In the Galleries
Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge. Out of Africa: Discovering African Bulbs Among New England Springtime Favorites, this year’s bulb show will feature nearly 100 flowering bulbs, including regional springtime blooms such as narcissus, tulips and grape hyacinths, as well as a collection of South African bulbs rarely seen in New England. Feb. 21 – March 17.
Betsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck. Winter Salon, watercolors by Betsy Jacaruso and Cross River fine artists. Now – March 31.
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Americana, a selection of ballpoint pen drawings, wood and cardboard constructions, painting and photography that recalls contemporary “artifacts” relating to American history, culture and tradition defined by previous centuries. Now – March 12.
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. Feb. 21 – April 1. Artist’s Reception: Feb. 25 at 5 p.m.
David M. Hunt Library, Falls Village. Air, Land, and Water, paintings by Sarah Martinez. Now – March 4.
Diana Felber Gallery, West Stockbridge. En Mass: Pushing the Boundaries of Graffiti, work by Farce Ged, Limer YL and Wayne Cod. Now – Feb. 27.
Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams. 100 Hours in the Woodshed V, this collage marathon and exhibition returns for a fifth year. More than 20 regional artists will work side by side at the Gallery and the Makers’ Mill, for more than 100 hours, to create collaged artworks in a variety of media. Now – Feb. 26.
Equis Art Gallery, Red Hook. For the month of February, the Gallery will feature paintings by Carole Andreen-Harris. Enjoy a 25% discount on all of her in-stock work.
Five Points Gallery, Torrington. Gone With The Wind, the kinetic wind sculptures of Tim Prentice. Elemental Rhythms, paintings by Edith Skiba LaMonica. Personal Territories, a group show featuring the work of Lawrence Baker, Jacob Cullers, Nancy Daubenspeck, Jeanne Heifetz, Christopher Manning, Amber Moon Schlatter, and Amy Vensel. Now – March 25. Artist Conversation: March 10 at 6 p.m.
510 Warren Street, Hudson. Ubbe and Sacco, drawings and sculptures by guest artist Sean Sullivan. March 3 – March 26. Opening Reception: March 4 from 3-6 p.m.
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.
Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Divergent Expressions, artwork by Margaret Buchte of Great Barrington and Kimberly Gerry-Tucker of Connecticut. Feb. 23 – March 28. Opening Reception: Feb. 23 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Hillman-Jackson Gallery at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington. Narrowing the Variables: Seven Approaches to the Vessel, diverse styles from acclaimed ceramic artists from around the country. Now – March 10.
Hotel on North, Pittsfield. Cherish, a collection of vibrant abstracts and abstract landscapes by local artist Joan Palano Ciolfi that represents her connection and passion for the Berkshires. Now – March 2.
Hudson Area Library, Hudson. People of the Civil Rights Era Seen in Photographs by Jim Peppler, photographs Peppler took while reporting for The Southern Courier, a non-profit weekly Civil Rights newspaper serving Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia from 1965–1968. Now – Feb.
Hudson Opera House, Hudson. Inside the Box, a solo exhibition of sculptural work by Hudson-based artist Chloe Zerwick. Feb. 25 – March 26. Artist’s Reception: Feb. 25 from 5-7 p.m.
Instar Lodge, Germantown. NASTY WOMEN HV, the Hudson Valley edition of the NASTY WOMEN exhibition series, presented by FOUR-D and with all proceeds donated to Hudson Valley Planned Parenthood. Opening: Feb. 24 from 7-9 p.m. & Closing: Feb. 25 from 12-5 p.m.
James Barron Art, South Kent. Norris Embry: Big Explosion, a solo exhibition by the late American neo-expressionist artist including multi-media works from Embry’s notebooks and a large-scale work on paper from 1974.
Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. Abandoned Luncheonette, work by Conor Backman, Lisa Beck, Francis Cape, Jennifer Coates, Adriana Farmiga, Frederick Hayes, Richard Klein, Tracey Miller, Walter Robinson, Nancy Shaver, Amy Talluto and Tony Thompson. Now – Feb. 26.
