Public Programs and Events

 
* Monday, July 31 – August 29: Museum closed for installation of Artists as Innovators: Celebrating Three Decades of New York State Council on the Arts / New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships which opens on August 30, 2017


AUGUST

Wednesday, August 30
First day of Artists as Innovators: Celebrating Three Decades of New York State Council on the Arts / New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships


SEPTEMBER

Saturday, September 9, 5-7 p.m.
Opening reception: Artists as Innovators: Celebrating Three Decades of New York State Council on the Arts / New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships

Saturday, September 16, 2 p.m.
Reading: NYSCA/NYFA Fellows Saïd Sayrafiezadeh (Playwriting/Screenwriting '96,'06, Fiction '10), Edwin Sanchez (Playwriting/Screenwriting '89, '00, '06), Luc Sante (Nonfiction Literature '14), and Akiko Busch (Nonfiction '11)

Saturday, September 23, 2 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Artists as Innovators curators Judith K. Brodsky and David C. Terry, along with catalog essayist Paddy Johnson and exhibiting artist and Lori Nix (Photography '04, '10) on the history of the New York Foundation for the Arts 

Sunday, September 24, 2 p.m.
Family Day: Exhibition-inspired hands-on activities for children and their families 

Saturday, September 30, 2 p.m.
Performance: Exhibiting Artist Carmelita Tropicana (Playwriting/Screenwriting '91)
 

OCTOBER

Sunday, October 1, 2 p.m.
Tour: First Sunday Free Gallery tour with guest educator and NYSCA/NYFA Fellow Kevin Cook (Painting '06)

Wednesday, October 4, 12-3 p.m.
Performance: NYSCA/NYFA Fellow Linda Mary Montano (Conceptual/Performance Art '86) as Bob Dylan 
 
* Galleries are closed October 7th through 10th for Fall Break
 
Sunday, October 8, 2 p.m.
*Film: Lives of Performers by NYSCA/NYFA Fellow Yvonne Rainer (Film '95, '90) at Rosendale Theatre
 
Saturday, October 14, 2 p.m.                                                                                    
Presentation: "Slide Slam" with SUNY New Paltz Art Faculty and NYSCA/NYFA Fellows Jamie Bennet (Crafts '90, '99, '11), Amy Cheng (Painting '90, '96), Kathy Goodell (Sculpture '93, '97), Carmen Lizardo (Photography '04), Emily Puthoff (Digital/Electronic Arts '11), and Nadia Sablin (Photography '13)
 
Saturday, October 21, 2 p.m.
Gallery Talk: Exhibiting Artist Wendell Castle (Crafts '86)

Monday, October 23, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Information Session: NYSCA/NYFA Fellowship Application Process

Sunday, October 29, 2 p.m.
Family Day: Exhibition-inspired hands-on activities for children and their families 


NOVEMBER

Sunday, November 5, 2 p.m.
Tour: First Sunday Free Gallery tour with guest educator and NYSCA/NYFA Fellow Kevin Cook (Painting '06)

Saturday, November 11, 2 p.m.
Performance: “Art Collides”
SUNY New Paltz students respond to artworks on display in the museum


DECEMBER

Friday, December 1, 5-7 p.m.
Opening reception: BFA/MFA I Thesis Exhibition
The exhibition will run Friday, 12/1 through Tuesday 12/5, 11-5 p.m. daily

Friday, December 8, 5-7 p.m.
Opening reception: BFA/MFA II Thesis Exhibition
The exhibition will run Friday, 12/8 through Tuesday 12/12, 11-5 p.m. daily

All events take place in the museum unless otherwise noted

(**NOTE: The East Wing of the Museum will be closed for the replacement of our air conditioning and climate control system from May 22, 2017 until the opening of our Spring 2018 exhibitions on February 10, 2018. The West Wing will continue to be open for exhibitions according to our normal schedule.**)

 

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