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Shaker Museum

Photo by Alon Koppel Photography

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Palm to Poplar: Devotional Labor by Caitlin MacBride

Exhibition open from Saturday, February 3 – Sunday, April 28

Kinderhook Knitting Mill
8 Hudson St., Kinderhook, NY 12016

Fridays and Saturdays 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sundays 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

No tickets or advance reservations are required.

Join us for the opening on Saturday, February 3, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Caitlin MacBride is known for work that explores the connection between art and everyday life, engaging material culture and artifacts in an examination of labor and desire. In Palm to Poplar, Shaker Museum will showcase MacBride’s paintings of Shaker objects, providing visitors with a fresh perspective on these common, yet historically significant items. Her work will be displayed alongside pieces from Shaker Museum’s archive that have inspired her, creating a dialogue between the past and the present, the material and the ephemeral.

Read the press release.

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Shane Rothe

Curatorial Associate

Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.