Upcoming Exhibitions
Mingling the Waters: 200 Years on the Erie Canal

June 24 - September 3
Paintings from the Arkell Museum marking the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Erie Canal

Oil painting of a mule standing in front of a white and brown building with an open front store showing goods for sale
"Grocery Store on the Erie Canal," by David Maitland Armstrong, 1881
‘Truth is the Only Safe Ground to Stand Upon’

June 24 - September 3
Portraits of Suffragists by Christine Heller recognizing the Centennial Anniversary of New York State women achieving the Right to Vote

a drawn portrait of a woman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton
"Elizabeth Cady Stanton," Christine Heller
Masterworks and Masterworks on Paper

September 16 – December 30
Explore the rarely exhibited masterpieces of the Arkell Museum's collection, including Cassatt, Homer, O'Keefe, Grandma Moses, Whistler, and more. These treasures will be divided between two galleries, one featuring paintings, the other works on paper.

Pastel of a woman with black hair in a blue hat and scarf
Mary Cassatt, "Portrait of Mathilde Valet," ca. 1890
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