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Area Exhibitions

 

aMuse Gallery
7 Railroad Ave., Chatham, NY • 518.392.1060 • www.amusechatham.com

 

Bennington Museum
75 Main St., Bennington, VT • 802-447-1571 • benningtonmuseum.org
• through Dec. 30: “Buy Local: Photographs from the Weichert-Isselhardt Collection
• through Sep. 8: “Color | Gesture: Early Works by Emily Mason”
• through Sep. 15: “Village Enlightenment: Print Culture in Rural Vermont 1810-1860”
• Jun 29 – Dec 30: “Fields of Change: 1960s Vemont”
• Jun 29 – Dec 30: “Color Fields: 19602 Bennington Modernism”
• Aug. 31 – Oct. 14: “1863 Jane Stickle Quilt”
• ongoing: 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
5 West Stockbridge Rd., Stockbridge, MA • www.berkshirebotanical.org
• through Sep. 30: “Shimmering Flowers: Nancy Lorenz’s Lacquer and Bronze Landscapes”

 

Berkshire Museum
39 South Street (Rte. 7), Pittsfield, MA • 413-443-7171 • https://berkshiremuseum.org
• through Sep. 8: “Amy Myers: The Opera Inside the Atom. Large-Scale Drawings 2007-2008”
• through Sep. 8: “Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion”
• through Sep. 29: “Objects and Their Stories: Shoes”
• ongoing: “Window on the World: A Look into the Permanent Collection”
• current exhibits: “Lab 102,” “Berkshire Backyard,” “Aquarium,” “Animals of the World in Miniature,” “Curiosity Incubator,” “Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation,” “Rocks and Minerals”

 

Bolton Historical Museum
4924 Lake Shore Dr. (Rte. 9N), Bolton Landing, NY • 518-644-9960 (museum); 518-538-0154 (cell) • boltonhistoricalmuseum.org
• through Oct. 14: “Landscapes Lost & Found: Two Centuries of Art from Bolton Landing”

 

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
• through Sep. 23 tour of photographs by Dona Ann McAdams

 

Brookside Museum
446 Charlton Street, Ballston Spa, NY • 518-885-4000 • www.brooksidemuseum.org

 

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
• Jul. 31-Sep. 15: “PULSE: Color & Form in a Visual Rhythm” with works by Dai Ban, Jeanette Fintz, Ginny Fox & Jenny Kemp

 

Carving Studio and Sculpture Center
6456 Marble St., West Rutland, VT • 802-438-2097 • www.carvingstudio.org
• Jul. 7-Aug. 5: “Recent Work” by sculptor Ed Smith

Castleton University
Christine Price Gallery, Fine Arts Center, 45 Alumni Dr., Castleton, VT & Bank Gallery, 104 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT
• through Aug. 10: “Like Driving on an Ancient Road” at Bank Gallery

 

Chapman Historical Museum of Glens Falls
348 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-793-2826 • chapmanmuseum.org
• through Oct. 27: “Stoddard Mini-Exhibit: Views About Glen’s Falls” • Seneca Ray Stoddard’s original photos featuring street scenes of the 1870s and 1880s
• through Oct. 27: “Building Stories” • The architecture of a community is the starting point for learning about its history. Learn the stories of architects and commercial builders, businesses that occupied downtown buildings, and the people who inhabited the houses along city streets and town roads
• ongoing: “Hands-On History Galleries: Experiences of Hometown Life” in the DeLong House • Explore everyday life in the Glens Falls area over time – not just in the distant past, but in recent memory, too

 

Chatham Bookstore
27 Main St., Chatham, NY • 518-392-3005 • www.chathambookstore.com
• through Sep. 1: Spencertown photographer Wendy Noyes shows “Carried Away: Diaries, Sketchbooks, Mosaics” — new work of photographs using digital technology.

