Public Programs and Events



(Kevin Cook leading a tour of the recent Bradley Walker Tomlin exhibition)

For further information on these events, see our Special Events page here.

Saturday, October 14, 2 pm
Presentation: "Slide Slam" with SUNY New Paltz Art Faculty and NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows Jamie Bennett (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)
Wednesday, October 18
Wednesday, October 18, 6-9 pm
Art Uncorked Benefit + Auction 2017 @ The Century Association, New York City
Join us for our foremost fundraising event of the year, benefitting the Dorsky's exhibitions, publications, and programs!
Tickets and auction items info at:

Saturday, October 21, 2 pm
Gallery Talk: "Embracing Upheaval" with exhibiting Artist Wendell Castle (Crafts '86)
Sculptor, designer, and educator Wendell Castle shares anecdotes from his career and discusses how art, creativity, and critical thinking combine to influence an artist's approach to their work.
Monday, October 23, 5:30–7 pm
Information Session: NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Application Process
Please RSVP for the information session:

Sunday, October 29, 2 pm
Family Day: Exhibition-inspired hands-on activities for children and their families 
(Pre-register through this page.)


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

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


Friday, December 1, 5-7 pm
Opening reception: BFA/MFA Thesis Exhibition
* The exhibition will run Friday, 12/1 through Tuesday 12/12, 11-5 pm 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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