VIRTUAL FENIMORE

Fenimore Art Museum is sharing virtual experiences–which include glimpses of their new exhibitions, collections, programs, and more through Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. Many of these posts provide excellent programming for parents looking for virtual learning options for their children. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, or sign up for our e-newsletters to keep up with the latest museum information.

Find our Virtual Performing Arts Season performances here.

Sponsored in part by The Clark Foundation, NYCM Insurance, Otsego County Government, and Dr. Richard Sternberg. 

Generous support for this project provided by Art Bridges.

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Virtual Fenimore Posts

Exhibition Related
“A platform broad enough” Belva Lockwood: 19th Century Presidential Hopeful & Equal Rights Activist
Exhibition Walk-Through Prismatic Beauty: American People and American Art (April 1)
Exhibition Object Prismatic Beauty: American People and American Art (April 2)
Folk-Art Object: Sullivan’s Diner Folk Art Collection (April 4)
Exhibition Walk-Through Blue Gardens: Photographs by Gross and Daley with narration by photographer Steve Gross (April 8)
Virtual Exhibition Prints of watercolors by Karl Bodmer from The Thaw Collection of American Indian Art (April 10)
John Brewster Jr. Mini-Documentary (April 16)
Video Ansel Adams Group f/64 (April 24)
Mini-Documentary William and James Fenimore Cooper (April 25)
Video: Liberty and Washington (July 4)
Video: Raven Mask (June 28)
Video: Bicycle Photograph by Arthur Telfer – 1900 (June 24)
Fritz Vogt Story Map (May 14)
Featured Artwork: Fancy Dancer by John Nieto (May 9)
Video: Ansel Adams Group f/64 (April 24)
Mini-Documentary: William and James Fenimore Cooper (April 25)
John Brewster Jr. Mini-Documentary (April 16)
Exhibition Walk-Through (Blue Gardens: Photographs by Gross and Daley with narration by photographer Steve Gross) (April 8)
Virtual Exhibition (Prints of watercolors by Karl Bodmer from The Thaw Collection of American Indian Art) (April 10)
Exhibition Walk-Through (Prismatic Beauty: American People and American Art) (April 1)
Exhibition Object (Prismatic Beauty: American People and American Art) (April 2)
Folk-Art Object: Sullivan’s Diner (Folk Art Collection) (April 4)

Preschool Tuesdays and other Children’s Programs
Preschool Tuesday: Story Inspired by the Northwest Coast American Indians (October 30)
Preschool Tuesday: Food in Art (September 8)
Preschool Tuesday (August 1)
Preschool Tuesday (July 7)
Virtual Preschool Tuesday: Crayons (June 14)
Printable Coloring Book #3 (August 16)
Goodnight at the Museum: The Ugly Duckling (June 18)
StorytimeThe Lorax by Dr. Seuss (June 11)
Storytime: The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn (May 26)
Storytime: The Missing Piece by Shel Silverstein (May 19)
Activity Guide: Making Masks (May 18)
Printable Coloring Book (May 16)
Storytime: My Book House, Volumes 1-12 (edited by Olive Beaupre Miller) (May 5)
Story TimeDr. Seuss’ Sleep Book by Doctor Seuss (April 28)
I Spy Art Activity (Autumn at the Crossroads) (April 18)
Craft (Northwest Coast Activity Guide) (April 20)
Story Time: Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens (April 21)
Craft (Create a Hudson River School Collage in the spirit of Thomas Cole, pdf) (April 13)
Virtual Storytime (April 14)
Activity: Play “I Spy Art” with the painting Village Post Office by Thomas Waterman Wood (1823–1903) (April 5)

Performing Arts
• Oscar Wilde’s ‘A Woman of No Importance’ (A new virtual production) (August 21)
Shakespeare in Action (August 15)
Virtual Performing Arts Season:  A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2017) (July 10)
Discussion on Race in Othello (August 7)
Shakespeare in Action (August 2)
• Virtual Performance of William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (July 17)
American Voices: An Open-Mic Night (July 4)
Theatrical Workshop (June 20)
The Taming of the Shrew (2019) From the Glimmer Globe Archive (June 5)
Performing Arts Season Schedule Announcement (May 21)
Virtual Play Reading: K.P. by Peter Reich and Linda Crawford (Play reading contains strong language. Must have a YouTube account and be 18 or older to view.) (May 2)
Virtual Open Mic Night (April 30)
Virtual Play Reading: Three Days in Late Summer (NEXT! Readings of New Works by Regional Playwrights) (April 3)

Virtual Art by The Lake 2020 Participants
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Tracy Helgeson
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Tom Hussey
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Tatiana Rhinevault
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Susana Caban
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Robert Glisson
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Richard Kathmann
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Nancy Kieffer
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Lisa Tessier
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Linda Tracz
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Joyce Stewart
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: John Jackson
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Deborah Beck
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Daniel Tennant
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Christine Sutter
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Chris Wakefield
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Anne Pascale
Featured Art by the Lake Artist: Alex Roediger
ABTL Preview Video

Other Great Programs!
September 17: Art Therapy: Finding Meaning Through Making
August 31: At-Home Lesson – Printmaking
June 26: National Canoe Day
June 23: At Home Lesson: Whig Banner
June 19: Juneteenth
May 30: A Favorite Memory from a Docent
May 28: Photography Lesson: Photographs of Flowers
May 23: Art Optical Illusion
May 7: Photography: Aperture Lesson
May 4: Lebduska Activity Guide
April 6: Instruction: Reverse Painting (pdf)
April 7: Favorite Memories from a Museum Docent
April 26: Cooper Family Crossword Puzzle

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