Events
Opening Reception - Greg Slick | Opened Ground
Category: Seligmann Center
Date: 09/23/2017 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM ET
Location: Kurt Seligmann's Studio
Admission: Free
Summary: Greg Slick’s work investigates the crossroads of art, archaeology, and anthropology as well as the influence of ancient and “primitive” cultures on modern and contemporary art. Prehistoric stone structures and artifacts, Informalism, the Earth Art movement, and the study of shamanism are some of the key influences on his practice. 

In many of his paintings, Slick references the graphic qualities of Neolithic and Iron Age archaeological surveys and sites within his abstract language. The palette within his works often alludes to that of the rural fields in which dolmens, wedge tombs, cairns, and standing stones are found. Slick has also begun to investigate the conventions of archaeological fieldwork and museum display. His stone beehive hut sculptures are presented as both scale models one might see in a history museum and as abstract works in their own right. His stone figures and petroglyphs leverage both ancient imagery and 20th century Primitivism while attempting to explore a connection between an authentic experience of the past and a museum-mediated one of the present. 

All of Slick’s sculptures live within the ambiguous zone between art and archaeological display. Slick’s longstanding fascination with the distant past raises questions about what we seem to know—and ultimately don’t know—about our origins. Slick’s work also raises questions about our institutionalized and accepted norms of knowledge concerning antiquity, and seems to suggest that in order to understand where our culture of aesthetic objects is headed, we must know from where it has come.
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Governance Forum: Should the NYS Constitution be Reviewed/Revised?
Date: 09/26/2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM ET
Admission: Free
Summary: Join us to learn more about November's vote to hold a New York State Constitutional Convention in 2019 and what that could mean to you.
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Oktoberfest Golf Outing
Date: 10/05/2017 01:30 PM - 07:00 PM ET
Location: Winding Hills Golf Club
1847 NY 17-K
Montgomery, NY 12549
Admission: $85.00
Summary: Hey golfers and beer lovers! Join us for our 3rd Annual Oktoberfest and Golf Outing.
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Surrealist Masquerade Party
Category: Seligmann Center
Date: 10/14/2017 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET
Location: Seligmann Center
23 White Oak Dr
Sugar Loaf, NY 10981
Admission: $15.00
Summary: This time of year prompts getting dressed in costume, and for those who enjoy truly stepping out of character, the Seligmann Center’s Surreal Masquerade Party is a must. This annual event is on Saturday, October 14th from 7 to 10 PM. It marks the third year of celebrating artist Kurt Seligmann and his influence on surrealism in the arts. Kurt’s wife, Arlette, left the Seligmann homestead to the Orange County Citizens Foundation for the enjoyment of the arts and nature.
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Megaphone: Kurt Seligmann and Poetry
Category: Seligmann Center
Date: 10/15/2017 02:00 PM ET
Admission: Free
Summary: Come join us for a presentation looking at the role poets played in Seligmann's life, as friends and collaborators. Poets include Mallarme, Lautremont, Andre Breton, Wallace Stevens, Nat Herz of and Philip Lamantia.
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Greg Slick: Artist Talk
Category: Seligmann Center
Date: 10/22/2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM ET
Admission: Free
Summary: Come join us as Greg Slick shares with us what inspires him and provides insight on his exhibit.
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Megaphone: Kirpal Gordon
Category: Seligmann Center
Date: 11/05/2017 02:00 PM ET
Admission: Free
Summary: Join us for our featured poet Kirpal Gordon.
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Megaphone: Concrete/ Visual Poetry
Category: Seligmann Center
Date: 12/03/2017 02:00 PM ET
Admission: Free
Summary: Join us for a workshop on poetry in which the meaning or effect is conveyed partly or wholly by visual means, using patterns of words or letters and other typographical devices. We will explore George Herbert's "Easter Wings", Apollinaire's calligrammes, the mid-20th century Brazilian movement, as well as contemporary poets working in this field.
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