In the Galleries
Artists’ Collective of Hyde Park Spring Spirit, an exhibit featuring the work of 20 esteemed regional artists, whose work ranges from abstract to representational across a variety of media. Now – March 25.
Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie. Photowork 2018, the 31st annual national juried photography exhibition, featuring 58 photographic works including 9 from Hudson Valley artists. Now – March 24.
BCB Art, Hudson. Edition, a group show highlighting multiple/edition artwork in various media — from stone lithography to digital prints. Now – April 15.
Betsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck. Valley Illuminations, new watercolors by Betsy Jacaruso and Cross River Artists. Now – March 31.
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Peculiar Rarities, media from porcelain to Play-Doh, and subject matter that includes icebergs, Victorian steampunk characters, conniving housewives and Judy Garland. Now – April 22.
The Chatham Bookstore, Chatham. Women and Power, ceramic artist Mary Anne Davis displays her work inspired by the manifesto of the same name by Mary Beard. Now – April 6.
Cornwall Library, Cornwall. Brazen Grit: Images of Brass Valley, photographs by Lazlo Gyorsok and Emery Roth II. March 20 – May 5. Opening Reception: March 24 from 6–8 p.m.
Cynthia Reeves Gallery, North Adams. Chinese Abstraction, artwork in diverse media by four contemporary Chinese artists: Shen Chen, Paul Ching-Bor, Lianghong Feng and Cui Fei. March 24 – May 5.
David M. Hunt Library, Falls Village. Book Art, an exhibit by 7th and 8th grade students of Lee H. Kellogg School, who created sculptures out of books donated to them by the library. March 23 – April 14.
Five Points Gallery, Torrington. Paper Rock Scissors, a group exhibition featuring nine artists who work in a variety of disciplines. Floating Walls and Tectonic Ziggurats, artist Julie Pereira’s large paper walls suspended from the ceiling. Now – April 7. Artists’ Panel Discussion: March 23 at 6 p.m. In the annex: Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve and Talent, the work of seven LGBTQ artists working in a variety of disciplines such as sculpture, mixed media, photography, printmaking, acrylic and musical performance. Now – March 25.
510 Warren Street, Hudson. The Deployment Project and Other Works, the recent works of Marilyn Orner. Now – April 1.
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. Now – April 15.
Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Shapes In Space, a celebration of artwork by CATA artists with disabilities who use the A.R.T. painting technique to create their work. Now – April 10.
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, Sharon. Color Changes, art inspired by nature by Episcopal priest John Carter. Now – April 30.
Hudson Hall at the Hudson Opera House. Stephanie Bernheim: Pixels and Particulates, an exhibition that embraces and challenges the use of everyday technology in art while wrestling with our 21st century obsession with seeing and responding to images. March 24 – May 13. Opening Reception: March 24 from 5-7 p.m.
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, Citizens’ Hall in Stockbridge. 2018 Citizens’ Hall Residency featuring work by Wit McKay and Philip Howie. March 24 – April 30. Opening Reception: March 24 from 5-7 p.m.
Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. Line and Curve, the Ellsworth Kelly and Jack Shear Shaker collection from Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon, with prints by Ellsworth Kelly from the 1960s through the 1980s. March 24 – May 13. Opening Reception: March 24 from 6-8 p.m.
Kent Memorial Library Gallery, Kent. Out The Window, paintings by Susan Grisell. Now – April 27. Artists’ Reception: March 24 from 2–4 p.m.
Knox Gallery at Monterey Public Library Lines in the Landscape, the work of Deborah Pressman. Now – April 21. Reception: April 14 from 6-7:30 p.m.
L’Atelier Berkshires, Great Barrington. Viva La Femme: Celebrating Women and the Arts. April 7 – May 31.
Reception: May 6 from 6-8 p.m.
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. April 14 – Nov. 25. Opening Reception: April 13 at 6 p.m.
The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, New Preston. Paintings of the human form, and abstract and modern expressionism by Barbra Kraut and Joan Morosani. Now – April 8. Artists’ Reception: March 31 from 3-5 p.m.
Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. Paola Ochoa: What the Thunder Said, drawings from several bodies of work created over the past decade. Now – April 15. Artist Talk: April 8 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. Now – March 24.
No. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. 30under30:2, the second annual festival and art exhibit featuring 30 Berkshires artists under the age of thirty. Now – April 20. Meet the Artists: March 18 at 3 p.m. Alternative Facts: poetry, music and spoken word by Conor McCaffrey and performed by Conor, Rachel Coopersmith, Michele Hatchette & Lia Russell-Self: March 24 at 8 p.m.
Noble Horizons Gallery, Salisbury. The annual exhibit of small works by the 14th Colony Artists. Open on weekends from Now – April 1.
The Norfolk Library, Norfolk. Recent Landscapes, new paintings by Kathleen Good. Now – April 3.
September Gallery, Hudson. March 24 at 7 p.m.: New York- and Chicago-based curatorial collective Her Environment present a pop-up evening of Small Living, a transient show of performance and new media works. March 25 at 8 p.m.: Small Living will continue at 190 Fairview Ave.
Sharon Historical Society Gallery. 8th Annual Northlight Art Center Student Show, drawings, pastels, watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings by students of all ages. March 24 – May 4. Opening Reception: March 24 from 5-7 p.m.
Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. Domestication, a group show featuring the work of George Cavalletto, Susan Copich, Hildy Pincus Kronen, Anne Mourier, Roberta Trentin and Bill Wright. March 23 – June 10. Artists’ Reception: April 28 from 4-6 p.m.
Theo Ganz Studio, Beacon. Prints and Ghosts, recent work by printmaker Elana Goren, who has created mixed-media monotype explorations of life and death, strengths and weaknesses, contrasts and subtleties. Now – April 8.
Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Harmonic Cognizance, a solo exhibition of work by Katrina Hude. Now – March 25.
Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli. Changing Spaces, an artistic exchange in partnership with Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie. This traveling exhibit will feature artists from both organizations showing selected works. Now – March 25.
The Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville. Voice/Time, the photographic work of Gala Narezo from the last 20 years. Now – April 25.
Washington Art Association, Washington Depot. 2018 Juried Members Show. Now – March 24.
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.
At the Museums
Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, Pittsfield. The author’s post-1850 home, with restored study, piazza, the original fireplace and barn.
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.
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. Big, bold, brilliant abstract paintings from Bruce Clark, many of which will be on display for the first time. March 24 – May 5.
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. 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. 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. On view March 25.
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. Now – June 10.
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: solo exhibitions featuring the work Liliana Porter and Ana Tiscornia, two artists who have resided together and shared studio space for decades.
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. 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.