In the Galleries
BCB Art, Hudson. Happinessisthespace betweensorrows, new paintings and works on paper by Richard Butler. Now – Aug. 19.
Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge. Ellsworth Kelly: Plant Lithographs, in the BBG’s Leonhardt Galleries at the Center House. Beautiful Strangers: Artists Discover the Garden, contemporary sculpture by 10 artists, scattered throughout the Garden. Now – Oct. 8.
Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield. An exhibit of paste paper and collage by Robin Schmitt and Ruth Drysdale.
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Figures We Fancy, a group exhibit of contemporary figurative painters – both real and imagined – including Mark Beard’s invented persona “Bruce Sargeant”, David Austin, Robert Goldstrom, Greg Decker, Abel Ramirez, David Dew Bruner, and Louise Laplante. Now – July 29.
Casana T House, Hillsdale. Painting, Artifact and Color, recent work by New York artist Ginnie Gardiner. Now – July 31. The Lumina Edition, a second selection of photographs by Kenro and Yumiko Izu. Aug. 31 – Sept. 30. A talk and book signing will take place on Sept. 1, when Kenro’s book Seduction and Yumiko’s book Resonance will be available.
Chaiwalla, Salisbury. CUT OUTS, artist Carl Chaiet’s hand-cut trompe l’oeil silhouettes of famous objects.
The Chatham Bookstore, Chatham. New Horizons, landscapes in oil by Annalee Johnson. Now – Aug. 18.
Clinton Historical Society, Clinton Corners. Clinton: 1828-1938 tells the story of the town and its seven hamlets through more than 230 vintage photographs, as well as artifacts including rare samplers from the 1820s, items from the town’s one-room schoolhouses, and posters from the 1890s. Now – July 29.
Cornwall Library, Cornwall. Everyday, work for show and sale by well-known local artist Brendan O’Connell. Now – Aug. 18.
Craven Contemporary, Lakeville. Liz, work by Roe Ethridge, Deborah Kass, David LaChapelle, Charles Lutz and Russell Young. All the artists have represented Elizabeth Taylor with a nod to Andy Warhol. Now – mid August. Also on view: work by Daniel Arsham.
Cynthia Reeves Gallery, North Adams. Recent work by Doug Trump. Now – July 28.
David M. Hunt Library, Falls Village. Imaginary Paintings, Robert Cronin’s imaginative still lifes of fictional objects. Now – Aug. 11.
Eckert Fine Art Gallery and Consulting, Kent. Summer In Litchfield County, a group exhibition featuring the work of Henry Moore, John Chamberlain, Norman Bluhm, Eric Forstmann, Don Gummer and others. Now – Aug. 12.
Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams. Objects of Desire, whimsical narrative paintings by Joan Kiley and sculpture and polychromed assemblages by Larry Alice. Now – July 29.
Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams. Directions, a solo exhibit by ceramic artist Sergei Isupov. Now — July 22.
Five Points Gallery, Torrington. All Things Natural, a group exhibition inspired by nature. Memory, Metamorphosis and Myth, work by Raimi Slater. Now – Aug. 18. Artist Panel Discussion: Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m.
4 FOR ART, Lenox. Showing an international portfolio selected by locally renowned curators. From now – July 31: Paintings and works on paper by Don Maynard.
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie. Master Class: Northern European Art 1500-1650 from the Permanent Collection, including works by Dürer, Cranach, Joos van Cleve, Lucas van Leyden, Rembrandt and Jan Lievens. Now – Sept. 2.
Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Through Fire, work by Grier Horner and Frankie Borrero. Now – Sept. 10.
The Guild of Berkshire Artists (formerly the Richmond–West Stockbridge Artists’ Guild). Create Art Outdoors: join the plein air group to paint, draw and photograph outside at different Berkshire locations each day of the week, weather permitting, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Check the Facebook group for more info. at Berkshire Plein Air.
Hotel on North, Pittsfield. Moments of Light – Paintings of The Berkshires, the work of Marita O’Dea Glodt. Now – Aug. 31.
Hudson Area Library, Hudson. Gemini Moon, new paintings by local artist Ntangou Badila, including portraits, still lifes, abstract works and more. Now – Aug. 30.
Hudson Hall at the Hudson Opera House. Francine Hunter McGivern: Episodic Memory | 1977 – Present, Installation 1: to rule truly is to serve. Now – Aug. 10.
Installation Space, North Adams. Escape Factory, a solo exhibition of three video works by François-Xavier de Costerd. July 26 – Sept. 2. Opening Reception: July 26 from 4-8 p.m. Artist’s Talk: Aug. 3 at 6 p.m.
John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Five solo shows featuring sculpture, collage and painting by Christopher Cairns, Samuel Levy, Maryna Bilak, Scrap Wrenn and Jon Isherwood. Now – Aug. 12.
Kent Memorial Library Gallery, Kent. Duet: Lynn and Ron Jones, an exhibit of mixed media from this married couple. Now – Aug. 31.
