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Museum celebrates Hudson River’s 400th

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art and the New-York Historical Society will launch a major exhibition of 19th century American landscape paintings next summer to celebrate the Hudson River.

The exhibit, which will include 45 paintings from the New-York Historical Societyís permanent collection, will be funded by a $143,449 federal grant secured by Congressman and New Paltz alumnus Maurice Hinchey í68, í70g, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

"Views and Visions: The Hudson River to Niagara Falls, 19th Century Landscape Paintings from the New- York Historical Society," will be exhibited in the campus museum from July to December 2009 as part of a series of local events commemorating Henry Hudsonís voyage up the Hudson 400 years ago and the 200th anniversary of Robert Fultonís steamboat voyage on the Hudson.