Music from Copland House Ensemble at the Neuberger Museum of Art
Taking place in Cleve Gray’s Threnody: Forty Years, this event pairs Gray’s intense artistic vision with one of music’s towering achievements, the Quartet for the End of Time, composed by the French master Olivier Messiaen and performed by the internationally acclaimed ensemble, Music from Copland House. Written while its composer was jailed in a German prison camp during World War II and premiered in a barracks on an icy, winter day in 1941, the landmark Quartet for the End of Time was inspired by nature, religious devotion, and the Book of Revelation’s vibrant description of the Apocalypse. This special concert also includes music by Aaron Copland and Grammy Award-winner Richard Danielpour, and will be followed by a reception with the artists. The performance will be followed by a reception for musicians and guests. Members $25, Non-Members $35. For tickets call (914) 251-6125.
The Neuberger Museum of Art is an integral part of Purchase College, State University of New York. The Museum is supported in part by the State University of New York. Support for the Museum’s collection, exhibitions, publications, and education programs is provided by grants from public and private agencies, individual contributions, and the Friends of the Neuberger Museum of Art’s members and Board.
The Museum is located at 735 Anderson Hill Road in Purchase, New York (Westchester).
Tuesday through Sunday, 12 noon to 5 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays
Group tours by appointment only on Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 am to 12 noon
For persons with special needs, designated parking is available at the south end
of the Museum building. Call ahead for wheelchair accommodations.
Walk-in Public Tours
Tuesday–Friday, Gallery Talk, 1 pm
Sunday, Topic Tour, 2 pm
Sunday, Gallery Talk, 3 pm
Gallery talks offer fresh insights into the Museum’s special exhibitions and permanent collection, while Topic Tours explore different aspects of the permanent collection.
The Neuberger Museum of Art is easily accessible by car or bus, and may also be reached by Metro-North. By car: From the North or South - take the Hutchinson River Parkway to Exit 28. Head north on Lincoln Avenue to Anderson Hill Road. Turn right onto Anderson Hill Road. Left at first traffic light into Purchase College campus. From 684 - take Exit 2 South on Route 120 to Anderson Hill Road. Turn left onto Anderson Hill to 2nd traffic light. Turn left at Purchase College campus. From the East - take Route 287 (Cross Westchester Expressway) to Exit 8E. Take second left over Expressway onto Anderson Hill Road. Follow signs to SUNY Purchase.
On the Purchase College campus, park in Parking Lot #1 and proceed to the underpass at the Performing Arts Center. The handicap elevator is located across from the entrance to the Performing Arts Center. Take the elevator to the second level, then exit to the left. The entrance to the museum is located diagonally across, about a city block away.