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.

Through March

Exhibit:  A BREATH OF FRESH AIR. Washed with color, this vibrant floral show features gallery favorites Mireille Duchesne, Olive Farrell, Leila Yassami, Maya Farber, and Ilona Sochynsky.  From realism to impressionism, abstract and everything in between, this show promises vivid colors to invigorate and inspire.  Windham Fine Arts, 5380 Main Street, Windham, NY.  Hours: Friday & Saturday 12-7pm, Sunday 12-4.
Through March 16

Exhibit & Talk: GROUP SHOW OF ‘MOSTLY’ LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHERs. Opening reception February 23, 4-7pm. Talk, “Herons and technique” by photographer Susan Sabino at 5:30pm. Tannersville Artisan Gifts and Gallery, 6055 Main St. Tannersville, NY. Contact Tina Accardi for more info at 917-428-3797.

Through March 24

Exhibit: BE MINE ART EXHIBITION. Work about love, intimacy and relationships. Closing Reception: Sunday March 24th, 3-5pm. LABspace, 2642 NY Route 23, Hillsdale NY. http://labspaceart.blogspot.com or julielabspace@gmail.com and 917-749-2857

Through March 30

(CIP) Exhibit: MOUNTAIN OF GOLD: A MINI RETROSPECTIVE, featuring artist Rodney Alan Greenblat. Public reception February 23, 4 pm. FREE.Catskill Mountain Foundation Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery which is located in the Hunter Village Square building at 7950 Main Street, Hunter, NY.  Visit catskillmtn.org.

Through April 13

Exhibit: COPING: ART TO PROCESS ILLNESS, DECAY, AND LOSS. Opening reception on Saturday, January 26 from 3-5pm where several of the artists in the show will be present.  The Catskill Gallery hours are Monday – Friday 10-5pm and Saturday, 12:00 5:00pm. Public programming will include a film screening, artist talk and book signing, details to follow. GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill, NY. Monday-Friday 10am-5pm. Saturday 12-5pm. Visit greenearts.org or 518-943-3400.

Through April 19

Exhibit: MATT FRIEBURGHAUS, RESHAPE. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information 518-828-4181, ext. 3351. The Foundation Gallery located in the Arts Center on the C-GCC campus, 4400 Route 23, Greenport, NY.

March 2

Event: WGXC OPEN EARS PANCAKE BREAKFAST. 8am – 12pm, $6-10 sliding scale includes a serving of pancakes and water, juice, or coffee. A gluten-free option will be available. A second helping of pancakes is $5. Tune in or turn out. First Presbyterian Church, 369 Warren St., Hudson, NY

March 2-July 7

(CIP) Exhibit: THE ART OF EMILY COLE. First solo exhibition of Emily’s artwork on both paper and porcelain, revealing her exquisitely painted botanicals. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY. Hours and details visit thomascole.org.

March 2-17

Exhibit: THE DONNIE 2019 DIGITAL ART EXHIBIT. The Donnie is MOCA’s (Museum of Computer Art) annual competition. The show will include winning and director’s choice images from the online Donnie 2019 contest. Opening reception March 2, 6-8 pm. Gallery hours Thursday-Sunday, 12-4:30 pm and by appointment. Yechiam Gal / Principal at info@atelierprogressif.com or 518-768-7787. Atelier Progressif Creative Art Space, 75 Bridge Street, Catskill, NY

March 3

(CIP) Sunday Salon: DIRECTIONALITY IN THE ART OF THOMAS COLE: AN ECOCRITICAL PERSPECTIVE, Alan C. Braddock, Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor of Art History & American Studies, College of William & Mary, Co-curator of Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment at Princeton University. 2pm. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY tickets and tour times at thomascole.org.
(DEC) Concert: An A Cappella Afternoon. Roeliff Jansen Community Library. 4:00PM. Attendance is free, Reservations NOT required. Roeliff Jansen Community Library, 9091 State Route 22, Hillsdale, NY 12529. For more information, please visit roejanlibrary.org.

March 3 & 10

(DEC) Improve:  “YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU,” a community play reading led by Actor Nancy Rothman. 3pm. free and all are welcome. North Chatham Free Library is located at 4287 Route 203 in the hamlet of N. Chatham. Call 518.766.3211 for more information or email: Mail@NorthChathamLibrary.org.

March 4

(DEC) Concert: SONNY OCH’S NOT SO QUIET CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS TIM GRIMM. Suggested donation: $10.  4PM.Middleburgh Public Library, Main Street, Middleburgh, NY.

