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NOTICE: All Fine & Performing Arts events have been canceled due to restrictions on public gatherings imposed by New York State and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Coronavirus Information

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SUNY New Paltz is publishing important messages and news updates related to the College’s response to COVID-19 on the campus news website. Read more...


How do you teach music performance remotely? Harness technology, and be creative

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Faced with the daunting task of teaching instruments from a distance, SUNY New Paltz Department of Music faculty have gotten crafty with free software and sharing platforms. Read more...


Saturday Arts Lab hosting virtual arts activities for k-12 children

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The Saturday Arts Lab at SUNY New Paltz is moving its educational programming online, pairing student teachers with families in the region for virtual arts activities to enrich children’s learning. Read more...


Stay Home, Make Art: Dorsky Museum calls on regional artists to share work for new virtual exhibition

Posted on April 15, 2020

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz is inviting Hudson Valley artists and makers to submit images of recent artwork for inclusion in a new, virtual exhibition. Read more...


Dorsky Museum will co-host online symposium on the work of Jan Sawka, May 2

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The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz will join with a peer museum in California to present an online symposium celebrating the life and work of contemporary. Read more...


Strength and solidarity: Art faculty helps build online community of craftspeople making fabric masks in response to COVID-19 crisis

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Motivated by her own struggle with chronic health conditions and a series of healthcare exchanges due to COVID-19 – including panicked flagged screening and a negative result. Read more...


Innovative teaching: Sculpture Program creates take-home kits to keep students engaged

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SUNY New Paltz sculpture lecturer Michael Asbill and students in his Internship in College Art Studio Teaching course saw the writing on the wall the week of March 9. Read more...


Spring Awakening Postponed

Posted on March 17, 2020

In an effort to limit potential exposure of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Department of Theatre Arts at SUNY New Paltz has postponed Spring Awakening. Read more...