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Museum Days at Plattsburgh State Art Museum, June 7 and June 8

10:55am EDT, 23 May 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 23, 2014) — The Plattsburgh State Art Museum will participate in the seventh annual Museum Days, Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8.

Visitors can enjoy a full day of activities and fun for the whole family. The weekend will include free admission, kids’ crafts and more:

- Crafts.

- A treasure hunt.

- Free, unrestricted parking.

- And the viewing of art in the Rockwell Kent Gallery, located in Feinberg Library; the Regina Schoolman Slatkin Study Room, Myers Lobby Gallery; and the Winkel Sculpture Court, on the second floor of the Myers Fine Arts Building.

Visitors are encouraged to drop in between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Museum Days is sponsored by the Press-Republican and the Adirondack Coast Cultural Alliance. Participating museums, galleries and cultural centers will be open and free of charge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The weekend is also the kickoff of the area passport program, which is valid through the end of the season. Participants will be able to present their “passport” for a stamp at each participating heritage attraction. Passports are good for the following year.

Participants who visit and receive a stamp for each attraction and fill their passport in the next year will be eligible to win selected prizes donated by local businesses.

For a list of participating venues and planned activities, visit www.adkcoastcultural.org.

About the Plattsburgh State Art Museum:

Plattsburgh State Art Museum is located on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. It exists to collect, study, preserve, exhibit, interpret and publish original works of art. The museum is committed to advance the academic goals of the college and contribute to the cultural education of the northern New York and southern Canada. The museum is open daily noon to 4 p.m. and closed legal holidays. For more information, contact the museum office at 518-564-2474 or artmuseum@plattsburgh.edu. Or visit plattsburgh.edu/museum or Facebook.com/PlattsburghStateArtMuseum.

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SUNY Plattsburgh
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