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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


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


Neumann Fine Art

Housatonic, MA

Art & Industrie

Deb Koffman’s Art Space

Front Street Gallery and Studio

Hudson, NY

510 Warren Street Gallery


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

Wasserbach Fine Art

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


The Re Institute

New Milford, CT

Gregory James Gallery

North Adams, MA

Brill Gallery

Cynthia Reeves

Eclipse Gallery

Ferrin Contemporary

Gallery 51


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

Schantz Galleries

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

1854 Historic Town Hall, West Stockbridge. The Richmond-West Stockbridge Artist’s Guild presents a holiday art show and sale of works by local artists. Dec. 1 from 3–7 p.m., Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Art Centro, Poughkeepsie. Sculptures by Jolynn Krystosek, and paintings, drawings and a site-specific floor painting by Julia Whitney Barnes. Now – Nov. 26.

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge. The newly restored and renovated Center House will feature its debut exhibit, Wonder World: Three Artists Define Nature’s Magic, featuring paintings by Susan Merrill and photography by Jane McWhorter and John MacGruer. Now – Nov. 24.

Betsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck. Kat Katomski: Of Earth & Stone. Now – Nov. 26.

Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Hudson Valley Landscapes, a group show featuring work by Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Leigh Palmer, Harry Orlyk and others. Now – Dec. 31.

The Chatham Bookstore, Chatham. Soul of our Soil, Georgia Landman’s photographs inspired by farms in Columba County. Now – Jan. 21.

Columbia County Historical Society, Kinderhook. Supreme Sacrifice: Columbia County in World War I, featuring the private collections of Nelson Caul Hay, Harry Sutherland, Robert R. Wait and Robert Reginald Livingston.

Cornwall Library, Cornwall. A multimedia show including visual art, a poetry reading and a performance piece by Sally Van Doren. Now – Dec. 9. Read our brand-new Rural We with artist and poet Sally Van Doren.

Cynthia Reeves Gallery, North Adams. 35 Pieces, Steven Siegel’s site-based installation of mixed media panels with an accompanying film of the same title. Now – Nov. 25.

David M. Hunt Library, Falls Village. Seeing Through, fine art photography by Patricia Decker. Now – Dec. 1.

Eckert Fine Art Gallery and Consulting, Kent. Eric Forstmann – Still Workings, a solo exhibit of recent paintings by the artist. Now – Nov. 26.

Ellen Lynch, Chatham. Touched by Light, Ellen Lynch’s new large-scale images of horses and landscapes illuminated by the sun. This exhibition is in support of Equine Advocates. Now – Dec. 27.

Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams. The Women, a group show featuring work by Coille Hooven, Dorothy Hafner, Beatrice Wood, Cristina Cordova, Claire Curneen, Robin Best and Mara Superior. Now – Dec. 31.

Five Points Gallery, Torrington. Janet Lage’s MUCK - xo; Sarah Paolucci’s Hands of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra; Gil Scullion’s Empty Spaces/Fear Nothing Now – Dec. 2.

510 Warren Street, Hudson. Influences and Next Steps, the artwork of Karen Roth.​ Now – Nov. 26.

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie. Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler, from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Now – Dec. 10.

Galerie Gris, 621 Warren St., Hudson. New paintings by Susan Wanklyn. Now – Dec. 10.

Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. A Beautiful World, the art of Jessica Park, Diane Cournoyer and Teresa Bills. Now – Jan. 8.

Hillman-Jackson Gallery at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington. Work by studio arts instructors in ceramics, painting, printmaking and photography. Artists include Ben Krupka, Brett Evans, Dan Karp, Aaron Turner, Anthony Kirk, Jacob Fossum, John Musall and Monk Schane-Lydon. Now – Dec. 20.

Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, Sharon. Tiny Tremors, paintings, prints and sculpture by Maggie Mailer. Now – Dec. 31.

Hotel on North, Pittsfield. 366 iPhone 2016/ a Year of Inspiration, Diane Firtell’s photographic and mixed media exploration of 2016 taken on her iPhone, using single and multi images in mediums including oil, pastel, image transfer on paper, canvas and metal. Now – Jan. Opening Reception: Dec. 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Hudson Hall at the Hudson Opera House. Remembering Marvin Hamlisch, The People’s Composer, portraits by photographer Len Prince chronicling the life and work of the legendary conductor and composer. Now – Nov. 26.

Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. Life’s Rich Pageant, a group exhibition. Now – Nov. 25.

John Davis Gallery, Hudson. La Wilson’s Constructions. Recent work by Brandt Junceau. Recent paintings by Brian Rego. Photographs by Paul Hamann. Tine Lundsfryd’s Blank. AERABLA: Paintings by Priscilla Derven. Like and Unlike, work by Pamela Blum.

Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham. The photographs of Sparky Campanella. Now – Dec. 2.

Kent Memorial Library Gallery, Kent. Redux: A Selection of Artwork, work by Jessica Ifshin. Now – Dec. 29. Artist’s Reception: Nov. 24 from 4–7:45 p.m.

LABspace, Hillsdale. At a Loss, work by Ghost of a Dream, curated by Susan Jennings. For Words, a group show curated by Adam Eckstrom of Ghost of a Dream. Now – Dec. 16. Closing Party & Benefit for ArtForArtists and the gallery: Dec. 16 from 4-6 p.m.

L’Atelier Berkshires, Great Barrington. Inspired by the Masters, oil paintings by Michael Allen Lowe and bronze sculptures by Natalie Tyler. Now – Dec. 12.

