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Area Exhibitions
MOST VENUES ARE CLOSED THROUGH AT LEAST MID-APRIL. VISIT ONLINE FOR NOW.
CALL BEFORE YOU GO.

 

Albany Center Gallery • 488 Broadway, Suite 107, Albany, NY • 518-462-4775 • https://albanycentergallery.org
• through May 1: If necessary, Online • Mohawk-Hudson Regional Invitational 2020, with Cyndy Barbone, Jane Feldblum, Joy Muller-McCoola, Barbara Todd, and Victoria van der Laan

Art Omi International Arts Center • 1405 Co. Rte. 22, Ghent, NY • 518-392-4747 • www.artomi.org
• Sculpture & Architecture Park • outdoor, self-guided audio tour, download from website

 

The Arts Center Galleries • 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-4132 • Saratoga-arts.org
• through Apr. 25: VIRTUALLY at Saratoga-arts.org: The 120º Intercollegiate Regional Exhibition

 

Bennington Museum • 75 Main St., Bennington, VT • 802-447-1571 • benningtonmuseum.org
• developing online & virtual rogramming opportunities. Email ideas to ideas@benningtonmuseum.org
• ongoing: “History You Can Touch: Replica Cannon and Carriage”
• ongoing: Grandma Moses Collection, Center Gallery: Fine & Decorative Art, Sloane Gallery: The Battle of Bennington, Bennington Pottery Gallery, and more
• through Jun. 10: “Love, Marriage, and Divorce”

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • 5 West Stockbridge Rd., Stockbridge, MA • www.berkshirebotanical.org
• Visit the grounds while following current guidelines on keeping your distance • No restrooms

 

Berkshire Museum
• 39 South Street (Rte. 7), Pittsfield, MA • 413-443-7171 • https://berkshiremuseum.org
• through May 5: “The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons”
• through May 25: “She Shapes History”
• ongoing: “Window on the World: A Look into the Permanent Collection”

 

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center • 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, VT • 802-257-0124 • www.brattleboromuseum.org
• through Jun. 14: Steven Kinder: “552,830”
• through Jun. 14: “Coffee & Conversation: Stories of Homelessness”

 

Brookside Museum (Saratoga County Historical Society) • 6 Charlton Street, Ballston Spa, NY • 518-885-4000 • www.brooksidemuseum.org
• through Apr. 13, at least: Live-stream or sharing online

 

Canfield Gallery • Martha Canfield Memorial Library • 528 E. Arlington Rd., Arlington, VT • 802-375-6153
• through Apr. 15: “Aperture Magazine/Paris Photo Best Photobooks”


Carrie Haddad Gallery • 622 Warren, Hudson, NY 12534 • 518-828-1915 • carriehaddadgallery.com
• through Apr. 19: “Color Quest,” paintings by Christopher Engel, Ralph Stout, Jack Walls, and collage by David Dew Bruner

 

Castleton University Bank Gallery • 104 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT • 802-468-5611 • castleton.edu/arts/art-galleries/
• through Apr. 11: “Sarah Wilson

 

Chapman Historical Museum • 348 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-793-2826 • chapmanmuseum.org
• ongoing: “Hands-On History Galleries: Experiences of Hometown Life” in the DeLong House

 

Christine Price Gallery • Fine Arts Center, Castleton University, 45 Alumni Dr., Castleton, VT • 802-468-5611 • castleton.edu/arts/art-galleries/
• through Apr. 11: “Sarah Wilson Ceramics”

 

(Sterling & Francine) Clark Art Institute
225 South St., Williamstown, MA • 413-458-2303 • clarkart.edu
• Visit online
• Wander and explore 140-acre campus with abundant fresh air

 

Collar Works • 621 River St., Troy, NY • 518-285-0765 • www.collarworks.org
• through Apr. 25: “TRACES | 28 Days in Elizabeth Murray’s Studio,” by Kyoung Eun Kang

 

The Colonial Theatre • 111 South St., Pittsfield, MA • 413-997-4444 • www.BerkshireTheatreGroup.org

Columbia County Historical Society
5 Albany Ave., Kinderhook, NY • 518-758-9265 • cchs@cchsny.org
• many ongoing, including: “Early Hand Tools & Farm Implements;” “100 Years of Collecting;” “A Study of Style: Caned Construction;” “Fragments of the Past: Van Alen Archaeology”

