Dorsky Museum: 2017 Hudson Valley Artists exhibition programs

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz is pleased to announce programs to be held in conjunction with Undercurrents: The River as Metaphor, the 2017 edition of the museum’s annual Hudson Valley Artists series.

  • Saturday, June 17, 2 p.m.
    Gallery Talk: Artists Fern T. Apfel, Susan English, Minjian Kung, Barbara Masterson, Suzy Sureck and Brian Wolfe, in conversation with guest curator Livia Straus 
  • Saturday, June 24, 2 p.m.
    Gallery Talk: Artists Kari Feuer, Carla Goldberg, Theresa Gooby, Sarah Heitmeyer and Antonella Piemontese
  • Sunday, July 2, 2 p.m.
    Family Day: Exhibition-inspired, hands-on activities for children and their families with exhibiting artist Jenny Lee Fowler.
  • Saturday, July 8, 2 p.m.
    Gallery Talk: Artists Peter Bynum, Carlo D’Anselmi, William Durkin, Steve Gentile, Mark Gibian and Iain Machell
  • Sunday, July 30, 2 p.m.
    Family Day
    : Exhibition-inspired, hands-on activities for children and their families with exhibiting artist Matthew Friday.

For more information about the above programs, please contact Zachary Bowman, manager of education and visitor experience, at or 845.257.3604.

Jenny Lee Fowler, i swim in this river, 2017.
Hand-cut Arches hot press on acid-free mat board.
12 x 32 in. Courtesy the artist.

About the Hudson Valley Artists series
The annual Hudson Valley Artists exhibition is a summer tradition at the museum, presenting new works by artists in diverse media from throughout the region. This year’s show is curated by Livia Straus, director and co-founder of the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA) in Peekskill, N.Y.

About the Dorsky Museum
Through its collections, exhibitions, and public programs, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, located at SUNY New Paltz, supports and enriches the academic programs at the college, presents a broad range of world art for study and enjoyment, and serves as a center for Hudson Valley arts and culture. The museum is gaining wide recognition as the premier public showplace for exhibition, education, and cultural scholarship about the Hudson Valley region’s art and artists from yesterday and today. With more than 9,000 square feet of exhibition space distributed over six galleries, The Dorsky Museum is one of the largest museums within the SUNY system. The Dorsky was officially dedicated on Oct. 20, 2001. Since then it has presented over one hundred exhibitions, including commissions, collection-based projects, and in-depth studies of contemporary artists including Robert Morris, Alice Neel, Judy Pfaff, Carolee Schneemann, Ushio Shinohara, historic Woodstock artists Eugene Speicher and Charles Rosen, and Hudson Valley luminaries Russel Wright and Dick Polich.

Museum Hours:
Wednesday–Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, Holidays, and Intersessions.

For more information about The Dorsky Museum and its programs, visit, or call (845) 257-3844.