 

(Sterling & Francine) Clark Art Institute
225 South St., Williamstown, MA • 413-458-2303 • clarkart.edu
Jun. 8–Sep. 22: “Renoir: The Body, The Senses
Jul. 4-Oct. 6: “Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow”
Jul. 4-Oct. 14: “Art’s Biggest Stage: Collecting the Venice Biennale, 2007-2019”
• through Sep. 15: “Janet Cardiff: The Forty Part Motet”

 

Collar Works
621 River St., Troy, NY • 518-285-0765 • www.collarworks.org
Aug. 30-Oct. 12: “feel me”

 

Columbia County Historical Society (CCHS)
5 Albany Ave., Kinderhook, NY • 518-758-9265 • cchs@cchsny.org

 

Courthouse Gallery
Old County Courthouse, corner of Canada and Lower Amherst Sts., Lake George, NY • 518-668-\616 • www.lakegeorgearts.org
• Jul. 13-Aug. 16: “Location, Location, Location” • 3 Person Landscape Exhibition with
Josh Brehse, Matt Chinian, and Kellyann Monaghan

 

Crandall Public Library Folklife Gallery
251 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-6508 • crandalllibrary.org/folklife-center
• through Nov 15: “Old Homesteads and Good Residences: 19th Century Photographs of the Northern Survey Company of Albany, NY”

 

Davis Orton Gallery
114 Warren St, Hudson, NY • 518-567-4056 • DavisOrtonGallery.com
• through Aug. 11: Fifth Annual Group Show

 

Dorset Historical Society
Rte. 30 at Kent Hill Road, Dorset, VT • 802-867-0331 • dorsetvthistory.org
• ongoing: Marble Gallery, Fenton Stoneware, displays of the fine art of Dorset artists

 

Ferrin Contemporary
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA • ferrincontemporary.com
Jul. 6-Aug. 10: Jason Walker: Personal Encounters

 

510 Warren Street Gallery
510 Warren St., Hudson, NY • 518-822-0510

 

Gallery@ 46 Green Street Studios
46 Green St., Hudson, New York • 518-303-6446 • gallery@46greenstreetstudios.com

 

Good Purpose Gallery
40 Main, Lee, MA • 413-394-5045 • goodpurpose.org

 

Greene County Council on the Arts (GCCA)
398 Main Street, Catskill, NY • 518-943-3400 • www.greenearts.org

 

Historic Salem Courthouse Community Center
58 East Broadway, Salem, NY • 518-854-7053 • salemcourthouse.org
• through Aug. 16: George Vanhook
• Aug. 23-Sep. 27: Don Wynn

 

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


The Hyde Collection
161 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-1761 • hydecollection.org
• Aug. 11: Plein Air Festival
• through Sep. 15: “From the Rooftops: John Sloan and the Art of a New Urban Space,” organized by the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State
• through Sep. 15: “Modern Art: From Bauhaus to Black Mountain College”
• through Sep. 15: “Masterpieces Under the Microscope”
• ongoing: Masterworks from the Feibes & Schmitt Gift
• ongoing: Hyde House and the Permanent Coll


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

 

John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren, Hudson, NY • 518-828-5907
johndavisgallery.com
• Aug 17-Sep 9: Lois Dickson, Rocks and Caves (paintings) with Ben Butler, Isidro Blasco, Thaddeus Radell, Mark Saltz, and Eric Banks

 

LABspace
2642 NY Rte. 23, Hillsdale, NY • 917-749-2857 • julielabspace@gmail.com
• through Aug. 11: “Mystic Pizza” featuring Kelsey Renko, Jenn Brehm, Brent Owens & Jon Cowan

 

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

 

LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council)
7 Lapham Pl., on City Park, Glens Falls, NY • 518-798-1144 • www.larac.org
• through Aug. 7: “Pigments” featuring Leah McCloskey, Alex Waters, James Rodewald & Jacquiline Touba

 