 

Courthouse Gallery • Old County Courthouse, 1 Amherst St., Lake George, NY • 518-668-2616 • www.lakegeorgearts.org
• through Apr. 10: “Katherine Chwazik”

 

Crandall Public Library • 251 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-6508 • crandalllibrary.org/folklife-center
• Folklife Center
• Friend’s Gallery

 

Cynthia-Reeves • 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA

 

Dorset Historical Society • Rte. 30 at Kent Hill Road, Dorset, VT • 802-867-0331 • dorsetvthistory.org

EPOCH, 18 Vermont Artisans Gallery • 4927 Main St., Manchester Center, VT • epochvermont.com • 802-768-9711


Gallery at 46 Green Street
46 Green Street, Hudson, NY • 518-303-6446 • 46greenstreetstudios@gmail.com


Historic Salem Courthouse Community Center • 58 East Broadway, Salem, NY • 518-854-7053 • salemcourthouse.org
• through Apr. 15: The Dave and Lynne Show” (quiet lease, social distance req’d)
• Apr. 21 - Jun. 2: Penelope Poor

 

Teaching Gallery • Hudson Valley Community College, Administration Building, Rm. 013, 80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY • 518-629-8006

 

The Hyde Collection VIRTUALLY at https://hydecollection.org • 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-1761
• through Apr. 26: “Fransisco Goya: The Caprichos Etchings and Aquatints”
• Mar. 28 – Jun. 14: “Images of the People: Russian Laquer Painting”

 

Image Photos Gallery • 34 Main St., Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-5500
• photography of Clemens Kalischer

 

The Laffer Gallery • 96 Broad St., Schuylerville, NY • 518-695-3181 • www.thelaffergallery.com
• through Apr. 12: “Gravity and Balance” with Constance Kheel and Chris Duncan

 

LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council) • 7 Lapham Pl., on City Park, Glens Falls, NY • 518-798-1144 • www.larac.org

 

Museum of Contemporary Art • 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA • 413-662-2111 • massmoca.org
• through Apr.: Cauleen Smith, “We Already Have What We Need”
• through May: “Still I Rise”
• many ongoing, including “Sol LeWit: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, 105 of the artist’s large-scale wall drawings;” Gamaliel Rodriguez: “La Travesia/Le Voyage;” James Turrell: “Into the Light;” Titus Kaphar: “Language of the Forgotten”

 

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
• Displaying and selling over 25 artists’ creations

 

(The) Mount (Edith Wharton’s home) • 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, MA 01240-0974 • 413-637-1899 • www.edithwharton.org
• ongoing: “Life in the Dale: Augustus Martin’s Lenox”
• ongoing: “Edith Wharton and the First World War”
• ongoing: “The Backstairs Project”

 

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

 

New Russia Cultural Center • 1550 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY • 518-382-9438 • newrussiacenter.org

 

New York State Military Museum • 61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-581-5100 • nysmm.org
• ongoing: “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” (Civil War artifacts)
• “Hotspots in the Cold War: Korea and Vietnam” (2 exhibits)
• ongoing: “The Revolutionary War to 9/11: 258th Field Artillery, NY National Guard

 

New York State Museum Cultural Education Center • 222 Madison Ave., Albany, NY • nysm.nysed.gov
• through Apr. 26: “Model of Statue Honoring Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony”
• through May 5: “a small fort, which our people call Fort Orange”
• through Oct. 25: “Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal (Phase Two)”
• through Jan. 31, 2021: “Henry DiSpirito: Stonemason to sculpture”

 

Norman Rockwell Museum VIRTUALLY link at https://www.nrm.org • 9 Glendale Rd. (Rte. 183), Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-4100
• Collection, exhibitions, videos, curriculum, interactives, websites

 

North Country Arts Center • www.northcountryartscenter.org
• 2nd Floor Gallery, City Hall, 42 Ridge St., Glens Falls, NY
--through May 8: Drawings, prints and sculptures by Jack R. Montoya


• NCA Gallery at The Shirt Factory, Suite 114, 71 Lawrence St., Glens Falls, NY
--through Apr. 25: “What’s Old is New”

 

