Charles Loring Elliott, Portrait of Matthew Vassar, 1861

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Vassar's Lehman Loeb Art Center offers "Storytime at the Museum" series for children, beginning March 2, 2018

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College will host a series of three art-themed story hours in the museum for children ages 3-5, beginning on Friday, March 2 at 1:30pm in the Art Center. This event is free and open to the public.

In each 45-minute program, museum staff will read a picture book, share a rhyme or song, look at original works of art in the galleries, and make a simple craft. Each month has a different theme:

Friday, March 2: Trees in Art
Friday, April 6: Springtime in Art
Friday, May 4: Colors in Art

This event is sponsored by the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center.

Vassar College strives to make its events, performances, and facilities accessible to all. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Office of Campus Activities at least 48 hours in advance of an event, Mondays-Fridays, at (845) 437-5370. Without sufficient notice, appropriate space/and or assistance may not be available. For detailed information about accessibility to specific campus facilities, search for “campus accessibility information” on the Vassar homepage.

Directions to the Vassar campus, located at 124 Raymond Avenue in Poughkeepsie, NY, are available at

Vassar College is a coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.

Posted by Office of Communications Thursday, March 1, 2018


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 Dec. 22 through Jan. 15.

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 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


The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

124 Raymond Ave Box 703
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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