Janet Riker, Director of The University Art Museum, joins us to tell us more.
Also joining us – Ed Schwarzschild - associate professor at the University at Albany, SUNY, and a fellow at the New York State Writers Institute. A short story by Ed entitled “For the Record” is included the exhibition catalog. Tonight, Ed and fellow author Scott Hutchins will give a reading at the museum at 7pm.
"Blue and white" means, at its simplest, cobalt pigment applied to white clay. Over the course of a millennium, blue-and-white porcelain has become one of the most recognized types of ceramic production worldwide.
The exhibition, “New Blue and White” currently on display at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston explores the ways in which contemporary makers, working in ceramics as well as other media ranging from fiber to furniture to glass, have explored this rich body of material culture.
Maureen Stapleton, the famous actress was one of only a handful of people to win the Triple Crown of Acting — two Tony Awards for theater, an Oscar for film acting and an Emmy for her television performances.
The 22nd Annual New York in Bloom takes place this weekend at The New York State Museum in Albany, New York. The event is a fundraiser benefiting the Museum’s educational programs for children.
Garden club members, professional designers, interior designers and floral enthusiasts from the Capital District and beyond will create unique floral arrangements that complement and interpret the Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions.
From Giverny to the Brooklyn Bridge: American Impressionist Paintings from the Arkell Collections is currently on display at The Arkell Museum in Canajoharie. The exhibition features remarkable American Impressionist paintings - sun-dappled views of France and America by Childe Hassam, John Twachtman, Theodore Robinson, J. Alden Weir, and Edward Redfield are among the notable paintings in this exhibition.
There is a curator’s talk about the exhibition this weekend.
Museum Director and Chief Curator, Diane Forsberg, and Library Director, Leah Lafera join us now to talk about that and other goings-on at The Arkell.