Mass. Museum of Contemporary Art
1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA • 413-662-2111 • massmoca.org
• through Aug. 2019: Chrissie Hynde: Paintings
• through Oct. 2019: Trenton Doyle Hancock, “Mind of the Mound: Critical Mass”
• through Dec. 2019: Rafa Esparza, “staring at the sun”
• through Jan. 2020: Annie Lennox, “Now I Let You Go . . . ”
• through Jan. 2020: “Suffering From Realness”
• through Apr. 2020: Cauleen Sm• at least through 2020: Laurie Anderson
• at least through 2020: Louise Bourgeois
• at least through 2020: Jenny Holzer
• at least through 2020: Gunnar Schonbeck, “No Experience Required”
• ongoing: Sol LeWit: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, 105 of the artist’s large-scale wall drawings

 

Matt Chinian Studio-Gallery
138 W. Main St, Cambridge, NY • 518-708-0759 • mattchinian.com

 

McCartee’s Barn (The Gallery at)
23C East Broadway, Salem, NY • 518-854-3857 • mccarteesbarn.com
• Over 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 Aug 24: Jon Verney

 

National Museum of Dance
Saratoga Spa State Park • 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-2225 • www.dancemuseum.org
• “Art of the Dance: Posters from Hollywood’s Golden Age”
• “On Being Still: Portraits by Joanne Savio”
• “Dancers After Dark: Photographs by Jordan Matter”
• “Gen” outdoor installation by sculptor Alice Manzi
• now open: “A Tribute to Lucinda Childs, 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee”
• now open: “A Tribute to Alfredo Corvino (1916-2005), 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee”
• ongoing: “Mr. ad Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame”
• ongoing: “Washington Bathhouse”
• ongoing: “Dancers in Film”
• ongoing: “Karole Armitage”
• ongoing: “The Cris Alexander and Shaun O’Brien Collection”
• ongoing: “Alfred Z. Solomon Children’s Wing”

 

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
Empire Plaza, Abany, NY
• through Dec. 31: “The Historic Woodstock Art Colony: The Arthur A. Anderson Collection”
• through Oct. 25, 2000: “Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal (Phase Two)
• through May 5, 2020: “a small fort, which our people call Fort Orange”

 

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Glendale Rd. (Rte. 183), Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-4100 • nrm.org
• through Oct. 27: “For the People: Memories of the Old Corner House”
• through Oct. 27: 50th Anniversary Exhibitions:
—“Woodstock to the Moon: 1969 Illustrated”
—“Norman Rockwell: Private Moment for the Masses”
—“Inspired: Norman Rockwell and Erik Erikson”
• ongoing: “Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers”

 

North Country Arts Center
Two Glens Falls locations: Second Floor Gallery, City Hall, Ridge St. and NCA at The Shirt Factory, Suite 114, 71 Lawrence Street • www.northcountryartscenter.org
AT 2nd Floor Gallery:
• Jun. 24–Aug. 2: Vince Riggi & Megan A. Schoropp
AT The Shirt Factory:
• Jun. 22 – Aug. 3: “Light & Color Everywhere”
• Aug. 10-Sep. 21: “Squared”

 

Old Fort House Museum & Campus
29 Broadway, Rte 4, Fort Edward, NY. 518-747-9600 • www.oldforthousemuseum.com
• Highlights of the Fort Edward Historical Association Collection: 1927-present, in the Dutch House

 

Omi International Arts Center
Fields Sculpture Park, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent, NY www.artomi.org
• 80 works of art on view

 

Pawlet Town Hall
122 School St., Pawlet, VT • 802-325-3309 • pawlet.vt.gov/community/town-hall/

 

Rensselaer County Historical Society
57 Second St., Troy, NY • 518-272-7232 • www.rchsonline.org
• “Rensselaer County Then and Now: Celebrating 225 years of Rensselaer County History”

 

Roeliff Jansen Historical Society
8 Miles Road, Copake Falls, NY • 518-329-0652 • www.roeliffjansenHS.org
• Jul. 6–Sep. 2: annual summer exhibition, “The Hidden History of the Roe Jan Region”

Roeliff Jansen Library
9091 Rte. 22, Hillsdale, NY • 518-325-4101 or www.roejanlibrary.org

 