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. Twenty-three works of art from participants in Soldier On’s Veterans Community Art Initiative (VCAI), as well as embroidery works from art instructor Nathan Hanford.

The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, New Preston. Paintings by Erin Nazzaro. Now – Jan. 3.

Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. After Some Time, paintings and new works on paper by Thomas Huber, as well as a new painting that is a collaboration between Huber and the artist Orly Cogan. Now – Dec. 17.

MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. 99 Cent Affordable Art Show, the artwork of local and regional artists, include ceramics, jewelry, paintings, prints, book arts, photography, fibers and more. All work is priced between 99 cents and $99.99 and will be available to take home on the day of purchase. Opening Reception: Nov. 30 from 5–7 p.m.

Montgomery Row Second Level, Rhinebeck. Local Color, paintings and photographs by local artists Sally Lyon and Rosemary Hanson. Now – Nov. 30.

The Moviehouse Gallery, Millerton. Yoga: The Secret of Life, new photos by Francesco Mastalia. Now – Jan. 24. Read our brand-new Rural We with photographer Francesco Mastalia.

National Iron Bank, Norfolk. Leslie Watkins’ nature prints that have accompanied her monthly gardening column “Through the Garden Gate.” Now – Dec. 30.

Neumann Fine Art, Hillsdale. Hometown, oil and watercolor paintings by gallery owner Jeffrey L. Neumann. Now – Dec. 30. Reception & Artist Talk: Nov. 25 at 6 p.m.

No. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. Tree Drawings, work by artist Thomas Libetti, whose illustrations have been published in The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal and elsewhere. Now – Dec. 15.

The Norfolk Library, Norfolk. Connections to Place, the artwork of Nanci Worthington. Now – Nov. 29.

Palmer Gallery at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. Internal Architecture, paintings by Stephen Niccolls. Now – Nov. 27.

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.

September Gallery, Hudson. Gone Here, new work by Sheila Gallagher that includes a shrine, videos, plastic paintings, lace drawings and 789 anatomical fragments. Now – Dec. 23.

Sharon Historical Society Gallery. Have a Seat, a juried exhibition and sale of works by local artists on the themes of chairs, sitting or seating. Presented in conjunction with an exhibit of the museum’s collection of antique chairs. Now – Dec. 15.

Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. Into The Woods, photography and mixed media by John Atchley, Valda Bailey and John Clarke. Now – Nov. 26.

Souterrain Gallery, West Cornwall. Simply Cornwall, paintings by Susan Hellman.

Theo Ganz Studio, Beacon. Dog Days, recent oil paintings, drawings and limited edition giclées by Chantelle Norton. Now – Jan. 28.

Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. A solo exhibition of paintings by Joseph Yetto. Now – Nov. 26.

Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli. Annual Holiday Show, artistic and creative gifts and novelties including marble tiles; printed towels, shirts, cards and calendars; handmade stuffed sachets; pottery; oils, watercolors and mixed media. Now – Dec 17.

The Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville. Transitions: New Paintings by Michael Davidson. Now – Dec. 10.

Walnut Hill Fine Art, Hudson. Providence x Hudson: Prevailing Mysteries, work by four women artists who reside in the Providence area and are part of an exchange of art and ideas that flow between New England and the Hudson Valley. Now – Nov. 24.

Washington Art Association, Washington Depot. Winter Magic, the annual juried Holiday Fair will offer a unique selection of gifts by more than 65 artists and artisans. Nov. 24 – Dec. 24.

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. Morgan Bulkeley: Nature Culture Clash, a significant career retrospective of the Berkshires-based artist, covering five decades of work and including drawings, watercolors, carved and painted wood masks and panels, tiny wooden “whimseys,” large oil paintings, sculpture and a site-specific installation. Now – Feb. 4, 2018. BerkshireNow: Images from the Berkshire Museum Camera Club, each month will feature a new theme. Now – Dec. 31.Whimsical, Wonderful Festival of Trees, an indoor forest of embellished trees. Now – Jan. 7.

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. The Impressionist Line: From Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec, drawings by Claude Monet, color woodcuts by Paul Gauguin, etchings by Édouard Manet, pastels by Edgar Degas and color lithographs by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Now – Jan. 28.

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. A holiday exhibit of works by painter Vincent Giarrano. Now – Dec. 9.

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. 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. Now – Feb. 11. Elizabeth King: Radical Small, an ambitious new installation combining small sculptures and large videos. Now – Jan. 22. 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. Liz Glynn: The Archaeology of Another Possible Future, a sprawling sculptural experience of sight, sensation, sound and scent stretching nearly a football field in length.

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. Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, more than 200 works by the #1 New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of The Spiderwick Chronicles. Now – May 28.

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. In the gallery: work by painter Charles Clough. Now – Jan. 2, 2018.

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 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. Holiday House Tours: Nov. 24–Dec. 27 from 1–4 p.m.

Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. The Presence of Absence: Medieval Art and Artifacts, an installation that muses on a post-human future and privileges the wants and needs of the artworks over those of their audiences. Pink Art, an exhibit that examines the fallibility of artificial intelligence, what we mean by “curation,” and the cultural and biological contexts of how we interpret the visible world. Now – Dec. 30. Barbara Takenaga, this first in-depth assessment of the artist’s work includes 60 pieces made over two decades that combine aspects of Japanese printmaking and Tantric painting, as well as modernist developments such as Op Art. Now – Jan. 28.

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