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November 21, 2012

Curator to discuss Tasha Tudor exhibit

Cooperstown Crier

---- — On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the Fenimore Art Museum will offer an opportunity to learn more about Tasha Tudor: Around the Year, a traveling exhibition from the Norman Rockwell Museum. In a free presentation, the exhibition’s co-curator, Jeanette Chandler Knazek, will reflect on Tudor’s writings and signature watercolors, focusing on the winter season and holidays.

Throughout an illustrious career spanning seven decades, Tasha Tudor (1915-2008) authored more than 20 titles, and her illustrations and unique lifestyle have been featured in more than 100 books. 

A selection of Tasha Tudor books, note cards, holiday cards, prints, figurines, ornaments, and an Advent calendar will be available for sale. Out-of-print books and collectibles are among the selections, including autographed copies of the book “Becky’s Birthday.”

The curator’s presentation will be from 7 to 8:30 The Farmers’ Museum’s Louis C. Jones Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free; no registration required.

The exhibition Tasha Tudor: Around the Year at the Fenimore Art Museum will be open at 6 p.m. for lecture attendees. The exhibition will also be open following the lecture until 9:30 p.m. For more information, call  547-1453.