When: Sat., April 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m. 2018
CCHS will host Vassar Museum Director, Dr. James Mundy for an illustrated lecture: "What Can You Give Me For Seven Dollars?"~ Building the Founding Collection of Hudson River School Art at Vassar College. In 1864, the found of Vassar College purchased the art collection of Reverend Elias Lyman Magoon of Albany, which consisted of around 300 paintings, 3000 works on paper, among other works of art and books. Dr. Mundy will explore the colorful figure of Magoon and his efforts to bring original works of art to Vassar for the edification of its students. Post-lecture drinks to follow.