Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon received a grant in the amount of $47,671 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support an artist’s residency, exhibition, and arts programming for community members this summer at its historic Shaker site in New Lebanon, NY. The funding was made available through the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Initiatives.
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.