Additional Arts & Culture Calendar

2017 Calendar of Events

GCCA Gallery Boutique – The Greene County Council on the Arts invites you to visit our gallery boutique, The Artful Hand, in Catskill. Open year-round, we offer fine arts and high quality crafts by local and regional artists, and books by area authors. Send boutique inquiries to niva.gcca@gmail.com. The GCCA Catskill Gallery, located at 398 Main Street, Catskill, NY. Open Monday through Saturday, 10AM-5PM. For more information, contact gcca@greenearts.org or 518-943-3400.

EVENTS 2017

  • Events noted (DEC) have been supported through a Decentralization grant from the NYS Council on the Arts through the Community Arts Program in Greene County, Columbia County or Schoharie County and are currently in review for 2017.
  • Events noted (CIP) have been supported through a grant from the County Initiative Program of the Greene County Council on the Arts with public funding from the Greene County Legislature and are currently in review for 2017.

 

 

 

Thru February 27

Exhibit: 8TH ANNUAL WASHINGTON IRVING SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP EXHIBIT. The group exhibition includes work by artists from Greene, Columbia and Albany Counties. Blue Hill Gallery at C-GCC..Columbia-Greene Community College is located on 4400 Route 23, Hudson NY.

Thru March 23

Exhibit: SPACE: FORM & VOID FACULTY EXHIBIT. Featuring Sayzie Carr and Gary Finelli. Opening reception on February 11, 2017 from 5-7 (snow date February 18).  Free and open to the public. Art School of Columbia County,1198 Route 21c in Harlemville, NY at the intersection of Harlemville Road and Route 21C. Visit www.artschoolofcolumbiacounty.org or 518-672-7140 for more information.

February 6

Icy Stream by Laura Garramone

Opening of Exhibit: Winter Solstice Group Exhibit, original artwork by Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Demetre Bove, Laura Garramone, Tarryl Gabel, Susan Miiller and Joan Standora. Catskill Fine Art & Antiques at 410 Main Street in Catskill, NY. Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday; 12-5 pm. Call 518-943-4530 or visit www.catskillfineart.com.

 

 

 

February 18

Dom Flemons

(CIP) Concert: Garland Jeffreys and Dom Flemons.8 pm. Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center in Tannersville, NY. Tickets at www.catskillmtn.org or 518-263-2063.

 

 

 

Performance: Bindlestiff Family Cirkus (adult oriented show) brings a rotating cast of world-class circus artists and musicians to Hudson for an intimately-scaled show that’s big on surprises and wow factor! Tickets and info at www.helsinkihudson.com. Visit www.bindlestiff.

February 19

Lecture: Steamboat Days on the Hudson with Captain Stanley Wilcox. 2 p.m., Free. Room 614 PAC Building, Columbia-Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Hudson, NY.

February 25 (CIP)

Live Broadcast: Wave Farm Radio (wavefarm.org/listen) and WGXC 90.7-FM. 8 p.m. Special record release event celebrating, SEiZE the MEANS, the debut album from Radio Wonderland, a weekly live broadcast every Saturday 10:30 a.m. on Wave Farm’s WGXC 90.7-FM. The evening begins with a performance by Tom Roe, with Echo Roe, in a reprisal of their recent performance at the international radio art festival, Radio Revolten in Halle, Germany. Late night hours will feature sounds from Fulathela. $7 Admission of at door benefits Wave Farm. 2 a.m. at Half Moon. 48 Front Street in Hudson, NY

February 27

Reading: Food Poems: A selection of local poets will read poems in which food is the central character of the work. Followed by an open-mike. (sign-up for open-mike begins at 5:30 pm) 6 to 8 pm. 394 Main St. Cafe in Catskill, NY. Contact Robert Tomlinson at artist.rt@gmail.com.

March 4 through April 15

City by Taluha houtson, Catskill HS

Exhibit: Outside the Lines 2017. Greene County Council on the Arts’ 37th annual youth arts exhibit featuring artwork by pre-K through Grade 12 students from Greene County public, private and home schools, will take place. An opening reception will be held March 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. Gallery hours Monday-Friday 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday noon to 5 pm. GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill NY. www.greenearts.org or 518-943-3400.

 

 

 

March 11

Performance: Bindlestiff Family Cirkus (adult oriented show) brings a rotating cast of world-class circus artists and musicians to Hudson for an intimately-scaled show that’s big on surprises and wow factor! Tickets and info at www.helsinkihudson.com. Visit www.bindlestiff.

March 12

(CIP) Sunday Salons: Buried Treasure: Thomas Cole’s Decoration Of Cedar Grove. Meet the trio of historic interiors experts – Jean Dunbar, of Historic Design, Inc.; Matthew Mosca, of Artifex, Ltd.; and Margaret Saliske, of IN SITU Furniture Restoration – as they reveal the real story behind the amazing discovery of Thomas Cole’s detailed decorative paintings on the walls of his home that had been hidden from view for over a century. 2 pm. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, New Studio, 218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY. Tickets at thomascole.org/events or 518-943-7465.

Perfromance: Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Family matinee featuring a pre-show by Bindlestiff’s Cirkus After School students brings a rotating cast of world-class circus artists and musicians to Hudson for an intimately-scaled show that’s big on surprises and wow factor! Tickets and info at www.helsinkihudson.com. Visit www.bindlestiff.org

March 18 (DEC)

Reading: GARDEN OF MEMORIES, by Jessica Bashline. Staged Reading presented by HRC Showcase Theatre. 7:30 PM. A reception and talkback with the actors, playwright, and director follows. First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY. For additional information call Sandra Gill at 518-851-2061.

April 1, 2017 – Save the Date!!!! GCCA 29th Annual Beaux Arts Ball! Watch for Details

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 9 (CIP)

Sunday Salons: “A Painter’s Paradise”: Thomas Cole And His Transformative Experience In Florence, 1831-32. Join independent scholar John McGuigan as he explores the critical twelve months Cole lived and worked in Florence, the place Cole’s biographer called “next to home itself, the happiest place in which he ever lived,” and where he produced some of the finest paintings of his career. 2 pm. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, New Studio, 218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY. Tickets at thomascole.org/events or 518-943-7465.

April 22 (DEC)

Reading: UP FROM STARDOM, by Lawrence DuKore. Staged Reading presented by HRC Showcase Theatre. 7:30 PM. A reception and talkback with the actors, playwright, and director follows. First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY. For additional information call Sandra Gill at 518-851-2061.

May 20 (DEC)

Reading: FRANZI IN LOVE, by James Rosenfield. (Winner of the W Keith Hedrick Playwriting Contest)Staged Reading presented by HRC Showcase Theatre. 7:30 PM. A reception and talkback with the actors, playwright, and director follows. First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY. For additional information call Sandra Gill at 518-851-2061.

 

 

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