The University at Albany’s Art Museum Turns 50

The University at Albany’s Art Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The Museum opened in October 1967 with an exhibition titled Painting and Sculpture from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection, which featured over fifty works by some of the most prominent artists of the 20th century: Picasso, Miro, Braque, Klee, de Kooning, and Calder, among others. In 2015 the Museum hosted a retrospective show … Continue reading The University at Albany’s Art Museum Turns 50

Weekend in the Catskills – 8/19/2016

This weekend: Chamber music with Adam Tendler, Emmanuel Feldman, and Aurea Ensemble at Maverick Concert Hall; As You Like It and Macbeth at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival; Robert Hite: A Distant Embrace at Wired Gallery; And Writers Exposed with Writers in the Mountains at the Erpf Center. Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/19/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 8/12/2016

This weekend: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performs at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center; Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is hosting a Woodstock Anniversary Brunch, marking the festival’s 47th anniversary; Thomas Cole National Historic Site is hosting Open House: Contemporary Art in Conversation with Cole featuring the works of multi-media artist Jason Middlebrooks; And, photographer Helane Levine-Keating is showing Liminal Spaces at … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/12/2016

Not to Miss This Weekend: AMR Open Studios Tour 2016

This weekend, Saturday and Sunday, July 30 – 31, from 11 am to 5 pm over twenty artists in Roxbury, Halcottsville, Margaretville, Fleischmanns, Halcott Center, Arkville, and Andes will open their studios to the public, and show their working spaces. A good place to start the tour is the Wawaka (Halcottsville) Grange, which is true to its original function as a Grange and General Store. … Continue reading Not to Miss This Weekend: AMR Open Studios Tour 2016

Featured Destination: AMR Open Studios Tour 2016

Saturday and Sunday, July 30 – 31, over twenty artists in Andes, Margaretville and Roxbury area (AMR, for short) will open their studios to the public, and show their working spaces. During the tour, artists working in all media will talk about their styles and techniques, and the process of making art. Launched in 2012, AMR has been a great success, attracting a large number … Continue reading Featured Destination: AMR Open Studios Tour 2016

This Weekend: Phoenicia Art Tour

The annual Phoenicia Art Tour, formerly known as the Shandaken Art Tour, takes place this weekend Sat and Sun, July 16 – 17. Close to thirty artists participate, opening their studios to the public and making demonstrations. Concurrent art exhibitions take place at the Arts Upstairs Gallery in Phoenicia and the Catskill Interpretive Center (CIC) in Mt. Tremper, among other places. Start your tour at … Continue reading This Weekend: Phoenicia Art Tour

Weekend in the Catskills – 6/17/2016

This weekend: Playing Mozart as Mozart Would Have Played Mozart at the Doctorow Center for the Arts in Hunter; Poetry with Geoffrey O’Brien, editor-in-chief of Library of America, at Cross Contemporary Art Gallery in Saugerties – Ellen Kozak’s oil paintings are currently on view; And a tour of the Woodstock area gardens. Learn more at  Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/17/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/20/2016

This weekend: Art Society of Kingston is hosting its annual gala “A Night at the ASKars” at the Saugerties Performing Arts Factory; “Portrait Gallery” Art Show opens at Wired Gallery in High Falls – featured artists include painter Claire Lambe and photographer Kellie Merchant; And, Olana State Historic Site, home of 19th century landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church, opens its grounds for guided tours by … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/20/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/13/2016

This weekend: Truman Capote with Barry Seiler at the Roxbury Public Library; Pianos in Vienna and London around 1800s at the Doctorow Center for the Arts; And, Dia:Beacon Community Free Day – at 3 pm Alisa Besher and Hannah Verrill will facilitate Dialogue Duet: Robert Irwin and Sol LeWitt, inviting visitors to engage in dialogue while observing the works of the two artists side by … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/13/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/06/2016

This weekend: A fly fishing photo exhibit at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild; Hudson Children’s Book Festival celebrates its eighth anniversary – New York Times bestselling author Julie Fogliano will be among participating writers this year; Equis Art Gallery in Red Hook is hosting a Kentucky Derby Party; And, Bard College Conservatory Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein will perform a Mother’s Day Concert. Read more at … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/06/2016