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Fenimore Art Museum’s Glimmer Globe Theatre Announces Auditions for This Summer’s Lakeside Performance of The Tempest

Glimmer Globe Theatre Auditions for The Tempest

 Fenimore Art Museum’s Glimmer Globe Theatre will hold open auditions for a new production of Shakespeare’s fantastical final work, The Tempest. In-person auditions will take place at Fenimore on Thursday, April 20 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. 

Stories from the People of the Longhouse with Perry Ground

Stories from the People of the Longhouse with Perry Groundat Fenimore Art Museum on April 18

Stories from the People of the Longhouse with Perry Ground
Tuesday, April 18 • 6:30 p.m.
Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY

Tickets available online at Eventbrite.com: Adults: $10 members; $12 non-members  / Youths (18 and under): $6

Cooperstown, New York —  Join master storyteller and cultural educator Perry Ground at Fenimore Art Museum for a family-friendly performance of stories from the Haudenosaunee Longhouse. The program, Stories from the People of the Longhouse, takes place on Tuesday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the museum’s auditorium.

Tickets available online at Eventbrite.com: Adults: $10 members; $12 non-members  / Youths (18 and under): $6. For more information, please visit FenimoreArt.org.

Stories from the People of the Longhouse is filled with traditional Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) legends that have been told for hundreds of years.

These stories teach about the beliefs, customs and history of the Haudenosaunee people. Storyteller Perry Ground will bring the stories to life through vivid descriptions, his rhythmic voice, and a very active stage presence.  These stories become ‘interactive’ as Perry is known to include audience members in the stories.  Elements of traditional Haudenosaunee lifestyle, pieces of historical information and lots of humor are woven into each story.  Discussion about the Haudenosaunee culture and the art of storytelling is also part of this program.  Not just for children, all listeners (young and old), will find this presentation captivating, highly entertaining yet very educational.

About Perry Ground:

Perry Ground is a Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy. Perry has been a storyteller and educator for over 25 years and enjoys working with people of all ages to teach about the history & culture of Native Peoples.

About Fenimore Art Museum

Fenimore Art Museum, located on the shores of Otsego Lake—James Fenimore Cooper’s “Glimmerglass”—in historic Cooperstown, New York, features a wide-ranging collection of American art including folk art; important American 18th- and 19th-century landscape, genre, and portrait paintings; more than 125,000 historic photographs representing the technical developments made in photography and providing extensive visual documentation of the region’s unique history; and the renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art comprised of nearly 900 art objects representative of a broad geographic range of North American Indian cultures, from the Northwest Coast, Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes, and Prairie regions. Visit FenimoreArt.org.

Preschool Tuesdays at Fenimore Art Museum

Preschool Tuesdays at the Fenimore Art Museum

Beginning April 4, Preschool Tuesdays at Fenimore Art Museum now offers two sessions every Tuesday:10:00am and 3:00pm.

Fenimore Art Museum Food For Thought Lunch and Lecture Series

Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown announces the 2023 Food For Thought Lunch and Lecture Series Schedule with dates through November.

Fenimore Art Museum By Beyond My Ken

Fenimore Art Museum presents virtual tours focused on the museum’s collections

Fenimore Art Museum presents free virtual tours focused on the museum’s collection on select Tuesdays from January – March.

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