The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz is pleased share details about three exciting new exhibitions that will open in early fall 2021:
Life After the Revolution: Kate Millett’s Art Colony for Women shares the unique story of a Christmas tree farm in Poughkeepsie, where for more than four decades women artists boldly built a space where they could create community and art together. On view Sept. 11– Dec. 12, 2021.
The Dorsky at 20: Reflections at a Milestone will recount the history of the Dorsky Museum and celebrate its new strengths by featuring recent donations and promised gifts to the Museum’s permanent collection. On view Sept. 11– Dec. 12, 2021.
Follies and Picturesque Tourism examines historicized garden and park buildings, known as “follies,” in the visual culture of 19th century tourism, with an emphasis on New York State. On view Sept. 11– Dec. 12, 2021.
Together, these exhibitions promise visitors unparalleled exposure to historical undercurrents and contemporary trends in regional and national art.
Museum hours are Wednesday–Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, holidays and intersessions.
For more information about The Dorsky Museum, visit newpaltz.edu/museum or call (845) 257-3844.