Public Programs and Events

 

 


A student presents their research on Andy Warhol in Marking Time: Andy Warhol’s Vision of Celebrations, Commemorations, and Anniversaries.

 

FALL 2021 public programs 

OCTOBER 

  

Wednesday, October 20, 4 pm
Virtual Curator Talk
Curator Anna Conlan discusses her exhibition, Life After the Revolution: Kate Millett’s Art Colony for Women.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcuduirqzMvHtEWbaGWTbK5IFo975EF1WQJ

 

Sunday, October 24, 2 pm
Gallery Talk *in person*
"Documenting Community in a Time of Upheaval"
In conjunction with Who Really Cares?: Hudson Valley Artists 2021, join exhibiting artists Ransome, Vernon M Byron III, Ocean Morisset, Gina Randazzo, and Maureen Drennan for a conversation about documenting the experience of their communities during a period of upheaval which found them simultaneously navigating a global pandemic and the endemic and systemic oppression of and violence against communities of color in the US, which sparked world-wide Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 in the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others.

 

Monday, October 25, 2 pm 
Supporting Artists through Residencies
The Hudson Valley is home to numerous artists residency programs, many of which support artists from marginalized communities. Kate Millett described her art colony as “life after the revolution,” a place where women could experience freedoms that the Women’s and LGBTQ civil rights movements were fighting for, but that were not yet available in mainstream society. In celebration of the spirit of The Farm, we are hosting staff from some organizations which host local artist residency programs: The Center for Photography Woodstock, Stoneleaf Retreat, Denniston Hill and The Women’s Studio Workshop, for a virtual conversation to help strengthen our community, spread their missions, and learn what the about the urgent needs of the communities they support.  

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvcuyuqTorGdP9XsIWBC9bshL_ebT7r9DZ

 

NOVEMBER

 

Sunday, November 7, 11 am
“Memories of Millett Farm”
Join former colonists of Kate Millett’s Arts Colony for an informal discussion of their experiences living and working at The Farm. The Colony alums will be joined by members of The Dorsky Museum’s LBGTQIA+ Student Advisory Committee.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpfuihqT4tGtVcyScv5loe2JjYzICfQD9e

 

Sunday, November 7, 2 pm
Family Day 
In conjunction with Who Really Cares?: Hudson Valley Artists 2021, Join exhibiting artists Maeve McCool and Liz Nielsen for a talk on their work in the exhibition, followed by hands-on making stations. Nielsen will lead participants in creating cyanotype prints on fabric, which can then be turned into personally emblematic flags using the bunting technique, which McCool will be demonstrating.  

Register here: https://newpaltz.wufoo.com/forms/zvfvefi16hptcw/ 

 

Saturday, November 13, 2 pm
Public Tour
Tour our fall exhibitions with the Museum’s education manager, Zachary Bowman.

 

Sunday, November 14, 2 pm
Family Day
In conjunction with Who Really Cares?: Hudson Valley Artists 2021, Join exhibiting artists Macon Reed and Christopher Manning for a talk on their work in the exhibition, followed by hands-on making stations inspired by their practice. 

Register here: https://newpaltz.wufoo.com/forms/z1s81vm40w0jgvi/ 

 

NOVEMBER 24–28: CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK

 

DECEMBER

 

Friday, December 3, 5–7 pm
BFA/MFA Thesis Exhibitions Opening Reception
• Thesis exhibitions will be on display Wed.–Sun. 12/3–12 •

 

Sunday, December 5, 2 pm  
Family Day
In conjunction with The Dorsky at 20: Reflections at a Milestone. After touring the exhibition, multiple making-stations will be staffed by SUNY New Paltz Art Education students so there will be many ways for your family to engage each other.  

Register here: https://newpaltz.wufoo.com/forms/z1ibiqzu1bqav6y/

 

Sunday, December 12
Last day
of fall exhibitions

Sunday, December 12, 2 pm 
Family Day 
In conjunction with Life After the Revolution: Kate Millett’s Art Colony for Women. After touring the exhibition, multiple making-stations will be staffed by SUNY New Paltz Art Education students so there will be many ways for your family to engage each other. 

Please be advised: the exhibition contains nudity.   

Register here: https://newpaltz.wufoo.com/forms/z1aypbi91rdm9mu/ 

 

 


RECORDINGS OF PREVIOUS 2021 EVENTS

Many of our virtual events are still available to see if you missed them!


• Virtual Curator Tour: See a curator Helen Toomer for a screening of a pre-recorded gallery tour of the exhibition Who Really Cares?: Hudson Valley Artists 2021, followed by a Q&A. (Recorded August 18)
See discussion here: https://youtu.be/FmKSyCL5dMQ 

• August 18, 2021
Virtual Curator Tour: See a curator-led tour of the exhibition Who Really Cares?: Hudson Valley Artists 2021, with guest curator Helen Toomer, followed by a Q&A.
https://youtu.be/FmKSyCL5dMQ


• 
September 29, 2021
Virtual Curator Talk and Book Launch
Guest curator Kerry Carso discusses her exhibition, Follies and Picturesque Tourism. This exhibition coincides with the publication of her new book: "Follies in America: A History of Garden and Park Architecture" (Cornell University Press).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C01-csmerk8

• September 22, 2021
Virtual Curator Talk 

Curators Amy Fredrickson and Wayne Lempka and discuss their exhibition, The Dorsky at 20: Reflections at a Milestone.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93rH3TpHGcE


See older recordings on our Digital Dorsky page.

 


   

Funding for The Dorsky’s exhibitions and programs is provided by generous donors and friends of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art and the State University of New York at New Paltz. Additional major funding is provided by the Dorsky Museum Contemporary Art Program Fund.

 

Photography Permission Policy
Periodically, The Dorsky Museum takes photographs and video of Museum visitors and activities for use in promotional and editorial material. With admission into the Museum, you give permission to the Museum for the recording of photographs and/or video of yourself and your dependents. You grant the Museum all rights to use these still or moving images for educational, promotional, advertising, and other purposes which advance the overall mission of the Museum. All rights to the photographs and video belong to the Museum. Please notify the Front Desk if you do not consent to this policy.

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