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Area Exhibitions

 

Albany Center Gallery
488 Broadway, Suite 107, Albany, NY • 518-462-4775 • https://albanycentergallery.org
• through Oct. 4: “Then & Now Exhibition: Dorothy Englander”
• Oct. 15 – Nov. 8: “Creations: Connections & Collections”

 

aMuse Gallery
7 Railroad Ave., Chatham, NY • 518-392-1060 • www.amusechatham.com

 

Art in the Barn
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary • 472 W. Mountain Rd., Lenox, MA • 10 am-4 pm • massaudubon.org • 413-637-0321
• Oct. 3-31: Mass Audubon - Forces of Nature: An Exhibit by CATA

 

Art Omi International Arts Center
1405 Co. Rte. 22, Ghent, NY • 518-392-4747 • www.artomi.org
• 80 works of art on view
- Newmark Gallery
• Oct. 12-Jan. 5, 2020: Francesca DiMattio, “Statues”
• through Mar. 1, 2020: “Single-Handedly: Contemporary Architects Draw by Hand”
- Freddie Terrace, Benenson Center
• Oct. 12: “InConstruction: Pedro y Juana”
- Architecture Field 01
• Oct. 12: “HANNAH, ‘RRRolling Stones’”

 

The Arts Center Galleries
320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-4132 • Saratoga-arts.org

Becket Art Center
98 Access Rd., Becket Woods, MA • 413-269-0220
• Oct 5-6: Open Studios DriveAbout Art Alpert Photography Show • 10 am-4 pm

 

Bennington Museum
75 Main St., Bennington, VT • 802-447-1571 • benningtonmuseum.org
• through Oct. 14: “1863 Jane Stickle Sampler Quilt”
• through Nov. 3: “Fields of Change: 1960s Vermont”
• through Dec 30: “Color Fields: 1960s Bennington Modernism”
• through Dec. 30: “Visible in Vermont: Our Stories, Our Voices”
• through Dec. 30: “Asa Cheffetz: Vermont Wood Engravings”
• Recently new: “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

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden
5 West Stockbridge Rd., Stockbridge, MA • www.berkshirebotanical.org
- The Center House Leonhardt Galleries
• Oct. 19-Dec. 1: Cynthia Wick: “The Shape of Color”

 

Berkshire Museum
39 South Street (Rte. 7), Pittsfield, MA • 413-443-7171 • https://berkshiremuseum.org
• ongoing: “Window on the World: A Look into the Permanent Collection”
• fascinating variety of current exhibits

 

Blue Door Fine Art
92A Broad St., Suite 5, Schuylerville, NY • 518-369-3280
• through Oct. 31: Featuring Jeff Elgin, Dahl Taylor, Carol Hammer & Michael Dudley

 

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
10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, VT • 802-257-0124 • www.brattleboromuseum.org
• through Nov. 1: Timothy Segar: “Character Development”

 

Bridge Street Theatre
44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY • bridgest.org • 518-943-3894
• through Nov. 30: THE WORK PROJECT

 

Brill Gallery
Eclipse Mill, Studio 109, 243 Union St., North Adams, MA • 413-664-4353 • brillgallery109.com
• through Oct: “Fugues & Preludes” – oil paintings by Virginia Bryant

 

Brookside Museum (Saratoga County Historical Society)
6 Charlton Street, Ballston Spa, NY • 518-885-4000 • www.brooksidemuseum.org
• through Dec. 23: “Chickens!”

 

Burke Hall Gallery
Church of St. John in the Wilderness • 261 St. Rte. 344, Copake Falls, NY • 518-329-0530
• Oct. 5-Dec. 16: “Night Landscapes of Copake” by Peter Nicholas Fritsch

 

Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren, Hudson, NY 12534 • 518-828-1915 • carriehaddadgallery.com
• through Nov. 10: “Painted Cities: A Group Show” with Cityscapes by Richard Britell, Matthew Chinian, Susan Hope Fogel, Scott Nelson Foster, Robert Goldstrom, Patty Neal, Dan Rupe, & Darshan Russell

 

The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center
636 Marble St., West Rutland, VT • 802-438-2097 • www.carvingstudio.org
• through Oct. 20: SculptFest 2019

