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  1. Wanderers Rest Humane Association “Woofstock” event

    August 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Exhibition: Your Land, My Land: Immigrant Artists in the United States
    on January 24, 2019 at 4:29 pm

    March 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019Henry DiSpirito (American, born Italy, 1898-1995)Trees, c. 1933 oil on board, 5 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. Gift of the Daughters of Henry DiSpirito, 2017.6.2 Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art is primarily a collection of art of the United States. With the exception of people indigenous to this continent, we are a nation of immigrants.Many “American” artists, such as Thomas Cole, were actually born in other countries. In the arts, as in other areas of life, persons who have come to the United States have been inspired by their new home. This gallery is dedicated to showcasing aspects of the collection that reflect the rich tradition of artists who traveled to the United States as children or adults, developed their talent, and shared it for the appreciation of all.This winter, Your Land, My Land features works of art by Henry DiSpirito (1898, Castleforte, Italy-1995, Utica, N.Y.). DiSpirito immigrated to the United States at age 21 and worked as a stone mason until he retired in 1964. In 1940 he enrolled in an MWPAI sculpture class taught by Richard Davis; DiSpirito carved stone, and later wood, into sensitive forms of fauna and allegorical figures for the rest of his life. DiSpirito was also a painter, especially in his younger years, and the Museum is proud to exhibit for the first time two of the artist’s oils, recent acquisitions generously donated by DiSpirito’s three daughters. […]

  • Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection
    on June 12, 2019 at 4:23 pm

    June 16, 2019 - September 8, 20196:00 pm - 9:00 pmLouis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection is a spectacular presentation that features more than 60 objects, spanning more than 30 years of Tiffany’s prolific and celebrated career. The exhibition is an exploration of craftsmanship, ingenuity, and pure aesthetic beauty that also examines the themes of 19th-century women artisans and innovations in industrial technology. Exceptionally versatile, prolific, and popular, Tiffany worked in nearly all of the media available to artists and designers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries—glass, ceramic, metal, jewelry, mosaics, enamel, and paint—using natural forms for his innovative designs.Tiffany’s technical brilliance enabled him to convey his awe of the natural world through a range of objects, from household items to singular masterpieces. He earned international acclaim for his artistic output, receiving awards in exhibitions across Europe and the United States, and his work shaped American taste in the 1890s through the 1920s. Tiffany artwork was enthusiastically collected by museums and private collectors throughout his lifetime, and continues to be highly sought after.A catalogue, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection by David A. Hanks with essay by Richard H. Driehaus and photographs by John Faier, is available for purchase as a softcover or hardcover from the MWPAI Museum Shop.ABOUT THE COLLECTIONThe Richard H. Driehaus Collection is one of the country’s most important private collections of works by American decorative designer Louis Comfort Tiffany. Widely recognized as the gold standard for American decorative objects of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, works by Tiffany and his associated firms are a core collecting area for Richard H. Driehaus. Since acquiring his first Tiffany Studios stained glass window in 1978, the businessman and philanthropist has expanded his collection to over 1,500 Tiffany works, including ecclesiastical and secular windows, Favrile glass, vases, lamps, candlesticks, accessories, and furniture, to preserve for future generations as well as to enjoy personally.In 2003, The Richard H. Driehaus Museum was founded in Chicago to preserve and publicly exhibit American and European fine and decorative arts of the Gilded Age (1870–1900). Today, the Museum, which opened to the public in 2008 after an extensive five-year restoration, is a stunning showcase for late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century art and design, displayed against the magnificent interiors of the historic Samuel M. Nickerson Mansion (1879–1883).&nbs […]

  • Concert: Josh Groban
    on February 20, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    June 28, 20198:00 pm - 10:00 pmEvent Center$84 / $94 / $114 / $124 / $144Room & Show Packages starting at $356Premium Upgrade Package AVAILABLE!Add the Premium Upgrade Package for only $50!Pak Includes:Keep-sake Show Poster Laminated Special Access Pass with Lanyard Fast-Track Entry into the venue Dining Card for $10 food or beverage night of show Available to any guest who purchased Show Tickets. Can only be purchased at TSRC Box Office (in person or over the phone). Not available on TicketMaster. […]

  • NYS Free Fishing Weekend
    on June 21, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    June 29, 2019 - June 30, 2019Get out and enjoy our great waterways! Anyone can fish NYS waters- no license required!&nbs […]

  • Cultivate Your Community on Saturday
    on June 24, 2019 at 1:28 pm

    June 29, 201911:00 am - 1:00 pmCome down to the park to paint a terracotta pot and plant a succulent! This will be a workshop led by illustrator Maria Vallese of Retro Sorrento.You will be provided with the pot, paint supplies and a plant. Maria will guide you into creating a fun planter design and will also help with succulent planting and care. Feel free to bring an extra pot to paint if time allows – plus enjoy a day at Handshake.City!$30 – LIMITED TO 20 TICKETS AVAILABLE! […]