Public Programs and Events

 


Kevin Cook leading a tour of the recent Bradley Walker Tomlin exhibition.

 

FEBRUARY

Saturday, February 17, 3 pm
Reading & Conversation: Poet, photographer, and Warhol Factory collaborator Gerard Malanga reads his poetry and excerpts from his unpublished memoir followed by conversation with Dorsky Curator Anastasia James.


Sunday, February 25, 2 pm
Sunday Family Day: Exhibition-inspired activities for children and their families in conjunction with Abstract Minded: Works by Six Contemporary African Artists, featuring an interactive performance by Amadou Diallo, a master drummer, performer and educator from West Africa who integrates musical performance with storytelling and cultural history.
Learn more and register at http://www.newpaltz.edu/museum/visit/familydays

 

MARCH

Sunday, March 4, 2 pm
Gallery Tour: Free public tour with Guest Educator Kevin Cook


Saturday, March 10, 2 pm
Gallery Talk: Exhibition curator Osi Audu on Abstract Minded: Works by Six Contemporary African Artists

Wednesday, March 14, 2 pm
Gallery Talk: SUNY New Paltz students present their research for Marking Time: Andy Warhol’s Vision of Celebrations, Commemorations, and Anniversaries, moderated by exhibition curator Reva Wolf


* SPRING BREAK: Museum Closed March 17 to 27 *

 
Wednesday, March 28, 3:30 pm
Gallery Talk: SUNY New Paltz students present their research for Marking Time: Andy Warhol’s Vision of Celebrations, Commemorations, and Anniversaries, moderated by exhibition curator Reva Wolf  


* EASTER BREAK: Museum Closed March 31 and April 1 *


APRIL


Tuesday, April 10, 5 pm
Poetry Reading: On the Verge, Codhill Press Poets
Readings by poets published by Codhill Press (www.codhill.com)

 
Thursday & Friday, April 12 & 13
Symposium: “Displaying Warhol: Exhibition as Interpretation”
A two day symposium on the history and significance of approaches to exhibiting Andy Warhol’s work featuring a roster of distinguished art historians and curators.
Registration recommended: https://newpaltz.wufoo.com/forms/pxig5o10vatx03/
(*Hosted by Vassar College and SUNY New Paltz)

Thursday, April 12, 6 pm
Keynote Address: Art Critic and Warhol biographer Blake Gopnik
(*Taylor Hall, Room 102, Adjacent to Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College)

Friday April 13, 10 am – 12 pm
Morning Panel: "Warhol x 5 Collaboration Curators Discuss Their Approaches to Exhibiting Warhol’s Work"
Mary-Kay Lombino (Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College)
Reva Wolf (The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz)
Jacqueline Shilkoff (Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase)
Corinna Ripps Schaming (University Art Museum, University at Albany)
Alex Kitnick (Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College)
(*College Terrace, SUNY New Paltz)

Friday April 13, 2–4 pm
Afternoon Panel: "New Approaches to Exhibiting Warhol and his World"
Curators Sheelagh Bevan (The Morgan Library and Museum), Claire Henry (The Andy Warhol Film Project, The Whitney Museum), and Anastasia James (The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz) discuss new approaches to exhibiting Warhol.
(*College Terrace, SUNY New Paltz)


Saturday, April 14, 2 pm
Performance: Art Collides
SUNY New Paltz students respond to artwork on display in the museum


Friday, April 20, 7 pm
Performance: Living Letters (World Premiere)
"Living Letters" is a new musique concrète composition by SUNY New Paltz Professor Bob Lukomski. Sourced from audio letters made by his father, Sgt. Joseph Lukomski, while he was stationed at Camp Casey in South Korea from 1966–1967, this work for live sequenced computer and reel-to-reel tape explores the nature of personal communication, physical separation, and routine in the pre-internet era.


Saturday, April 21, 2 pm
Conversation: Steven Holl: Making Architecture curator Nina Stritzler-Levine discusses the work of 2018 Hudson Valley Master Steven Holl with Dimitra Tsachrelia, Associate, Steven Holl Architects


Friday, April 27, 5–7 pm
Opening reception: BFA Thesis Exhibition I
*Special hours for this exhibition: Friday through Monday, 11 am – 5 pm; Tuesday  11 am – 4 pm


Sunday, April 29, 2 pm
Family Day: Exhibition-inspired activities for children and their families in conjunction with Steven Holl: Making Architecture, featuring a workshop led by art educator, designer and AGRISCULPTURE Founder Amy Lewis Sweetman
Learn more and register at http://www.newpaltz.edu/museum/learn/familydays

 

MAY


Friday, May 4, 5–7 pm
Opening reception: BFA Thesis Exhibition II
*Special hours for this exhibition: Friday through Monday, 11 am – 5 pm; Tuesday  11 am – 4 pm


Sunday, May 6, 2 pm
Gallery Tour: Free public tour with Guest Educator Kevin Cook


Friday, May 11, 5–7 pm
Opening reception: MFA Thesis Exhibition I
*Special hours for this exhibition: Friday through Monday, 11 am – 5 pm; Tuesday  11 am – 4 pm

Sunday, May 13, 2 pm
Family Day: Celebrate Mother’s Day at The Dorsky with exhibition-inspired activities for children and their families in conjunction with Marking Time: Andy Warhol’s Vision of Celebrations, Commemorations, and Anniversaries, the Poughkeepsie Printwagon, an outreach project of PUF Studios and Barrett Art Center, will be on-site for a hands-on printmaking activity.
Learn more and register at http://www.newpaltz.edu/museum/learn/familydays


Friday, May 18, 7:30–9:30 pm
Opening reception: MFA Thesis Exhibition II
*Special hours for this exhibition: Friday through Monday, 11 am – 5 pm; Tuesday  11 am – 4 pm



Funding for The Dorsky’s exhibitions and programs is provided by the 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.


All events take place in the museum unless otherwise noted 

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