Join us for a live discussion via Zoom of author James Fenimore Cooper, artist Thomas Cole, and the Hudson River School of landscape painters.
January 17, February 14, & March 7 • 2:00pm (30 min.)
Writer James Fenimore Cooper and artist Thomas Cole were friends whose works inspired a love for the sublime American landscape. Join Assistant Curator Ann Cannon for a live virtual tour exploring our collection featuring memorabilia from the Cooper family, as well as a variety of paintings by Thomas Cole and other key members of the Hudson River School.
The tour will be followed by a live Q&A session with Ann Cannon, Associate Curator of American Art.
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 FenimoreArt.org.