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MASS MoCA

MOVIE HOUSE

Tannery Pond

Aston Magna

Galleries & Museums

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College

Austerlitz, NY

Millay Colony for the Arts

Beacon, NY

Dia: Beacon

Matteawan Gallery

Theo Ganz Studio

Chatham, NY

Joyce Goldstein Gallery

The Park Row Gallery

SomethinsGottaGive

Thompson Giroux Gallery

Ghent, NY

Omi International Arts Center

Great Barrington, MA

Geoffrey Young Gallery

Hillman-Jackson Gallery at Simon’s Rock

L’Atelier Berkshires

Lauren Clark Fine Art

Le Petit Musee at The Emporium

The Vault Gallery

Hillsdale, NY

The Art Annex

LABspace

Neumann Fine Art

Housatonic, MA

Art & Industrie

Deb Koffman’s Art Space

Front Street Gallery and Studio

Hudson, NY

510 Warren Street Gallery

BCB Art

Caldwell Gallery Hudson

Carrie Haddad Gallery

Carrie Haddad Photographs

Davis Orton Gallery

EB Fine Art/Curatorium

Hudson Opera House

J. Damiani

Jeff Bailey Gallery

John Davis Gallery

Limner Gallery

R Wells Gallery

Terenchin Gallery

TK Gallery

Tom Swope Gallery

Kent, CT

The Kent Art Association

The Morrison Gallery

Ober Gallery

Scott and Bowne

W. David Herman Gallery

Kinderhook, NY

The School

Lakeville, CT

Argazzi Art

Tremaine Gallery at the Hotchkiss School

The White Gallery

Lee, MA

Good Purpose Gallery

St. Francis Gallery

Lenox, MA

Charles Flint Fine Art

DeVries Fine Art, Inc.

Hoadley Gallery

Sienna Patti Contemporary

Sohn Fine Art

The Wit Gallery

Litchfield, CT

Serendipity Gallery

Millerton, NY

Gilded Moon Framing & Gallery

Place. 

The Re Institute

New Milford, CT

Gregory James Gallery

North Adams, MA

Brill Gallery

Cynthia Reeves

Eclipse Gallery

Ferrin Contemporary

Gallery 51

MASS MOCA

Pawling, NY

Gallery on the Green

Pittsfield, MA

The Berkshire Museum

The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

Whitney Center for the Arts

Poughkeepsie, NY

Barrett Art Center

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College

Mill Street Loft

Transverse Gallery at Locust Grove

Red Hook, NY

Equis Art Gallery

Rhinebeck, NY

Betsy Jacaruso Gallery

Montgomery Row Gallery

Salisbury, CT

Joie de Livres

Spencertown, NY

Spencertown Academy Arts Center

Stockbridge, MA

Norman Rockwell Museum

Tivoli, NY

Tivoli Artists Gallery

Torrington, CT

Artwell Gallery

Five Points Gallery

Noelke Gallery

Washington, CT

KMR Arts

Washington Art Association & Gallery

West Cornwall, CT

Souterrain Gallery

West Stockbridge, MA

Diana Felber Gallery

No. Six Depot Gallery

Williamstown, MA

Clark Art Institute

Williams College Museum of Art

Art Intelligence

In the Galleries

Artists’ Collective of Hyde Park Inside Out, an exhibit featuring 25 established Hudson Valley artists, whose work ranges from abstract to representational across a variety of media. Now – June 4.

Berkshire Humane Society Art Gallery, Pittsfield. Art from members of the Richmond-West Stockbridge Artist’s Guild, featuring animals, nature, wildlife and landscapes, will be exhibited in the new space.

Betsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck. Catching the Light, annual salon of works in watercolor by artists studying at the Jacaruso Studio. Now – June 4.

Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Gathering Ground, a group exhibit of figurative painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and works on paper that blur the lines between painting and photography. Now – June 18.

The Chatham Bookstore, Chatham. From a House on a Hill, Juliet Teng’s oil paintings inspired by her home in the Hudson Valley and the surrounding landscape. Now – May 31.

David M. Hunt Library, Falls Village. New Beginnings, a group show by Canaan Art League featuring painting, photography and sculpture. Now – June 10.

