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Area Exhibitions


Bennington College (Usdan Gallery, VAPA)
• Feb. 26|--March 30: “The Body Stops Here:
Keiko Narahashi and Sarah Peters”


Bennington Museum
• Feb. 1-May 5: “Vermont Folk Sculpture: Recent Acquisition”
• Feb. 1-May 5: “Works on Paper: A Decade of Collecting”
• Feb. 1-May 27: “The Mind’s Eye: Paintings, Sculpture, and Books by Paul Katz”
• throughout 2018: newly installed Grandma Moses
Gallery with paintings that have not been on view in decades (some never before at the Museum)
• ongoing: Early Vermont Gallery, Bennington Pottery Gallery, Military Gallery, largest public collection of Grandma Moses paintings in the world, Early American Furniture and Art, the Martin-Wasp Antique Car, more


Berkshire Botanical Garden
Leonhardt Galleries, located in the Garden’s Center House, 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, MA
• through March 3: “Plant Shadows,” a collection of cyanotypes by Joan Dix Blair


Berkshire Museum
• Window on the World: A Look into the Permanent Collection A ”


Brill Gallery
Eclipse Mill, Studio 109, 243 Union St., North
Adams • 413-664-4353 • brillgallery109.com


Cambridge Historical Society & Museum
P.O. Box 123, 12 Broad Street, Cambridge, NY • 518-677-3327
Hours: Tues & Sat, 1 - 3 pm or by appointment
Open for tours: June 1 to December 1


Canfield Gallery
Martha Canfield Memorial Free Library, 528 East Arlington Road, Arlington, VT • 802-375-6153


Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren, Hudson, NY 12534 • 518-828-1915 • carriehaddadgallery.com
• through Feb. 24: “ GREAT ESTATES: The Paintings of Joseph E. Richards & Bill Sullivan”


Carving Studio and Sculpture Center
P.O. Box 495, 6456 Marble Street, West Rutland, VT, 05777 • 802-438-2097 • www.carvingstudio.org


Casana T House
2633 State Route 23, Hillsdale, NY

Chapman Historical Museum of Glens Falls
• “The Secret Life of Signs” — examines the evolution of signage from the end of the 19th century through the mid-20th century, with a regional emphasis on Warren, Washington and northern Saratoga Counties
• “DeLong House”— Hands-on history galleries highlight experiences of everyday “Hometown Life.”
• through March 30, 2019: “Personal Effects” — highlights a wide variety of items from the museum’s rich collection


Chatham Bookstore
27 Main, Chatham, NY • 518-392-3005; www.chathambookstore.com

(Sterling & Francine) Clark Art Institute
• Dec. 15, 2008-March 10: “Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape”
• through March 17: ”Thomas Gainsborough”
• through Feb. 24: “Extreme Nature” ,
• July 4 - Oct. 6: Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow brings together thirty-five paintings, prints, and photographs exploring the artist’s mastery of color and composition as well as her complex relationship with her well-known sister Georgia O’Keeffe


Clement Art Gallery
201 Broadway, Troy, NY • 518-272-6811 •
• through March 10, 2019: “brushworkTurner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape”


Clermont State Historic Site
• “Katharine’s Clermont” — Katharine Livingston Timpson, John Henry Livingston’s oldest daughter and one-time owner of Clermont, was known for her world travels. Over time, descendants collected items, photos, and letters — and recently donated them, telling the story of the forgotten Livingston daughter for the first time


Collar Works
621 River St., Troy, NY • www.collarworks.org
• through March 16: “Ever Upward, featuring the work of eight 2018 graduates of MFA programs from New York State


