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Nature and American Art: Highlights from the New-York Historical Society’s Permanent Collection

Experience the natural beauty of the United States through the eyes of artists in New-York Historical’s collection. Discover how an evolving understanding of science and the emergence of early conservation movements shaped the 19th-century work of naturalist John James Audubon and the landscape painters of the Hudson River School. Date/Time: Wednesday, December 15, 6:00-7:15pm Location: …

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We’re excited to announce our first online art auction! The collection contains over 80 pieces of art by local Hudson Valley artists! The art auction is designed not only to help raise funds for the library but also to help local artists generate some much-needed income. Proceeds from the sales will be split between the …

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Maria Manhattan & Perfect Ten After School for Women’s History Month

Program Description: Feminism in Art: The Box Lunch & Beyond, an illustrated talk by Maria Manhattan in collaboration with Perfect Ten Hudson. Manhattan discusses her 1980s art exhibition, The Box Lunch, her response to Judy Chicago’s groundbreaking feminist work, The Dinner Party. Perfect Ten girls bring The Box Lunch into the 21st century with their own box …

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Video Poems Workshop for Teens

Youth ages 12+ are invited to participate in a free videomaking workshop presented by Spark Media Project on Saturday, August 13 from 12-4pm in the library’s Community Room. In the Video Poems workshop, youth will discuss poetry and the imagery it invokes, write an original poem and learn to interpret one of their own favorites. …

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