Arkell Museum announces upcoming schedule

CANAJOHARIE — The following are for the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library, according to a news release.

¯ Oct. 28-Dec. 30: The Arts Factory of Montgomery County members show. The Regional art Galleries

Formed in 2011, the Arts Factory is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support, encourage and cultivate local artists, artisans and venues of the Mohawk Valley. The show is free to the public.

¯ At 6 p.m. Wednesday. A musical art exhibit: The musicians from the Caroga Arts Ensemble, comprised of musicians from around the country who have performed at the Caroga Lake Music Festival, will perform the Holberg Suite, Op. 40 by Evard Grieg, accompanied by images from the Arkell Museum Winslow Homer collection. The premiere of this on Facebook and YouTube. A collaboration between the Arkell Museum and Caroga Arts, the musical art exhibition will be available for streaming on Facebook and YouTube after its premiere on Oct. 28. The link can be found on Facebook.

¯ At 2 p.m. Select Tuesday through Dec. 15: Let’s Talk art with Mary Alexander, curator of education and public engagement, on Zoom as she explores themes of color, inspiration, emotion, and the senses in the Arkell Museum’s art collection. All are welcome to the free talks geared towards older kids, teens and adults. For more information and Zoom details, contact Alexander at (518) 673-2314, Ext. 113, or check the events calendar.

The following three exhibits will be on display through Dec. 15.

¯ Winslow Homer: Illustrator: This exhibit features the entire Arkell Museum collection of 14 Winslow Homer watercolors, and select illustrations by Homer that appeared in popular 19th century publications.

¯ Color, Light & Atmosphere: This exhibition features a selection of rarely shown works from the Arkell Museum’s permanent collection. The artists include N.C. Wyeth, Grandma Moses, James McNeil Whistler, George Inness, Gilbert Stuart, Robert Henri, Walter Launt Palmer, Charles H. Davis, and William Glackens.

¯ Judge Magazine: Politics, presidents and political cartoons: William J. Arkell purchased Judge Magazine in 1885, specifically to attack the Democratic presidential campaign. Judge quickly rose in popularity, and began to rival competing publications such as Puck. This exhibition focuses on the history of the magazine, the role it played in American political life, and its connection to Canajoharie.

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