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 Food for Thought: The Art of the Guitar–an evening with local luthier Thomas Lieber

Date

Aug 29 2019

Time

6:00 pm

Cost

$50 / $45 members
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Fenimore Art Museum
5798 State Hwy 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326
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Date

Aug 29 2019

Time

6:00 pm

Cost

$50 / $45 members

 Food for Thought: The Art of the Guitar–an evening with local luthier Thomas Lieber

Local Luthier to Discuss the Art of Creating Electric Guitars at Fenimore Art Museum

 

 ***Luthier Thomas Lieber designed and built one of the most famous guitars in rock history for music legend Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead***

 

Food for Thought: The Art of the Guitar–an evening with local luthier Thomas Lieber
Thursday, August 29 • 6:00 p.m. (includes cocktails and a buffet)

Fenimore Art Museum • 5798 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY

$50 / $45 members

 

(COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.)  Here’s another opportunity to join other rock ‘n’ roll fans at Fenimore Art Museum–a second Food for Thought program featuring The Art of the Guitar, taking place Thursday, August 29 at 6:00 p.m. During this exceptional evening of art, story, and sound, local luthier Thomas Lieber will discuss the art of creating custom electric guitars for such musical legends as Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead and bassist Pete Sears of Jefferson Starship. Hear live demonstrations of his guitars as he describes how each custom model produces a unique sound. Also hear a talk on the guitars featured in Fenimore’s highlight exhibition, Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits. Afterward, join Mr. Lieber for cocktails and a buffet on the museum’s terrace overlooking Otsego Lake.

Food for Thought programs provide an excellent opportunity to explore Fenimore’s summer’s exhibitions and share delicious food with like-minded people. This year, the series features several exciting programs. Pre-registration is required, please reserve your ticket online through Eventbrite.com or call (607) 547-1510. Museum Members can receive a discount when purchasing tickets for three or more Food For Thought programs. Please call if you are a member and want to take advantage of this offer. Program prices vary based on offerings. For more information, please call (607) 547-1510 or visit our online calendar at FenimoreArt.org for full details on each program.

Fenimore Art Museum is located at 5798 State Route 80, less than one mile from the center of Cooperstown.

 

About Fenimore Art Museum

Fenimore Art Museum, located on the shores of Otsego Lake—James Fenimore Cooper’s “Glimmerglass”—in historic Cooperstown, New York, features a wide-ranging collection of American art including folk art; important American 18th- and 19th-century landscape, genre, and portrait paintings; more than 125,000 historic photographs representing the technical developments made in photography and providing extensive visual documentation of the region’s unique history; and the renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art comprised of nearly 900 art objects representative of a broad geographic range of North American Indian cultures, from the Northwest Coast, Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes, and Prairie regions. Visit FenimoreArt.org.

 

Fenimore Art Museum

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Fenimore Art Museum
5798 State Hwy 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326
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