Fenimore Art Museum

Accounting Manager

Type: 
Full Time

The New York State Historical Association and The Farmers’ Museum have an opening for an Accounting Manager. This is a working manager position and is responsible for management and oversight of the accounting department in a busy and complex environment. The Accounting Manager provides support to management by delivering timely and accurate financial reports, providing financial analysis, preparing and monitoring the annual budgets and coordinating the annual audit.

Job responsibilities include:   

Custodians

Type: 
Part Time

Reliable full and part-time daily cleaners needed to keep our offices and museum spaces in tip-top shape! High standards of professionalism and well developed customer service skills are a must at our first-class museums. Stand-out applicants work independently while sharing our strong commitment to a team environment . Must be able to work weekends, holidays and overtime when needed.
 

Food Service

Type: 
Part Time

Attendants needed at our café located in our prestigious museum. Surrounded by breathtaking views, you will be prepping food and serving museum visitors in a progressive workplace. Top candidates bring with them strong interpersonal skills and a positive work ethic. Must be 18 years or older.
 

Food Service

Type: 
Full Time

Attendants needed at our café located in our prestigious museum. Surrounded by breathtaking views, you will be prepping food and serving museum visitors in a progressive workplace. Top candidates bring with them strong interpersonal skills and a positive work ethic. Must be 18 years or older.
 

New Exhibitions Herald Museum Reopening March 30

Publication Date: 
January 2013
Press Release Category: 
Exhibition Press Releases
Press Release Contact: 

Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: t.kenyon@nysha.org

Building on the strengths of its collections of American fine art, folk art, and American Indian art, the Fenimore Art Museum today announced its exhibition schedule for 2013, reopening Saturday, March 30.  

Featured exhibitions include:  

Site: 

Through the Eyes of Grandma Moses

Grade Level: 
3rd to 5th

What is folk art? Who makes it? In this tour, students explore the collection of American folk art at Fenimore Art Museum. Through artwork and stories, students will learn about some important folk artists, including Grandma Moses and Edward Hicks. They will learn how folk art can be used to tell stories and to understand American history. Students will create a Grandma Moses style landscape and village scene with pencils, crayons and markers on paper.

On or off site (for workshops): 
On-site
School Program Type: 
tour
Duration: 
2 hours
Site: 

Meanings of the Mask

Grade Level: 
2nd to 5th

Tour the Thaw Gallery of American Indian Art and learn about the masks of Yup’ik culture of the Alaskan tundra in one of our popular programs. Students will learn how celebration and tradition was important to the survival of native cultures. Students will then create masks of their own to take home.

On or off site (for workshops): 
On-site
School Program Type: 
tour
Duration: 
2 hours
Site: 

Natural Neighbors

Grade Level: 
pre-K to 1st

Experience how the Haudenosaunee lived by visiting the Mohawk Bark House. Through an interactive story and art project, students will discover the importance of animals to this Native American culture.

New York State Learning Standards
Social Studies Standard 1, 4
The Arts Standard 4

On or off site (for workshops): 
On-site
School Program Type: 
tour
Duration: 
2 hours
Site: 

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