Additional Arts & Culture Calendar

  • Events noted (DEC) have been supported through a Decentralization grant from the NYS Council on the Arts through the Community Arts Program in Greene, Columbia or Schoharie County.
  • 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.

Thru  March 9 2018

Exhibit: ON THE FARM Artwork depicting farms in the Northern Catskills. Frisbee Agency Gallery. Hours Monday-Friday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm. Frisbee Agency 384B Main Street, Catskill, NY. Image: Farm by Adam Hoyt.

 

 

 

Thru January 6, 2018

Winter Stream by Chuck Pierce, photography.

GCCA Exhibit: GCCA’s Salon 2017 & Handmade Holidays Show: Featuring original work by GCCA Artist Members. Affordable Fine Art & Crafts Exhibition and Sale. GCCA will present a perennial favorite – its annual Winter Salon and Handmade Holidays exhibition featuring original artwork from our Artist Members! Purchase your holiday gifts AND support local artists while you shop! The Greene County Council on the Arts annual members’ exhibition, Salon 2017, features reasonably-priced fine art and hand built crafts. GCCA’s Catskill Gallery showcases original artworks, mounted salon style from floor to ceiling, with most work priced $300 or under. Clever hand built crafts are featured in the upstairs Artful Hand Gallery. Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 10am -5pm and Saturday 12-5 pm.GCCA Caskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill, NY 12414. Call 518-943-3400.

 

 

Thru November 20, 2017

(CIP) Exhibit:  SANFORD R. GIFFORD IN THE CATSKILLS. American landscape painter and one of the leading members of the Hudson River School, Gifford credited Cole’s works with stimulating his interest in landscape painting. Thomas Cole National Historic Site. Tuesday-Sunday 10 am to 5pm. 218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY. Visit www.thomascole.org for info. Image: Twilight In the Catskill

(CIP) Exhibit: KIKI SMITH / Solo Exhibition. Thomas Cole National Historic Site. 218 Spring Stret, Catskil, NY. www.thomascole.org. (Image -TCNHS Entrance Hallway-Congregation by Kiki Smith, 2014. Courtesy Pace Gallery and Magnolia Editions Photo © Peter Aaron/OTTO

Thru November

Exhibit: PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID SLUTZKY. “THOMAS COLE 3995” exhibits of mountains relative to David Slutzky’s work and travels over the past 50 years. Opening reception on September 9 from 3-5 p.m. at the Agroforestry Resource Center 6055 Route 23 Acra, NY.

Thru November 17

Exhibit: GLASS IN OUR SHOES. Photographs by Richard Edelman. Foundation Gallery at Columbia-Greene Community College. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 518-828-4181, ext. 3410. C-GCC is located at 4400 Route 23, Hudson, NY.

Thru November 23

Exhibit: VIBRANT VISTAS celebrates regional beauty as interpreted through a selection of landscape artists’ creative lenses just in time for leaf-watching season and SURPRISING MATTER explores what manifests when different creatives push a variety of materials. Featuring Ricardo Arango and John Green Windham Fine Arts, 5380 Main Street, Windham, NY. Gallery Hours: Friday & Saturday 12-7pm, Sunday 12-4. Visit www.windhamfinearts.com.

Thru November 26

Exhibit: REMEMBERING MARVIN HAMLISCH, THE PEOPLE’S COMPOSER. Exhibition by Len Prince. Len Prince’s photographs of the composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch chronicle the life and work of one of America’s cultural icons. Visit hudsonhall.org or 518-822-1438. Hudson Hall, 327 Warren St, Hudson.

Thru December 9

Exhibit: THINKING FLAT, an exhibition of sculptors works on paper. Curated by Peter Homitzky will be on view at the Athens Cultural Center. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4 PM or by appointment by calling 518-945-2136. Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, Athens, NY.

