Events

Chamber Music Performance: Notes on Art

When: Wednesday, April 23, 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Where: Art Center

The Notes on Art series of chamber music brings Vassar College music students into the galleries for four noontime performances in April. Notes on Art is organized by Eduardo Navega, Lecturer in Music and Director of Orchestral Activities at Vassar College. Students from Mr. Navega’s chamber music course are the performers.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, April 24, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week. Late Night at the Lehman Loeb is made possible by the generous support of the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust.

Curator’s Gallery Talk: Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial

When: Thursday, April 24, 4:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Join curator Patricia Phagan in the galleries for an informal discussion of the exhibition Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial. You’ll enjoy a unique curatorial perspective on the show as a whole and have the chance to explore some of the works in detail.

Family Day

When: Saturday, April 26, 1:30 - 4:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Families are invited to enjoy a fun afternoon of activities inspired by the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center's spring exhibition, Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial. Participants can explore the galleries and join in special art-making activities and kid-friendly tours that focus on how artists have used and depicted daylight, moonlight, and artificial light through the centuries. No registration required; just drop in. Best for ages 5–10.

Chamber Music Performance: Notes on Art

When: Wednesday, April 30, 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Where: Art Center

The Notes on Art series of chamber music brings Vassar College music students into the galleries for four noontime performances in April. Notes on Art is organized by Eduardo Navega, Lecturer in Music and Director of Orchestral Activities at Vassar College. Students from Mr. Navega’s chamber music course are the performers.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, May 1, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week. Late Night at the Lehman Loeb is made possible by the generous support of the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, May 8, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week. Late Night at the Lehman Loeb is made possible by the generous support of the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, May 15, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week. Late Night at the Lehman Loeb is made possible by the generous support of the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, May 22, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week. Late Night at the Lehman Loeb is made possible by the generous support of the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, May 29, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week. Late Night at the Lehman Loeb is made possible by the generous support of the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, June 5, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week. Late Night at the Lehman Loeb is made possible by the generous support of the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, June 12, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week. Late Night at the Lehman Loeb is made possible by the generous support of the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, June 19, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week. Late Night at the Lehman Loeb is made possible by the generous support of the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust.

Watercolor Painting Workshop for Adults

When: Saturday, June 21, 12:30 - 4:30 pm

Where: Art Center

In this half-day program led by artist and teacher Adele Rossetti, participants will learn the watercolor techniques that artists have used to depict light in its many aspects. The program will include an illustrated lecture and analysis of the watercolor paintings on view in the Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial exhibition, followed by three hours of instruction and painting outdoors on the beautiful grounds of the Vassar College campus. The workshop is aimed at the beginner level, so no experience is necessary--just a desire to explore the world of watercolor. Space is limited and reservations are required. For information about fees and materials or to make a reservation, contact Francine Brown at 845-437-5237 or frbrown@vassar.edu.

Adele Rossetti has a MFA in Painting/Drawing and a MS in the Theory, Criticism and History of Art, Design and Architecture from Pratt Institute. She has taught art at Pratt Institute's Brooklyn campus and Venice Program, at BBG, NYBG, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and conducted docent workshops for the Brooklyn Museum. She is a fellow of the BBG Florilegium Society, and a recipient of the American Society of Botanical Artists' Excellence Award, the Royal Horticultural Society's Grenfells Science Medal, and several Mellon Foundation, Cantor-Fitzgerald Foundation and Pratt Institute Faculty Development grants. She is also a lecturer, published art and scientific illustrator, private art tutor, and exhibiting artist, with artwork in numerous private collections.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, June 26, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Where: Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week. Late Night at the Lehman Loeb is made possible by the generous support of the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust.

Hours

Mon Closed
Tue 10am-5pm
Wed 10am-5pm
Thu 10am-9pm
Fri 10am-5pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm

Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, and from Christmas through New Year's Day.

Print Room - Students & Public

Wed 3pm-5pm
Fri 2pm-4pm

Otherwise by appointment.


Late Nights

The Art Center stays open late Thursdays 5-9pm. Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week.

Admission

Admission is free and open to the public. All galleries are wheelchair accessible.

Group visits are welcome. To schedule a reservation, please contact:

Coordinator of Public Education and Information

(845) 437-7745

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The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

124 Raymond Ave Box 703
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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