Rutland Railroad Museum
at the 100 year-old Center Rutland Depot at 79 Depot Lane, Center Rutland, VT (open Saturday)
• ongoing: extensive collection of regional railroad artifacts, photos and documents as well as several operating model railroad lay-outs

 

Saratoga Arts
The Arts Center Gallery • Saratoga Springs, NY
• Jun. 29–Sep. 7: Annual 10x10 Community show The Arts Center Gallery

 

Schantz Galleries
3 Elm St., Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-3044 • schantzgalleries.com
• Aug. 1-Sep. 21: Chihuly


Shirt Factory Gallery
21 Cooper St. Glens Falls • 518-353-2121 • shirtfactorygf.com
• Jul. 10-Aug. 10: Annual National Pastel Exhibition

 

Slate Valley Museum
17 Water St., Granville, NY • 518-642-1417 • slatevalleymuseum.org
• through Sep. 17: “Glory Days: An Era of Industry”
• “A WPA Project,” a look at WPA funded projects in the area and how the people of the Slate Valley reacted
• “20 Objects, 20 Years of Sharing Slate Valley Stories: The Industry, The People, and The Stone”
• 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
• Jul 19 - Sep 29: Tides & Tempests

 

Spa Fine Art Gallery
376 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-587-2411 • spafineart@aol.com • spa-fine-art.com
• Aug. 3: Lisa Palombo Artist Reception (7-9 pm)
• Aug. 10: Shawn Faust “Horse & Hats” (7-9 pm)
• Aug. 16: Greg Montgomery Poster Signing (7-9 pm)
• Aug. 27: Jessica Leonard Artist Reception (7-9 pm)
• through Sep. 2: Gabrielle Benot Summer Exhibition

 

start Space
263 Depot Street, Manchester Center, VT • gallery@startspace.art or www.startspace.art
• through Aug. 24 (extended!): “Reflections: the intangible things” solo exhibition by Donna Mara

 

Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill
145 E. Main Street, Poultney VT • 802-325-2603 • www.stonevalleyarts.org
• Aug. 1-Sep. 5: Paintings by Matt Solon

 

(Frances Young) Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery (at Skidmore College)
• through Sep. 1: “Hyde Cabinet #3: From Brothel to Museum”
• through Sep. 8: “Tel_” in State Farm Mezzanine Gallery
• through Dec. 8: “Elevator Music 39: Bug”
• through Jan. 19, 2020: “Beauty and Bite” in Malloy Wing
• Aug. 10–Jan. 5, 2020: “Ree Morton: The Plant That Heals May Also Poison” in Wachenheim Gallery
• Aug. 10-Jan. 5, 2020: “Serious Sparkle” in Winter Gallery

 

Thompson Giroux Gallery
57 Main Street, Chatham, NY • 518-392-3336 • www.thompsongirouxgallery.com
• through Aug. 4: “Ned Snider: Onward Upward Toward Downward”

 

Valley Artisans Market
25 East Main, Cambridge, NY • 518-677-2765 • www.valleyartisansmarket.com
• through Aug. 6: Laurie Goodheart: “Remnants and Residents of a Lost Sanctuary of Aphrodite” in Small Gallery
• Aug. 9-Sep. 3: “Fire and Ice” themed show by community members and guest artists
• Aug. 17-18: Annual Overstock Sale and other works

 

Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum
104 Walker St., Lenox, MA • 413-637-3206 • gildedage.org
• extended indefinitely: “Les Petite Dames de Mode,” exhibit of 59 half-sized ladies meticulously costumed in the clothes of the Gilded Age

 

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)
76 Spring Street, Williamstown, MA • 413-597-2429 • wcma.williams.edu
• through Sep. 2: “Summer Space”
• ongoing: The WALLS (Williams Art Loan for Living Spaces) Collection, designed by students, for students

 

World Awareness Children’s Museum
GO! interactive space
89 Warren St., downtown Glens Falls • 518-793-2773 • www.worldchildrensmuseum.org
• ongoing: “Wear in the World”
• Numerous hands-on children’s exhibits including “One World Gallery” and “World Music”