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Area Exhibitions


Bennington College (Usdan Gallery, VAPA)
• April 6 - May 9: Marie Lorerenz, “Waterways” — Featuring videos and handmade boats from the artist’s explorations of waterways as revealing and surprising public spaces


Bennington Museum
• through May 5: “Vermont Folk Sculpture: Recent Acquisition”
• through May 5: “Works on Paper: A Decade of Collecting”
• through May 27: “The Mind’s Eye: Paintings, Sculpture, and Books by Paul Katz”
• through June 11: “Up Home” —
Hand-Colored Photographs by Susanne and Neil Rappaport
• 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
• April 6 – May 26: “Nature Narratives — The Botanical Art of Carol Ann Morley”


Berkshire Museum
• through May 5: “Their Stories: Oral Histories from the NAACP”
• through April 28: BerkshireNow: Great Barrington-based artist Pat Hogan’s first solo show at the Berkshire Museum manifests chaos and order – things lost and found
• Window on the World: A Look into the Permanent Collection, a major exhibition of some of the most significant and fascinating objects from the Museum’s holdings of more than 40,000 artworks, specimens, and artifacts.


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 April 21: “CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS”: Jenny Nelson, Nancy Rutter, Laura Von Rosk, Donise English, and Andrea Moreau


Carving Studio and Sculpture Center
P.O. Box 495, 6456 Marble Street, West Rutland, VT, 05777 • 802-438-2097 • www.carvingstudio.org
• three sculpture workshops April 13-14 focusing on techniques for working artistically with stone, wood and glass. “Exploring Acanthus” with Sean Hunter Williams helps participants translate foliage into stone. Sculptor Gary Anderson provides “Wood Carving” guidance for all skill levels. Led by Angus Munro, “Kiln Glass” offers the opportunity for the creation of exciting and colorful forms. For details on these and more workshops, please visit www.carvingstudio.org • workshops 9 am-5 pm • 636 Marble Street, West Rutland, VT. To register, or for more information, please contact The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center at 802-438-2097 or info@carvingstudio.org


Casana T House
2633 State Route 23, Hillsdale, NY

Chapman Historical Museum of Glens Falls
• through September 30, 2018: “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: “A Quiet Romance: Works from the Dr. James W. Flosdorf Collection”


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


Columbia County Historical Society (CCHS)
P.O. Box 311, 5 Albany Avenue, Kinderhook, NY • 518-758-9265 • cchs@cchsny.org
• CCHS collections are rich and diverse, and include works of art, paintings, decorative objéts, maps, furniture, textiles, costumes, books and rare manuscripts, as well as historic properties. Some of these collection objects are in the 100 Years of Collecting exhibition; others were featured in a CCHS 2008 exhibition and publication, Collecting History: Highlights from the Collection of the Columbia County Historical Society, with forward by Exhibition Committee Chair, Timothy Husband, and essay by Dian\ Shewchuk.

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


Courthouse Gallery
in Old County Courthouse, corner of Canada and Lower Amherst Sts., Lake George, NY • 518-668
• through April 12: paintings by Brian Cirmo


Crandall Public Library (Folklife Gallery)
• April exhibit in the Friends Gallery: World Awareness Children’s Museum Art Show
• through April 30 2019 in the Folklife Gallery: “Social Justice Revisited: Remembering, Reliving, Resisting” By

Betty LaDuke


Friends Gallery:
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
• May 4 – June 30, 2019: Lauren Mabry: Fused


510 Warren Street Gallery
510 Warren St., Hudson, NY • 518-822-010
• April 5 - 28: Kate Knapp:”April in Paris, Venice and Sicily”


Good Purpose Gallery
40 Main Street, Lee MA •
• through April 16: Making Waves: An Exhibit by CATA Artists with Disabilities


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
• Artists invited to apply for juried Plein Air Festival.
Application deadline April 15

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
• March 30 - April 21: Laetitia Hussain. “Still Life Love Life”


Joyce Goldstein Gallery
416 Main St., Chatham, NY • 518-764-8989
• through April 13: “Art 4 Food” — Part GALLERY SHOW, PART performance art, part dinner party.