Castleton University Bank Gallery
104 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT • 802-468-5611 • castleton.edu/arts/art-galleries/

Christine Price Gallery
Fine Arts Center, Castleton University, 45 Alumni Dr., Castleton, VT • 802-468-5611 • castleton.edu/arts/art-galleries/

 

Chapman Historical Museum
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 of 1870s and 1880s street scenes
• through Oct. 27: “Building Stories” • History through architects, commercial builders, businesses, houses, & the people in them
• ongoing: “Hands-On History Galleries: Experiences of Hometown Life” in the DeLong House

 

Chatham Bookstore
27 Main St., Chatham, NY • 518-392-3005 • www.chathambookstore.com
• through Oct. 25: “An Artist’s Travelogue,” by Richard Trachtman

 

(Sterling & Francine) Clark Art Institute
225 South St., Williamstown, MA • 413-458-2303 • clarkart.edu
• extended through Oct. 14: “Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow”
• through Oct. 14: “Art’s Biggest Stage: Collecting the Venice Biennale, 2007-2019”
• Oct. 6-Nov. 17: “Rivers and Reverence” by Hoosic River Watershed Assn.
• Nov. 16 – Feb 9, 2020: “Travels on Paper”

 

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

 

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

 

Courthouse Gallery
Old County Courthouse, 1 Amherst St., Lake George, NY • 518-668-2616 • www.lakegeorgearts.org
• through Oct. 19: “After the Tone” by artist collective Seven Count: Angus McCullough, Jake Nussbaum, and Adam Tinkle

 

Cynthia-Reeves
1315 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, MA • 413-398-5252 • cynthia-reeves.com
• through Oct. 10: “Odyssey” with Ray Ruseckas & Alice B. Fogel
• Oct. 12: “The Firmament” with Catherine Farish

 

Davis Orton Gallery
114 Warren St, Hudson, NY • 518-567-4056 • DavisOrtonGallery.com
• through Oct. 20: Portfolio Showcase 5: Any Subject

 

Dorset Historical Society
Rte. 30 at Kent Hill Road, Dorset, VT • 802-867-0331 • dorsetvthistory.org
• through May 2020: “Dorset, to 1791;” Natalee Everett: Dorset Mural Panels 2000; “Broadsides, Handbills, and Posters 1858-2019;” Huntington Pratt Gilbert (1876-1962) photographs; Orson Lowell cartoons; Recent acquisitions with Elsa Bley, Esther Hill, Arthur Jones, Natalee Everett, and Harriet deSanchez
• ongoing: Dorset Marble, Fenton Stoneware, Arts and Crafts of Jessica Hill Bond (1908-2001)

 

Ferrin Contemporary
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA • 413-346-404 • ferrincontemporary.com
• through Nov. 2: Crystal Morey: “Venus on the Waves”

 

Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library
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”
• through Nov. 15: “Under the Pen” • Pages from Christopher John Baldwin’s Graphic Novel, “Glens Falls, A Graphic Novel”

 

Gardenworks
1055 Rte. 30, Salem, NY • gardenworksfarm.com • 518-854-3250
• through Oct 14: “Second Nature Art Show” • Changing collaboration of local artists celebrating nature (Lynne Kerr, Catherine Minnery, Maud Maynard, Al Wilson, Tom Kerr, Leah McCloskey, Joan Piekny, Robert Skinner, Randy Squires, Rebecca Sparks & Liz Skinner)

 

Good Purpose Gallery
40 Main, Lee, MA • 413-394-5045 • goodpurpose.org
• through Nov 4: “Autumnal Symphony” featuring paintings by Maureen Engle & collages by Meghan Nathanson

 

Hancock Shaker Village
• 1842 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield, MA 01201• 413-443-0188 • www.hancockshakervillage.org
• through Nov. 11: “While Mighty Thunders Roll: Popular Artists Sing the Shakers”

 

Hillman-Jackson Gallery
Daniel Arts Center, Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Rd., Great Barrington, MA • 413-644-4400
• through Nov. 7: “F-BOMB” (Contemporary feminist art)

 

