

Lunch and lecture fee: $22 for NYSHA members, $25 non-members. Pre-registration is required; call (607) 547-1461.

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FFT - The Adirondack World of Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait

Time: 
12:30 - 2:30pm
Date: 
April 9, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Lectures

Food for Thought — The Adirondack World of Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • 12:30–2:30 pm

Tait’s pictures of wildlife, sportsmen, landscape, and rural community life resonated with 19th-century Americans seeking respite from the fast pace of urban living. Join guest curator Caroline M. Welsh, art historian and director emerita of the Adirondack Museum, on a tour of this exhibition, organized by the Adirondack Museum.

Lunch and lecture fee: $22 for NYSHA members, $25 non-members. Pre-registration is required; call (607) 547-1461.

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Folk Art and American Modernism

September 18–December 31, 2014

Folk Art and American Modernism peers into the world of the first collectors of American folk art during the period of Modernism and explores the connection between the collectors and the pieces they collected. See how these insightful pioneers influenced the future of American art purely by the items they gathered and revered.

Learn about a symposium based on this exhibition: The Annual Cooperstown Americana Symposium

Blurb
start date: 
09/18/2014
end date: 
12/31/2014
Weight of Exhibit: 
-6
Exhibition Type: 
finite
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Images
Caption 1: 
Liberty and Washington, 1800-1810. By an Unidentified Artist, oil on canvas, H: 73" x W; 43 7/8", N0525.1948. Gift of Stephen C. Clark, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York. Photograph by Richard Walker.
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Dorothea Lange’s America

September 18–December 31, 2014

Lange’s empathetic images of migrant workers, suffering families, and tortured landscapes have seared the imagery of the Depression into America’s consciousness. Her most celebrated photographs of that era—Migrant Mother, White Angel Breadline, and Migratory Cotton Picker—have become icons in American cultural history.

Blurb
start date: 
09/18/2014
end date: 
12/31/2014
Weight of Exhibit: 
-4
Exhibition Type: 
finite
Site: 
Images
Caption 1: 
Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936. 23 x 18 inches, Frame size: 32x26 inches
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