March 8

(CIP) Concert: PIANIST MATHIS PICARD presented by 23Arts back through the years of pianistic ancestry on Friday, with Ancestral Stride, a celebration and journey through the Harlem Stride Piano. FREE. 7pm at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville, NY. Repeated March 9 for the Catskill Jazz Factory & Millbrook Arts Group Winter Concert Series at 5pm at the Millbrook Library, 3 Friendly Lane, Millbrook, NY. FREE. Visit 23Arts.org.

March 9

Party! WGXC’S EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY PARTY. 7pm – 9pm. Turn out to celebrate the eight anniversary of Wave Farm’s WGXC 90.7-FM: Radio for Open Ears. Special events, honorees, and DJs to be announced soon. $8 at the door supports your local, creative, community radio station.

BackBar, 347 Warren Street, Hudson, NY.

March 9–October 2019

Exhibit: LANDMARKS OF THE HUDSON VALLEY. Paintings, drawings, photographs, collages, framed art and small sculptures.

Opening reception March 9, 5-7pm. Frisbee Agency Gallery 384B Main Street, Catskill, NY

March 15

DEADLINE for 2019 CIP GRANT: Greene County arts organizations interested in applying for 2019 CIP funding should contact Marline A. Martin for Guidelines/Applications at the Greene County Council on the Arts, 398 Main Street, P.O. Box 463, Catskill, NY 12414; (518) 943-3400; gcca@greenearts.org. For more information, see Grants at www.greenearts.org.

March 15, 16 & 17 and 22, 23 & 24:

(DEC) Theater:  THEATER PROJECT OF SCHOHARIE COUNTY PRESENTS THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST. Evening performances start at 7pm, Matinee’s start at 2pm. Tickets: $10: General Admission, $7: Senior/Students. Golding Middle School, Cobleskill, NY.

March 16

(DEC) Concert: ARMEN DONELIAN with Jay Anderson & Dennis Mackrel. Roeliff Jansen Community Library. 4:00PM. Attendance is free, Reservations NOT required. Roeliff Jansen Community Library, 9091 State Route 22, Hillsdale, NY 12529. For more information, please visit roejanlibrary.org.

March 18, 21 & 25,

Workshop: LIFE DRAWING WITH JOEL BRAMER, 6-8pm. free. For more information contact: JMosher@mvls.info Schoharie Free Library, Schoharie, NY

March 22

(CIP) Concert: WORLD OF WONDER led by vocalist Christie Dashiell. Presented by 23Arts Initiative. Joined by Allyn Johnson on piano, Dashiell explores the musical world of Stevie Wonder in this passionate and pared down reflection on his iconic songbook. FREE. 7pm at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville, NY. FREE. Visit 23Arts.org.

March 22 & 23
(CIP) Theater:
  I LOVED LUCY.  Lee Tannen (as himself) and Charles Busch (as Lucille Ball) star in Tannen’s dramatic adaptation of his 2016 memoir about his relationship with Lucille Ball during the last ten years of her life. A rich and personal portrait that will only add to your own love of Lucy! Friday March 22 and Saturday March 23 at 7:30pm, Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill. For details and ticketing information, visit BridgeSt.org.

March 22, 23 & 24:

(DEC) Theater:  THEATER PROJECT OF SCHOHARIE COUNTY PRESENTS THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST. Evening performances start at 7pm, Matinee’s start at 2pm. Tickets: $10: General Admission, $7: Senior/Students. Golding Middle School, Cobleskill, NY.

March 23

Theatre: THE SNOWMAN AND THE SPIRIT by Elisabeth Karlin. A Bronx high school in 1976—An idealistic young teacher opens old wounds in his impassioned effort to celebrate the life of a forgotten African-American hero. 7:30 pm. suggested donation for each reading is $15. For reservations, please telephone 518-851-2061. A reception and talkback with the actors, playwright, and director follows each staged reading. First Reformed Church, located at 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY.

March 23 & 24

Concert: CITV WILL PRESENT IGOR STRAVINSKY’S L’HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT (THE SOLDIER’S TALE) featuring narrator Benjamin Luxon, dancer Anni Crofut, and the Broad Street Chamber Players. Saturday at 4 pm and Sunday at 2 pm.  Kinderhook Reformed Church, Kinderhook, NY. Visit concertsinthevillage.org

March 24

(CIP) Reading & One Woman Play: 7TH ANNUAL OLGA SANTORA WOMEN’S HISTORY SERIES- WORLD WAR I NURSES with Historical Re-enactor Maxine Getty. 2pm. Greene County Historical Society Vedder Research Library at Bronck Museum. Refreshments served at conclusion of program. The Bronck Museum is located just off US 9W 1.5 miles south of the intersection of routes 9W, 385, and 81 near Coxsackie.

