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Following announcement is posted to NYHIST-L by request.

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>>> "Loretta Spence" <[log in to unmask]> 06/20/03 10:33AM >>>
The Dutchess County Arts Council is hosting a professional development
workshop that may be of interest to your staff, Board and membership, as
well as educators at the high school/college/graduate levels.  I would
appreciate your help in publicizing this event by forwarding this e-mail
to your lists.

If you have questions, please give me a call here at (845) 454-3222,

Thank you so much for your support.

Loretta Spence
Program Director

Dutchess County Arts Council
39 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601

Phone:  (845) 454-3222            Fax:  (845) 454-6902


Saturday, October 25, 2003  9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY


A curator's workshop which will give participants basic skills in the
following aspects of researching and mounting an exhibit:  choosing an
historical or biographical theme, interpretation of materials, and
display options.

This workshop will use the work of Bard College's Dr. Christopher
Linder, at Hyde Park's Guinea Community - - thought to be a major stop
on the Underground Railroad - - as a hands-on example of how to develop
an exhibit, from planning to installation.

Participant will be introduced to the materials available through the
Dutchess County Historical Society Library and its Black History


Julia Hotton is an experienced museum professional, cultural historian
and visual arts specialist with an extensive background as an arts
administrator and exhibition curator.  Her combined skills in education
and cultural programming enhance her ability to organize and develop a
wide variety of programs.  She is a prominent figure in the cultural
community with easy access to its valuable resources and to a broad
array of artists, scholars, educators, business and social leaders.  Ms.
Hotton has curated and/or consulted for, among other organizations, The
New York Historical Society, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black
Culture, The Brooklyn Museum, The Mariner's Museum, Manhattan East
Gallery of Fine Arts, and Cinque Gallery.

Dr. Christopher Linder been a Visiting Professor of Anthropology and
Archaeologist-in-Residence at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New
York, since 1988.  His professional interests include geomorphological
impacts on archaeological sites; evolution of settlement, subsistence,
and ceremonial-isms; and the history of land use in the Hudson River

In Collaboration With

Dutchess County Historical Society's Black History Committee


Bard College Educational Researcher and Consultant, Susan Hinkle

$40 General or $30 Dutchess County Arts Council Members

An RSVP before Tuesday, October 20, 2003 is encouraged and appreciated.

Registrations will, however, be taken at the door.

For more information, or to pay by credit card, call 845-454-3222 or
email [log in to unmask]

Checks payable to:

Dutchess County Arts Council, 39 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY

Hope to see you there.