Thru December 16

Exhibit: FALL 2017 STUDENT-FACULTY ART SHOW & SMALL WORKS SHOWReception on November 11from 5-7 pm.  Free and open to the public. Gallery hours t are Saturdays in December from 12-4 pm. Art School of Columbia County, Old Schoolhouse, 1198 Route 21c in Harlemville, at the intersection of Harlemville Road and Route 21C, Ghent, NY.    Visit www.artschoolofcolumbiacounty.org or 518-672-7140.

 

 

November 17, 18 & 19, 2017

(DEC) Musical: THE MUSIC MAN. Theater Project of Schoharie County. Directed by Cherie Stevens. Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m. & Sunday 2 p.m., Golding Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are $10 Adults , $7 children, students & seniors and available at door or call to reserve at 518-231-6225. For more information musicrazy952@yahoo.com or www.theaterproject.org.

November 17

Concert:  JAMES HEARNE. 5:00-7:00 pm.  Catskill Public Library, 1 Franklin Street, Catskill, NY.

 

November 18

(DEC) Theater: THEM by Dean Taylor. A tight little neighborhood wishes to keep out any perceived foreign elements, as well as anyone who does not “fit in.” HRC Showcase Theatre. 7:30 pm followed by reception & talkback. First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY. Contact Sandra Gill at 518-851-2061.

November 18-19

Opera: THE MOTHER OF US ALL to mark the centenary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement and the re-opening of New York State’s oldest surviving theater. 4 PM. Tickets and info at hudsonhall.org or 518-822-1438. Hudson Hall, 327 Warren St, Hudson.

November 17, 18 & 19

(DEC) Musical: THE MUSIC MAN. Theater Project of Schoharie County. Directed by Cherie Stevens. Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m. & Sunday 2 p.m., Golding Middle School Auditorium. Tickets $10 Adults, $7 children, students & seniors and available at door or call to reserve at 518-231-6225. For more information musicrazy952@yahoo.com or www.theaterproject.org.

November 17, 2017-January 21, 2018

Exhibit: SOUL OF OUR SOIL. Photographs inspired by farms in Columba County by Georgia Landman. Reception November 17, 5 to 7 p.m. 518-392-3005; www.chathambookstore.com. Chatham Bookstore, 27 Main Street, Chatham, NY.

November 18

Meridian Park by K Velis Turan. (Detail) Mixed media fabric.

GCCA Exhibit Opening Reception: SALON 2017 & HANDMADE HOLIDAYS. On view through January 6, 2018. Meet GCCA Artists Members who created original artwork for this annual exhibit featuring affordable art and crafts. 5-7 PM-FREE and open to the public.  GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Moan Street, Catskill, NY. 518-943-3400.

 

 

 

 

 

(DEC) Theater: THEM by Dean Taylor. A tight little neighborhood wishes to keep out any perceived foreign elements, as well as anyone who does not “fit in.” HRC Showcase Theatre. 7:30 pm followed by reception & talkback. First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY. Contact Sandra Gill at 518-851-2061.

(CIP) Music:  STEPHEN CLAIR AND THE PUSHBACKS. Album Release show for this Beacon-based singer/songwriter who wears his wry New York roots and his Americana heart on his sleeve. 7:30pm, Advance tickets at stephenclaircatskill.brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006. Tickets at door on a space available basis – $20/$10 for students. Visit BridgeSt.org. Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY.

(DEC) Concert: SONNY OCHS SONG NIGHT.  8 pm, Advance tickets $25; seniors $20; $7 students. Door $30; $25 seniors; $7 students. Doctorow Center for the Arts on Route 23A in Hunter, NY Visit www.catskillmtn.org or 518-263-2033.

 

November 19

(CIP) Concert:  EAST MEETS WEST. World-renowned classical Indian musician Ustad Shafaat Khan, appearing in concert with Ruby Ostrow and Matthew Megraw. Sitar, tabla, keyboards, and vocals. 2:00pm. Advance tickets at eastmeetswest.brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006. Tickets at door on a space available basis – $25/$10 for students. Visit BridgeSt.org. Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY.

