In the Galleries
Betsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck. Winter Salon, watercolors by Betsy Jacaruso and Cross River fine artists. Now – March 31.
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Interlock, an exhibit that explores the tensions of color and contrast in minimal abstraction, and features contemporary paintings by Donise English, Paul Katz and Ralph Stout, as well as paintings on canvas and paper from the estates of Edward Avedisian and Stephen Brophy. Now – April 30.
The Chatham Bookstore, Chatham. Reflecting on Race, a photography exhibit featuring work by the local community that reflects their personal experiences with African-American history and race. Now – March 31.
Cornwall Library, Cornwall. Painting, drawing and mixed media from emerging artist Karl Goulet. Now – April 1.
David M. Hunt Library, Falls Village. Philippa J. Tuttle 1916-2002: A Life in Painting, oil and pastel portraits, still lifes and abstract paintings from the ‘50s through the ‘70s, gifted by the artist, to be sold at reasonable prices ($25 – $150) to benefit the Library. Now – April 1.
Diana Felber Gallery, West Stockbridge. Six Women, work by Kathleen Cammarata, Jessica Hess, Huguette Martel, Marjory Reid, Janet Rickus and Pamela Stockamore. Now – April 30.
Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams. inDIVISIBLE, a group exhibition which explores themes of democracy, identity and interconnectedness within this contentious political climate. Curated by Alexandra Foradas and featuring the work of 13 artists. Now – May 13.
Equis Art Gallery, Red Hook. For the month of March, the Gallery will feature graphite artist Sheona Hamilton-Grant. Enjoy a 20% discount on her originals and prints.
Five Points Gallery, Torrington. Watch Your Step!, a new series of bold, abstract art by Cat Balco. Headlands, Patricia Carrigan’s paintings and drawings of the human head. Eva Stengade’s mural-scaled, blurred-out paintings of the subterranean spaces of NYC subway cars. March 30 – May 6.
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie. The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War, art medals and posters of World War I by Paul Manship, Charles Strothmann, J.C. Leyendecker and Fritz Erler. Now – April 9.
Gallery @ 46 Green Street, Hudson. I Am Here, the first solo exhibition of photographs by Sasha Sicurella, who specializes in the use of arts education to repair trauma victims found around the world. Opening Reception: April 1 from 5-8 p.m.
The Gallery@Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck. To honor Autism Awareness Month, the gallery has partnered with Anderson Center for Autism to showcase work by adults in the Center’s Expressive Outcomes program. There also will be art on display from students/residents in the children’s program. April 5 – April 15. Opening Reception: April 4 from 6-8 p.m.
Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. CATA Art on Tour: Art in Bloom, Community Access to the Arts (CATA) presents an exhibit of paintings by artists with disabilities. March 30 – May 15. Opening Reception: March 30 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, Sharon. Photography by Katherine Griswold and sculpture by Jon Riedeman. Now – April 23.
Inky Editions, Hudson. Collage Chambers, a survey of collage paintings and printed editions by Robert Gullie. Now – April 29.
James Barron Art, South Kent. The first in a series of Project Space exhibitions will be Sol LeWitt Small Gouaches, featuring “Waving Lines,” “Loopy Doopy,” “Horizontal Brushstrokes,” “Parallel Curves” and “Squiggly Brushstrokes.” Now – March 31.
Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. Sophist Leaving Syria, new paintings and drawings by Timothy Hull. Wayward, recent sculptures by Seth Koen. April 1 – May 7. Opening Reception: April 1 from 6-8 p.m.
John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Cross Country with Ari, a solo exhibition of work by Vilaykorn Sayaphet. April 1 – April 23. Artist’s Reception: April 1 from 6-8 p.m.
Kent Memorial Library Gallery, Kent. The Nature of Things, paintings by Deborah Leonard. Now – April 28.
Knox Gallery at Monterey Public Library Arriving Where We Started: Portraits of a Family and Friends, paintings by Dorene Beller and Marc Simmons. Now – April 22.
Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. Only Mark the Bright Hours, a solo exhibition of recent work by Susan Walsh, featuring drawing, photography and sculpture. Now – April 2.
MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. Biotope: Friends, Life Forms, Landscapes, featuring more than a dozen artists, creating in a wide range of artistic mediums, who engage with a particular living environment. Now – April 9.
Merritt Bookstore Upstairs Gallery, Millbrook. Recent Works, a solo exhibition by photographer Martin Lewis. Read our brand-new Rural We with artist Martin Lewis.
Minor Memorial Library Gallery, Roxbury. Cuba in Transition, Rich Pomerantz’s photographs of Cuba between 2012 and 2014. Now – April 14.
Montgomery Row Second Level, Rhinebeck. 100 Points of View, 100 color photographs created by artist and photographer, Franc Palaia. Now – April 28.
The Moviehouse Gallery, Millerton. The Hudson: City River – Rural Valley, abstract works by artists Basia Goldsmith and Ginny Howsam Friedman, chosen for their depictions of the Hudson from both an urban and rural perspective. Now – May 17.
No. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. 30under30, an art exhibit and event series featuring 30 Berkshire County-affiliated artists, musicians, dancers, a chef and a poet under the age of 30. Now – April 30. Read our article about the exhibit and events. Poetry Reading with Steven Amash: April 2 at 4 p.m.
The Norfolk Library, Norfolk. Well Heeled, paper shoes created by Linda Filley from everyday materials such as cardboard, brown paper, wallpaper, old maps and sheet music. Now – March 30.
The Old Chatham Country Store Café Gallery, Old Chatham. People Places Things, photographs by Ilisa Katz Rissman and Mark Loader. March 30 – April 18. Artists’ Reception: April 8 from 5-7 p.m.
Place., Millerton. Works by Glenn Fischer, a NY-based contemporary artist working with discarded and outdated print materials including textbooks, album covers and magazines, to construct geometric abstract collages. Now – March 30.
The School, Kinderhook. Andres Serrano: Selected Works 1984-2015 and Home Room, a multimedia group exhibition featuring works by Huma Bhabha, Nick Cave, Turiya Magadlela, Enrique Martínez Celaya, Claudette Schreuders, Laurie Simmons, Michael Snow, Becky Suss and Carlos Vega. Read our recent article about the exhibit.
September Gallery, Hudson. Witches, featuring the work of Anna Betbeze, Cameron, Rosy Keyser, Laurel Sparks and Marianne Vitale. Now – May 7.
Serendipity Gallery, Litchfield. Inside the Exteriors, new paintings by local artist Zeb Mayer. Now – April 30.
Sharon Historical Society Gallery. The 7th Annual Northlight Art Center Student Show. Now – April 28.
Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. Ten Spot: Photography, a collaborative exhibition with Lichtenstein Center for the Arts & Cultural Pittsfield’s 10 x 10 Upstreet Arts Festival. Now – March 26. iMOTIF, iPhone photography. Now – March 26.
Stockbridge Library, Stockbridge. Drawings and watercolors by local artist Helga S. Orthofer. Now - March 31.
Thompson Memorial Library at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. To honor the 100th anniversary of the graduation of one of its most famous alumnae, Vassar is hosting a special exhibition on the life of poet Edna St. Vincent Millay. Treasures From Steepletop will be on view until June 11.
Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli. Smoke Signals, artwork, photography and poetry centering on humanity, social change and preservation of the environment in which we live. Now – April 2.
The Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville. Christopher K. Ho ’92: Dear John, a new room-sized installation about love. Now – April 22.
Washington Art Association, Washington Depot. Do Not Pass Go: A Show of Emerging Artists, work by Jacob Cullers, Noe Jimenez, Michael David Kozlowski, Megan Marden, Zeb Mayer, Ethan Newman and Noah Steinman. Now – April 1.
The Wassaic Project at Maxon Mills, Wassaic. For Tropical Girls…, a solo exhibition by photographer Tiffany Smith. Now – April.
At the Museums
Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, Pittsfield. The author’s post-1850 home, with restored study, piazza, the original fireplace and barn.
