Public Programs and Events FALL 2015




SEPTEMBER

*The Museum will be closed in observance of Labor Day Saturday and Sunday, 9/5 & 9/6.*

Saturday, September 12, 5–7 pm
Opening reception: Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School, Reading Objects 2015:Responses to the Museum's Collection, and Thomas Benjamin Pope: Landscapes of Newburgh and Beyond.

Sunday, September 13, 2 pm
Conversation: "Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School"
with curator Lee A. Vedder, historian David P. Schuyler, and SUNY New Paltz professor Kerry Dean Carso, moderated by William Rhoads, co-sponsored by Friends of Historic Kingston (Student Union Building room 62/63)

* For more information on events connected to Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School, please click HERE. *

Saturday, September 26, 2 pm
Gallery talk: The Stories We Tell: Hudson Valley Artists 2015
with participating artists Sean Bayliss, Ben Fishman, and Deb Lucke

Wednesday, September 30, 12 pm
Gallery Talk: Reading Objects talk with contributor Susan Robinson
The first in a series of noon-time programs, in which contributors to the exhibition Reading Objects 2015: Responses to the Museum's Collection read and discuss their literary response, will feature Susan Robinson, formerly of the SUNY New Paltz Development Department. Robinson will read her short story, "Summer of Names," which was inspired by Jonathan Wahl's piece Democracy/Theocracy from the series "American Heritage." Robinson will also discuss why she was attracted to Wahl's piece and what inspired her in her writing of her story.


OCTOBER

Friday, October 2
1 pm: Presentation: "The Hudson River School of Art: Paintings, Painters, Period, and Places," with Skip Doyle
(Student Union Building room 418)
3 pm: Gallery talk: Jervis McEntee exhibition tour, with Guest Educator Kevin Cook
Co-sponsored by the Mid-Hudson Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club

Saturday, October 3, 2 pm
Gallery talk: "Autumn Airs: The Landscapes of Jervis McEntee"
With Dr. Kevin J. Avery. Co-sponsored by Olana State Historical Site

Sunday, October 4, 2 pm
First Sunday Free Gallery Tour with Guest Educator Kevin Cook

Saturday, October 17, 2:30 pm
Plein air painting with Guest Educator Kevin Cook
Limit 15 participants, $20 fee, RSVP to museumrsvp@newpaltz.edu

Sunday, October 25, 2 pm
Conversation: "A Modern Art Dealer and Her Artist Friends: Betty Parsons, Helène Aylon, and Saul Steinberg"
with artist Helène Aylon and SUNY New Paltz professor Reva Wolf


NOVEMBER

Sunday, November 1, 2 pm
First Sunday Free Gallery Tour with Guest Educator Kevin Cook

Wednesday, November 4, 12 pm
Gallery talk: Reading Objects gallery talk with contributors Keeley Heuer and Frank Boyer

Saturday, November 7, 2 pm
Student Performances: "Art Collides"
SUNY New Paltz students respond to artworks on display

Saturday, November 14, 2:30 pm
Gallery sketching with Guest Educator Kevin Cook
Limit 15 participants, $10 fee, RSVP to museumrsvp@newpaltz.edu


DECEMBER

Wednesday, December 2, 12 pm
Gallery talk: Reading Objects gallery talk with contributor Gerald Benjamin

Friday, December 4, 5–7 pm
BFA/MFA I Opening reception
on view December 4–8

Sunday, December 6, 2 pm
First Sunday Free Gallery Tour with Guest Educator Kevin Cook

Friday, December 11, 5–7 pm
BFA/MFA II Opening reception
on view December 11–15


 

All events take place in the museum unless otherwise noted.

If you are a person with a disability who will require special accommodations please contact Amy Pickering at 845.257.3844
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