November 24

Miniature Theater: CZECH-AMERICAN MARIONETTES This show will thrill the young and young at heart. 9AM and 10:30AM, Member $10, Non-Member $15, Family (up to 5),  $30, Ages 2 and up. Visit www.olana.org or call 518-828-1872.

Workshop: THE ART OF WRAPPING PAPER. Four decorating stations including paper marbling, potato and apple block printing, stencils, and paint splattering. 1-4PM. Member: $10, Non-Member: $15, Family (up to 5): $30.All Ages. Visit www.olana.org or call 518-828-1872.

November 24 to December 10

Theater: THE LITTLE MERMAID – BEYOND THE SEA. The Annual Holiday Panto. Written byThe Pantoloons. Directed by Cathy Lee-Visscher. Friday & Saturday performances at 8 pm and Sunday matinees at 2 pm.  Tickets $22, $17 for Members of the Playhouse and $10 for Students with ID.  Tickets at 1-800-838-3006 or at www.ghentplayhouse.org. The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent, NY
November 25

(CIP) Concert: THE SEBASTIANS. Music of the baroque and classical eras. Advance tickets $25; seniors $20; $7 students. Door: $30; $25 seniors; $7 students. Visit www.catskillmtn.org or 518-263-2033.

Traveling Talks: WALKING IN SEARCH OF THE GOBBLE. All ages Join us on a hike to learn all about the bird at the center of this holiday weekend. Environmental educator, Fran Martino, will guide us on the carriage roads. 10AM. Member: $10, Non-Member: $15, Family (up to 5): $25.  Visit www.olana.org or call 518-828-1872.

Workshop: PAPER WINDOWS. Join Scherenschnitte artist, Pamela Dalton, to craft your own beautfiul masterpiece inspired by Church’s windows. Abridged tour of the main house followed by art-making. Refreshments will be served. 1PM | Member: $30, Non-Member: $35 | Ages 12and up. Visit www.olana.org or call 518-828-1872.

Talk: The Great Northern Catskills – Our Backyard. A presentation by Francis X. Driscoll,  3-5pm. Stories behind his journey to capture some of the most iconic images of the Northern Catskills. Tannersville Antique and Artisan Center, 6045 Main Street, Tannersville, NY. More at 518-589-5600, info@tannersvilleantiques.com, or facebook @TannersvilleAntiqueCenter.

November 29

Workshop: 19TH CENTURY WREATH MAKING. Please bring a pair of pruning shears. All other supplies and refreshments provided. 2PM and up 6PM. Member: $30, Non-Member: $35. Ages 8and up. Visit www.olana.org or call 518-828-1872.

December 2

Concert: THE ZACCAI CURTIS LATIN JAZZ QUINTET. Jazz in GTown. 7 P.M.  For tickets and additional information at www.jazzingtown.org or jazzingtown@yahoo.com. Clermont Vineyards and Winery, corner of 9G and County Route 6, Germantown, NY.

Concert: PIANIST DOMANTAS KARALIUS, 5pm. $10. Reservations, rhoveninc@gmail.com. Visit beattiepowersplace.blogspot.com. Reservations at rhoveninc@gmail.com. Beattie-Powers Place, Prospect Ave. & Bridge St., Catskill, NY.

Workshop: PERSIAN INSPIRED TILES. Local ceramic artist Dawn Dishaw will teach you how to make your very own Persian inspired tile. Abridged tour of the main house followed by art-making. Refreshments will be served. 2PM. Member: $30, Non-Member: $35. Ages 10and up. Visit www.olana.org or call 518-828-1872.

