This afternoon symposium focuses on the historic Woodstock Art Colony and will begin with a brief tour of the exhibition now on view. Speakers’ topics will include the artist Bolton Brown, early landscape painters in Woodstock, the history of the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, whose centennial is this year, and early feminists in the Woodstock Art Colony.
This program is free and open to the public.
12:30 - Brief tour of the exhibition by Karen Quinn, State Museum curator of art and culture
1:00 - Introduction by State Museum Director Mark Schaming and remarks by Arthur Anderson, donor of the collection
1:15 - Derin Tanyol, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, “No Mosquitos in Woodstock: The Mountains and Bolton Brown.”
1:55 - Bruce Weber, Independent art historian, “The Woodstock School of Landscape Painting.”
2:35 - Janice LaMotta, Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, “The Woodstock Artists Association: A History of Community & Art.”
3:15 - Tom Wolf, Bard College, “Feminists in the Early Woodstock Art Colony.”
3:55 - Question & Answer Session