Events

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb: Poetry Evening

When: Thursday, February 21, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every Thursday. This week starting at 7:00, join us for an evening of poetry with the Poughkeepsie Public Library as guest host. There will be featured poets at the beginning of the program followed by a poetry open mic.

Día en familia

When: sábado 23 de febrero, 2:00-4:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Actividades y lectura de cuentos en español para niños y sus familias. Visitas guiadas del museo en español. Para más información comunicarse con Diana Sanderson al 845-437-5395 o vellop@vassar.edu.

Claflin Lecture by Artist Sophia Narrett

When: Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 6:00pm

Where: Taylor Hall Room 203

Sophia Narrett uses embroidery to tell stories about love and desire. She holds a BA in Visual Arts from Brown University and a MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work has been shown at the Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ; Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA; Museum Rijswijk, Holland; Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen, Denmark; and Jack Barrett Gallery, Paul Kasmin Gallery, the Museum of Arts and Design, the Museum of Sex, Freight + Volume, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, BRIC Arts | Media House and Nancy Margolis Gallery, all in NY. She has participated in residencies including the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME; the Museum of Arts and Design, NY; and the Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA.  Narrett’s work was recently highlighted in a T: The New York Times Style Magazine article, “Some of the Most Provocative Political Art is Made With Fibers,” by Leslie Camhi. She is a 2018 recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. Her work is included in the collection of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, and the CAPP Collection of Contemporary Art at the University of Maryland. Narrett was born in 1987 in Concord, MA, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, February 28, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Join us for extended gallery hours and a lively atmosphere each Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Join us for extended gallery hours and a lively atmosphere each Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, March 14, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Join us for extended gallery hours and a lively atmosphere each Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb: Poetry Evening

When: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every Thursday. This week starting at 7:00, join us for an evening of poetry with the Poughkeepsie Public Library as guest host. There will be featured poets at the beginning of the program followed by a poetry open mic.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb: Gallery Talk: Drawings by Inez Nathaniel Walker

When: Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Join us for extended gallery hours and a lively atmosphere each Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. This week at 5:00, curator Mary-Kay Lombino will discuss this first-ever solo museum exhibition of works by self-taught artist Inez Nathaniel Walker, exploring the artist's stylistic changes over time. Freehand: Drawings by Inez Nathaniel Walker is supported by the Friends of the Frances Lehman Loeb Exhibition Fund and organized with the cooperation of the American Folk Art Museum, New York.

Storytime at the Museum

When: Friday,March 29, 2019, 2:00-2:45pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Designed for 3-5 year olds, this 45-minute program welcomes young children (and their grown-ups) to the art museum using the familiar format of story hour. We will read a picture book, take a mini-tour of the galleries, and make a simple hands-on art project. Storytime programs will also be held on February 15 and May 3. Each month has a different theme.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb: Art Talks by Art Majors

When: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every Thursday. This week at 6:00, two Vassar College art majors will each give a 15-minute presentation on a work from the Art Center's collection. 

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb & Ribicoff Lecture

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Join us for extended gallery hours and a lively atmosphere each Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Ribicoff Lecture and Reception: details TBA.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb: Art Talks by Art Majors; Poetry Evening

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every Thursday. This week at 6:00, two Vassar College art majors will each give a 15-minute presentation on a work from the Art Center's collection. Then at 7:00, join us for an evening of poetry with the Poughkeepsie Public Library as guest host. There will be featured poets at the beginning of the program followed by a poetry open mic.

Gallery Talk: Dutch and Flemish Art

When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 1:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Dr. Lara Yeager-Crasselt (Vassar College Department of Art) will explore some of the early modern Dutch and Flemish works in the Art Center's collection, considering Netherlandish artists’ distinctive approach to depicting the world around them.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb: Art Talks by Art Majors

When: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every Thursday. This week at 6:00, two Vassar College art majors will each give a 15-minute presentation on a work from the Art Center's collection. 

Exhibition Opening and Lecture for An Era of Opportunity: Three Decades of Acquisitions

When: Friday, April 26, 2019, 5:30pm

Where: Taylor Hall 102 & Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

A lecture by Susan Taylor, the Montine McDaniel Freeman Director of the New Orleans Museum of Art, marks the opening of An Era of Opportunity: Three Decades of Acquisitions. A reception in the Art Center atrium will follow the lecture.

The exhibition is a tribute to James Mundy (Vassar class of 1974) upon his retirement as the Anne Hendricks Bass Director of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, a post he has held for twenty-eight years. Organized by the curators of the Art Center, the exhibition spotlights a range of drawings, paintings, photographs, and other works acquired over three decades, and encompasses art from across the geographic scope of the collection. The exhibition emphasizes the dynamic role that opportunity has played in shaping the dramatic growth of the permanent collection of the museum during Mundy’s tenure. An Era of Opportunity is supported by the Friends of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Exhibition Fund.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, May 2, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Join us for extended gallery hours and a lively atmosphere each Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. 

Storytime at the Museum

When: Friday, May 3, 2019, 2:00-2:45pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Designed for 3-5 year olds, this 45-minute program welcomes young children (and their grown-ups) to the art museum using the familiar format of story hour. We will read a picture book, take a mini-tour of the galleries, and make a simple hands-on art project. Storytime programs will also be held on February 15 and March 29. Each month has a different theme.

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Join us for extended gallery hours and a lively atmosphere each Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. 

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Join us for extended gallery hours and a lively atmosphere each Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. 

Gallery Talk: An Era of Opportunity: Three Decades of Acquisitions

When: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 4:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

James Mundy will recount the stories behind the acquisition of selected works that have entered the collection during his tenure as director of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. 

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Join us for extended gallery hours and a lively atmosphere each Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. 

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Join us for extended gallery hours and a lively atmosphere each Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. 

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 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

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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124 Raymond Ave Box 703
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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