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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

Art Studio Views, Dutchess & Columbia Counties. September 2 & 3: free, self-guided tour of 30 open studios along the Route 9 & 9G corridor. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Barn Gallery at Stonover Farm, Lenox. Summer Group Show, paintings, wood sculpture, rope sculpture, ceramics and works on paper by Peri Schwartz, Ani Kasten, Leslee Carsewell, Noah Post, Doug Johnston, Naoko Komori, Jon Legere, Gregory MacAvoy and Tamoe Matsuoka. By appointment Now – Aug. 25.

Betsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck. Art Studio Views. Now – Sept. 3.

Brill Gallery, North Adams. The Tattooed Ladies Along The Mohawk Trail, photographs by Dave Foss, Grier Horner, Joanna Klain, Jim Peters, Nadine Robbins and Ralph Brill. Now – Nov.

Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. New abstract paintings by Jenny Nelson, 3D wooden wall sculpture by Stephen Walling, new abstract watercolors by Juan Garcia-Nunez, sheet metal paintings by Bruce Murphy, abstract paintings by Christopher Engel, metal sculpture by Joe Wheaton, and aerial photography by John Griebsch. Now – Sept. 24

Cornwall Library, Cornwall. Labor Day Weekend Art Sale: Sept. 1 – Sept. 3. Opening Reception on Friday from 5–8 p.m. Saturday hours from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Proceeds will be used to defray the Library’s operating costs.

Cynthia Reeves Gallery, North Adams. Emergent Behavior, prints and a site-specific installation by artist Thomas Jackson. Aug. 26 – Oct. 7. Artist on Site: Aug. 22 – Aug. 25, culminating in an Artist Reception on Aug. 25 from 5–7 p.m.

David M. Hunt Library, Falls Village. Altars, Amulets and Shrines, eight artists’ explorations of personal altars, amulets or shrines used to create external representations of interior mysteries, memories or links between people, between things and between realms. Aug. 25 – Sept. 22. Opening Reception: Aug. 25 from 5-7 p.m.

Diana Felber Gallery, West Stockbridge. High Summer, work by Sarah Brayer, Warner Friedman and Harriette Joffe. Now–Sept. 17.

Eckert Fine Art Gallery and Consulting, Kent. Robert Rauschenberg – Anaglyphic Anecdotes, an extensive solo presentation of original and edition works. Now–Sept. 2.

Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams. I’ll Drink to That, a group exhibition of unique drinking vessels created by more than 20 studio potters and ceramic artists in the Berkshires and throughout the country. Now–Aug. 27.

Equis Art Gallery, Red Hook. For the month of August, most of the artwork by Linda Shantz will be offered at a 25% discount.

Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams. A summer show featuring ceramic work by Raymon Elozua, Sergei Isupov, Bouke de Vries and Kurt Weiser.

Five Points Gallery, Torrington. Biennial Juried Exhibition, judged by Joe Fig. 10% of the FPG commission on all sold work in the exhibit will be donated to the Susan B. Anthony Project. Now–Sept. 2. “What Art is…Not” Lecture by Robert Calafiore: Aug. 25 at 6 p.m.

510 Warren Street, Hudson. Grids, Drips and the Drawn Line, new paintings by Nancy Felcher. Now – Aug. 27.

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie. Other People’s Pictures: Snapshots from the Peter J. Cohen Gift, 500+ small black-and-white photographs, mostly from the early- and mid-20th c. Cohen amassed 35,000+ amateur photos from antique shops, flea markets, private dealers and online sources. Most are anonymous and capture moments in the lives of ordinary people. Images were chosen for their eclectic, idiosyncratic, sometimes humorous nature, as well as for their subject matter, with a particular focus on the lives of women. Now – Sept. 17.

Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Esperanza Vive!, the art of Michael McManmon and students from the College Internship Program (CIP). Now – Oct. 2.

Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, Sharon. Paintings and drawings by Dennis Fritz. Now – Aug. 31.

Hudson Hall at the Hudson Opera House. Just The Facts: 2017 LightField Festival of Photography & Multimedia Art, the 2nd annual festival includes exhibitions, film screenings, workshops and events. Now – Sept. 30. Artist Talk with Brenda Kenneally, TIME’s Deputy Photo Editor Paul Moakley,and Linda Tirado, author of Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America: Aug. 26 at 5 p.m.