John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Cessation of Violence, an installation by Jared Buckhiester made in conversation with Catherine Lord. Now – Feb. 26.
Kent Memorial Library Gallery, Kent. Landscapes, oil paintings by Beth Carlson. Now – Feb. 28.
Knox Gallery at Monterey Public Library Eleanor Bounous, Watercolorist: A Memorial Exhibit. Now – March 4.
Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. Ten Spot: Photography, a collaborative exhibition with Sohn Fine Art in Lenox and Cultural Pittsfield’s 10 x 10 Upstreet Arts Festival. Now – Feb. 27.
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. Feb. 23 – April 9. Opening Reception: Feb. 23 from 5-7 p.m.
Millbrook Library Gallery, Millbrook. A solo exhibit of oil on canvas and watercolor paintings by artist and gallerist Jeffrey Neumann, including new paintings from his childhood in New Mexico. Now – March 15.
Minor Memorial Library Gallery, Roxbury. Observations, an exhibit and sale of mixed media paintings by Marsha Doran.
Montgomery Row Second Level, Rhinebeck. 100 Points of View, 100 color photographs created by artist and photographer, Franc Palaia. March 6 – April 28. Artist’s Reception & Conversation with the Photographer: March 11 from 5-7 p.m.
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. Feb. 25 – May 17. Opening Reception: Feb. 25 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
No. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. Photographs by Hildy Pincus Kronen. Paintings by Sarah Horne Twenty Two North, photographs by Rick Schatzberg exploring the human and physical landscape along NY 22, from the Bronx to the Canadian border. Now – March 14.
The Norfolk Library, Norfolk. Peter Steiner: Recent Work, still lifes, landscapes, portraits and cartoons, as well as the title drawing of his graphic novel An Atheist in Heaven, by the author, painter and New Yorker cartoonist. Now – March 1. Read last year’s Rural We with Peter Steiner.
Palmer Gallery at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. The Joy in Detail: The Incised Paintings of Elayne Seaman, a Retrospective, more than 20 paintings created on paper board covered in white china clay ground and Claybord. Feb. 23 – March 16. Opening Reception: Feb. 23 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. Post-Election, featuring the work of more than 170 visual artists. A portion of all sales will be donated to the local factions of Planned Parenthood and Black Lives Matter. Now – March 5.
Sharon Historical Society Gallery. An exhibition and sale of photographs by eight members of the Housatonic Camera Club. Now – March 3.
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.
Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. To Attract Bees, recent work by Peter Acheson. Now – March 26.
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. The Annual Erotica Show, a unique exploration of works that tempt and tantalize, and featuring more 30 artists. Now – March 5.
The Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville. Christopher K. Ho ’92: Dear John, a new room-sized installation about love. Feb. 25 – April 22. Artist Reception: Feb. 25 from 4-6 p.m.
Washington Art Association, Washington Depot. WAA Members Exhibition, juried by Darby Cardonsky. Now – Feb. 25.
The White Gallery, Lakeville. Winter Warmer, an exhibition focusing on new work by Gallery artists, as well as sneak previews of next season’s featured artists.
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.
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. Photography and Discovery, the first extensive display to feature the Clark’s collection of 19th- and early 20th-century photography. Now – Feb. 5. 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.
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. Feb. 25 – April 8. Opening Reception: Feb. 25 from 12-2 p.m.
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. Explode Every Day: An Inquiry into the Phenomena of Wonder, existing and new works by 23 international artists, each touching on certain facets of wonder, including: the perceptual/ visionary, the technological/ scientific, the philosophical/ meditative, time/cosmos, and illusion/fear. Now – March 19. 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.
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.
Omi International Arts Center, Ghent. Open year round, The Fields Sculpture Park is a public exhibition space featuring over 80 contemporary sculptures. 5x5: Participatory Provocations, an exhibition featuring models by 25 young American architects as a response to issues from a growing income gap, immigration and globalization, to technology’s impact on our lives, surveillance and power. Now – March 12.
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.