Diana Felber Gallery, West Stockbridge. First Anniversary Show, work by Murray Zimiles, Judy Hawkins and Helga Orthofer, new work by David Skillicorn, photographs by John MacGruer and Jane McWhorter, and collages by Lorrraine Klagsbrun. Now – June 11.

Eckert Fine Art Gallery and Consulting, Kent. American Masters Editions, 1960-2000s, a survey of the printmaking and edition efforts of artists Cecily Brown, Alexander Calder, Richard Diebenkorn, Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Indiana, Alex Katz, Jeff Koons, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenberg, Larry Rivers and James Rosenquist. Now – June 3.

Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams. Reconstructions, delicate works on paper by Sarah Fagan as well as blocks and objects of various sizes and materials that can be moved, stacked and arranged. This is part of a double exhibition curated by Corwin Levi, along with Babel’s Bricks on view at MCLA’s Gallery 51. May 25 – June 25. Opening Reception: May 25 from 6-9 p.m.

Equis Art Gallery, Red Hook. For the month of May, the Gallery will feature artist Alecia Barry Underhill. Enjoy a 20% discount on all of her in-stock paintings and drawings.

Five Points Gallery, Torrington. Waiting to Catch the Sun, a large-scale, site-specific papermaking exhibit by Hong Hong. Sticks and Stones, John Rohlfing’s large-scale ceramic vessels. Water Water Everywhere…, work by Marion Belanger, Sara Conklin, Emilia Dubicki and Derek Szteliga. Now – June 17. Artist Conversation: June 2 at 6 p.m.

510 Warren Street, Hudson. CELLS: Two Hour Portraits, the work of Carl Grauer. Now – May 28.

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie. In the Light of Naples: The Art of Francesco de Mura, the first monographic presentation of de Mura’s art. It includes over 40 loans from Italian collections as well as those from the U.S. including the Metropolitan Museum, Art Institute of Chicago and the National Gallery of Art. Now – July 2.

Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. 2nd Annual Juried Student Art Show, selected work by high school-aged students from Berkshire County and the College Internship Program (CIP). Now – June 26.

Hillman-Jackson Gallery at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington. 5th Annual Juried Student Art Show, showcasing work from all mediums, with winners selected by visiting artist-in-residence Max Holden. Now – May 20.

Hudson Area Library, Hudson. The Artistry of Lucy Swope, a career retrospective on the work of the local poet, artist and bookmaker, including relief sculptures, pen and ink drawings, etchings, woodcuts and the reduction prints and storyboards of linoleum cuts done for her many books. Now – July.

Hudson Hall at the Hudson Opera House. Bouquet, artist Michael St. John has created a group of 20 “Flower” paintings to welcome the arrival of spring and commemorate the recently completed restoration of the Opera House. Now – July 30.

Inky Editions, Hudson. Builder’s Alchemy, Terry James Conrad’s sculptures and relief monoprints produced with found object presses and handmade inks. Now – June 25.

James Barron Art, South Kent. Almost Nothing, a group show. May 13 – June 25. In the Project Space: Ralph Gibson’s vintage black and white photographs from 1972-1987. Now – June 8.

Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. Following Frames, work by Tamara Zahaykevich. Huddle, work by Carl D’Alvia. Now – June 18.

John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Underground Passages, work by Isidro Blasco. Sculpture by Weixian Jiang. Hard Rain, work by Thaddeus Radell. Paintings by Pauline Decarmo and Janice Nowinski. Sculpture and works on paper by Robert Simon.

Kent Memorial Library Gallery, Kent. Then and Now, a retrospective of more than 50 years of art by Thomas Franken, including his work in oil paints, silk-screen prints, collages, greeting cards, designs in wood and graphic arts. Now – June 30.

L’Atelier Berkshires, Great Barrington. In Bloom, Gemma Di Grazia’s soft pastel oil paintings and Claudia Alvarez’s ceramic sculpture. Now – June 18. Opening Reception: May 26 from 7–9 p.m.

LABspace, Hillsdale. Taconic North, a large invitational exhibition of small works from regional artists. Now – June 11.

Lauren Clark Fine Art, Great Barrington. The Line & The Curve, sculpture and paintings by Sharon Wandel. May 27 – June 25. Reception for the Artist: May 27 from 4-7 p.m.

