Steve Hirsch will offer a workshop titled “Capturing The Muse: A Workshop in Radical Imagination," presented by the College of Poetry, followed by a reading by Michael Graves, presented by Poetry on the Loose.
Steve Hirsch is the author of Ramapo 500 Affirmations. His work has also appeared in such journals as Hunger, Napalm Health Spa Report, For Immediate Release, Pudding, Big Scream, and Hazmat Review. For many years he has edited Heaven Bone, one of America’s most exciting literary reviews. He studied writing and theatre at Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado where he was a student and apprentice of Allen Ginsberg and Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
Graves is the author of Adam and Cain and Outside St. Jude’s. He edits the journal Rattapallax and hosts the Phoenix Reading series in Greenwich Village.Interview and reading.
In partnership with the College of Poetry and Poetry on the Loose, the Seligmann Center offers a free workshop and reading on the first Saturday of each month.
Hailing from the Hudson Valley, Steven Frieder has established himself as a versatile, and robust saxophonist, fluent in the styles of jazz, funk, rock, and free improvisation. Frieder is an alumnus of The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, where he was awarded the honor of Valedictorian. Frieder has performed with Joe Lovano, Cameron Brown, Sol Yaged, Harvie S., Jake Hertzog, Jay Azzolina, Dave Gibson, Shunzo Ohno and recorded with Jon Burr, Bob Meyer, John Hart, Neil Alexander and other jazz artists. He is also a member of a number of New York City funk/R&B bands including Massive Brass, Roof Access, and Pete Ayres Band, as well as the Bob Meyer Project.
Frieder has taught extensively at the Lagond Music School in Elmsford, NY. He is currently the woodwind teacher at the Cortlandt School of Performing Arts in Croton On Hudson, NY. Frieder recently released his debut album with Luke Franco on Guitar, Peter Brendler on Bass and Bob Meyer on the drums and cymbals.
Join Lapis Studio (Dean and Kat Baker) for an evening of harmonic energy at the Seligmann Center. With rare Nepalese gongs forged from the 16th, 17th, and 18th century and Himalayan Singing Bowls, Lapis Studio presents a fusion of shamanic and Tibetan traditions to offer a deep physical, and spiritual experience.
Please dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat, blanket, and pillow. Eye pillows and covers are highly recommended.
43rd ANNUAL MEETING & PICNIC
HONORING COMPOSER & MUSICIAN RICHARD KIMBALL WITH THE SELIGMANN CENTER AWARD
Join us in celebrating the end of summer and welcoming the harvest! The event will feature delicious local fare, a preview of our exhibition, Juanita Guccione: Defiant Acts, remarks, and recognition of our 2014 Seligmann Award Winner Richard Kimball.
THE AIR PIRATES RADIO THEATRE:
SPACE CADET, TAKE ME TO YOUR LENDER
Saturday, September 6, 7:00pm
THE SELIGMANN CENTER AND WEINSTEIN GALLERY PARTNER TO PRESENT
JUANITA GUCCIONE: DEFIANT ACTS
An exhibition on view September 13-November 1
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 13, 5:00pm-8:00pm
LECTURE: "WOMEN IN SURREALISM"
Presented by Susan Aberth, Professor of Art History, Bard College
Sunday, September 14, 3pm
FALL EQUINOX CELEBRATION
Saturday, September 27
Throughout the Seligmann Grounds
SURREALISM SALON: LOUIS ARAGON
Friday, October 3, 7pm
VISIT THE ROBERT FAGAN ART LIBRARY
Open Monday-Friday 10:00am-3:00pm, or by appointment
Explore our impressive collection of over 1,000 art books, generously donated by the family of Robert Fagan. The Robert Fagan Art Library is a reference library, equipped with chairs for reading. The photographs and ephemera of Kurt and Arlette Seligmann are currently on display in the library.
As we continue to expand the collection, we appreciate your support and donations. Click here to make a donation or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a book drop-off.