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Planting Fields Arboretum logoPlanting Fields Foundation presents its Catalyst 2021 exhibition: Pastoral (Indoors/Outdoors)

Oyster Bay, NY (May 4) – Planting Fields Foundation (“Planting Fields” or “the Foundation”) announced today its 2021 Catalyst contemporary arts commission entitled, Pastoral (Indoors/Outdoors), a new sound installation by American composer Nico Muhly. The first of its kind at Planting Fields, the installation will be comprised of two parts and accessible via guided tour of the concurrent exhibition, Everett Shinn: Operatics for an immersive intersection of historic and contemporary art. Exhibition tours are always free for Planting Fields Foundation members.

Iroquois Indian MuseumIroquois Museum in Howes Cave presents “Identity/Identify” group exhibition on view through Nov. 28, 2021 

Howes Cave, NY--The Iroquois Museum announces its 2021 contemporary art exhibition, “Identity/Identify,” on view at the museum through Nov. 28, 2021.

The “Identity/Identify” exhibit presents artistic responses from across Iroquois country that speak to who is considered Haudenosaunee and what constitutes membership. The show explores how these definitions and designations determine access to tribal and federal resources, rights, residency options, and other components of cultural and community participation.

Jim Rotondi with One For All at Kilbourn Hall _Photo by Dick BennettNote to Editors: Marc Iacona and John Nugent will be available for comments via phone or Zoom today. Please contact Amanda Antinore(585) 729-7533 to arrange.

Rochester, NY (May 3, 2021) After intensive efforts to deliver a festival this year, CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival producers Marc Iacona and John Nugent announced today that despite holding onto hope that a socially distanced festival could take place this year at a more spacious location, it will not be viable from either a business or health safety perspective due to necessary NY State health guidelines and capacity restrictions.

"VEIL FLAG" by S.R. STUDIO. LA. CA., 2020New York (May 3, 2021) — The Costume Institute’s next major exhibition will be a two-part show on view from September 18, 2021 through September 5, 2022. Part One, In America: A Lexicon of Fashion—opening in the Anna Wintour Costume Center on September 18, 2021—will celebrate The Costume Institute’s 75th anniversary and explore a modern vocabulary of American fashion. Part Two, In America: An Anthology of Fashion—opening in the American Wing period rooms on May 5, 2022—will explore the development of American fashion by presenting narratives that relate to the complex and layered histories of those spaces. Parts One and Two will close on September 5, 2022.

Eastman Museum LogoIn Collaboration with  the George Eastman Museum

Rochester, N.Y. — India Heritage Museum will present a new visual arts exhibition, Indian Cinema: A Rochester Connection, beginning Saturday, May 8, and running through Sunday, June 13. This free exhibition includes contemporary Indian film posters provided by the George Eastman Museum and can be viewed at the Vinod and Vinay Luthra India Heritage Center at 2171 Monroe Wayne County Line Road, Macedon, 14502. The exhibit can be visited on Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to 5 p.m. …

Eastman Museum LogoTo Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults” will open on June 19

Rochester, N.Y., April 23, 2021—The George Eastman Museum will present To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults, a photographic exhibition on view from June 19, 2021 through January 2, 2022. This interdisciplinary project is a collaboration between photographer Jess T. Dugan and social worker Vanessa Fabbre, an associate professor at Washington University in St. Louis whose research focuses on the intersection of LGBTQ issues and aging.

VertigoOpening weekend features 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove, The Muppet Movie, and the silent masterpiece Sunrise;
The spacious Sumner M. Redstone Theater has been prepared with a thorough deep-cleaning, with new systems in place to ensure the safety of visitors and staff;
Opening April 30, 2021 with screenings on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Tickets on sale starting Friday, April 23, 1:00 p.m.

Astoria, New York, April 22, 2021 — Museum of the Moving Image’s stunning Sumner M. Redstone Theater reopens on Friday, April 30, with a 70mm presentation of Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey. Following this grand return, the Museum will present a program of classic big-screen films as part of the signature series See It Big, appropriately subtitled “The Return!,” co-presented with the Museum’s magazine of film and media criticism Reverse Shot, and the retrospective Complete Kubrick. The schedule also includes family-friendly matinees and programs presented as part of the ongoing series Jim Henson’s World, which accompanies the Museum’s popular Jim Henson Exhibition.

Riverfront Art GalleryYonkers, N.Y. – Yonkers Riverfront Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of A Higher Power, a new art gallery exhibit featuring Elvira Clayton. The gallery exhibit will be on view now through Saturday, June 19. We will host an in-person opening reception at the Yonkers Riverfront Art Gallery, 1 Larkin Plaza, Yonkers, NY, on Saturday, April 24, 1:00-4:30 P.M. Elvira's Live Artist Talk, hosted by art gallery Curator Haifa Bint-Kadi will take place at the Yonkers Riverfront Art Gallery on Friday, May 14, 1:00 P.M. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will be limited seating. Closing reception will be on Saturday, June 19, 1:00-4:30 P.M.

Opus 40The Hudson Valley’s world-famous, historical sculpture park and museum continues its legacy of offering outdoor escape to locals and visitors alike

Saugerties, N.Y. -- Opus 40, Inc., and its executive director Caroline Crumpacker have announced the launch of a new season, marked by all-new events and the return of the National Historic Register site’s most popular engagements. Located in the Ulster County Town of Saugerties, NY, in the heart of the Hudson Valley, Opus 40 is a world-famous sculpture park and museum created by pioneering artist, quarryman and Bard College professor Harvey Fite in 1978, now regarded as an international tourist destination known for its 6.5-acre sculpture, quarryman’s museum and educational, cultural, arts, nature and historical programming.

Irvington Shakespeare CompanyIrvington, NY — Irvington theatergoers will have a chance to take in a live performance for the first time in over a year with the inaugural production from the Irvington Shakespeare Company: a reimagined, 90-minute Twelfth Night, staged outdoors at the O'Hara Nature Center this August. The brand new company joins four other Arts Partners who regularly collaborate with or present their shows at Irvington Theater. Irvington Shakespeare Company…