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October 5, 2013

Dorsky Museum: Fall 2013 Public Programs

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz
Installation view. Photo by Bob Wagner.

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York at New Paltz announces its fall public programs, many of which relate directly to the Museum’s current exhibitions, including Screen Play: Hudson Valley Artists 2013 (through November 10) and Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art (through December 15).

October
Saturday, October 5, 2pm
Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art artist Kesang Lamdark discusses his work with SUNY New Paltz Associate Professor of History Dr. Kristine Harris.

Sunday, October 6, 2–3pm
First Sunday free gallery tour with Guest Educator Beth Thomas

Tuesday, October 8, 7pm
Music in the Museum
SUNY New Paltz Professor Bob Lukomski will present new works for multichannel electronics. General admission is 8 USD; 6 USD for faculty, staff, and seniors; and 3 USD for students.

Tuesday, October 22, 7pm
Music in the Museum
The Concert Choir and Chamber Singers and the students of the SUNY New Paltz Vocal Jazz program present a varied program of vocal and choral music. General admission is 8 USD; 6 USD for faculty, staff, and seniors; and 3 USD for students.

Saturday, October 26, 2pm
Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art artist Rabkar Wangchuk discusses his painting.

Sunday, October 27, 10am–4:30pm, Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building
Sand Mandala Workshop presented by Rabkar Wangchuk
Over 20 years, Wangchuk mastered and pursued perfection in woodcarving, butter sculpture and the consecration of color-particle Mandala. Pre-register at [email protected] no later than Friday, October 18; 10 USD materials fee for participants. Observers welcome throughout the day.

November
Saturday, November 2, 1–4pm, Dorsky Museum and Lecture Center 102
“Anonymous: A Symposium on Tibetan Identity and Culture”
Exhibition curator Rachel Weingeist opens the symposium with a gallery tour of Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art at The Dorsky at 1pm. At 2pm, the symposium moves to LC 102 for presentations by Tibetan historian Elliot Sperling (Indiana University), Asian Art Curator Kurt Behrendt (The Metropolitan Museum of Art), and a panel discussion that also includes Rachel Weingeist and artists Tenzing Rigdol and Losang Gyatso, moderated by Jonathan Schwartz, Director of the Asian Studies Program at SUNY Paltz.

Sunday, November 3, 2–3pm
First Sunday free gallery tour with Guest Educator Beth Thomas

Monday, November 4, 7:30pm, Lecture Center 100, SUNY New Paltz
Distinguished Speaker Robert A.F. Thurman: “Tibetan Culture as World Treasure”
Robert A.F. Thurman is the Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University and President of the Tibet House U.S. For information and tickets, please visit www.newpaltz.edu/speakerseries.

Wednesday, November 6, 7:30pm, Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main Street, Rosendale, NY
Film Screening of Tibet in Song by Ngawang Choephel
Filmmaker Ngawang Choephel presents his film Tibet in Song, winner of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize among many other awards. The beauty of traditional Tibetan folk music is showcased through a variety of working songs, songs about family, and the beauty of the land. Suggested donation of 5 USD is recommended. For more information about the Rosendale Theatre, visit rosendaletheatre.org.
About the Dorsky Museum
The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, located at SUNY New Paltz, has more than 9,000 square feet of exhibition space distributed over six galleries. The Dorsky was officially dedicated on October 20, 2001. Since then it has presented over one hundred exhibitions, including commissions, collection-based projects, and in-depth studies of artists including Robert Morris, Alice Neel, Judy Pfaff, and Carolee Schneemann, Marco Maggi, and Ushio Shinohara.

The Friends of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art and the State University of New York at New Paltz provide ongoing support for The Dorsky’s exhibitions and programs. Additional support for Anonymous public education programs has been provided by The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation.

For more information about The Dorsky Museum and its programs, visit
www.newpaltz.edu/museum or call +1 845 257 3844.

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