Event: WINTER WALK. Free, city-wide festival. A cherished Hudson tradition, Winter Walk lights up the early December night once more with stunning storefront displays, roaming carolers, Mr. & Mrs. Clause, and a magical fireworks display from the Hudson River. 5-8 PM. ! Hudson Hall is seeking vendors, volunteers and welcoming sponsors; to apply, email hello@hudsonhall.org.

December 2 & 3

GCCA Benefit Event: 49 SPRING STREET OPEN HOUSE & POP UP EXHIBIT. Imagine viewing contemporary art in a spacious Victorian village home built in 1861 as a parsonage for the only church designed by artist Thomas Cole. From 1-4 pm. Donations accepted at the door. Donations of $25  include a set of 12 postcards, Library Series, by fine art photographer and former GCCA Visual Arts Director, Fawn Potash. Participating artists include Nancy Azara, Darla Bjork, Matt Bua, Dan Burkholder, Jill Skupin Burkholder, Peggy Cyphers, Tasha Depp, Barry Gerson, Alon Koppel, Jim Krewson, Paula Lalala, Norm Magnusson, Claudia McNulty, Eva Melas, Portia Munson, Art Murphy, Fawn Potash, Melinda Stickney-Gibson, Beth Schneck and Val Shaff-stay tuned! Call GCCA at 518-943-3400 or gcca@greenearts.org for the $25 donation ticket or for more information. 49 Spring Street, Catskill, NY. Image pictured is Herron and Kid-180 Degrees by Alon Koppel, photography.

December 5

Radio Broadcast: PURPLE HOUSE. THE YEAR IN REVIEW with various guests. Tune into WGXC 90.7 fm. 2:00 to 3:00 pm.

December 6

Workshop: BOXWOOD TREE MAKING. Please bring a pair of pruning shears. All other supplies and refreshments will be provided 2PM and up 6PM. Member: $30, Non-Member: $35. Ages 8and up.  visit www.olana.org or call 518-828-1872.
December 8-10

(CIP) Ballet: THE NUTCRACKER. CMF, in partnership with Victoria Rinaldi, Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory of New York and Margo Sappington. December 8 at 7:30 PM,  December 9 at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM &  December 10 at 2:00 PM. Ticket prices begin at $7 for students, $20 for seniors and $25 for adults. Call 518-263-2063 or visit us online at www.catskillmtn.org. Catskill Mountain Foundation’s Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center, Tannersville, NY.
December 9

(DEC) Concert: WINTER CONCERT. Catskill Glee Club., The 25 voice male chorus celebrating their 90th year. 7:30 p.m. Tickets at the door for $10. Catskill First Reformed Church, 310 Main St, Catskill For more information, call Bob Gaus at 845-389-1503, Lou Curschmann 518-291-6225, or Marty Wallace 518-965-6992.

Event: ATHENS VICTORIAN STROLL. A Free Family Event Featuring Music, Dance, Art, Food, Craft Vendors, Carolers and Much More! The evening will conclude with a bonfire, caroling and tree lighting in the Riverfront Park at 5PM. Visit  www.athensculturalcenter.org or pick up a map and schedule at the Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, starting at noon on the day of the Stroll.

Exhibit Opening: WINTER ILLUMINATIONS follows variations from the height of day to depths of night. Windham Fine Arts, 5380 Main Street, Windham, NY. Gallery Hours: Friday & Saturday 12-7pm, Sunday 12-4.Visit www.windhamfinearts.com.

Event: FRIENDS OF BEATTIE-POWERS HOLIDAY PARTY. 3pm. Donation $10. Visit beattiepowersplace.blogspot.com. Reservations at rhoveninc@gmail.com. Beattie-Powers Place, Prospect Ave. & Bridge St., Catskill, NY.

Workshop: 19TH CENTURY HOLIDAY CARDS. Supplies and refreshments will be provided. 10AM. Member: $15, Non-Member: $20. Ages 8and up. Visit www.olana.org or call 518-828-1872.