Lisa Vollmer Photography Studio + Gallery, Great Barrington. One-Year Anniversary Exhibit, featuring works by Lisa Vollmer, Sabine Vollmer von Falken, Carolina Palermo Schulze and Tom Zetterstrom. Now – June 30. Read our recent Rural We with photographer and gallery owner Lisa Vollmer.

The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, New Preston. Paintings by Frank Frederico and scenic photography by Susan Reinberg and Mark Isolda. May 27 – July 2. Artist’s Reception: May 27 from 4-6 p.m.

Maplebrook School, Amenia. Natural Diversity: Kentucky Derby Art Show and Sale, featuring the work of Pieter Lefferts and other area artists working in pastels, watercolors, oils, photography and sculpture. Now – June 4.

Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. Fieldwork, recent paintings, sculpture and works on paper by Greg Slick. Now – June 4.

MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. Babel’s Bricks, artists in a variety of media interpret the idea of artwork as building block. This is part of a double exhibition curated by Corwin Levi, along with Reconstructions on view at The Eclipse Mill Gallery. May 25 – June 25. Opening Reception: May 25 from 5–7 p.m.

Minor Memorial Library Gallery, Roxbury. Animals Among Us, an exhibit and sale of oil paintings by Melody Asbury. Now – June 3.

Montgomery Row Second Level, Rhinebeck. The 11th annual group exhibition of works by Rhinebeck Central School District students. Now – May 31.

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 – July 26.

Neumann Fine Art, Hillsdale. A solo exhibition of oil paintings by Kenneth Young, including a number of Young’s popular Warren Street paintings, as well as other recent work. Now – June 24.

No. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. Paintings by Brantner Deatley and Sarah Horne, and prints by Bonita Reed.

The Norfolk Library, Norfolk. Chance Encounters, photographs and a small group of prints by Sallie Ketcham. Now – May 31.

North Elm Home, Millerton. FORMS+SHADOWS, Hudson Valley sculptor Conrad Levensons’s latest assemblage sculptures fashioned from scrap materials and repurposed industrial and agricultural artifacts. June 10 – July 2. Meet the Artist Opening Reception: June 10 from 5-8 p.m.

North River Gallery, Chatham. In Response: Works on Paper, Lori Spencer’s response to her experience in various landscapes, such as the Adirondacks; Venice, Italy; and Halong Bay, Vietnam. Now – May 30.

Place., Millerton. A solo exhibition by Tracy Helgeson. Now – July 6.

The Re Institute, Millerton. Downstairs: an on-site project exhibition of drawings and paintings by Tom Goldenberg. Upstairs: Aeronauts & Oracles, work by Jason Rohlf. Now – June 3. 

Roeliff Jansen Community Library, Hillsdale. Where Do We Go From Here, touchable sculptures by Spencertown artist Linda Horn. Now – May 28.

Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge. Made in N.E., a curated exhibition of blown, cast, cut, fused, laminated and fused glass works created by artists in New England. Now – June 25. Artists’ Reception: June 23 from 4–6 p.m.

The School, Kinderhook. The Coffins of Paa Joe and the Pursuit of Happiness, serving as the centerpiece of the large-scale exhibition, The Gold Coast Slave Castles of Paa Joe honor the Ghanaian legacy of abebuu adekai, or fantasy coffins. Opening June 24.

Scott Barrow Photography Gallery, Lenox. Mystical Myanmar, photographs from Scott Barrow’s recent trip to Myanmar (Burma). Now – June 15.

September Gallery, Hudson. Work by Brie Ruais and Letha Wilson. May 27 – July 2. Opening Reception: May 27 from 6-8 p.m.

Serendipity Gallery, Litchfield. Elemental, the work of mixed media artist Amber Maida. Now – May 31.

Sharon Historical Society Gallery. No Place Like Home, a juried exhibition and sale of works by local artists. Now – July 7.

Sienna Patti Contemporary, Lenox. Remains, a series of necklaces by Märta Mattsson, which are constructed from skin and parchment from calf, sheep and goat, and which allude to the traditional folding and binding techniques used to create leis. Now – June 5.

Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. SEEDS, 12 artists celebrate and explore the natural wonders that are born from seeds. Now – July 9. Artists’ Reception: June 17 from 4–7 p.m.

