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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

Lisa Vollmer Photography

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

September 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

Sharon, CT

Standard Space

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

American Mural Project (AMP), Winsted. A small works art show celebrating the work of love. Feb. 2 – Feb. 11. The exhibit and sale will be held in AMP’s new program space, 74 Whiting St., next door to the mill building that is being renovated to allow for the installation of the mural. Reception: Feb. 9 from 6-8:45 p.m. with a poetry reading by Joan Kantor at 8 p.m.

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge. Anastasia Traina’s Fairytale Botanical World, botanical drawings, fairies and inspirational ephemera. Now – March 5.

Betsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck. Winter Salon, new watercolors by Betsy Jacaruso and Cross River Artists, plus industrial landscape works by Kate Katomoski. Now – Jan. 31.

Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Painted Cities, works by Dan Rupe, Darshan Russell, Edward Avedisian, Patty Neal, Richard Britell, Robert Goldstrom and Scott Nelson Foster featuring everything from paintings of the Empire State Building and Hudson Library to corner laundromats and takeout restaurants. Now – Feb. 18.

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. Phrases in my Head, mixed media by Constance Old. Now – Jan. 28.

Cynthia Reeves Gallery, North Adams. Regeneration, sculptural and wall-based works by Jessica Drenk. Now – Jan. 27.

David M. Hunt Library, Falls Village. Forced Perspective, vivid large-scale photorealistic paintings by Michelle Iglesias. Now – Feb. 17.

Five Points Gallery, Torrington. Still Life Untethered, 15 artists explore the genre through drawing, painting, and photography, as well as contemporary methods including sculpture, ceramics, found materials and interactive installation. Now – Feb. 13. Artists’ Conversation: Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.

510 Warren Street, Hudson. Into the Garden, paintings by Kate Knapp. Now – Jan. 28.

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie. People Are Beautiful: Prints, Photographs, and Films by Andy Warhol, close to 100 rarely seen works by Andy Warhol. Jan. 26 – April 15.

Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Memories of Exploration, featuring the art of Kiki Dufault, Charles Edson and Ruslan Sprague. Now – March 6.

Hillman-Jackson Gallery at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington. An exhibition of the inaugural James Weldon Johnson Foundation artist-in-residence program participants, Daniel Hibbert, Selwyn Garraway, Susan Powers, Meclina Priestley and Cheryl Riley. Jan. 29 – March 9.

Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, Sharon. Color Changes, art inspired by nature by Episcopal priest John Carter. Now – Feb. 28.

Inky Editions, Hudson. UIOWA PRINT, work by MFA printmaking students at the University of Iowa, selected by Kimberly Datchuk. Now – Jan. 28.

Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. Transcendent Functionalism, a group exhibition that also includes objects from the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon. Now – Jan. 28.

Kent Memorial Library Gallery, Kent. Redux: A Selection of Artwork, work by Jessica Ifshin. Now – Feb. 26.

Kinderhook Group, Pittsfield. A selected group of small- and medium-sized abstract paintings by Rose Tannenbaum, and photographs by Barbara Shea Tracy. Now – Jan. 30.

Knox Gallery at Monterey Public Library Intersections, the work of Leslie Carsewell. Now –
March 3.

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. Out of the Studio – The Artists of the Lichtenstein, featuring Julio Granda, Michael Rousseau, Mario Caluori, Jim Horsford, Sean McCusker, Peg Dotchin and Rick Casucci. Now – Jan. 27.

Lisa Vollmer Photography Studio + Gallery, Great Barrington. Arrival, new works by Sabine Vollmer von Falken from the Passport series, vintage prints from the Moving Point of View series by Tom Zetterstrom, and photographs from the Arrival series by Lisa Vollmer. Now – Feb. 15.

The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, New Preston. Recent work by pastelist and painter Carol T. Moore. Now – Feb. 18.

Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. The 2018 winter residency will host artist Ori Alon’s White Men Registry, a project that explores race, gender and current political issues. Alon will be working in the gallery on Saturdays and Sundays from 12-5 p.m. and during the week by chance or appointment. Now – Jan. 28. Closing Reception: Jan. 28 with artist talk at 3 p.m.

MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. The 50 Card Project, every week since Inauguration Day, artist Melanie Mowinski has printed a new letterpress card in a limited edition of 100. Jan. 25 – March 24. Opening Reception: Jan. 25 from 5-7 p.m.

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

No. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. Artwork by Diane Englander. Now – Feb. 15.

The Norfolk Library, Norfolk. Original posters from World War I, courtesy of the Norfolk Historical Society Collection. Now – Jan. 24.

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. Now – Feb. 24.

September Gallery, Hudson. Paula Hayes and the ERL (Existential Reformation League), a collaboration between current members Paula Hayes and Teo Comporeale.

Sharon Historical Society Gallery. Places I remember… paintings by Robert Patrick Coombs, acrylics, oils and watercolors that are a mix of contemporary impressionism and realism. Feb. 3 – March 16. Opening Reception: Feb. 3 from 5–7 p.m.

Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. White As Snow, a group exhibit featuring the work of John Atchley, Peggy Braun, John Clarke, Martin Greene, Eric Korenman, Cassandra Sohn and Filip Wolak. Now – Jan. 29.

Standard Space, Sharon. Landscapes of the Future Past, a solo show by multidisciplinary artist Rachel Frank. Jan. 27 – March 4. Opening Reception: Jan. 27 from 5:30–8 p.m.

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

Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Harmonic Cognizance, a solo exhibition of work by Katrina Hude. Now – March 25.

Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli. New Year/New Work, a diverse mix of work from nearly all of TAG’s 35 members – including paintings, prints, mixed media, sculpture, photography and more. Select artists’ work also will be on view at the Tivoli café Murray’s. Now – Feb. 18.

Washington Art Association, Washington Depot. For Lack of Better Words, works by Ted Gahl, Polly Shindler, Eben Kling, Karl Goulet, Joey Loos and Tyler Farmen, as an exploration of the variety of applications and subtleties in painting as a visual language. Now – Feb. 17.

The Wassaic Project at Maxon Mills, Wassaic. What We Don’t Realize When We See Things, a group show featuring painting, drawing, video, sculpture and performance that addresses the everyday life that shapes who we are and how we relate to others. Mill Warming Party: Jan. 27 from 4-10 p.m. with open studios and an artist talk with Ace Lehner, followed by live music at The Lantern.

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.

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. Drawn to Greatness, 150 drawings from the Eugene V. Thaw Collection focusing on pivotal moments in the history of the art form. Feb. 3. – April 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. Celebrating the Simple Beauty of Rural Litchfield County, photographs by Ray Kwiatkowski. Now – Jan. 27.

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. 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. Now – March 4. 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. Now – April 9. The Half-Life of Love, a group exhibit exploring the melancholic experience of romantic encounter, from honeymoon to heartbreak. Now – March 25. 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. Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exploration of the artist’s short but prolific career in the 1940’s pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Feb. 10 – June 10. Opening Event & Conversation with the Artist: Feb. 10 from 5:30–7:30 p.m.

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.

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.

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. 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 – Feb. 18. 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. Feb. 3 – 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. Feb. 15 – Sept. 3. Season Celebration: Feb. 15 at 5 p.m.

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