Public Programs and Events

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Spring 2024

Events are held at The Dorsky Museum, unless otherwise noted.

 

FEBRUARY

Saturday, February 3, 5–7 pm
Opening Reception for Spring Exhibitions:
Global Connections and Hudson Valley Artists 2024: Bibliography

Tuesday, February 6, 6 pm, Lecture Center Room 100
Film Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker: Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros, with filmmaker Daniel Weintraub and Artist, Ione
Free & open to the public
This event was made possible by the Esmark Creativity Project


Friday, February 23, 12:30 pm
Curator Gallery Talk: Hudson Valley Artists 2024: Bibliography with curator Sophie Landres

Saturday, February 24, 2 pm 
Gallery Talk: With artists showing in Hudson Valley Artists 2024: Bibliography

Sunday, February 25, 2 pm
Family Day: Artwork discussions and hands-on-making activities for children and their families. In conjunction with Hudson Valley Artists 2024: Bibliography.
Family Day registration at http://www.newpaltz.edu/museum/learn/familydays

 

MARCH

Saturday, March 9, 2 pm
Global Connections Panel Discussion: Exhibition catalog contributors Morgan Parker, Margo Machida, and Christian Crouch, along with Art Historian Patricia Hills, join guest curator Tom Wolf to discuss the shared interests and distinct characteristics of mid-Century artists Isami Doi, Aaron Douglas, Miguel Covarrubias, and Winold Reiss.

Sunday, March 10, 2 pm
Artist Workshop: Exhibiting Artist Kerry Downey leads viewers in a guided conversation with some hands-on elements that explore our senses, everyday phenomenology and haptics. In conjunction with Hudson Valley Artists 2024: Bibliography

Saturday, March 16, 3 pm
Performance:
Performing Art 2024. This culminating performance of our fifth collaboration with The Hudson Valley Performing Arts Laboratory features a theatric interpretation of the Museum’s Spring 2024 exhibitions.

Saturday, March 16, 6 pm
Reading: The Ulster County Poet Laureate, Kate Hymes, and Dutchess County poet laureate, Stephanie JT Russell read selections of their work which relate to artworks on view in the Spring Exhibitions.

March 23–31: CLOSED FOR SPRING BREAK

 

APRIL

Saturday & Sunday, April 20 & 21: CLOSED FOR EASTER

Saturday, April 27, 2 pm
Curator Gallery Talk: with Global Connections curator, Tom Wolfe.

Sunday, April 28, 12 pm
Gallery Tour: Public Tour of Spring Exhibitions with the Museum’s educator, Zachary Bowman

Sunday, April 28, 2 pm
Family Day: Artwork discussions and hands-on-making activities for children and their families. In conjunction with Global Connections.
Family Day registration at http://www.newpaltz.edu/museum/learn/familydays

 

May

Friday, May 3, 5–7 pm
Opening Reception: BFA I Thesis Exhibition
*special days for this exhibition Friday 3rd – Tuesday 7th, 11-5

Friday, May 10, 5–7 pm:Opening Reception:
MFA I Thesis Exhibition
*special days for this exhibition Friday 10 – Tuesday 14th, 11-5

Sunday, May 12, 2 pm:
Family Day: Exhibition-inspired activities for children and their families in conjunction with A Living Collection
Family Day registration at http://www.newpaltz.edu/museum/learn/familydays

Friday, May 17, 7:30–9:30 pm:
Opening Reception: MFA II Thesis Exhibition
*special days for this exhibition Friday 17 – Tuesday 21st, 11-5

 

 

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RECORDINGS OF PREVIOUS EVENTS

Many of our virtual events are still available to see if you missed them! Take a look at our Recorded Events page.

 

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