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Installation view, If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day: Collections of Claude SimardSaratoga Springs, N.Y. — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College will present a series of free public tours this summer at noon on Thursdays from July 6 to August 24.

The tours provide visitors unique perspectives on the Tang Teaching Museum. Curator-led tours delve into specific exhibitions. A collections tour offers a unique opportunity into the spaces where much of the Tang's 9,000 works of art and cultural objects are stored when not part of an exhibition. And behind-the-scenes tours give insights on the kinds of work that goes on that makes the Tang a teaching museum.

Lucinda Devlin (American, b. 1947). SaunaThe exhibition explores the relationship between our bodies and the spaces they inhabit

Rochester, N.Y., June 28, 2017Lucinda Devlin: Sightlines is now on view at the George Eastman Museum through December 31, 2017. Photographer Lucinda Devlin has devoted her forty-year career to exploring the relationship between our bodies and the spaces they inhabit. Her work, made with a 2¼-inch camera and wide-angle lens, consists in large part of photographs of interiors associated with pleasure or pain.

Pollinator WeekTupper Lake, N.Y. – Things are buzzing at The Wild Center, with Pollinator Week, Wake Up on the Raquette, iForest and much more!

Pollinator Week. June 19-25. Flowers bob and wave as bees alight on their petals. They are busy about the slow, steady work of pollination. This effort does more than provide beautiful floral scenery; the work being done by these creatures contributes to our food security and survival. Take a moment and join The Wild Center as we delve deeper into the story of these creatures, whose fate is connected with our own.

Kelly - Red BlueEllsworth Kelly: Slow Curve
Ellsworth Kelly: Fruits & Flowers
June 24 to September 17, 2017
Glens Falls, N.Y. — Jordan D. Schnitzer collects the works of more than 900 artists, but when he stands in a room with artwork by Ellsworth Kelly, it is as though the rest of the world fades away. "I feel an inner calm, almost a meditative state," the Portland, Oregon-based art collector and philanthropist said.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts logoIn the Kitchen on the Main Stage and in an all new Pre-show Lounge

Bethel, N.Y. –  Spring of 2017 brought a wide range of exciting programming to Bethel Woods – from Night in the Woods, a party for a cause, to Love For Sale: Commercialization of the Counterculture, The Museum’s new special exhibit set in a 1970 suburban home, to Project: Identity’s free teen programs that explored the arts and humanities. Now as summer begins to heat up, Bethel Woods has also been added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

Wild Center logoMonday Morning Beginning Artists Series

Tupper Lake, N.Y. – Join The Wild Center again this summer to awaken your artistic talents in celebration of art and nature in the Adirondacks.  Monday mornings, from July 10th until August 28th, come explore the natural world through art with experienced Adirondack artists.  Each three-hour class is a good way to expand your art skills, have fun and learn new art techniques in areas such as watercolor, pastels and mixed media. We hope you’ll be inspired to explore your artistic side and gain new insights into the natural world in the process by joining us for Art in the Park. Every Monday will have a different art focus and offer new skills to enhance your artistic knowledge so sign up for one or more. …

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum$1 Admission! Saturday July 15th and Sunday July 16th

10:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tonawanda, N.Y. – Enjoy $1 admission to the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum during Carrousel Carnival Days! The Children's Gallery will be transformed into a carnival midway with games for the whole family to play. The Kiddieland Testing Park rides, Kiddie Carrousel, and 1916 Number One Special Carrousel will be open to ride. Game and ride tickets are only $.50 cents each! …

CasablancaRochester, N.Y. – The George Eastman Museum presents a wide range of exhibitions, events and film series for July and August. 


Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time

June 10, 2017–October 22, 2017 

This retrospective exhibition features the work of Eugene Richards (American, b. 1944), one of the world’s most respected photographers.  In the tradition of W. Eugene Smith and Robert Frank, Richards is devoted to socially conscious photography that focuses on the diverse, often complex lives of Americans, as well as the ongoing struggles of the world’s poor.

Strong National Museum of Play logo - marbleRochester. N.Y. — The Strong announces the launch of its newest mobile tour America at Play in concert with New York State Path through History Weekend on June 17 and 18. The self-guided tour explores the museum’s America at Play exhibit, which opened at The Strong in December 2016, and is available in French, German, Spanish, Mandarin, and English. (An enhanced audio version is available in English and Mandarin.)…

Little Dancer - DegasSouthampton, N.Y. – In 2004, a plaster cast of Edgar Degas’ “Little Dancer” was discovered in the closet of a now defunct foundry outside Paris. For Gregory Hedberg, an eminent art historian and Southampton resident, the discovery was a revelation. What he saw in the sculpture of the 14-year-old dancer was the answer to a question that had long puzzled him: Why did Degas’ sculpture of this little ballerina, which had created a sensation in 1881 when it was hailed in Paris as revolutionary, appear to have had no immediate influence on modern sculpture?…