Special Events for
Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School

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Napoleon Sarony, Jervis McEntee, c. 1867, albumen silver print, The Century Association, New York


SEPTEMBER

Saturday, September 12, 5–7 pm
Opening reception: Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School and Reading Objects 2015

Sunday, September 13, 2 pm
Conversation: "Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School"
with curator Lee A. Vedder, historian David P. Schuyler, and SUNY New Paltz professor Kerry Dean Carso, moderated by William Rhoads, co-sponsored by Friends of Historic Kingston
Student Union Building room 62/63

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Jervis McEntee, Autumn Reverie, 1880, oil on canvas, David and Laura Grey Collection


OCTOBER

Friday, October 2
1 pm: Presentation: "The Hudson River School of Art: Paintings, Painters, Period, and Places," with Skip Doyle
Student Union Building room 418
3 pm: Gallery talk: Jervis McEntee exhibition tour, with Guest Educator Kevin Cook
Co-sponsored by the Mid-Hudson Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club

Saturday, October 3, 2 pm
Gallery talk: "Autumn Airs: The Landscapes of Jervis McEntee"
Dr. Kevin J. Avery, Senior Research Scholar at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will address McEntee's aesthetic and status among his fellow Hudson River School painters, especially Sanford Gifford, Worthington Whittredge, and Frederic Church, as well as the effect on him of the genre painter Eastman Johnson. Co-sponsored by Olana State Historical Site

Sunday, October 4, 2 pm
First Sunday Free Gallery Talk with Guest Educator Kevin Cook

Saturday, October 17, 2:30 pm
Plein air painting with Guest Educator Kevin Cook
Limit 15 participants, $20 fee, RSVP to museumrsvp@newpaltz.edu

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Jervis McEntee, View Facing the Catskills, 1863, oil on canvas, Private Collection


NOVEMBER

Sunday, November 1, 2 pm
First Sunday Free Gallery Talk with Guest Educator Kevin Cook

Saturday, November 7, 2 pm
Student Performances: "Art Collides"
SUNY New Paltz students respond to artworks on exhibition

Saturday, November 14, 2:30 pm
Gallery sketching with Guest Educator Kevin Cook
Limit 15 participants, $10 fee, RSVP to museumrsvp@newpaltz.edu

 

 

All programs take place in the museum unless otherwise indicated.

The Friends of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art and the State University of New York at New Paltz provide ongoing support for The Dorsky's exhibitions and programs.

If you are a person with a disability who will require special accommodations please contact Amy Pickering at 845.257.3844 no later than one week before the event.

If you are a person with a disability who will require special accommodations please contact Amy Pickering at 845.257.3844
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