LABspace, Hillsdale. Spatial Oddities, eccentric paintings, oddball constructions and confounding objects by artists Becca Van K, Carol McMahon, Christina Tenaglia, Claire Sherwood, Claudia Tienan, Diane Dwyer, Madison LaVallee and Susan Carr. Now – Aug.
Lauren Clark Fine Art, Great Barrington. Explorations: New Directions, artist/printmaker Abby DuBow’s recent explorations with copperplate etching. Now – July 30.
Lenox Library’s Welles Gallery, Lenox. Imagine, The Richmond-West Stockbridge Artists Guild Show, featuring paintings, sculpture, photography, pottery and other works by local artists. Now – July 29.
Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. I Am a Part of Art, Community Access to the Arts (CATA)‘s annual art show, featuring work by 125 artists with disabilities. Now – July 31.
Litchfield Historical Society, Litchfield. By the Virtue of its Citizens: Educating a New Nation at Sarah Pierce’s Academy, an exhibit exploring the innovative educational philosophy of Pierce, and its influence on later social and educational reforms. It also investigates the lively social and intellectual community created by the Litchfield Female Academy and the Litchfield Law School. Now – Nov. 25.
The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, New Preston. Large-scale photographs of horses by Hudson Valley-based artist Ellen Lynch. Now – Aug. 26.
Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. Zoology, a group exhibition of paintings, drawings, cut paper works and prints by Deborah Davidovits, Scott Daniel Ellison, Theresa Gooby, Jan Harrison, Kirsten Kucer, Chantelle Norton, Melissa Schlobohm and Maude White. Now – Aug. 19.
MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. Urban Textures, textile art by Betty Vera. Now – July 21.
McTeigue & McClelland, Great Barrington. The Original Work of Gregore Morin and Jennifer Rabe Morin. Aug. 2 – Aug. 18 Artists’ Reception: Aug. 2 from 4-6 p.m.
The Moviehouse Gallery, Millerton. GETZ: Covers from The New Yorker Magazine, featuring 30 original cover paintings by the prolific late artist and former Sharon, Conn. resident. Now – Aug. 28.
No. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. Sheltering Under Tree, Under Sky, paintings and drawings by Sarah Horne. Now – July 31.
North Elm Home, Millerton. A solo exhibition of abstract photographs by George H. Shattuck III. Now – July 29.
The Old Chatham Country Store Café Gallery, Old Chatham. Paintings by Corinne Robbins. Now – July 31.
Oliver Wolcott Library, Litchfield. Order & Chaos, a new body of work by mixed-media artist Jennifer Sabella. Now – Aug. 27.
The Re Institute, Millerton. Downstairs: Pink Swords, paintings and sculptures by Melora Griffis. Upstairs: the work of an anonymous artist, curated by Brian Fernandes-Halloran. Now – Aug. 4.
Roeliff Jansen Historical Society, Copake Falls. Local Collections by Local Collectors, an eclectic selection compiled by residents of the Roe Jan area and items that have been donated to the archive.
Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge. Lino!, the glass artistry of Lino Tagliapietra. Now – July 22.
The School, Kinderhook. Travelogue, a survey exhibition by Radcliffe Bailey, along with a concurrent series of solo exhibits by Nina Chanel Abney, Shimon Attie, Math Bass, Valérie Blass, Vibha Galhotra, Brad Kahlhamer, Margaret Kilgallen, Lynne Lapointe, Gordon Parks and Leslie Wayne. Now – Oct. 6.
Scott Barrow Photography Gallery, Lenox. Tranquility, new sunrise photographs by Scott Barrow. Now – Aug.
September Gallery, Hudson. Out of Line, a group exhibition focused on words and language. Now – Sept. 2.
Sharon Historical Society Gallery. Farm to Table, a juried exhibition and sale of works by local artists. Now – Aug. 24.
Sienna Patti Contemporary, Lenox. Order of Beauty, nine drawings and nine pieces of jewelry by Tina Rath that take inspiration from the Islamic usage of geometry and pattern. Now – Aug. 5.
Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. Light + Dark, a camera-less photography exhibition featuring work by Garry Fabian Miller and Chuck Kelton. Now – Sept. 2.
Souterrain Gallery, West Cornwall. Trout Markings & Landscapes, paintings by Peter Joslin. Now – July 29.
Spencertown Academy Gallery, Spencertown. They Made the Cut, an exhibit featuring six local artists who each use cutting as an integral part of their artwork. Now – Aug. 12.
The Stationery Factory, Dalton. Steady As She Goes, artwork by Julie Branch, Ali Herrmann, Lili Todd, Karen Arp-Sandel and Carrie Wright. Now – Sept. 7.
Stockbridge Station, Stockbridge. The River Art Project, an exhibit featuring recognized painters from the Berkshires who work with the river as their subject matter, including Bart Elsbach, Michael Filmus, Scott Prior and Jim Schantz. Now – Sept. 2. Panel Discussion: Aug. 15 from 6-7:30 p.m.
‘T’ Space Gallery, Rhinebeck. A new and permanent installation by sculptor Richard Nonas — a 900-foot straight line of 80 railroad tie units spanning the dips and rises of the T2 Reserve forest — as well as sculptures inside the gallery. Read our recent story: “Steven Holl’s ‘T’ Space Opens to the Public.”
Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. A Certain Light, older paintings and current sculpture by Mark LaRiviere. Now – Aug. 5.
Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli. Let’s Mix It Up!, a mixed media show of paintings, drawings, sculpture and other installations created with unique and unusual materials. Now – July 22. Closing Reception & Artists’ Talk: July 22 at 3 p.m.
The Wassaic Project at Maxon Mills, Wassaic. Change of State, a group show featuring work by more than 50 emerging artists. Now – Sept. 22. Summer Festival: Aug. 4, Noon - late. Featuring 6 bands and 10 dance groups, followed by a slew of short films, and more.
The White Gallery, Lakeville. Art of the Print and Works on Paper, a group show featuring 11 Connecticut artists as well as Nathalie Chabrier and Roger Forissier from France. Now – Sept. 9.
At the Museums
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. Art of the Hills, a juried exhibition of 36 Berkshires-based artists, both emerging and established. Now – Sept. 3. Galactic Landscapes, a solo show of innovative works in glass by artist Josh Simpson, focusing on pieces inspired by Simpson’s fascination with astrophysics, deep space and the cosmos. Now – Jan. 6.
Chesterwood, Home of Daniel Chester French, Stockbridge. Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood: 40 YRS, featuring works by noted artists with local ties such as Alexander Calder and George Rickey, plus a new kinetic sculpture by Pedro S. de Movellán. Now – Oct. 8.
The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900, featuring the well-known artists Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt and Rosa Bonheur, as well as those less recognizable to US audiences, such as Kitty Kielland, Louise Breslau and Anna Ancher. Now – Sept. 3. The Art of Iron, 36 unique objects from the celebrated collection of the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles in Rouen, France. Now – Sept. 16. In the Lunder Center at Stone Hill: I Am a Part of Art, Community Access to the Arts (CATA)‘s annual art show, featuring work by 125 artists with disabilities. Now – Aug. 19. Meet the Artists of CATA: Aug. 2 from 1-2 p.m.
Gunn Memorial Library and Museum, Washington, CT. Impressions of Nature, new paintings by Oxford artist Angelo Perrone featuring the changing seasons of New England. Now – Aug. 11.
Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield. Anything But Simple: Shaker Gift Drawings and the Women Who Made Them, a rare glimpse at the Village’s prized “gift” or “spirit” drawings, on view for the first time in decades. Now – Sept. 3.
MASS MoCA, North Adams. 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. Paintings of Violence (Why I am not a mere Christian), Rachel Howard’s installation comprised of 10 paintings and one sculpture, in relationship to the sculptural assembly Lightning with Stag in its Glare by Joseph Beuys. The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night, paintings — including new commissions — by a diverse group of over a dozen contemporary artists, including Patrick Bermingham, William Binnie, Dana Powell and Alexandria Smith. Allison Janae Hamilton’s first solo museum exhibition, Pitch, is an ensemble of old and new works, including a new installation that looks to the legacy of the turpentine industry. A yellow sun A green sun a yellow sun A red sun a blue sun, a selection of paintings in oil and ink by the prolific Arab-American artist Etel Adnan, alongside a small reading room with her written works. Assembled Audience + A Cold Hole, an ambitious exhibition featuring two new installation-based commissions by Taryn Simon, examining individuals’ campaigns for public admiration, the status of physical community spaces in the digital age, and our persistent desire for a quick fix.
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. Now – Oct. 31: SculptureNow presents its 20th annual exhibition of large outdoor sculptures by regional, national and international artists. (Shown above: “Victory Striding” by Ed Smith)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge. Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition, featuring more than 85 works by American and European masters, spanning 500 years and tracing the student-to-teacher lineage of illustrators Maxfield Parrish, N.C. Wyeth and Norman Rockwell to their artistic forbearers in the Italian Renaissance. Now – Oct. 28.
Olana State Historic Site, Hudson. The home and studio of eminent Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church. Costume & Custom: Middle Eastern Threads at Olana, the rarely seen collection of costumes collected by Church on his travels. Now – Nov. 25.
Turn Park Art Space, West Stockbridge. Contemporary sculpture park, exhibition venues, and a stone amphitheater for outdoor performances, situated on 16 acres of a former quarry. Nikolai Silis’ Centaurs and Gene Flores’ Landscapes. 1980–2018. Now – Oct. 31.
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. RAWR! A WCMA Bestiary, works from the museum’s collection explore the representation of animals in art and artifacts across time and across the globe. Now – Oct. 31. Sam Gilliam In Dialogue, the debut of WCMA’s recent acquisition of Situation VI-Pisces 4 (1972), a signature drape work of gigantic scale. It will be re-installed three times to reflect different interpretations. Now – Sept. 3. Dance We Must: Treasures from Jacob’s Pillow, 1906-1940 explores the contributions of Jacob’s Pillow founder Ted Shawn and dancer Ruth St. Denis to American modern dance with more than 30 costumes and accessories, 200+ photographs and other artifacts that have never before been seen. Now – Nov. 11.