Columbia County Historical Society (CCHS)
P.O. Box 311, 5 Albany Avenue, Kinderhook, NY • 518-758-9265 • cchs@cchsny.org
• “Study of Style Part 2: Caned Construction” — A follow up to Study of Style Part 1, which was on display during the 2017 Season, this exhibition focuses on cane, a popular material in the early 19th century that was a less expensive alternative to solid wood or upholstered seating
• “New York Portraits from the Permanent Collection of the Columbia County Historical Society” — This portrait exhibition features important Hudson Valley artists including portrait painters Ira Chaffee Goodell, Henry F. Prime, James E. Johnson, Ammi Phillips--who painted portraits of nearly a dozen of Ten Broeck and Livingston family members--and Hudson River School painter Sanford Robinson Gifford


Copper Trout Gallery @ Cambridge Lantern Works
1163 Rte 313, Cambridge, NY • 518.677.8797


Courthouse Gallery
in Old County Courthouse, corner of Canada and Lower Amherst Sts., Lake George, NY • 518-668
• through Feb. 22: “Adaptations to Extremes”


Crandall Public Library (Folklife Gallery)
• Feb. 1-28: “Landscapes for Lands Sake,” Artwork from the Agriculture Stewardship Association
• through April 30”: Social Justice Revisited” by Betty LaDuke
• through March 31: “Batik & Fabric Art”

1315 MASS MoCA Way


Davis Orton Gallery
114 Warren St, Hudson, NY • 518-697-0266


Dorset Historical Society
P.O. Box 52 · Route 30 at Kent Hill Road, Dorset, VT • 802-867-0331 • dorsetvthistory.org
• through May 2019: “Textiles in Dorset — A Sampler,” “Dorset Artists (1806 – 1924),” “
The Dorset Village Historic District, Part II
Church Street and West Road,” Recent Acquisitions and Images of Church Street, “Huntington Pratt Gilbert (1876 – 1962): Photographer”
• ongoing: Marble Gallery, exhibit of Fenton Stoneware, displays of the fine art of Dorset artists


Eclipse Mill Gallery
243 Union (Rte. 2), North Adams, Mass. • 413-664-9101 • www.eclipsemill.com


Ferrin Contemporary
315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA • ferrincontemporary.com


510 Warren Street Gallery
510 Warren St., Hudson, NY • 518-822-010


Good Purpose Gallery
40 Main Street, Lee MA •
• current: “Colorful Whimsy” — Stephanie Cohen and Elizabeth Ann McNally.

Greene County Council on the Arts (GCCA)
398 Main Street, Catskill, NY • 518-943-3400 • www.greenearts.org
• January 26, 2019 – March 2019: “Coping: Art to Process Illness, Decay, and Loss”

Hancock Shaker Village
1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield MA •
413-443-0188 • hancockshakervillage.org


Hudson Valley Community College
Teaching Gallery, Administration Building, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, NY • 518-629-7180


The Hyde Collection
• through April 14: “Colorama from the George Eastman Museum” at Wood Gallery
• through March 31: “From the Vault: Staff Selections” at Whitney-Renz and Hoopes galleries


Image Gallery
34 Main St., Stockbridge, MA
• photography of Clemens Kalischer

Jack Shainman Gallery “The School”
25 Broad Street, Kinderhook, NY
• opened May 20: “Travelogue” with a survey exhibition in the main space by Radcliffe Bailey, along with a concurrent series of solo exhibitions by Nina Chanel Abney, Shimon Attie, Math Bass, Valérie Blass, Vibha Galhotra, Brad Kahlhamer, Margaret Kilgallen, Lyne Lapointe, Gordon Parks, and Leslie Wayne


John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren, Hudson, NY • 518-828-5907
• Feb. 2-24: Rachel Rickert, “Homebody”


Joyce Goldstein Gallery
416 Main St., Chatham, NY • 518-764-8989


Route 23 just west of NY Route 22 in Hillsdale, NY • labspaceart@gmail.com


Laffer Gallery
96 Broad St., Schuylerville, NY • 518-695-3181 • www.thelaffergallery.com


LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council)
7 Lapham Place, on City Park, downtown Glens Falls • 518-798-1144 • www.larac.org
• Feb. 22-March 27: The 120˚ Intercollegiate Regional is an annual juried art exhibit