Olana State Historic Site • 5720 State Rte. 9G, Hudson, NY 12534 • 518-828-0135 • www.olana.org
• Free access to 250-acre landscape • Daily, 8 am - sunset

 

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

 

Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts • 2736 NY-30, Gloversville, NY • www.pncreativeartscenter.org

 

R Gallery at Arlene’s • 57 Fuller Rd, Albany, NY • 518-482-8882 • rgalleryarlenes.com

 

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”
• through Nov. 30: “How We Work(ed)”

 

Rutland Railroad Museum • Center Rutland Depot, 79 Depot Lane, Center Rutland, VT (open Saturday)
• ongoing: regional railroad artifacts, photos and documents and operating model railroad lay-outs

 

Salmon Falls Gallery • 1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls, NY • 413-625-9833 • salmonfallsgallery.com
• Q Li Homes: VIRTUALLY at https://youtu.be/4kAEc-IpoE0
• through Apr. 26: Marilyn Andrews: works in clay

 

Schantz Galleries • 3 Elm St., Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-3044
• “Studio Focus with Seattle artist Nancy Callan: “Vision + Process” video • https://www.schantzgalleries.com/notes-from-the-directors/2020/3/21/studio-focus-nancy-callan

 

Schick Art Gallery • Skidmore College, Saisselin Art Building • 518-580-5049
• through Apr. 19: “Ink Well”

 

SEPTEMBER Gallery
449 Warren St. #3, Hudson, NY •
• VIRTUALLY through May 10: “Ashley Garret: Aegis” at septembergallery.com/space/aegis.html

 

Slate Valley Museum
17 Water St., Granville, NY • 518-642-1417 • VIRTUALLY at slatevalleymuseum.org

 

Sohn Fine Art Gallery
69 Church Street, Lenox, MA • 413-298-1025 • www.sohnfineart.com
• through Apr. 12: Peggy Braun: “A Retrospective”

 

Spa Fine Art
• Whimsical Works of Trip Park: ONLINE sales at https://www.spa-fine-art.com/trip-park-1

 

Start Space • 263 Depot Street, Manchester Center, VT • 802-768-8498 • www.startspace.art
• 17 artists on exhibit

 

Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery • Helen Frankenthaler Visual Arts Center, Bennington College, One College Dr., Bennington, VT • 802-440-4399 • bennington.edu
• through May 9: “Patricia Johanson: House & Garden”

 

(Frances Young) Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery (at Skidmore College) • 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-580-8080 • tang.skidmore.edu
• through Apr. 10: Hyde Cabinet #6: She Is My Unit
• through Apr. 12: “Between the Mountains,” feat. Irene Chou, Zhang Daqian, Li Hua-sheng, Yun-Fei Ji, Li Keran, Qiu Mai (Michael Cherney), & Yang Yongliang
• through Apr. 26: “Elevator Music 40 – Melissa Thorne, Landslide/Solid”
• through Jul. 12: “Mary Weatherford: Canyon—Daisy—Eden”
• through Jun. 7: “Flex”
• through Sep. 11: “Nicole Cherubini – Shaking the Trees”

 

Thompson Giroux Gallery • 57 Main Street, Chatham, NY • 518-392-3336 • www.thompsongirouxgallery.com
• through Apr. 19: William Thompson: “The Space Within”

 

University Art Museum • University at Albany, State University of New York, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY


Valley Artisans Market • 25 East Main, Cambridge, NY • 518-677-2765 • www.valleyartisansmarket.com
• through Apr. 14: Elizabeth Phillips: “Ledges”

 

Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum • 104 Walker St., Lenox, MA • 413-637-3206 • gildedage.org
• extended indefinitely: “Les Petite Dames de Mode”

 

Warren County Historical Society & Museum • 50 Gurney Ln, Queensbury, NY • 518-743-0734 • wcnyhs.org
• ongoing: “Warren County 360: Celebrating Place and People”
• ongoing: displays on Warren County postmarks and post office history; “Hands-On History” Station

 

Widlund Gallery • Tannery Pond Community Ctr, 228 Main St., North Creek, NY • www.tannerypondceter.org • 518-251-2505

 

Williams College Museum of Art • 76 Spring St., Williamstown, MA • 413-597-2429 • wcma.williams.edu

 

World Awareness Children’s Museum • 89 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-793-2773 • www.worldchildrensmuseum.org


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