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Basilica Hudson

Tannery Pond

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

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

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

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. May 6 – June 4. Opening Reception: May 6 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dinner Dance & Art Auction Fundraiser: May 19 from 6-9:30 p.m.

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. On the Near Horizon, recent mixed media works by Roxie Johnson using recycled material with rudimentary printmaking techniques. Now – May 7.

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. May 3 – June 18. Artists’ Reception: May 6 from 5-7 p.m.

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.

Cornwall Library, Cornwall. In Fading Light: Landscapes in the Land of the Housatonic, paintings by Frank Bramble. Now – May 20.

Darren Winston, Bookseller, Sharon. Here, There and Everywhere, an exhibition of work by artist Richard Roney-Dougal. Now – May 6.

David M. Hunt Library, Falls Village. Mingled Musings, work by local artist Ken Musselman, who is known for his anthropomorphic scenes of animals. Now – May 6.

Diana Felber Gallery, West Stockbridge. Six Women, work by Kathleen Cammarata, Jessica Hess, Huguette Martel, Marjory Reid, Janet Rickus and Pamela Stockamore. Now – April 30.

Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams. inDIVISIBLE, a group exhibition which explores themes of democracy, identity and interconnectedness within this contentious political climate. Curated by Alexandra Foradas and featuring the work of 13 artists. Now – May 13.

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. Pre-Kentucky Derby pARTy: May 5 from 6-9 p.m.

Five Points Gallery, Torrington. Watch Your Step!, a new series of bold, abstract art by Cat Balco. Headlands, Patricia Carrigan’s paintings and drawings of the human head. Eva Stengade’s mural-scaled, blurred-out paintings of the subterranean spaces of NYC subway cars. Now – May 6.

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. May 11 at 5:30 p.m.: The Sopranos actor Federico Castelluccio will give the lecture “Striving for Perfection: A Life in the Arts.”

Gallery @ 46 Green Street, Hudson. I Am Here, the first solo exhibition of photographs by Sasha Sicurella, who specializes in the use of arts education to repair trauma victims found around the world.

Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. CATA Art on Tour: Art in Bloom, Community Access to the Arts (CATA) presents an exhibit of paintings by artists with disabilities. Now – May 15.

Hillman-Jackson Gallery at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington. Photography exhibit by Simon’s Rock alumnus Jan Staller, whose work has appeared in The NY Times Magazine, Life and Forbes, as well as in books, and as film stills for Twelve Monkeys and Fargo. Now – May 1.

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. May 13 – July. Opening Reception: May 13 from 3-5 p.m.

Inky Editions, Hudson. Builder’s Alchemy, Terry James Conrad’s sculptures and relief monoprints produced with found object presses and handmade inks. May 6 – June 25. Opening Reception: May 6 from 5–7 p.m.

Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. Sophist Leaving Syria, new paintings and drawings by Timothy Hull. Wayward, recent sculptures by Seth Koen. Now – May 7.

John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Paintings by Joseph Haske. April 29 – May 21. Opening Reception: April 29 from 6–8 p.m.

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. Opening Reception: May 13 from 2–4 p.m.

L’Atelier Berkshires, Great Barrington. Pencil and Paper, a drawing exhibition featuring work by Melanie Vote, David Bell and April Coppini. Now – May 11.

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

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. April 29 – June 30. Opening Reception: April 29 from from 5–8 p.m.

The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, New Preston. (somewhere) between memory & intuition, new atmospheric acrylic paintings by Suzan Scott of Litchfield, Conn. Now – May 21.

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. May 6 – June 4. Opening Reception: May 6 from 4–7 p.m.

Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. post-magic symbiosis, and exhibit curated by Brooklyn gallery owner Lacey Fekishazy and featuring artists from New York City and the Hudson Valley. Now – May 7.

MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. Insight, the work of senior art majors Elizabeth Erdeski, Samwise Fox, Kaitlyn Russell and Isaac Wood. Now – May 21.

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. Artist’s Reception: May 5 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. Now – May 17.

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. May 6 – June 24. Opening Reception: May 6 at 5:30 p.m.

No. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. 30under30, an art exhibit and event series featuring 30 Berkshire County-affiliated artists, musicians, dancers, a chef and a poet under the age of 30. Now – April 30. Read our article about the exhibit and events.

The Norfolk Library, Norfolk. Paintings by local artist Nora Rivkin. Now – May 3.

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. May 6 – May 30.

Place., Millerton. A solo exhibition by Tracy Helgeson. May 6 – July 6. Opening Reception: May 6 from 4–10 p.m.

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. April 29 – May 28. Opening Reception: April 29 from 5:30–7 p.m.

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.

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

September Gallery, Hudson. Witches, featuring the work of Anna Betbeze, Cameron, Rosy Keyser, Laurel Sparks and Marianne Vitale. Now – May 7.

Serendipity Gallery, Litchfield. Elemental, the work of mixed media artist Amber Maida. May 6 – May 31. Opening Reception: May 6 from 6-8 p.m. with an Artist Talk at 7 p.m.

Sharon Historical Society Gallery. No Place Like Home, a juried exhibition and sale of works by local artists. May 6 – July 7. Opening Reception: May 6 from 5–7 p.m.

Sienna Patti Contemporary, Lenox. Kitchen Gods, altered photographs by Priya Kambli and Bettina Speckner. Now – April 30.

Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. 6th Annual Juried Exhibition, work by 18 artists judged by the director and curators of the Norman Rockwell Museum. The exhibition will benefit the Museum. Now – May 14.

Souterrain Gallery, West Cornwall. Debby Jones: A Retrospective, an exhibit of paintings, weavings and tumbleweeds. Now – May 21.

Spencertown Academy Gallery, Spencertown. Members’ Art Show, featuring oil and watercolor paintings, drawings, photography, ceramics and sculpture made by 41 Academy artists. Now – May 7.

The Stationery Factory, Dalton. Wild Berkshires, Berkshire Environmental Action Team’s first annual art show fundraiser featuring local artists celebrating nature and wildlife in their art. BEAT Spring Enviro Action Fair & Expo: May 13 from 10 a.m.–9 p.m.

Theo Ganz Studio, Beacon. Paintings 2010–2017, work by Laura Gurton. Now – April 30.

Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Time and Tide, paintings by Frank Curran. Now – May 21.

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. May 5 – May 29. Opening Reception: May 6 from 6–9 p.m.

The Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville. Becoming: 30 Hotchkiss Artists, work by 30 alumni. May 6 – June 18. Artists’ Reception: May 20 from 4–6 p.m.

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. May 6 – June 3. Opening Reception: May 6 from 4–6 p.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. 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. BerkshireNow: Daniel Bellow, hand-thrown porcelain by Berkshire-based artisan Daniel Bellow. Now – May 22.

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. 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.

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. Twenty Two North, an exhibit of work by Rick Schatzberg, who spent more than two years photographing the human and physical landscape along Route 22 in New York State. Now – May 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. In the Poultry House Gallery: Farm Year: New Works by Susan Merrill. Now – May 21.

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. On view beginning May 6. The Half-Life of Love, a group exhibit exploring the melancholic experience of romantic encounter, from honeymoon to heartbreak. On view beginning May 6.

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. 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. May 14 – Nov. 5.

Omi International Arts Center, Ghent. Open year round, The Fields Sculpture Park is a public exhibition space featuring over 80 contemporary sculptures. Windows, paintings by Lois Dodd. Now – May 7. May 5-7: Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley return for an encore performance in ReActor.

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. 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. May 4 – October. Preview Party: April 29 from 4–6 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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