“The Art We Love” From the Arkell Museum

A Lunchbox Lesson presentation hosted by Schoharie Crossing

Fort Hunter, NY –  Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will host Mary Alexander of the Arkell Museum for their next Lunchbox Lesson virtual program on Wednesday, February 14th at noonvia the meeting platform WebEx. The topic will be “The Art We Love” featuring favorite works of art in the Arkell collection.

We celebrate Valentine’s Day with art!

John Singer Sargent Head of an Italian Woman, ca. 1878 Arkell Museum Collection

John Singer Sargent
Head of an Italian Woman, ca. 1878
Arkell Museum Collection

Mary Alexander, Curator of Education and Public Engagement at the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie will take us on an exploration of some works in their collection that they just LOVE! This virtual tour of these art pieces will highlight various painters, illustrators, and artists who showcase love in their works. Alexander will discuss these works and share interesting details about the collection.

The Arkell Museum

The Arkell Museum exists to promote and celebrate the understanding and enjoyment of the arts.  The museum collects, preserves, researches, and presents American Art and Mohawk Valley History, and promotes active participation in art and history related activities, to enhance knowledge, appreciation and personal exploration by all.

This is a free online event with no pre-registration required.  The link for this WebEx program is https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/j.php?MTID=m514343a2f5b2731d3f572b7af076163f, or if you would like the link sent directly to you, please contact the site: SchoharieCrossing@parks.ny.gov

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site Visitor Center and Museum is located at 129 Schoharie Street, Fort Hunter, NY 12069; their telephone number is (518) 829-7516.  The grounds of the site are open from sunrise to sunset every day of the year.

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