Ceramic pot by Robert Segall

Wood-fired ceramic pot by Robert Segall

Open House • Sunday, December 10th

Fine Art, Crafts, Books, Live Music and More!

Join members and friends of Dr. Frederick Cook, Sunday, December 10th for a first ever Frederick Cook Society Open House at the Sullivan County Museum. The event will include live music, as well as fine art, crafts, books and photographs for sale, just in time for the Holidays. 

On display will be a special exhibition of wood fired earthenware pottery, donated by the late Robert Segall. Robert was born in Ohio, and later pursued a career in art in New York City where his work has been shown 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 Robert’s pottery sales will be donated to local charities and non profit organizations.

Live music hosted by Little Sparrow with performances by Sullivan West senior Henry Simon, Rounder Recording artist Van Manakas, and special guest guitarist Wayne Lopez.

Doors open at 11:00 and the event ends at 4pm. Admission is free. The Sullivan County Museum is located at 265 Main Street, Hurleyville. Call 845-434-8044 for more information.

Dr. Frederick A. Cook

“Imagine if you can, the North Pole: a point with no dimensions, no thickness or breadth; a spot in the mind of man where even the concepts of the mind — time and direction – are no longer valid, where every direction is south and a year is . . . one day and one night . . .” 1


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1 Robert, Bryce M.; Cook & Peary, The Polar Controversy, Resolved, Stackpole Books (January 1, 1997) Prologue, page xi