Upcoming Exhibitions

BFA/MFA Thesis Exhibitions Spring 2018

Curated by art faculty and students

April 27 – May 22, 2018
Alice & Horace Chandler Gallery and North Gallery

Students at the Spring 2017 thesis exhibition.

At the end of each semester, students graduating with Bacherlor of Fine Arts or Master of Fine Arts degrees exhibit art work created as part of their thesis projects in the museum's west wing. Exhibitions are designed and installed by the students, under the supervision of the Curator of Exhibitions and the museum Preparator.

Time Travelers: Hudson Valley Artists 2018

Curated by Anastasia James

June 16 – November 11, 2018
Alice and Horace Chandler Gallery and North Gallery


Time Travelers, the 2018 edition of The Dorsky’s Hudson Valley Artists series, presents work that engages with the concept of time travel and embraces the slippery notions of time. Time Travelers recognizes the universal human desire to experience a time other than our own and aims to act as a location for explorations of, or challenges to, the standard chronological sequence.

CALL TO ARTISTS: For Time Travelers, artists are encouraged to submit work that engages with the concept of time travel and embraces the slippery notions of time. We offer the following prompts: alternate histories, living-history, history as source, movement between points in time, immutable timelines, mutable timelines, many-worlds, time-capsules, time machines, telepathy, presentism, forgiveness, retribution, wormholes, the future, linearity, progression, warp, warnings, relativity, eternalism, motion, geometry, fantasy, the grandfather paradox, optimism, memory, obsolete techniques, revisionism, futurism, Afrofuturism, the imagining of different worlds, Herland, speculative fiction, urban legends, retrogression.Curator Anastasia James is Curator of Exhibitions and Programs at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art.

Online submissions accepted via Submittable.

Deadline for online submissions: Monday, March 19, 2018, midnight.

For more information about the exhibition see the Time Travelers exhibition page.

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