Laumeister Art Center
(formerly Bennington Center for the Arts)
44 Gypsy Lane in Bennington • 802-442-7158 or artcenter.svc.edu
• ongoing: permanent exhibits include two large galleries of Native American art and an artifact room, original paintings by Eric Sloane, and over twenty wooden bird carvings by master carver Floyd Scholz


Mass. Museum of Contemporary Art
• Sol LeWit: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, 105 of the artist’s large-scale wall drawings
• “Tree Logic,” exhibit of inverted trees
See descriptions of all exhibits with PHOTOS at www.massmoca.org


McCartee’s Barn (The Gallery at)
23C East Broadway, Salem, NY • 518-854-3857
• Fine Art and Antiques. More than 25 artists displaying and selling at McCartee’s Barn


MCLA (Mass. College of Liberal Arts)
Gallery 51, 51 Main St. North Adams MA • 413-664-8718 • www.mcla.edu

National Museum of Dance
Saratoga Spa State Park • www.dancemuseum.org
• now open: “Dancers After Dark: Photographs by Jordan Matter”
• now open: “Gender Neutral”
• now open: “A Tribute to Lucinda Childs”
• now open: “A Tribute to Alfredo Corvino (1916-2005)”
• ongoing: “The Collection of Cris Alexander and Shaun O’Brien”
• NEW: “National Museum of Dance: Celebrating 30 Years”
• now open: “Tom Caravaglia in Celebration of Alwin Nikolais,” the newest “Art in the Foyer” exhibition
• now open: “The Dancing Athlete”
• now open: “Celebrating the Founders — Marylou Whitney and Lewis A. Swyer”
• ongoing: “Dancers in Film”


New York State Military Museum
61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY
• “Battleground for Freedom: New York During the Revolutionary War”
• “Fiery Trial and Sacrifice - New York and the First World War”
• “World War II - United for Victory”
• “The Capitol Collection,” exhibit of Civil War artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection
• NEW Exhibit -- Hot Spots in the Cold War: Korea and Vietnam


New York State Museum
• through March 31, 2019: “Model of Statue Honoring Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony”
• through Oct. 20, 2019: “Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal (Phase One)”
• through December 31, 2019: “The Historic Woodstock Art Colony”: The Arthur A. Anderson Collection
• through May 5, 2020: “a small fort, which our people call Fort Orange”


Norman Rockwell Museum
• through May 27, 2019: “Frank E. Schoonover: American Visions”
• through February 10, 2019: “Cultural Traditions: A Holiday Celebration “
• through Feb. 24, 2019: “Gregory Manchess, Above the Timberline”
• “Changing Times: Norman Rockwell’s Art for Look Magazine”
• current exhibition: “The Art of Norman Rockwell: Highlights from the Permanent Collection”
• ongoing: “Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers”


North Country
Two Glens Falls locations: Second Floor Gallery, City Hall, Ridge St.; and NCA at The Shirt Factory, Suite 114, 71 Lawrence Street • www.northcountry • • Feb. 18-Mar.29: Rebecca Zeh, 2nd floor gallery
• Feb. 16-March 9: “Youth Visions” at NCA Gallery


Old Fort House Museum & Campus-Fort Pattern Edward Historical Association
29 Broadway, Rte 4, Fort Edward, NY. 518-747-9600 • www.oldforthousemuseum.com
Constructed in 1772 as priviate residence for Patrick Smyth, the museum now has authentic furnishings TWO NEW EXHIBITS, one on Women’s Suffrage in Washington and Warren Counties and the other on Duncan Campbell


Omi International Arts Center
Fields Sculpture Park
• through March 3: “EXIT Architecture: Speculations for the H\ereafter” and “InConstruction: Hariri & Hariri.”
• through at least enc of 2019: Christopher Wool, “Untitled,” a large-scale bronze and copper plated steel sculpture