Historic Salem Courthouse Community Center
58 East Broadway, Salem, NY • 518-854-7053 • salemcourthouse.org
• Oct. 4-Nov.1: “Chasing Light in the Adirondacks” by Susan Whiteman

 

Hudson Valley Community College Teaching Gallery Administration Building, Rm. 013, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, NY • 518-629-8006
• through Oct. 26: Collage City: Sculpture & Installation by Peter Dudek and Susan Meyer
• ongoing: “Garden: A site-specific installation by Thomas Lail, in Administration Building Atrium

 

The Hyde Collection
161 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-1761 • hydecollection.org
• Oct. 6-Jan. 5, 2020: “Picasso, Braque & Leger”

 

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

 

John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St., Hudson, NY • 518-828-5907 • johndavisgallery.com
• through Oct 6: New Watercolors & Drawings, by Lee Marshall; Sculpture, by Arnie Zimmerman; “Ascension” by Kim Uchiyama; “Informalism,” by Stephen Niccolls; “Break it Up,” by Drew Kohler; Sculpture, by Celia Gerard
• Oct. 12 - Nov. 3: Six artists: Sculpture & Drawings by Robert Simon; Sculpture by Arnie Zimmerman; Paintings & Works on Paper by Sara Jane Roszak; Paintings by Priscilla Derven; The Space Between by Charity Henderson, The Space Between; Stoneware Clay & Porcelain by Barry Bartlett

 

LABspace
2642 NY Rte. 23, Hillsdale, NY • 917-749-2857 • julielabspace@gmail.com
• EXTENDED through Oct. 20: Christina Tenaglia: “Houseperson;” Judith Braun & Carol Diehl: “Wild Cards;” and Stuart Farmery: “In Through the Outdoor” in Courtyard

 

Laffer Gallery
96 Broad St., Schuylerville, NY • 518-695-3181 • www.thelaffergallery.com
• through Oct. 27: “Rural Rhythm,” featuring: Jill Fishon-Kovachick; Ann Larsen; Leslie Peck; Kate Edwards; Clarence King; Miikel Wintermantel; & Jacob

 

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 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 . . . ;” “Suffering From Realness;” & Cauleen Smith, “We Already Have What We Need”
• through May 2020: “Still I Rise”
• 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
• Displaying and selling over 25 artists’ creations

 

Mass. College of Liberal Arts Gallery 51
51 Main St. North Adams MA • 413-664-8718 • www.mcla.edu
• through Nov. 23: “#5 Women Artists You Should Know” featuring Laura Christensen, Sara Farrell Okamura, Diane Sullivan, Karin Stack, and Galen Cheney

 

(The) Mount (Edith Wharton’s home)
2 Plunkett St., Lenox, MA 01240-0974 • 413-637-1899 • www.edithwharton.org
• through Oct 27: “Sculpture Now” Ricky Bernstein

 

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
• many ongoing, including: “Mr. ad Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame;” “Washington Bathhouse;” “Dancers in Film;” “Alfred Z. Solomon Children’s Wing”

 

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)
• through Dec. 2019: “Chares Johnson Post: A Soldier’s Life in Art”

 

New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
222 Madison Ave., Albany, NY • nysm.nysed.gov
• through Dec. 31: “The Historic Woodstock Art Colony: The Arthur A. Anderson Collection”
• through Oct. 25, 2020: “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,” with “Rockwell Timeline;” “Inspired: Norman Rockwell and Erik Erikson”
• ongoing: “Norman Rockwell in VR: The Four Freedoms” (call for days & times available)

 

North Country Arts Center
2nd Floor Gallery, City Hall, 42 Ridge St., Glens Falls, NY, and NCA Gallery at The Shirt Factory, Suite 114, 71 Lawrence St., Glens Falls, NY • www.northcountryartscenter.org


AT 2nd Floor Gallery:
• through Oct 18: Monotypes & Mixed Media by Linda Buerkley


AT The Shirt Factory:
• through Nov 2: “Changes”
• selling from over 30 artists’ studios

 

Olana State Historic Site
5720 St. Rte. 9G, Hudson, NY • 518-751-0344
Sharp Family Gallery • through Nov 3: “In Frederic Church’s Ombra: Architecture in Conversation with Nature”

