The 1960s Illustrated: Woodstock, Art, and Change
Tuesday, August 6,
4:30 p.m. Lemonade on the Terrace;
5:00 p.m. Talk/Performance in the Main Gallery.
Revisit Woodstock and the story of the Summer of Love with Wade Lawrence, founding Director and Senior Curator at The Museum at Bethel Woods in Bethel, NY, the concert’s actual location. He will offer a multimedia look at the decade’s sweeping changes, as expressed through music, art, books, and ideas. He has curated numerous exhibitions on this theme, and blogs regularly on 50 Years of Peace & Music in honor of Woodstock’s 50th Anniversary. Special guest Arnold Skolnick, designer of the original Woodstock poster, will share the story of this iconic cultural symbol. A graphic artist and publisher of art books, Skolnick’s work has been exhibited at galleries throughout the northeast.
Art, Love, and Identity: A 50th Anniversary Summer Lecture/Performance Series
Tuesdays, July 9 – August 20
4:30 p.m. Lemonade on the Terrace; 5:00 p.m. Talk/Performance in the Main Gallery.
Join us for an uplifting program series, which explores creativity, productivity, and identity inspired by the three 50th Anniversary exhibitions. Explore the autobiographical elements in Rockwell’s art; learn about the mutually supportive connection between Rockwell and renowned psychotherapist Erik Erikson, and reflect on the defining images from 1969, which both shaped and reflected a period of profound cultural transformation. This series examines, from multiple perspectives, the ways in which art, human relationships, and culture are fundamental to growth, resilience, and creating meaning. $25, $15 members, or apply program pass.