AAA Editor Notes
Fenimore Art Museum is 1 mi. n. on Lake Rd. (SR 80). The museum, a neo-Georgian structure overlooking Otsego Lake, houses a rich collection of American folk art and Native American art as well as important holdings in American decorative arts, photography, and 19th- and 20th-century art. The Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art is a masterpiece collection of more than 850 art objects, representing a broad scope of North American cultures. The collections of American folk and fine art include seminal works by Grandma Moses, Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Cole, William Sidney Mount and Benjamin West. Also available is James Fenimore Cooper memorabilia, a Native American Trail interpretative area along the lake and many changing exhibitions featuring well-known artists. Summer performances take place at the lakeside amphitheater.
Food is available.