Weekend in the Catskills – 6/24/2016

This weekend: A Feast for Bards: Farm to Table Poetics at The Poetry Barn in West Hurley; Escher String Quartet at Maverick Concert Hall, also in West Hurley; And Gorgeous Color & Dramatic Light in Landscape workshop with Robert Carsten at the Woodstock School of Art. Read more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/24/2016

Featured Destination: Fenimore Art Museum

Fenimore Art Museum is located in a monumental Neo-Georgian (also known as Neo-Colonial) mansion built in the 1930s on the shores of the Otsego Lake in Cooperstown. It was built on the site of James Fenimore Cooper’s 19th century farmhouse. The town itself was founded by Cooper’s father, Judge William Cooper. Cooper is best known for the Leatherstocking series, which includes novels such as The … Continue reading Featured Destination: Fenimore Art Museum

Weekend in the Catskills – 6/17/2016

This weekend: Playing Mozart as Mozart Would Have Played Mozart at the Doctorow Center for the Arts in Hunter; Poetry with Geoffrey O’Brien, editor-in-chief of Library of America, at Cross Contemporary Art Gallery in Saugerties – Ellen Kozak’s oil paintings are currently on view; And a tour of the Woodstock area gardens. Learn more at  Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/17/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 6/10/2016

This weekend: Livingston Manor is celebrating its 13th Annual Trout Parade; The Center for Photography at Woodstock is hosting The Art of Prepress for Photobooks, a workshop taught by John Mannion; And Upstate Films in Woodstock is screening Life, Animated directed by Academy award-winning director Roger Ross Williams. Read more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/10/2016