Beyond the Festival

The Glimmerglass Festival and several organizations in the area have collaborated to create a more complete artistic experience for visitors and community members.

Literary Evening at Hyde Hall

Exploring An American Tragedy
Composer Tobias Picker and librettist Gene Scheer join us to explore Theodore Dreiser’s
novel through readings and music. Reception to follow; reservations required.
$20 Call (607) 547-5098 5:30 p.m., June 14 | Hyde Hall

I'm a Stranger Here Myself
Join us as we explore “outsider” characters, such as Picker’s Clyde Griffiths, and their
role in opera and song literature. Reception to follow; reservations required.
$20 Call (607) 547-5098 5:30 p.m., June 21 | Hyde Hall

Fenimore Art Museum

Madame Butterfly: Highlights From the Metropolitan Opera
See exotic costumes, sketches and photographs ranging from 1907 to the present, representing the Metropolitan Opera’s many varied productions of Madame Butterfly.

$ Standard Admission April 1 – December 31 | Fenimore Art Museum

Madame Butterfly's World: Woodblock Prints of a Changing Japan
Guest Curator Jacqueline M. Atkins presents Japanese woodblock prints depicting “traditional” Japan, as well as the influence of Western culture.
$ Standard Admission June 21 – September 21 | Fenimore Art Museum

An American Tragedy: The Gillette-Brown Murder
See materials related to the controversial 1906 murder case upon which Glimmerglass’ production of An American Tragedy is based.
$ Standard Admission April 1 – September 1 | Fenimore Art Museum

The Farmers' Museum

Empire State Carousel
The carousel offers seating on 25 hand-carved animals representing the wildlife of New York and is decorated with elaborate carvings depicting the state’s rich history.
$ Standard Admission 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | The Farmers’ Museum

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

Butterflies, Geishas and Dragons: The Arts and Influence of Japan
Colorful Japanese prints and ceramics from the museum’s rarely exhibited collection depict Japan’s influence on ornately decorated American artworks and accessories.
Free Admission April 11 – September 28 | MWPAI

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Join Glimmerglass Young Artists for a baseball-themed concert at the National Baseball
Hall of Fame and Museum on Thursdays, from July 31 to August 21, at 1:00 p.m.
$ Standard Admission Thursdays | Baseball Hall of Fame