Media Coverage
Washington's Portrait Back on Display

By Bill Buell, The Daily Gazette - March 7, 2019

Gilbert Stuart was an extremely gifted artist, but not always a good businessman. In 1793, however, when the Irish threatened to throw him in debtor's prison, he made a sound financial decision by heading back to the U.S., where, he told a friend, "There I expect to make a fortune by Washington alone. I calculate upon making a plurality of his portraits." He ended up making more than 70, and one of those copies, the image used for the U.S. one dollar bill, is on display at the Arkell Museum in Canajoharie...

On Exhibit: Portraits & Landscapes at the Arkell

By Indiana Nash, The Daily Gazette - June 1, 2018

Alexander Hamilton was all the rage well before the musical was ever thought of. Beside a portrait of Andrew Hamilton Calhoun, on exhibit at the Arkell Museum in Canajoharie, is the text “His parents honored the new nation by giving their son the middle name Hamilton, after the American statesman and founding father Alexander Hamilton.”

Works by Fort Plain Artist on Display

By Joshua Thomas, Courier-Standard-Enterprise - May 25, 2018

Local artist ‘surprised’ by success of his abstract photography pieces

By Eric Retzlaff, The Leader-Herald - April 9, 2018

Sometimes it pays to break the rules. “I was always used to following the rules of photography,” said Robert Buck of Fort Plain, whose photos are on display with two other artists’ work through May 9 at Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library on Erie Boulevard.

Congressman John Faso Tours Arkell Museum

By Joshua Thomas, Courier-Standard-Enterprise - September 1, 2017

Witnessing the Solar Eclipse

By Patricia Older, The Leader-Herald - August 22, 2017

It turned out to be a spectacular day for an eclipse and for Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library, the turn out for their Experience the Eclipse event Monday almost eclipsed the eclipse itself.

Community Day Celebrates Arkell Museum's Wide Side

Joshua Thomas, Courier-Standard-Enterprise - May 5, 2017

Circus Circus At The Arkell Museum At Canajoharie

Roundtable at WAMC - August 2, 2016

Art Historian Karal Ann Marling and Arkell Museum Director and Curator Diane Forsberg discuss the exhibition Circus Circus and paintings of the American circus by artists from the 1920s and 1930s alongside circus-themed marketing materials used by the Beech-Nut Packaging Company.

Surrounded: Sampling Burchhfield's Wallpaper

Roundtable at WAMC - July 25, 2015

The Arkell Museum Director Diane Forsberg and Steve Larson co-owner of Adelphi Paper Hangings talk about Charles E. Burchfield and wallpaper.

Insightful images Arkell Museum show examines what portraiture can reveal about artists

By Amy Griffin, Times Union May 17, 2015

Winslow Homer: The Nature And Rhythm Of Life At The Arkell Museum

Roundtable at WAMC -- October 22, 2014
Diane Forsberg, Director & Chief Curator at The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie and Leslie Paisley, Paper Conservator/Department Head at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center talk with Joe Donahue about the Winslow Homer exhibition "Winslow Homer: The Nature And Rhythm Of Life" At The Arkell Museum"

Upstate NY: Home to great art in unexpected places

By CHRIS CAROLA Associated Press
May 06, 2014 - 10:06 am ED

The Leader Herald ‘Dinotopia’ exhibit shows Gurney’s method

Art Apart From Time
‘Dinotopia’ exhibit shows Gurney’s methods

December 29, 2013
By BRIAN McELHINEY , The Leader Herald

Times Union 'An American in Venice' at Arkell Museum showcases work and legacy of Whistler

On exhibit: 'An American in Venice' at Arkell Museum showcases work and legacy of Whistler
'American in Venice' explores James Whistler's etchings, prints
By Amy Griffin
Published 10:59 am, Friday, September 20, 2013

The Wall Street Journal "Hidden in the Valley"

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Hidden in the Valley
Updated September 26, 2012, 5:53 p.m. ET
If I were to tell you that a small, economically depressed Mohawk Valley village, about 200 miles northwest of New York, is home to a museum rich in significant works by 18th- to early 20th-century American luminaries such as Gilbert Stuart, Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins and George Bellows, you'd probably say, as I did, "Who knew?"

Mohawk Valley Living

August 19, 2012

Mohawk Valley Living Local TV Show explores the Canajoharie Creek as it leads to the Arkell Museum

Impressionism at The Arkell Museum and The Fenimore Art Museum

WAMC - July 10, 2012

The Arkell Museum in Canajoharie, NY and the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, NY are both showing American Impressionist paintings from the Arkell collections this summer. "American Impressionism: Paintings of Light and Life” is the exhibition at The Fenimore. “American Impressionism: Masterworks in Watercolor and Pastel” at the Arkell. We are joined by Diane Forsberg, the Arkell Museum's Chief Curator and Chris Rossi, the Associate Curator of Exhibitions at the Fenimore.

Mark Adams and Beth Van Hosesen: Life Observed Up-Close and more

WAMC - April 16, 2012

Diane Forsberg, Deputy Director & Chief Curator of The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, joins us to talk about the exhibition, "Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen: Life Observed Up-Close" and this coming Sunday's Earth Day family events.

Arkell Museum Radio Interview

WAMC Radio - June 8, 2009

“ Now through August 5th you can see the Then and Now exhibition at The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, NY. Each of the contemporary artists in this exhibition has been inspired by artists from the past, yet they have very different responses to this inspiration.

The mission of the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie and the Canajoharie Library is to promote and celebrate the understanding and enjoyment of the arts and humanities in Canajoharie, the Mohawk Valley, and beyond. The Arkell Museum collects, preserves, researches and presents American Art and Mohawk Valley History, and promotes active participation in art and history related activities, to enhance knowledge, appreciation and personal exploration by all.

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