Public Programs and Events

Curator Anna Conlan leads a tour of Life After the Revolution: Kate Millett's Art Colony for Women


Spring 2022 public programs

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




Friday, May 20, 57 pm
Opening Reception: MFA Thesis Exhibition II

*special days for this exhibition: May 20–24, Friday–Monday 11–5, Tuesday 11–2


Saturday and Sunday, May 28 & 29: Museum Closed for Memorial Day



Sunday, June 19, 11 am – 1 pm

An Afternoon with artist/activist Mary Frank and Alan Bigelow from Solar Cookers International  

Mary Frank’s activist practice informs her artistic practice and vice-versa. One of the organizations she supports and advocates for is Solar Cookers International. Alan Bigelow, Science Director and Main Representative to the United Nations for SCI, will lead a demonstration of solar cooking, explain how it works and answer questions. Mary will be present to meet with visitors. 

“Solar Cookers International improves human and environmental health by supporting the expansion of effective carbon-free solar cooking in world regions of greatest need. SCI leads through advocacy, research, and strengthening the capacity of the global solar cooking movement.”

Wednesday, June 22, 5–7 pm

Opening Reception: Hudson Valley Artists 2022: The Material, The Thing
Join us to celebrate the opening of our 15th Annual Hudson Valley Artists Exhibition!
Music and refreshments outdoors



Saturday and Sunday, July 23 & 24, 1–4 pm

Upstate Arts Weekend Hands-on making activities at the Museum



Saturday, September 10, 5–7 pm

Opening Reception: Ben Wigfall and Communications Village



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