Art in the Dark Tours at the Fenimore Museum

October Art in the Dark Tours at the Fenimore Art Museum

Start date: October 18, 2023
End date: October 19, 2023
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Fenimore Art Museum, 5798 State Highway 80 (P.O.BOX 800) Cooperstown, NY 13326
Organizer: Fenimore Art Museum
Phone: 607-547-1400
Fenimore Art Museum | October

Art in the Dark Tours
October 18, 19, 25, 26 at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. 
Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY

Tickets: $13.50 Members, $16.00 Non-Members. Reservations required.

Cooperstown, New York — See Fenimore Art Museum’s collections in a way never experienced before–in the dark–with Art in the Dark tours. Join museum guides as they lead you through the galleries of American folk art and fine art by lantern light, stopping along the way to share some of the mysterious, melancholy, and untold stories within the artworks. Discover hidden secrets within the paintings with the help of a special ultraviolet light.

The 45-minute tours are offered twice per night. Tours take place on Wednesday and Thursday evenings: October 18, 19, 25, 26 at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Tickets: $13.50 Members, $16.00 Non-Members. To purchase tickets, visit or go directly to

About Fenimore Art Museum
Fenimore Art Museum, located on the shores of Otsego Lake—James Fenimore Cooper’s “Glimmerglass”—in historic Cooperstown, New York, features a wide-ranging collection of American art including folk art; important American 18th- and 19th-century landscape, genre, and portrait paintings; more than 125,000 historic photographs representing the technical developments made in photography and providing extensive visual documentation of the region’s unique history; and the renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art comprised of nearly 900 art objects representative of a broad geographic range of North American Indian cultures, from the Northwest Coast, Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes, and Prairie regions. Visit