 

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

 

Parlour Projects
27 S. Franklin St., Athens, NY
• through Dec. 14: “Parallel Infinities” by Simone Douglas

 

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”

 

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
• through Oct. 15: “The Bridge of Flowers” paintings by Kerry Stone
• through Oct. 27: Karen Iglehart: “Entering Abstraction through Color”

 

Schick Art Gallery
Skidmore College, Saisselin Art Building • 518-580-5049
• through Oct. 13: “Selected Faculty Exhibition” - Lindsay Buchman, Kate Leavitt, David Peterson and Matt Wilt
• Oct. 24-Nov. 24: “Frame by Frame – Four Contemporary Animators” - Jane Cheadle, Eric Dyer, Hirotoshi Iwasaki and Allison Schulnik

 

September Gallery
449 Warren Street #3, Hudson, NY • http://septembergallery.com
• through Sep. 29: “Nowhere and Everywhere” with Sarah Braman, Anne Lindberg, Mary Ellen Strom

 

Shaker Museum | MountLebanon
• 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, NY • 518-794-9100 • shakerml.org
• through Oct. 14: Amie Cunat’s Solo Exhibition “Granary”

 

Slate Valley Museum
17 Water St., Granville, NY • 518-642-1417 • slatevalleymuseum.org
• “A WPA Project,” WPA-funded projects in the area and local reaction
• “20 Objects, 20 Years of Sharing Slate Valley Stories: The Industry, The People, and The Stone”

 

Sohn Fine Art Gallery
69 Church Street, Lenox, MA • 413-298-1025 • www.sohnfineart.com

 

Spa Fine Art Gallery
376 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-587-2411 • spa-fine-art.com
• through Sep. 2: Gabrielle Benot Summer Exhibition

 

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

 

Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill
145 E. Main Street, Poultney VT • 802-325-2603 • www.stonevalleyarts.org
• Oct. 4- Nov. 3: International Collage Exchange and Vermont Feministe

 

Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery
Helen Frankenthaler Visual Arts Center, Bennington College, One College Dr., Bennington, VT • 802-440-4399 • bennington.edu
• through Oct. 13: “Architecture, Anonymity: The Impossible Career of Petra Andrejova-Molnar”
• Oct. 27-Dec. 7: “Queer Paranormal (an exhibition concerning Shirley Jackson and “The Haunting of Hill House)”

 

(Frances Young) Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery (at Skidmore College)
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-580-8080 • tang.skidmore.edu
• through Dec. 8: “Elevator Music 39: Bug”
• through Jan. 5, 2020: “Ree Morton: The Plant That Heals May Also Poison”
• through Jan. 5, 2020: “Serious Sparkle”
• through Jan. 19, 2020: “Beauty and Bite” in Malloy Wing
• Oct. 19-Sep. 2021: “Nicole Cherubini: Shaking the Trees”

 

Thompson Giroux Gallery
57 Main Street, Chatham, NY • 518-392-3336 • www.thompsongirouxgallery.com
• through Nov. 17: Jean Feinberg; Marie-Claude Giroux; Kingsley Parker; and Beth Thielen

 

Valley Artisans Market
25 East Main, Cambridge, NY • 518-677-2765 • www.valleyartisansmarket.com
• Oct. 4-29: Multi-media Exhibition with Irene Berkson (jewelry, clay, metal & wood) & Steven Present (whimsical paper sculpture & abstract paintings)

 

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

 

Widlund Gallery
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main St., North Creek, NY • www.tannerypondceter.org • 518-251-2505
• through Oct. 27: “The Endangered” by Dawn Siebel
• through Oct. 27: “Entering Abstraction Through Color” by Karen Iglehart
• through Oct. 27: “Modern Art Quilts” by Carson Converse
• through Nov. 27: “Works Under & Over Time” by Gregory Williams

 

Williams College Museum of Art
76 Spring St., 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
89 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-793-2773 • www.worldchildrensmuseum.org
• through Jun. 2020: “Wear in the World”
• Hands-on children’s exhibits including “One World Gallery;” “World Music”