Regional Arts Events

The Hyde Collection

Here and Now

Date/Time: 10/2/2018 (02:00 pm - 03:00 pm)

Once a month, in-home caregivers and individuals with dementia, early stages of Alzheimer’s, and other cognitive challenges can participate in a free Museum visit program. A Museum educator will lead a conversation about individual works of art that encourages social interaction and communication. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at or 518-792-1761, ext. 317. Groups from care facilities can reserve Here and Now Tours for four to eight people by contacting Keri.

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Open Studio with Museum Educator Keri Dudek

Date/Time: 10/13/2018 (10:30 am - 01:00 pm)

Flora and Fauna: Jane Peterson Style. Review and discuss Jane Peterson’s imagery of flowers and plants, then visit Hyde House courtyard to create sketches from live plant life. Participants will then learn how to transform sketches into watercolor paintings in the Art Studio. $10 members/$12 non-members. RSVP by contacting Kayla at 518-792-1761, ext. 310, or

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A Lasting Legacy Gala

Date/Time: 10/26/2018 (06:00 pm - 09:00 pm)

Celebrate The Hyde Collection’s rich history and its accomplishments at this year’s Gala, A Lasting Legacy: Honoring the Past | Celebrating the Present | Building the Future. Go back in time, retracing the steps of Museum founder Charlotte Pruyn Hyde and her husband, Louis, as they traveled the world to build their incredible art collection. We will honor Anne Saile, interim Museum director, with the inaugural Legacy Award for her leadership as she prepares to leave the Museum at the end of the year. For tickets, which range from $225 to $350, visit or call Kayla at 518-792-1761, ext. 310.

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