Inky Editions, Hudson. Paul Sattler: Recent Woodcut Prints. Now – Aug. 31.

James Barron Art, South Kent. Tables and Pills and Things, work by Dawn Clements. Now – Aug. 31.

Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. Glow, new planks and outdoor sculpture by Jason Middlebrook. Paper Garden, a new series of drawings by Joshua Marsh. Now – Sept. 17.

John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Paintings by McWillie Chambers, Benjamin Pritchard and Peter Bonner. in paper, in boxes, sculpture by Pamela J. Wallace. Animula, work by Bruce Gagnier.

Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham. Collage and Found, work by Dennis Lick and George Spencer. Now – Sept. 17.

Kent Memorial Library Gallery, Kent. Spaces, Places and Faces, encaustic paintings by Linda Petrocine. Now – Aug. 31.

L’Atelier Berkshires, Great Barrington. Fading Fauna, work by artists who believe in protecting our wildlife, including Marshall Jones, John Ryan, April Coppini, Eva Connell, Natalie Tyler and Creature Conserve artists.

LABspace, Hillsdale. Music Seen, an exhibition and performance series by visual artists who make music. Now – Sept. 2.

Lauren Clark Fine Art, Great Barrington. No Theme Intended, work by Joan Barber, Richard Britell, Abby DuBow, David Eddy, Keith Emerling, Julio Granda, Pat Hogan, Ken Otsuka, Terry Wise and others. Now – Sept. Artists’ Reception & Video Projections by Joe Wheaton: Aug. 26 from 8-11 p.m.

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. Abstract paintings by artist and author Karen Chase.

Lisa Vollmer Photography Studio + Gallery, Great Barrington. Point of View, featuring new works by Sabine Vollmer von Falken from the series Britannica; Dogs Eye View by Carolina Palermo Schulze, Moving Point of View by Tom Zetterstrom, Dancers by Lear Levin and Arrival from the Point of View series by Lisa Vollmer. Aug. 26 – Oct. 6. Opening Reception: Aug. 26 from 5–8 p.m.

The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, New Preston. Infrared photography by Wendy Costa and contemporary drawings and paintings by Barbara Marks. Now – Oct. 1.

Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. Small Stories, recent paintings and drawings by Ky Anderson. Sept. 9 – Oct. 1. Opening Reception: Sept. 9 from 6-9 p.m.

McTeigue & McClelland, Great Barrington. Lost No More: The Ethereal Works of Carl Lewis Druckman, the long-hidden art jewelry of the late Carl Lewis Druckman, brought to life by master goldsmith Tim McClelland. Aug. 26–Sept. 30. Opening Reception: Aug. 26 from 3–5 p.m.

Minor Memorial Library Gallery, Roxbury. A Point of Departure, paintings by Roxbury artist Katie Re Scheidt. Now–Sept. 9.

The Moviehouse Gallery, Millerton. Abstract paintings by Harper Blanchet. Now – Oct. 4.

Neumann Fine Art, Hillsdale. Two Worlds, the work of artists and married couple Dan Peterson and Christina Painter in their first joint exhibition. Now – Oct. 4.

No. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. Paintings by Sarah Horne. Locations, paintings by Julie Shapiro. Drawings by Brian Wood and paintings by Ashley Garrett.

The Norfolk Library, Norfolk. Oil and watercolor paintings by John Lees. Now – Sept. 6.

The Old Chatham Country Store Café Gallery, Old Chatham. Works on Wood, 18 works by Hillsdale artist Ron Harrington. Aug. 25 – Oct. 10. Artist’s Reception: Aug. 26 from 3–5 p.m.

The Re Institute, Millerton. Upstairs: Webutuck Vuitton, work by Becky Howland, Gavin Kenyon, Rose Marcus, Dominic Nurre, Em Rooney, Katie Ryan, Eric Veit & G. William Webb. Now–Aug. 26. Downstairs: Richard Baim’s series of photos exploring the nature of life and death.

Richmond–West Stockbridge Artists’ Guild. Art Studio Tours: Sept. 16 & Oct. 7. from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visit 19 venues and the work of 30 artists. Free. No sign-up required.

Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge. Memories and Dreams: The Art of Bertil Vallien, the Swedish artist’s signature sand-cast glass works reflecting hiss thoughtful exploration of the multi-faceted relationship of man on this journey. Now–Aug. 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. Incident Report: Reports, the experimental viewing station that has been in Hudson for the past 10 years will move into the gallery to present new works and the entire archive of all past 100 projects. Sept. 2 – Oct. 15. Opening Reception: Sept. 2 from 6–8 p.m.

Serendipity Gallery, Litchfield. Tales and Recollections, work by Connecticut artists Barbara Marks and Timothy Forry. Now – Aug. 30.

Seven Hearths Museum, Kent. The Founders of Kent: Starting From Scratch on the Colonial Frontier, an exhibit by the Kent Historical Society that explores the challenges faced by the founders of the town, and makes connections to the government and community in Kent today. Now – Oct.

Sharon Historical Society Gallery. SHS Presents SWC, an exhibition and sale of art by members of the Sharon Woman’s Club. Now – Sept. 8.

Sienna Patti Contemporary, Lenox. Mother, the most recent fine jewelry work of Melanie Bilenker, whose pieces are made from gold, silver and the artist’s own hair. Now – Sept. 24.

Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. Liminal States, photography by Jeff Robb. Now – Oct. 1. Water, photographs by Cassandra Sohn. Now – ​Oct. 1.  Reception: Aug. 26 from 4–7 p.m.

Souterrain Gallery, West Cornwall. Mighty Minis, small works by 30 contemporary artists. Now—Sept. 4.

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. Now – Sept. 4.

Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. New To Earth, paintings by Donna Moylan. Aug. 26 – Oct. 1. Opening Reception: Aug. 26 from 4–6 p.m.

Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli. Small Works, members’ work on the smaller scale, using miniature canvases, mixed media, found objects and more. Aug. 25 – Sept. 17. Opening Reception during Art Studio Views: Sept. 2 at 6 p.m.

Walnut Hill Fine Art, Hudson. Up River: The Journey Home, a 67-foot-long installation by Kingsley Parker. Now—Sept. 24.

Washington Art Association, Washington Depot. The Nordic Tapestry Group: Weaving Knowledge into Personal Expression, new work by this group of weavers from Sweden, Iceland and the U.S. Now – Sept. 9.

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. New works by Sarah Martinez and Lilly Woodworth. Now – Sept. 10.

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. 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. Sept. 29 – Feb. 4, 2018. Opening Reception: Oct. 7 from 5:30–7:30 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. Now – Oct. 9.

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. Picasso: Encounters, an exhibit exploring the artist’s interest in and experimentation with large-scale printmaking throughout his career. Now – 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. Now – Sept. 4. No Rules, Helen Frankenthaler’s inventive and groundbreaking approach to the woodcut. Now – Sept. 24. As In Nature, a selection of large paintings by Helen Frankenthaler from the 1950s–1990s, focusing on nature as a longstanding inspiration. Now – Oct. 9. I Am a Part of Art, Community Access to the Arts presents 185 original works of art, representing more than 125 local artists with disabilities. Now – Aug. 22.

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. Sans Walls, a new collection of New England landscapes by Heather Scofield. Now – Sept. 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. Making: Then and Now, works by contemporary artists installed directly into Village’s historic spaces. Artists in the exhibition – all of whom call the region home – include Gregory Crewdson, Don Gummer, Stephen Hannock, Jenny Holzer, Maya Lin and David Teeple. Now – Nov. 12.

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 – Sept. 4. 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.

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. 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. Now – Oct. 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. 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.

Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon, New Lebanon. The museum is open through Oct. 10.  Break Every Yoke: Shakers, Gender Equality, and Women’s Suffrage, an exhibit that traces the roles of women in Shaker society, from the earliest prophecies of Mother Ann to the battle for universal suffrage. Now – Oct. 9.

Turn Park Art Space, West Stockbridge. Wood Works, outdoor sculptures, drawings, paintings, and smaller indoor sculptures by Ben Butler and Jim Holl. Now – Oct. 31.

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. 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. Now – Oct. 31.

Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi, two new chapters in Mokgosi’s “Democratic Intuition” project, presented together for the first time. Now – Sept. 17.

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