Welcome to Cultural Affairs!

"Family", hand-carved cherry wood, by Fay Wood - Artist of Excellence exhibit  Cultural Affairs at SUNY Orange presents events which are offered throughout the year.

Programming is diverse and is meant to provide enriching experiences for both the college community and the community-at-large. SUNY Orange warmly invites all members of the community to our events.

The programs represent the highest professional standards of presentation and performance and, in so doing, maintain the profile of SUNY Orange as the dynamic center of the arts, culture and learning in Orange County.

Cultural Affairs at SUNY Orange offers a broad spectrum of events including:

  • Exhibits: In Orange Hall--OH Gallery, OH Gallery Loft, OH Gallery Fringe: one large or concurrent exhibits changing every four to eight weeks, often including small musical performances during receptions and sometimes art demonstrations and lectures.

    In Kaplan Hall: Mindy Ross Gallery: one exhibit changing every six to ten weeks, often including small musical performances during receptions and sometimes art demonstrations and lectures or discussions. Foyer: Artists of Excellence exhibits running ten to twelve weeks.

  • Performances: Music: classical, jazz, ethnic; Theatre: classics, innovative, modern, and new works; Family theatre; Dance: classic, modern, folk, ethnic;
  • Lectures: Social studies, science, humanities, art, architecture, music, film, theatre, economics, timely issues.
  • Special Events: Big series, major events, events combining several artistic fields.
  • Master Classes: Music, art, theatre, poetry/writing, science
  • Poetry: Plain, thematic, dramatic, and/or with accompaniment
  • Films: Short festivals, documentary, independent, comedy, science fiction, classic, silent, foreign, topic-themed, with introductions & discussions

Image: Family, hand-carved cherry wood by Fay Wood from the Artist of Excellence exhibit


Contact Us:
Dorothy Szefc
Coordinator of Cultural Affairs
(845) 341-4891

All Cultural Affairs Events are open to the public and all buildings are universally accessible.

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