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The Roundtable
11:10 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Fenimore Art Museum - Tasha Tudor: Around the Year

The new exhibit at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, NY: Tasha Tudor: Around the Year illustrates the changing seasons and their special celebrations with over 100 outstanding examples of this beloved author and illustrator’s original art for children’s books and greeting cards. Evocative watercolors, delicate childhood drawings, original handwritten manuscripts, miniature doll cards, hand-decorated boxes and Easter eggs, and first-issue holiday cards are among the heartwarming treasures to be enjoyed in this exhibit from the Norman Rockwell Museum.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Hamilton College's The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art's Dirctor Tracy Adler

Excitement in the art world as Hamilton College in Clinton NY, opened The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art this month. Keith Wellin, a 1950 Hamilton grad, gave the college 10 million to start building a museum in honor of his parents.

The museum’s inaugural 6,200 square foot exhibit is called “Affinity Atlas,” which “reflects the teaching museum’s mission of object-based learning.” Works are grouped together so that the viewer will compare, contrast and ask questions.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Unearthed at The Clark - Ancient China in Williamstown

Ox, Northern Qi dynasty (550–577 CE), tomb dated 570 CE, painted earthenware, unearthed 1979, tomb of Lou Rui (d. 570 CE), Wangguo Village, Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, Shanxi Museum, Taiyuan
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Over the last several decades, archaeological discoveries across northern China have brought to light unexpected works of historical significance and extraordinary beauty.

The exhibition Unearthed: Recent Archaeological Discoveries from Northern China will be on view at The Clark in Williamstown, MA through October 21.

Arts & Culture
9:45 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Gathering Light: The Art of Stephen Hannock at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center.

The exhibition, "Gathering Light: The Art of Stephen Hannock" will be up at the through October 21 at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center.

The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center is an independent, non-collecting museum housed in former train stations, with the old ticket windows still intact. The station was built in 1915 and re-opened as the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center in 1972.

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Arts & Culture
11:10 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Shadow of the Sphinx at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

Mummy Portrait Mask (detail) Egyptian, Greco-roman period, 332BC-395 AD. Plaster, pigment, gold. Robert J. Hubbard Collection Cazenovia Public Library Cazenovia, New York.
Richard Walker

Anna D'Ambrosio, Director and Chief Curator of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art joins us to tell us about their Shadow of the Sphinx exhibition which is on display through November 25th at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri August 3, 2012

SPAC - The Tang Teaching Museum

The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College opened in October of 2000. There is always a lot going on at The Tang – for instance - in July they opened Dance/Draw – an exhibition that explores how developments in visual art and dance began, and how they have shaped the art of today. It will be on display through December 30th. Ian Berry is out guest - he is the Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs and Curator at The Tang.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Wed July 25, 2012

National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, NY

The National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs is the only museum in the country dedicated solely to dance. They have a lot of great events coming up – including their annual gala on August 11th during which Ben Vereen will be inducted as their 48th inductee into the Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame.We learn more from Donna Skiff (Director of the National Museum of Dance) and Sarah Hall Weaver (Assistant Director and Curator).

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Tue July 24, 2012

13th Annual Austerlitz Blueberry Festival

Old Austerlitz in Austerlitz, NY is a living history museum of post-and-beam houses, a granary, a blacksmith shop, a one-room schoolhouse, Christian church and other historic buildings. On Sunday, July 29th, the Austerlitz Historical Society will hold its 13th Annual Blueberry Festival on the grounds of Old Austerlitz Village. Barbara Willner and Cathy Grier tell us more.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Powerhouse Theater - Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

We speak with Patricia Phagan, the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center’s Philip and Lynn Straus Curator of Prints and Drawings about Nature in America: Taming the Landscape.

The Roundtable
11:10 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Impressionism at The Arkell Museum and The Fenimore Art Museum

Child in Sunlight, 1915, Willard Leroy Metcalf (1858-1925), oil on canvas

The Arkell Museum in Canajoharie, NY and the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, NY are both showing American Impressionist paintings from the Arkell collections this summer. "American Impressionism: Paintings of Light and Life” is the exhibition at The Fenimore. “American Impressionism: Masterworks in Watercolor and Pastel” at the Arkell. We are joined by Diane Forsberg, the Arkell Museum's Chief Curator and Chris Rossi, the Associate Curator of Exhibitions at the Fenimore.

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