Frederick Cook Society Open House

Hurleyville, NY – Join neighbors and friends on Sunday, Dec. 10 for a first-ever Frederick Cook Society Open House at the Sullivan County Museum! The holiday-themed event will include live music, as well as fine art, crafts, books and photographs available for purchase.

 A special exhibition of wood-fired pottery, donated by the late Robert Segall, will be on display. The Ohio native pursued a career in art in New York City, where his work has been exhibited in numerous public and private spaces. He taught ceramics at Hunter College, College of the City of New York, and Marymount Manhattan College. Major influences for his work include Pueblo Indian pottery and Japanese Bizen Ware. Proceeds from sales of his pottery will be donated to local non-profit organizations.

 The music will include performances by Sullivan West senior Henry Simon, Rounder Recording artist Van Manakas, and members of the band Little Sparrow. A jazz guitar concert will begin at 1pm, with master guitaristsVan Manakas and Wayne Lopez.

 Doors open at 11 a.m., and the event runs until 4 p.m. Admission is free.

 The Sullivan County Museum is located at 265 Main Street, Hurleyville. Call 845-434-8044 for more information, or visit the Frederick Cook Society Website at