Spencertown Academy Gallery, Spencertown. Art from Farm to Table, an invitational multimedia exhibit featuring works by 15 accomplished regional artists. Now – June 18.

Stockbridge Station, Stockbridge. The River Art Project, the work of five recognized painters who use the river as their subject matter: Bart Elsbach, Mary Sipp Green, Stephen Hannock, Scott Prior and Jim Schantz. Half of the net proceeds of each sale will be donated equally to the Housatonic Valley Association and Riverkeeper. June 9 – Sept. 4. Opening Reception: June 9 from 6-8:30 p.m.

Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Figure 2: The Sense of Being, work by Spencer Hall and David Paulson. May 27 – July 9. Artist Reception: May 27 from 4-6 p.m.

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 Landscape Show: Big Picture…Small Details, featuring members’ work as they relate to a wide array of landscape themes. Now – May 29.

The Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville. Becoming: 30 Hotchkiss Artists, work by 30 alumni of the school. Now – June 18.

Washington Art Association, Washington Depot. Objectivity, an exhibition of sculpture and photographs from five artists working in different media and dealing with the quality of being objective. Now – June 3.

The Wassaic Project at Maxon Mills, Wassaic. Vagabond Time Killers, 50+ artists will show their work inside the 7-floor gallery space of Maxon Mills. Exhibiting artists include Ghost of a Dream and Cole Lu.

The White Gallery, Lakeville. Spatial Relations, fiber art by Kate Stiassni. June 2 – July 16. Opening Artist’s Reception: June 10 from 4–7 p.m. Gallery Talk: July 18 at 10 a.m.

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. Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World, a family-friendly installation that contains more than 70 instruments, from the rare and antique to the popular and innovative, as well as performance videos, audio stations, hands-on interactives, models, touchscreens and photographs. Now – Sept. 4. BerkshireNow: Shaun O’Boyle, photographs of Antarctica. June 2 – Aug. 21. Opening Reception during First Fridays Artswalk: June 2 from 5-8 p.m.

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. Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, commissioned new artworks and adapted works by 15 artists whose works directly respond to the environmental and aesthetic attributes of Chesterwood. June 16 – Oct. 9. Opening Reception: June 25 from 3–5 p.m.

The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 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. Picasso: Encounters, an exhibit exploring the artist’s interest in and experimentation with large-scale printmaking throughout his career. June 4 – Aug. 27. Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design, the original furniture suite (including grand piano), and paintings, ceramics, textiles and sculpture from the room the painter designed for Henry Gurdon Marquand. June 4 – Sept. 4. Opening Celebration: June 3 at 7 p.m.

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. Breathe, the first solo show by local painter Anita Healy. June 3 – July 22. Artist’s Reception: June 17 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. 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. In the Abstract, featuring work by Doug Ashford, Sarah Braman, Tomashi Jackson, Rosy Keyser, Eric N. Mack, Rose Marcus, Rodney McMillian, Matt Saunders and Letha Wilson. The Half-Life of Love, a group exhibit exploring the melancholic experience of romantic encounter, from honeymoon to heartbreak. Building 6 Grand Opening: May 28.

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. SculptureNow Exhibition Guided Tour & Opening Reception: June 11 beginning at 3:30 p.m.

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. Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol, an immersive exploration of the artistic and cultural influence of these two artists, featuring original iconic artworks; process materials and studies; archival photography, manuscripts and documents; film/video footage; and props, costumes and personal artifacts. June 10 – Oct. 29. Legends Opening Night Gala: June 10 from 6 – 11:30 p.m.

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. Now – Nov. 5.

Omi International Arts Center, Ghent. Open year round, The Fields Sculpture Park is a public exhibition space featuring over 80 contemporary sculptures. The Fields Sculpture Park Summer Exhibition Opening: May 27 from 1–4:30 p.m.

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 – Oct. See website for special events and holiday happenings. An American Family in World War I, to mark the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into WWI, this exhibition explores the war through the eyes of Wilderstein’s Suckley Family. Now – Oct. 4th Outdoor Sculpture Biennial, 18 sculptures gracing Wilderstein’s landscape by a diverse group of Hudson Valley artists. June 3 – Oct. 31. Opening Party: June 3 from 5–7 p.m.

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.

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