Kaaterskill Gallery
Hunter Village Square, 7971 Main St., Hunter, NY
April 6 - May 18: Double CROSS
Linda Cross & John Cross: mixed-media paintings and drawings by Linda Cross and hand carved, wooden figure carvings by John Cross


Route 23 just west of NY Route 22 in Hillsdale, NY • labspaceart@gmail.com
• April 7 — May 19: SUSAN CARR: FLIPSIDE, an c immersive solo exhibition of sculpture, paintings and drawings spanning several years of extraordinary artmaking.


Laffer Gallery
96 Broad St., Schuylerville, NY • 518-695-3181 • www.thelaffergallery.com
• through April 14: “Universal Bond,” artwork of Dan Greenfeld, Tracy Helgeson, Robert Moylan and Anne Sutherlan


LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council)
7 Lapham Place, on City Park, downtown Glens Falls • 518-798-1144 • www.larac.org
• 2019 Calendar will be available soon.

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


Left Bank Gallery
North Bennington, VT
• April 8 to June 10: Frank Howard, Paintings and Drawings


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
• through April 21: “RECONNECTING” —
MCLA Alumni Show


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 April 10: 9th Annual Capital Region CANstruction: If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It
• 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 June 9: “The Art And Wit Of Rube Goldberg”
• through May 27, 2019: Frank E. Schoonover: “American Visions”
April 14: Student Artwork from the Capital Region Eastern District, New York
• 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 Arts
Two Glens Falls locations: Second Floor Gallery, City Hall, Ridge St.; and NCA at The Shirt Factory, Suite 114, 71 Lawrence Street • www.northcountry • through April 27: “Elements” Exhibition
at NCA Gallery
• April 1 - May 10: . “Bonnie Tompkins” exhibit at 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall
• North Country Art is holding its 4th Annual Juried Art Exhibition during the month of May at the Shirt Factory Gallery in Glens Falls. Application deadline April 1


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
Fielulpture Park
• through at least end of 2019: Christopher Wool, “Untitled,” a large-scale bronze and copper plated steel sculpture
• through May 19: “GOLD” by Katherine Bernhardt


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
• April 12th, 6-8pm George Dirolf’s exhibit, “Varied by Nature” opens, as the first of five free opening receptions for the new ‘Great Hall Art Exhibit Series’ in 2019.


Salmon Falls Gallery
1 Ashfield Street, Shelburne Falls, MA
• through April 28: “CREATING TOGETHER
Collaborations between Mothers and their Children”


Sand Lake Center for the Arts
2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY • 518-674-2007 • www.slca-ctp.org
A Call to Artists for a Summer Juried Art Show – “Turn, Turn, Turn” (2019). The exhibition opens on July 1, 2019 and ends August 31. Submissions should be sent to slcagallery@gmail.com in jpeg form by May 17, 2019


Sandisfield Art Center
5 Hammertown Rd., Sandisfield, MA


Saratoga Arts
• through May 4: “Transformations” Arlene Baker, Gail Nadeau, Lauren Sandler & Sheri Snedeker


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
• April 13 - May 26, 2019: Laleh Khorramian: ”Unearth”


Shirt Factory
71 Lawrthence St, Studio 120, Glens Falls • 518-353-2121 • shirtfactorygf.com
• through Apri 27: “Art of the Comics”


Simon’s Rock (of Bard College) • 84 Alford Rd. • Great Barring`ton, MA • 413-528-0771 • www.simons-rock.edu
• through April 12: “Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow” in Daniel Arts Center
• through May 1: photography of alumnus Jan Staller (class of 1971) in the Hillman-Jackson Gallery

Skidmore College (Schick Art Gallery)
Saisselin Art Building, 2nd floor, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
• through April 22: “Fiber Art from Japan and the Netherlands Exhibition”


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 May 19: “Icing On The Cake


stART Space new abstract art gallery
263 Depot St. (in the Manchester Shopping Center, next to Price Chopper Manchester, VT • www.startspace.art • 802-768-849

(Frances Young) Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery (at Skidmore College)ura
• through April 14: “The Shelf”
• through May 19: “The Second Buddha: Master of Time”
• through Sept. 1, 2019: “Tel...”
• 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.
• through June 23: “Elevator Music 38:
Bioni Samp — Digital Beehive”
• Hyde Cabinet #2: Rainbow Paradox


Thompson Giroux Gallery
57 Main Street, Chatham, NY • 518-392-3336 • www.thompsongirouxgallery.com
• through May 5: Dan Devine: “IMPACT”


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 • through April 16: Emily Crawford “Seaside Dreaming” Ceramic Works


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