Fenimore to host lecture about da Vinci

Fenimore Art Museum near Cooperstown will present a lecture about Leonardo da Vinci, “The Human Body, Earthly and Divine,” at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Allison Hill-Edgar, a local artist, will present the lecture. She has studied drawing, painting, photography, sculpture and art history. In 1994, she earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Harvard College. In 2003, she earned an medical doctorate degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons; she completed her internship at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and obtained her medical license in 2004. Since then, she has dedicated herself to a full-time career as an artist. In 2017, she earned an master’s of fine arts degree in painting from the New York Academy of Art.

Hill-Edgar resides and works in New York City and Cooperstown.

Fenimore Art Museum is at 5798 State Route 80, near Cooperstown. Tickets are $9.50 for members and $11 for non-members and are available through Eventbrite.com or at the door. For information, email info@fenimoreart.org or call 547-1510.

Sidney Community Band to close concert series 

The Sidney Community Band will close the 2018 Don Clayton Memorial Trailside Concert Series at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday* in Sidney in the pavilion at Keith Clark Park on River Street. 

All concerts are free and open to the public, and the site is handicapped accessible. Refreshments are provided.

Walton Theatre to host dance project

The project War Words Dance will have its final performance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Theatre for an evening of ballet and contemporary dance.

The show is co-produced by Bright Hill Press, Lake Arts Project and Feast of Crispian. Lake Arts Project directors and co-producers Jennifer Miller and Karl von Rabenau from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will direct the final performance, produced and co-directed by Bright Hill’s executive director Beatrice Georgalidis.

Professional dancers and advanced level student dancers from New York City, Wisconsin, Vermont and Los Angeles have flown in to participate in the multi-disciplinary project.

Suggested donation is $10 per person.

Email info@brighthillpress.com or call 829-5055 for more information.

Andes Library to host folk concert Saturday

Ira McIntosh will play at the Andes Public Library at 4 p.m. Saturday at 242 Main St. in Andes.

McIntosh, a local folk musician, will perform his favorite family friendly Catskill Mountain folk tunes and share stories of his mentor, Pete Seeger.

For more information, email an.ill@4cls.org or call 845-676-3333.

Art Garage show to close with event

The Art Garage will celebrate the show “SPLASH,” and its artists, with a closing party from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. The gallery will also be open earlier in the day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Art from the show will also be accessible by appointment through Wednesday, Aug. 22.

The next show, “The Summer Return of the Taj Garage,” will open at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug 24.

“SPLASH” features works by artists Petey Brown, Ashley Norwood Cooper, Megan Adams Irving and Steph Marcus.

The Art Garage is at 689 Beaver Meadow Road outside Cooperstown. For more information call 547-5327 or email leartgarage@gmail.com. Or visit Facebook: TheArtGarageCooperstown.

*changed at 11:32 a.m. Aug. 20 to correct day of the concert.

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