The museum has re-opened and there are new guidelines for visiting. 
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Exhibitions

Dos Mundos: (Re)Constructing Narratives


 

Hudson Valley Artists 2020: New Folk


Jan Sawka: The Place of Memory (The Memory of Place) 

 

We Wear the Mask: Race and Repesentation in the Dorsky Museum Permanent Collection

 

The Dorsky Collects: Selections from the Permanent Collection ongoing


 


(Image credits (top to bottom): Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Maajeida, from the series “Untitled”, 2020; Annie Raife, Untitled, 2018; Jan Sawka, Post Card #32, (from the series “Post Cards”), 1987–89, collection Samuel  Dorsky Museum of Art, gift of the Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs; Combined: Unknown Dan (Mande) artist, Deangle Mask (detail), n.d., and Carl Van Vechten, Claude Marchant (detail), 1946, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art; Jacob Riis, Necktie Workshop in a Division Street Tenement, 1890; reprinted 1945, vintage gelatin silver print, gift of Howard Greenberg, 2002.076.022

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News & Events

 
Thursday, September 24, 6 pm: Curator Talk: with We Wear the Mask curator, Jean-Marc Superville Sovak

POSTPONED: Saturday, September 26 conversation with Bill Aguado & Charles Biasini-Rivera of En Foco, Inc. New date to come soon.

Sunday, September 27, 2 pm: Family Day: The Mailiad: A Mythic American Adventure, Part 1

Wednesday, September 30, 2 pm: Grant Writing Workshop for ArtistsAccessing State and Local Grant Funds with Lilia Perez, Grants & Programs Manager at Arts Mid-Hudson

More info on our Programs and Events Page >>

     



Read 

"Hudson Valley Events to Add Your List This Week" (Chronogram)

"Dorsky juried exhibition, Hudson Valley Artists: New Folk will open September 12" (HV1)

Read about our upcoming Dos Mundos: (Re)Constructing Narratives exhibition

Read about 2020's Hudson Valley Artists: New Folk

Marcus Pfeifer (1936–2020) (Art Forum)

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We are sad to share that long-time friend and supporter to the Dorsky Museum, Marcuse 'Cusie' Pfeifer died on July 17, 2020. Read more about Cusie here.


 

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Theodore Roszak, Satellites,1978

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