March 24

(DEC) concert: MUSIC IN THE STACKS: PATRICK HIGGINS. Hudson Area Library. 4:00PM. Attendance is free, Reservations NOT required. Hudson Area Library, 51 N. 5th St., Hudson, NY 12534. For more information, please visit hudsonarealibrary.org

March 24
(CIP) Music:
  GARFIELD MOORE, CELLIST. This master musician returns to Bridge Street Theatre along with pianist James Fitzwilliam to present a recital of works by Vivaldi, Handel, Beethoven, and Brahms. Sunday March 24 at 2pm, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill. Tickets are $15, $10 for students ages 21 and under. For details and ticketing information, visit BridgeSt.org

March 25 & 26

Appraisal Certification Course: Abigail Hartmann Associates and Stair Gallery of Hudson, to offer a two-day class and exam in Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). All participants who successfully pass the course exam will receive a certificate of completion from the Appraisers Association of America. Course fee $465. Includes the required text, exam and certification fee. Information & registration at Office of Community Services at 518-828-4181, extension 3342, or communityservices@sunycgcc.edu.

March 29-31, April 5-7, April 12-14

Theater:  A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE. Visit www.ghentplayhouse.org to BUY TICKETS or call 800-838-3006. Group Rates available by calling Box Office 518-392-6264. The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent NY.

April 4-November 30

Featured Exhibition: “TREASURED TRADITIONS: A STATEMENT OF PLACE” introduces five Iroquois communities and showcases five actively practiced visual art forms that define, express, and reinforce their distinct community and cultural identities.  Includes Iroquois pottery, beadwork, stone carving, quilting, and ash splint basketry. 518-296-8949 or info@iroquoismuseum.org.  Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave, NY www.iroquoismuseum.org
April 6-27

Exhibit: PHOTOGRAPHS OF CUS DAMATO’S BOXING GYM Rivka Shifman Katvan Solo Exhibit. Opening reception April 6, 6-8 pm. Gallery hours Thursday-Sunday, 12-4:30 pm and by appointment. Yechiam Gal / Principal at info@atelierprogressif.com or 518-768-7787. Atelier Progressif Creative Art Space, 75 Bridge Street, Catskill, NY

April 6

Concert: SINGER-SONGWRITER AMY HELM AND BAND. Tickets for the performance are $22 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased online at BrownPaperTickets.com, or may be reserved for pick-up at the college prior to the show by calling (518) 828-4181, ext. 3344. Arts Center Theatre on the C-GCC campus. Columbia-Greene Community College. 4400 route 23, Greenport, NY.

Fundraiser: ANNUAL WINE TASTING. ANNUAL FUNDRAISER FOR NORTH CHATHAM LIBRARY, 5:30 to 7:30 pm Trolley Station in North Chatham, NY   “Wines from Grapes You’ve Never Heard Of,” taught by Karen Kaczmar of Chatham Wine & Liquor. $35 per person. Please call for reservations. 518-766-3211.
April 6 & May 11 

(DEC) Workshop: EMBROIDERY AND EMBELLISHMENT with Betty Fikes Pillsbury: 10:30am-12:30pm: The classes are free. This class is most suitable for teens and adults, though it will be open to all. For more information contact: JMosher@mvls.info Schoharie Free Library, Schoharie, NY.

April 7

(CIP) Music: LIFE HAPPENS. Catskill’s own Flo Hayle, accompanied by pianist Jay Kerr, celebrates her 90th Birthday with a brand-new cabaret show. Sunday April 7 at 2pm. For details and ticketing information, visit BridgeSt.org

 (DEC) One Woman Play: “THE LAST FLAPPER” with Diedre Bollinger.  3pm. This event is free and open to the public. North Chatham Free Library, 4287 Route 203 in the hamlet of N. Chatham. Call 518.766.3211 for more information or email: Mail@NorthChathamLibrary.org

April 13

Event: EARLY TECHNOLOGY DAY: Visitors can watch and participate in the process of flint knapping (the ancient art of making chipped stone tools), fire making, cordage making, atlatl spear throwing and early archery.  There will be displays of projectile points, tools, and local archaeological finds from the Museum’s archaeology department.  Think you’ve found an artifact? Please bring it with you and the Museum’s experts will be glad to try to identify it for you. 10am-4 pm. 518-296-8949 or info@iroquoismuseum.org.  Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave, NY www.iroquoismuseum.org

April 13-May 18

Exhibit: SPRING UNFOLDING, featuring Watercolor works by regional artists, free to all with light refreshments. Opening reception 4-6:30 pm. Hours Friday & Saturday11-5, Sunday 11-2.Tannersville Artisan Gifts and Gallery, 6050 Main Street Tannersville, NY

April 14

(CIP) Concert: SCOTT PETITO, RACHEL Z AND MINO CINELU. Presented by Planet Arts. 2pm. For information and reservations at Planet Arts 518-945-2669 or planetarts@gmail.com. Beattie-Powers Place, Prospect Ave. & Bridge St. Catskill, NY.
(DEC) Concert:
SONNY OCH’S NOT SO QUIET CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS NANCY TUCKER. Suggested donation: $10.  4PM. Middleburgh Public Library, Main Street Middleburgh, NY.

