Geometries of Difference: New Approaches
to Ornament and Abstraction
January 21 — April 12, 2015

geometries gibson

Videofreex: The Art of Guerrilla Television
February 7 — July 12, 2015

videofreex chuck

Grace Hartigan: Myths and Malls
February 7 — July 12, 2015

hartigan parson brown

The Maverick Festival at 100

February 7 — July 12, 2015

maverick noguchi

Edward Sheriff Curtis And Native Americans
February 7 – March 13, 2015

curtis crowdog

Images Jeffrey Gibson, Aurora, 2013, Elk hide over birch panels, graphite, acrylic, and oil paint, Courtesy the artist and Marc Straus Gallery, New York; John Dominis, Chuck Kennedy at his workbench, 1973, gelatin silver print, courtesy Parry Teasdale and Carol Vontobel (Videofreex); Grace Hartigan, Parson Brown, 1962, Oil on canvas, Collection of Hart and Beatrice Perry; Coursens Studio
Isamu Noguchi and Grace Greenwood, 1929, Gelatin silver print, The Gaede/Striebel Archive, Center for Photography at Woodstock Permanent Print Collection, CPW1998.077; Edward S. Curtis, Crow Dog – Brulé, 1907, Photogravure, 2000.037.001, Gift of Philip & Patti Teplen.
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News and Event Highlights

In case of inclement weather, please call 257-3844 for delayed opening or closing information.

Sunday, March 1, 2 pm
First Sunday Free Gallery Tour with guest educator Kevin Cook

Sunday, March 8, 2 pm
Panel Discussion: "Videofreex: A Foundation for Participatory Art and Social Engagement."

Hudson Valley Artists 2015 call released

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Recent Press

Guerillas in Our Midst (Chronogram)

Geometries of Difference on Display at the Dorsky (Daily Freeman)

"Heat of Fusion" A Film by Stephen Spacarelli (Polich Tallix blog)

Dorsky Museum Spotlights the Work of Tallix Founder Dick Polich (Almanac Weekly)

NPR: The Man Who Casts the Metal for the Master Sculptors interview with Dick Polich by Karen Michel

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