Workshop: BEESWAX CANDLE MAKING. Megan Denver from Hudson Valley Bee Supply will teach making rolled and dipped beeswax candles. 2PM. Member: $15, Non-Member: $20, Family (up to 5): $40. Ages 5and up. Visit www.olana.org or call 518-828-1872.

Holiday Jazz Concert: BABY ITS COLD OUTSIDE. Trumpeter Chris Pasin is joined by Armen Donelian on piano, Ira Coleman on bass, Jeff Siegel on drums, and vocalist Patricia Dalton Fennell. 7 PM. for a concert sure to capture the holiday spirit. Tickets and info at hudsonhall.org or 518-822-1438. Hudson Hall, 327 Warren St, Hudson.

December 14,

(DEC) Concert: NOT SO QUIET MUSIC SERIES WITH REGGIE HARRIS AND GREG GREENWAY.  “Deeper Than the Skin- Building Bridges with Music.”  7PM.  Suggested donation $10. Middleburgh Library.

December 16

Kwanzaa Festival. UMOJA COMMUNITY CELEBRATION. Presented in partnership with Operation Unite, come celebrate African-American culture and unity with friends and family. Join us for an afternoon of arts and crafts for children, dancing, drumming, a candle-lighting ceremony and the sharing of Nguzo Saba, the seven principles of Kwanzaa. 3:30 PM Free and open to the public. Hudson Hall, 327 Warren St, Hudson. Visit hudsonhall.org or call (518) 822 1438 for more info.

December 17
Concert:
MESSIAH SING Presented by CLASSICS ON HUDSON. Gwen Gould conducts George Frederic Handel’s magnificent oratorio supported by a string ensemble and vocal soloists; the audience is invited to join in.  4 PM. Tickets and info at hudsonhall.org or 518-822-1438. Hudson Hall, 327 Warren St, Hudson.

December 29

Event: 14TH ANNUAL ADAPTIVE SPORTS FOUNDATION ART & WINE AUCTION. Windham Fine Arts, 5380 Main Street, Windham, NY. Gallery Hours: Friday & Saturday 12-7pm, Sunday 12-4. Visit www.windhamfinearts.com.

January 13, 2018-Mid March 2018

Exhibit:  ROMANTIC REALITIES make the heart race. Windham Fine Arts, 5380 Main Street, Windham, NY. Gallery Hours: Friday & Saturday 12-7pm, Sunday 12-4. Scheduled Gallery events posted on the website and social media: www.windhamfinearts.com

February 3, 2018-Mid April 2018

Exhibit Opening: PARTNERS IN CRIME, a look at dynamic art duos to take inspiration from. Windham Fine Arts, 5380 Main Street, Windham,NY. Gallery Hours Friday & Saturday 12-7pm, Sunday 12-4. Visit www.windhamfinearts.com

March 17, 2018

Theater: PLASTIC CITY by Matthew Kelly. When Cordelia sets out to prove that her daughter’s Asperger’s Syndrome is linked to the history of plastic manufacturing in Leominster, Massachusetts in the 1990s, she tests the bonds of community and family. HRC Showcase Theatre. 7:30 pm followed by reception & talkback. First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY. Contact Sandra Gill at 518-851-2061.

April 14, 2018

Theater: TRUST ME by Paula Fell. John has everyone, including his wife, in the dark about his nefarious business activities, until a mysterious stranger arrives at his door. HRC Showcase Theatre. 7:30 pm followed by reception & talkback. First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY. Contact Sandra Gill at 518-851-2061.

May 19, 2018

Theater: SO YOU CAN LOOK AHEAD by Edward Morgan. New York City, 1932. A marriage is thrown into turmoil over a pregnant immigrant girl, a prestigious job, and the powerful eugenics movement. Winner of the W Keith Hedrick Playwriting Contest. HRC Showcase Theatre. 7:30 pm followed by reception & talkback. First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY. Contact Sandra Gill at 518-851-2061.

 

 

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