Concert: EIN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM OF JOHANNES BRAHMS. CITV’s Broad Street Chorale, Broad Street Orchestra and guest soloists Heather Green and Richard Byrne. 3pm. Kinderhook Reformed Church, Kinderhook, NY. Visit concertsinthevillage.org
April 24

(CIP) Family Fun: I SPY BUTTERFLY, Faye Dupras Puppetry. 3:30 pm. Tickets Purchased Ahead: $10; $7 student. At the Door $12; $7 student. Catskill Mountain Foundation. Doctorow Center for the Arts 7971 Main Street, Village of Hunter. Tickets and info at Catskillmtn.org
April 25-May 5

(CIP) Theater: THE LETTERS. Bridge Street Theatre presents the world premiere of David Zellnik’s brilliant and deeply moving new play about a post-collegiate tangle of friendship, love, and sex, set in Berlin in 2002 and New York City in 2014. Directed by John Sowle and featuring a magnificently diverse cast. Thursdays thru Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm from April 25 thru May 5. For details and ticketing information, visit BridgeSt.org.

April 27

Staged Reading: LA FONDA by Suzanne Trauth. 7:30 pm. suggested donation for each reading is $15. For reservations, please telephone 518-851-2061. A reception and talkback with the actors, playwright, and director follows each staged reading. First Reformed Church, located at 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY

April 27 through 28

Event: 24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC. Presented by Basilica Hudson and Le Guess Who? 12PM – 12PM. Ticket & Contact at 518-822-1050, basilicahudson.org/24-hour-drone, info@basilicahudson.org.$36 advance general admission. Basilica Hudson, 110 South Front Street, Hudson NY.

April 27

(CIP) Exhibit Preview Party: THOMAS COLE’S REFRAIN: THE PAINTINGS OF CATSKILL CREEK. 4-6 pm. Tickets, hours and information at thomascole.org. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY
April 28

Concert: Classic works by Schubert, Brahms, and Debussy will be paired with eclectic discoveries from Luzzaschi, Roussel and Shaw. The program for April 28th includes five exceptional singers from the Graduate Vocal Arts Program of the Bard College Conservatory of Music. They will present a bold variety of vocal chamber music, from early baroque to newly composed ensembles 2:00pm in Kinderhook’s Van Buren Hall, Kinderhook, NY. Visit concertsinthevillage.org
(DEC) Workshop: CREATIVITY & RESILIENCE: AN ART MAKING WORKSHOP WITH ALISON FOX. 3pm:  This event is free and open to the public. North Chatham Free Library is located at 4287 Route 203 in the hamlet of N. Chatham. Call 518.766.3211 for more information or email: Mail@NorthChathamLibrary.org.
May 4-November 3, 2019

(CIP) Exhibit: THOMAS COLE’S REFRAIN: THE PAINTINGS OF CATSKILL CREEK. Preview Party April 27, 4-6 pm. Curator’s Talk May 19, 2 pm. Tickets, hours and information at thomascole.org. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY
May 4

Opening Reception: “TREASURED TRADITIONS: A STATEMENT OF PLACE,” Guest speaker, Oneida potter Jennifer Stevens from Oneida Territory, Wisconsin. 1 to 4 pm. 518-296-8949 or info@iroquoismuseum.org.  Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave, NY www.iroquoismuseum.org
May 11

Concert: HUDSON VALLEY CHORAL SOCIETY SPRING CONCERT. 7pm. Suggested donation $15 General, $10 Seniors, Ages 18 and under FREE. Call 518-755-4645. Christ Church Episcopal, 431 Union Street, Hudson, NY.

May 24-26, May 31-June 2, June 7-9

Theater: DON JUAN the Libertine. Visit www.ghentplayhouse.org to BUY TICKETS or call 800-838-3006. Group Rates available by calling Box Office 518-392-6264. The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent NY.

June 1

Theatre: THE ENGLISH BRIDE by Lucile Lichtblau. A woman’s dream lover turns out to be her   nightmare. Winner of the W Keith Hedrick Playwriting Award. 7:30 pm at the First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street in Hudson, NY. A reception and talkback with the actors, playwright, and director follows each staged reading. Included is a list of this season’s plays, playwrights, performance dates, and a brief description of each play. For additional information call Sandra Gill 518 851-2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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