Rutland Railroad Museum
at the 100 year-old Center Rutland Depot at 79 Depot Lane, Center Rutland
• open every Saturday 11 am-3 pm: ongoing exhibit of the Museum’s extensive collection of regional railroad artifacts, photos and documents as well as several operating model railroad lay-outs


Salem Courthouse Community Center
58 East Broadway, Salem, NY
• Currently on Display: “Dimensions of Space,” featuring Jenny Hutchinson


Salmon Falls Gallery
1 Ashfield Street, Shelburne Falls, MA


Sand Lake Center for the Arts
2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY • 518-674-2007 • www.slca-ctp.org


Sandisfield Art Center
5 Hammertown Rd., Sandisfield, MA


Saratoga Arts
• through Feb. 9: All Stars: An Exhibition of High School Artists from Saratoga, Fulton & Montgomery Counties
• February 16 - March 23: “Uncovered” — Diane Golden, Jae Schalekamp & Emily Vallee


Saunders Gallery of Fine Art
at bjsartworks Framing Gallery Studio
NEW ADDRESS: 119 Bay Street, Glens Falls, NY •
518-793-9350 • www.bjsartworks.com

449 Warren St. #3, Hudson, NY
• through Feb. 3: ” Recognize you when she sees you, Give you the things she has for you.”


Shirt Factory
71 Lawrthence St, Studio 120, Glens Falls • 518-353-2121 • shirtfactorygf.com


Simon’s Rock (of Bard College) • 84 Alford Rd. • Great Barring`ton, MA • 413-528-0771 • www.simons-rock.edu
• Jan. 2
Mar, 8: “SHE SAID, HE SAID,”a ceramics-based exhibition by Boston artist Kathy King and New York artist Matt Nolen

Skidmore College (Schick Art Gallery)
Saisselin Art Building, 2nd floor, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY


Slate Valley Museum
• ongoing: “The Dream, and the Reality”
• ongoing: “Heavy Lifting”
• ongoing: “Neil Rappaport Photographs”


Sohn Fine Art Gallery
69 Church Street, Lenox, MA • 413-298-1025 • www.sohnfineart.com
• through Feb. 3, 2019: exhibition of mixed media work by Berkshire-based artist John Clarke


stART Space new abstract art gallery
263 Depot St. (in the Manchester Shopping Center, next to Price Chopper Manchester, VT • www.startspace.art • 802-768-8498

(Frances Young) Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery (at Skidmore College)urakami – Oval
• through Sept. 1, 2019: “Tel...”
• through May 19: “Meet The Second Buddha: Master of Time”
• Feb. 9-June 9: “Like Sugar,” explores the problematic and the joyful aspects of sugar, complicating our view of how this multi-layered substance affects us.


Thompson Giroux Gallery
57 Main Street, Chatham, NY • 518-392-3336 • www.thompsongirouxgallery.com


Tivoli Artists Gallery
• Feb. 15 - Mar. 10: “In Plein Sight: Visions of the Hudson Valley” — featuring a unique showcase of select works from neighboring Columbia County Plein Air Artists


Valley Artisans Market
25 East Main, Cambridge, NY • 518-677-2765 • www.valleyartisansmarket.com• through Feb. 17: Blakney-Carlson and Muller-McCoola work in the medium of wool using the ancient process of wet felting


Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded
Age Museum: • extended indefinitely: “Les Petite Damesde Mode,” an exhibit of 59 half-sized ladies meticulously costumed in the clothes of the Gilded Age


Williams College Museum of Art
• through April 14: “Possible Selves: Queer Foto Vernaculars”
• through March 24: Diana A-Hadid “Delirious Matter”
• through March 17: AIDS Memorial Quilt
• through May 19: Object Lab: Spring 2019
• ongoing: “Highlights and Recent Acquisitions from the American and European Collections”

World Awareness Children’s Museum
GO! interactive space at 89 Warren St., downtown Glens Falls • 518-793-2773 • www.worldchildrensmuseum.org