ART & CULTURE

Cooperstown, frequently dubbed "The Village of Museums," has so
much to offer when it comes to culture. From fine art, to history and
music, there is much to see and do.

Art & Soul of the Catskills: 
The Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The Roxbury Arts Group, Catskill Mountain Artisans Guild, West Kortright Centre and Bright Hill Press, will present Art and Soul of the Catskills 2011, a fine art and craft festival featuring literary presentations, music, dance and locally sourced food, wines and beers on Saturday, August 6, 10 am to 5pm, Courthouse Square in the Village of Delhi. Rain or shine. Free and open to the public

Glimmerglass Opera:
 
Glimmerglass Opera came into being through the efforts of local Cooperstown residents who hoped to bring opera to their community. It has grown to
international stature and now offers 43 performances of four operas, all in new productions,
each season. 7300 State Hwy. 80, Cooperstown; (607) 547-2255
http://www.glimmerglass.org/index.html

Farmers' Museum: 
Step back in time and experience history at the Farmers' Museum, where skilled artisans
rekindle the traditions of 19th-century rural New York. The museum offers hands on activities,
daily programs and special events throughout the year. Lake Road, Highway 80, Cooperstown,
888-547-1450, http://www.farmersmuseum.org/

Fenimore Art Museum: 
The Fenimore Art Museum has eleven galleries which display permanent and changing
exhibitions of American Folk Art, Fine Art, Photography, and American Indian Art. Rt 80,
Cooperstown; (607) 547.1400; http://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/

Hyde Hall:
Hyde Hall is a stunning reminder of a bygone American era when families of English aristocracy
established vast estates in the former colonies. It is a house museum and regional cultural center
offering visitors the unique opportunity to tour a true restoration in progress. Mill Road,
Cooperstown; (607)547-5098; http://www.hydehall.org/

Leatherstocking Theatre Company:
Leatherstocking Theatre Co. emphasis on new and rarely performed theater works and on
non-traditional casting of old favorites with strong artistic merits, has enhanced the Cooperstown
area's reputation as a popular destination for people who enjoy the arts. 607-547-1363;
http://www.leatherstockingtheatre.org/

Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory:
See and walk among hundreds of live, free-flying butterflies and over 30 species of tropical birds from
around the world in their 3,000 sq. ft. indoor conservatory herbarium - home also to hundreds of
tropical plants, free-ranging tortoises, lizards and frogs. Fun for the whole family! 5802 State Highway 7,
Oneonta, NY 607-435-1147 http://www.poppbutterflyconservatory.com/

Cooperstown Art Galleries:
Smith-Pioneer Gallery, Pioneer Gallery, http://www.smithypioneer.com/
Leatherstocking Brush and Palette Club, Pioneer Street
Cooperstown Art Association, Main Street, http://www.telenet.net/~coopart/

Gelston Castle Estate:
As the crown jewel of Herkimer County, Gelston Castle Estate offers the ultimate destination for any
occasion. With history that dates back to 1739, you can enjoy their beautiful grounds and concerts in the
summer, http://www.chateausafflyn.com/GelstonCastleEstate/estate.html




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