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Family Day

Sunday, December 4 • 2 pm
In conjunction with Benjamin Wigfall & Communications Village, join us for a hands-on printmaking workshop with artist Jean-Marc Superville Sovak. RSVP HERE

MUSEUM HOURS:

Wednesday through Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm
(Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and holidays)

 

DIGITAL DORSKY:

See recordings of many of our past virtual events: curator and artists talks, panel discussions, and more.

Ben Wigfall & Communcations Village

September 10 – December 11, 2022

This exhibition provides the first retrospective of Benjamin Wigfall’s art, from his early career in Virginia in the 1950s to his founding of Communications Village, a community art space in Kingston, New York, in the 1970s.

Benjamin Wigfall with young people from Communications Village, ca. 1976. (Pat Jow Kagemoto)

Benjamin Wigfall, Things My Father Told Me, Tall Man II, 1971, courtesy the Estate of Benjamin Wigfall (Photo: Travis Fullerton/Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)

Juan Genovés, from the series “El Lugar Y El Tiempo,” 1970, gift of the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation, 1979.015.013c

For Context: Prints from the Dorsky Collection

September 10 - December 11, 2022

Curated by printmaking students at SUNY New Paltz, For Context was conceived as an educational complement to the Benjamin Wigfall & Communications Village exhibition.