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Art Exhibit Receptions Upcoming at Kaplan Hall June 22 and 28

Summer weeknight receptions are coming up in Kaplan Hall on June 22 and 28.

On Thursday, June 22, come to the Foyer of the Mindy Ross Gallery to celebrate the art of Josiah Dearborn. His exhibit, SURFACE: Silver, Plexiglas, Other Materials >handmade jewelry & objects, is displayed in the glass vitrine cases.

During the reception from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Jo Dearborn will be on hand to greet visitors and answer questions, all the while featured musician; Joy Zelada will play selections for classical guitar.

Then, the following week on Wednesday, June 28, the reception for Raptor Rapture ~ Birds of Prey of the Hudson Valley ~ will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Mindy Ross Gallery and Foyer.

Artist-photographer, Steven Sachs will share his development of technique and his fascination with and documentation of raptors through photographing them.

Also, Diane Bliss will read a selection of her bird poems giving brief background on each.

Both receptions and the exhibits are free and open to the public. Gallery hours in June and July are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.   

The Mindy Ross Gallery and Foyer are situated in the eastern section of the first floor of Kaplan Hall which is located at the corner of Grand & First Streets on the Newburgh campus of SUNY Orange. Free, secure parking is available in Kaplan Hall parking garage entered at 73 First St. Questions may be directed to Cultural Affairs at (845)341-4891/9386 or

Information is available through the website at


Event date, time and location.

Dorothy Szefc
Cultural Affairs