Regional Arts Information

Check back here often for updates about upcoming events, programs, and opportunities for artists in our region!

Upcoming Catskill Events

Sundays in August at 3 PM, Music at Fishs Eddy, 30th Anniversary Concert Series in the Old Pioneer Church. Free admission. Refreshments and meet and greet with performers to follow each concert. For more information visit Music at Fishs Eddy online or call 215.204.2533.

North Star Art Gallery, August 5 – 31, “On the Water”, Works by Brian Keeler. Opening reception from 10 AM – 3 PM on August 5. Gallery open Friday – Sunday 11 AM – 4 PM by appointment. For more information call gallery owner, Linda Graves at 607.323.7684 or email at info@northstarartgallery.com.

‘Monoprints and More’, an exhibit featuring works by Lisbeth Firmin, opens at the MURAL Art Gallery on July 15 and remains open through September 10.

Bushel of Delhi presents Shadde exhibition by Melissa Thorne, July 29 – August 27. Opening reception July 29 5 – 7 PM. For more information visit bushelcollective.org.

Bright Hill Press, Word and Image Gallery, August 6, 3 – 5 PM, exhibit opening featuring artist Bertha Rogers. The exhibit will be open August 6 – 25. For more information visit online at brighthillpress.org. 

The Smithy of Cooperstown, NY, Monday, August 7th from 5-7PM. The Smithy holds the third opening reception of the season, Sanctuary, featuring music by Jeff Syman. The invitational exhibition will be on display from August 7 – September 3. For more information visit online at www.smithyarts.org.

Carrie Haddad Gallery exhibit Abstractions, featuring artists Jenny Nelson, Stephen Walling, Christopher Engel, Juan Garcia Nunez, Bruce Murphy, Joe Wheaton. Exhibit open from August 9 – September 24, Opening Reception on Saturday, August 12, from 5 – 7 PM. For more information visit the Carrie Haddad Gallery online or call 518.828.1915.

Longyear Gallery, Friday, August 11 – Monday, September 4, exhibition featuring Frank Manzo and Helene Manzo. Artist reception will be held at the Longyear Gallery on Saturday, August 12, 3 – 6 PM. For more information visit the Longyear Gallery online at www.longyeargallery.org/exhibitions.

The Wired Gallery, Saturdays August 12 and August 19, 5 – 7 PM, Opening reception for XOX exhibition. Featuring artist Lynn Herring’s newest work. For more information visit online at www.thewiredgallery.com.

Bright Hill Press, HLC Literacy Workshops for Kids, August 14 – August 18, 9 AM – 2:30 PM. Workshop leader Bertha Rogers. For more information visit online at brighthillpress.org. 

Community Clay Day at Art Centro of the Mid – Hudson Heritage Center. August 19 and every 3rd Saturday of the month, 1 – 3 PM. For more information and how to apply, visit artcentro online. 

Friends of Music of Stamford, NY, New Asia Chamber Music Society performs the fifth concert of 31st season on Sunday, August 20, at 3 PM at Stamfords United Methodist Church. The New Asia Chamber Music Society will perform works by Mozart and Brahms, along with Chinese and Taiwanese folk songs. Admission is by a suggested donation of $12. No advance ticket sales or reservations. For more information visit www.friendsmusic.org or email FoMAdmin@friendsmusic.org.

Bright Hill Press, Word Thursdays Readings, August 24, 7 PM – 10 PM, $3 Admissions. Readings from Amela Bernard, poet from Walpole, NH. For more information visit online at brighthillpress.org. 

Doctorow Center for the Arts in the Village of Hunter, Bumper Jacksons, Saturday, August 26, 8 PM. Purchase tickets in advance or at the door. 

Orpheum Film and Performing Arts Center in the Village of Tannersville, Eagles Tribute Bank, Saturday, September 2, 7:30 PM. Purchase tickets in advance or at the door. 

West Kortright Fair 2017, Sunday, September 3, 12 PM – 6 PM at the West Kortright Centre in East Meredith, NY. Music, food, and country fun fair. For more information visit the West Kortright Centre online. 

Bright Hill Press, Word and Image Gallery, September 3, 3 – 5 PM, exhibition opening featuring artist Yolanda Sharpe. The exhibit will be open September 3 – 22. For more information visit online at brighthillpress.org. 

Longyear Gallery, Friday, September 8 – Monday, October 2, exhibition featuring Neil Driscoll. Artist reception on Saturday, September 9, 3 – 6 PM. For more information visit the Longyear Gallery online at www.longyeargallery.org/exhibitions.

Orpheum Film and Performing Arts Center in the Village of Tannersville, Twyla Tharp Dance, Showcase of Works – in – Progress, Saturday, September 9, 7:30 PM. Purchase tickets in advance or at the door. 

Bright Hill Press, Word Thursdays Reading, September 14, 7 – 10 PM, $3 Admissions. Readings from Eric Gansworth, Niagara Falls writer and poet. For more information visit online at brighthillpress.org. 

West Kortright Centre, The Rahim AlHaj Trio, Saturday, September 16, 7 – 9:30 PM. For more information visit the West Kortright Centre online. 