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. The Science of Color, an exhibit exploring how we perceive color, unique and surprising sources of pigment, ways in which color affects mood and psychology, luminescence, the interaction of light and color, and the structure of the rainbow. Now – April 30. Tell Me More, a trio of exhibits that use objects from the permanent collection to illustrate fascinating narratives about exploits and accomplishments with special links to the Berkshires. Now – April 30. BerkshireNow: Daniel Bellow, hand-thrown porcelain by Berkshire-based artisan Daniel Bellow. Now – May 22.
Chesterwood, Home of Daniel Chester French, Stockbridge. This is the country home, studio, and gardens of the prolific American sculptor best known for his statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.
The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Japanese Impressions: Color Woodblock Prints from the Rodbell Family Collection, selections from a foundational gift made in 2014 of 63 woodblock prints, as well as several loans from private collections. The exhibition includes Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858), Kawase Hasui (1883–1957) and Kiyoshi Saitō (1907–1997). Now – April 2. An Inner World, seven genre paintings by Dutch artists working in or near the city of Leiden in the seventeenth century. Now – Sept. 17. Looking North and South: European Prints and Drawings, 1500–1650, the work of Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Peter Paul Rubens, Guercino and others. Now – May 29.
Frelinghuysen Morris House and Studio, Lenox. Former home of American abstract artists George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen, set on a 46-acre estate. View their paintings, frescoes and sculpture, and experience their exquisite collection of American and European Cubist art.
Gunn Memorial Library and Museum, Washington, CT. Local history collections including photographs, textiles and clothing, 18th and 19th century tools and domestic implements, decorative and fine arts, and rarities, as well as seasonal exhibits. Studies, an exhibit of work by artist Mark Devlin. Now – April 8.
Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield. A living history museum that includes 20 historic buildings, heirloom gardens and a collection of over 22,000 original Shaker artifacts, as well as farm animals and hiking trails.
MASS MoCA, North Adams. Nick Cave: Until, a massive immersive installation where the artist uses the museum’s football field-sized space to create his largest installation to date, made up of thousands of found objects and millions of beads, which will make viewers feel as if they have entered a rich sensory tapestry. Now – Aug. Tanja Hollander: Are you really my friend?, seen in its entirety for the first time, this is Hollander’s attempt to photograph all 626 of her Facebook friends. Elizabeth King: Radical Small, an ambitious new installation combining small sculptures and large videos. Steffani Jemison: Plant You Now, Dig You Later, a sound work and an excerpt from a novella, along with formally stripped-down, conceptually layered and alluringly enigmatic photographs and drawings.
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, Lenox. Summer cottage of American writer Edith Wharton, best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Age of Innocence. Open for daily tours from May-Oct. Grounds are open to the public from dawn to dusk Nov.-April. Special events, lectures, and performances take place throughout the year.
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning, the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership, creators of The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, The Smurfs and many more. Now – May 29.
Olana State Historic Site, Hudson. The home and studio of eminent Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church. OVERLOOK: Teresita Fernández confronts Frederic Church at Olana, featuring 55 works from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros including “Penetrable” by Jesus Rafael Soto, which will be sited within Olana’s landscape, and 18 site-specific works by Fernández. May 14 – Nov. 5.
Omi International Arts Center, Ghent. Open year round, The Fields Sculpture Park is a public exhibition space featuring over 80 contemporary sculptures. Windows, paintings by Lois Dodd. Now – May 7.
Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, Lenox. Built by George and Sarah Morgan as their summer home in 1891, today the National Historic site is open to the public for tours, lectures, plays, music, and other captivating events.
Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck. Italianate villa of the Suckley family, including its last resident, Margaret (Daisy) Suckley, cousin and confidante of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Regular Tour Season: Thursdays through Sundays from May – October. See website for special events and holiday happenings.
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. Ghana ThinkTank, an installation that explores what happens when power dynamics are flipped, and perspectives of people across the world are brought to bear on problems in our own backyard. Now – June 4. Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi, two new chapters in Mokgosi’s “Democratic Intuition” project, presented together for the first time. Now – Sept. 17. Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography, with “Autobiography” as the point of departure, the exhibition combines archival documents and original works of art that speak to the ways in which Rauschenberg both found himself and inserted himself in the world. Now – Aug. 20.