Exhibitions

Opening in January 2018:

Abstract Minded: Works by Six Contemporary African Artists
  January 24 – April 15, 2018


(Odili Donald Odita, Metropolitan, 2017, acrylic on canvas, courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery)

 

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Public Programs & Events
News and Event Highlights
* The Museum will be CLOSED for installation December 13 – January 23, 2018 *

Wednesday, January 24, 2018: First day of Abstract Minded: Works by Six Contemporary African Artists

Saturday, February 10, 5-7 pm: Opening Reception for Abstract Minded: Works by Six Contemporary African Artists; Marking Time: Andy Warhol’s Vision of Celebrations, Commemorations, and Anniversaries; Steven Holl: Making Architecture (Hudson Valley Master 2018); The Dorsky Collects: Selections from the Permanent Collection (re-opening)

 
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Recent Press

The Art of Odili Donald Odita (Chronogram)

"Abstract Minded: Works by Six Contemporary African Artists" at The Dorsky (Roll Magazine)

The Works of Andy Warhol Come to Campus (SUNY)

Artists as Innovators at the Dorsky  (Roll Magazine)

The river runs through works of Dorsky Museum's 'Undercurrents'  (Poughkeepsie Journal)

 

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 Support for museum exhibitions and programs is provided by the Friends of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art and the State University of New York at New Paltz.
 
 
 
 
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J.M.W. Turner, Tomb of Caius Cestius at Protestant Burying Ground, 1817, charcoal, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Elias, 1984.006.004

 
The charcoal drawing Tomb of Caius Cestius at Protestant Burying Ground (1817) was donated to The Dorsky by Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Elias and is attributed to the British painter and draughtsman, Joseph Mallord William Turner. This work is not signed but can most likely be accredited to Turner on the basis of its style and subject matter... (more)

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