West Kortright Centre, Ranky Tanky, Saturday, September 23, 7 PM – 9 PM. The South Carolina – based quintet is influenced by jazz, blues, gospel and folk music and is reviving the Gullah music of America’s southeastern Sea Islands. For more information visit the West Kortright Centre online. 

West Kortright Centre, Barn Tour, Sunday, October 1, 11 AM – 4 PM in the Bovina area. Rain or Shine. For more information visit the West Kortright Centre online. 

Longyear Gallery, Friday, October 6 – Monday October 30, exhibition featuring Gary Mayer and Margaret Leveson. Artist reception on Saturday, October 7, 3 – 6 PM. For more information visit the Longyear Gallery online at www.longyeargallery.org/exhibitions.

Doctorow Center for the Arts in the Village of Hunter, Pushcart Players: “The Velveteen Rabbit Reborn”, Saturday, October 7, 3:30 PM. Purchase tickets in advance or at the door. 

West Kortright Centre, Frission, Sunday, October 22, 3 PM – 5 PM. A nine – piece chamber ensemble of NYC’s finest young classical musicians. For more information visit the West Kortright Centre online. 

Longyear Gallery, Friday, November 3 – Monday, November 27, John Hopkins – Retrospective. Exhibition reception on Saturday, November 4, 3 – 6 PM. For more information visit the Longyear Gallery online at www.longyeargallery.org/exhibitions.

West Kortright Centre, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, Sunday, November 5, 2 PM – 4 PM. Closing out the WKC’s season with one of America’s premier spanish dance companies. For more information visit the West Kortright Centre online. 

‘Drawing from the NY Times’, an exhibit featuring works by Larry Engel, opens at the MURAL Art Gallery on September 16 and remains open through November 11.

Doctorow center for the Arts in the Village of Hunter, The Sebastians, Salzburg to Vienna in 100 Years: Biber to Mozart, Saturday, November 25, 8 PM. Purchase tickets in advance or at the door. 

Longyear Gallery, Friday, December 1 – Saturday, December 31, Holiday Show. Artist reception on Saturday, December 2, 3 – 6 PM. For more information visit the Longyear Gallery online at www.longyeargallery.org/exhibitions.

Orpheum Film and Performing Arts Center in the Village of Tannersville, The Nutcracker, Four performances December 8 – 10. Purchase tickets in advance or at the door. 

‘A Community Art Show’ opens at the MURAL Art Gallery on November 18 and remains open through December 20.

Artist Opportunities and Resources

Artcentro’s Summer Session II with Rebecca Morton, wheel – throwing class. Beginner to intermediate level class on Sundays August 20 – September 24, 10 AM – 12:30 PM. $150 for 6 weeks including open studio. For more information visit Artcentro online. 

Open Eye Theater seeks Mini-plays for Summer Shortcuts VII. The Open Eye Theater will accept submission of ten-minute plays to be considered for production in Summer Shortcuts VII at The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville, NY, August 24-September 3, 2017. For more information visit Open Eye Theater.

West Kortright Centre, Double Vision: Plein Air Painitng workshop with Lisbeth Firmin and Richard Kathmann, August 26 and 27, 10 AM – 4 PM. $100 for both days or $55 per day. Visit the West Kortright Centre online for more information. 

Open Eye Theater presents playwriting workshop with Amie Brockway, Mondays from September 11 – October 23 (skipping Columbus Day), 6 – 8 PM. For more information visit writersinthemountains.org. Registration required, call Jean Stone at 607.326.4802 or email her at jtstone@catskill.net

West Kortright Centre, Gravitiy is your Mortar: Dry – laid Stone Wall Building Workshop, Saturday, September 23, 10 AM – Sunday, September 24, 4 PM. For more information visit the West Kortright Centre online. 

POLLOCK-KRASNER MID-CAREER RESIDENCY The Fine Arts Work Center is pleased to announce the Pollock-Krasner Mid-Career Artist Residency—a month-long residency for one visual artist at our complex located in coastal Provincetown, Massachusetts. http://web.fawc.org/pollock-krasner-mid-career-residency.

Chenango Arts Council, Four Week Adult Ceramics Course, Sundays October 22 – November 12, 6 – 8 PM. Register by October 20 at www.chenangoarts.org

Chenango Arts Council, Kids Paint Class, Sunday, November 12, 12 – 2:30 PM. Cost of $35, Instructor Matt Wilson. Register by November 10 at www.chenangoarts.org

Artcentro, Drop – in Open Studio Hours for Kids, ongoing, Saturdays 10 AM – 1 PM. $10 per hour, guided open studio hours for children ages 6 – 12. For more information visit Artcentro online.

Art Related Jobs

The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance is seeking an Executive Director.

Perry County Council on the Arts (Newport, PA) is seeking a Gallery Assistant.

 

 
The Roxbury Arts Group is thrilled to spread the word about art-related happenings and opportunities in our region because we feel it contributes to a vibrant and thriving art community! Let us know about your event by sending an email to jenny@roxburyartsgroup.org.

 

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