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Alicia Morgan

Community Advisor

Alicia Morgan is the Curator of Arts and Cultural Programs at the Field Library in Peekskill, NY. In 2007, Morgan helped found the Field Gallery, one of Peekskill’s premier art spaces, where she regularly shows exceptional work by regional, national, and international artists. She is a published music journalist, author, poet, and playwright whose work has been performed at many venues, including the Hudson Valley Center For Contemporary Art.

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  1. 'Marching On' Highlights Civil Rights Movement In Peekskill Exhibit

    'Marching On' Highlights Civil Rights Movement In Peekskill Exhibit

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – An exhibit of the works of Leonard Freed, a photographer known for his iconic images of the Civil Rights Movement, will be on display at the Field Library in Peekskill.Freed, who lived in Garrison with his wife, Brigitte, died in 2006 at the age of 77.The exhibit, “Marching On,” is a carefully curated selection of 22 timeless images from Brigitte (Klück) Freed’s ...

  2. See 'Unseen New York' At Peekskill's Field Library

    See 'Unseen New York' At Peekskill's Field Library

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – Twenty-six photos depicting 20 years of New York City history as seen through the lens of a celebrated New York Daily News photographer will be on display at The Field Gallery beginning Dec. 10.“Unseen New York: Rare Works 1960-1980,” is a collection of photographs taken by Charles Ruppmann, according to a statement from the gallery. Ruppmann’s photos will be on ...

  3. Peekskill Library Worker Helps Others Discover Love Of Learning, Language

    Peekskill Library Worker Helps Others Discover Love Of Learning, Language

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Growing up in the Bronx, Tanya Soto discovered a love for learning at her local library. Now, she’s helping children, non-English speaking residents and people of all ages find the same passion at The Field Library in Peekskill.Soto works as a clerk in the children’s department at the library and Spanish Outreach Coordinator, and leads an English Second Language ...

  4. Two Peekskill Residents Honored By Field Library

    Two Peekskill Residents Honored By Field Library

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Peekskill's Field Library will honor Bob and Kathleen "Kay" Barthelmes with the 2016 Chester Smith Award for Outstanding Community Engagement. Kay Barthelmes received her master's in education from Fordham University in 1988 and went on to teach in Peekskill schools for 20 years. She also worked at the library and served as president of the Friends of the ...

  5. Kids Can Tour The World At Field Library in Peekskill

    Kids Can Tour The World At Field Library in Peekskill

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Field Library in Peekskill will present the final Library Live event, "Tour Around the World," on Thursday.Children ages 6 and older are invited to travel the globe without ever leaving Peekskill. Kids can sample food from other cultures and discover crafts, games, music and costumes from around the world.Kids will visit China, India, Ecuador, Jamaica, ...

  6. Acclaimed Pianist Offers Masterclass At Peekskill's Field Library

    Acclaimed Pianist Offers Masterclass At Peekskill's Field Library

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Field Library in Peekskill will present esteemed concert pianist Professor Pierluigi Sampietro in a special masterclass on Wednesday, Aug. 24.The masterclass will be on the works of Mozart, Bach, Chopin and more. Sampietro will lecture on three cycles of music -- Baroque, Rococo and Romantic -- and play excerpts from his CD, "Bach-Sampietro Transcendental ...

  7. Love Llamas Up Close At Field Library Thursday

    Love Llamas Up Close At Field Library Thursday

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Kids will have a chance to get up close and personal with real, live llamas at a Library Live event on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Field Library. Experts from Hudson Valley Llamas will be on hand to tell attendees all about these gentle animals. The evening will include llama jokes and stories. Kids can also come to the mic and tell a llama joke -- and get a free book. ...

  8. Library Live Presents 'Juggling Funny Stories' With Chris Fascione

    Library Live Presents 'Juggling Funny Stories' With Chris Fascione

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Library Live is presenting "Juggling Funny Stories" with Chris Fascione on Thursday, Aug. 11, at Peekskill's Field Library.The performance will begin at 6:30 p.m. In this free performance, Fascione acts out the best of children's literature and folktales in a high-spirited and innovative performance."Full of energy, humor and imagination, Chris creates ...

  9. Magician Jim Vagias Will Appear In Peekskill Aug. 4

    Magician Jim Vagias Will Appear In Peekskill Aug. 4

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Library Live will present Magician Jim Vagias and his sidekick puppet Leonardo da Stinky at the Field Library on Thursday, Aug. 4."Jim's show is full of magic, puppetry and lots of laughs," organizers note. "Jim Vagias is a former teacher who has been combining magic, humor and audience participation for over 30 years to motivate and inspire ...

  10. Magician Margaret Steele Performing At Field Library In Peekskill

    Magician Margaret Steele Performing At Field Library In Peekskill

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Library Live will present Magician Margaret Steele on Thursday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m. at The Field Library in Peekskill.This free magic show will star Steele, who has performed her show for tens of thousands of children and adults across the world. The Field Library is located at 4 Nelson Ave. in Peekskill.

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