Tag: Art Show

Spencertown Academy – Virtual Garden Lecture w/ Robert Clyde Anderson, Jun 28


Spencertown Academy’s Garden Lecture with Robert Clyde Anderson will take place on Sunday, June 28 via Zoom.

The lecture, ‘Naturalistic Planting on a Domestic Scale’ is an illustrated talk that will focus on practical techniques for creating and managing naturalistic plantings at a size that’s feasible for the home gardener, in terms of both labor and expense. Using part of his own garden as the example, the presenter will share failures and successes in the development, over three seasons, of a wet meadow style planting. Topics addressed will include site selection and preparation, plant material sources, choices and acquisition, installation tips, and seasonal care.

Robert Clyde Anderson found his way to the Hudson Valley after a New York City career in illustration and book design. A native of Louisiana, Robert is a lifelong gardener and has designed and maintained gardens in Columbia County as well as serving as right-hand man for eight years at the former Loomis Creek Nursery in Claverack, NY.

In 2012 Robert was hired to launch the retail division of Pondside Nursery in Hudson NY, a new garden center specializing in standard and unusual perennials, annuals, shrubs and trees as well as select pottery, tools and garden accessories. At Pondside, Robert served as Creative Director and as the buyer for perennials, annuals and hardgoods, and wrote about plants and gardening for the nursery website/newsletter. In 2017 he resigned his position to concentrate on garden design, writing, teaching and public speaking, although he remains associated with Pondside as a consultant and designer.

Robert makes his home in Stuyvesant, NY where he maintains a two acre “laboratory” garden that includes shrub borders, a sunny terraced xeric garden, a shady wooded streamside area, a moist meadow, a kitchen garden and a small flock of chickens.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 28, 2020 / 4pm – 5pm


Purchase online at SpencertownAcademy.networkforgood.com

Phone: (518) 392-3693


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Gonzales-Torres’ “Untitled” Fortune Cookie Corner – Exhibition at Hudson Hall

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Hudson Hall is one of several hundred places around the world featuring a live, global installation of Untitled (Fortune Cookie Corner) by the famed artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996). The work has been lent by an anonymous private collector and coincides with Hudson Hall’s reopening to the public.

Exhibition curator Andrea Rosen, the New York gallerist, invited 1,000 individuals around the world to manifest the Gonzalez-Torres work in a place of their choosing as part of one total site. Lawyer and part-time Germantown resident John Sare was one of the 1,000 individuals selected to manifest the work, and he selected Hudson Hall for the installation. Created in 1990, the installation is described as “Fortune cookies, endless supply,” with the dimensions of each installation dependant on each site. The core tenets of the work include the principle that individuals must be permitted to choose to take fortune cookies from the work. Although the original supply of approximately 800 fortune cookies will not be replenished, the work will remain in place through July 5 even if the supply of fortune cookies is exhausted.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres was born in Guáimaro, Cuba on November 26, 1957. He referred to himself as American. He lived and worked in New York City between 1979 and 1995. Gonzalez-Torres died in Miami on January 6, 1996 from AIDS-related causes.


DATE/TIME: Friday, June 26 through July 5, 2020

Fridays, 1 – 5pm; Saturday & Sundays, 1 – 4pm (Timed entry on the hour. Reservation only, 10 reservations max/hour).

*This work can be viewed by making a reservation to Rodney Greenblat: Something to Look Forward to.

LOCATION: Hudson Hall
327 Warren Street
Hudson, NY 12534

MORE: Please note: In keeping with New York State guidelines to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, visitors to Hudson Hall must comply with safety protocols, such as social distancing and wearing a mask. Hudson Hall reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone who does not comply with these guidelines or make reservations in advance.


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Opening Reception for Earth People Exhibit at Hudson Hall, Mar 12



Hudson Hall is hosting an Opening Reception for the new art exhibit, ‘Earth People’, on Thursday, March 12th. Earth People, is an exhibit of paintings by artists with disabilities in partnership with Community Access to the Arts (CATA) and Coarc.

EARTH PEOPLE highlights an extraordinary selection of work created by artists using an adaptive painting technique called Artistic Realization Technologies (A.R.T.). Through the use of laser pointers and intensive collaboration with a trained assistant who acts as the artist’s hands, this technique gives full artistic control to individuals with significant physical disabilities and expands the range of expressive possibilities for artists of all abilities.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, March 12, 2020 / 12pm – 1pm
Exhibit on display March 12 through April 5

COST: Free & Open to the public

LOCATION: Hudson Hall
327 Warren Street
Hudson, NY 12534




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Art Show, ‘Animals A-Z’ at Columbia Greene Community College’s Kaaterskill Gallery, Feb 4


Opening Reception for the latest art show, “Animals A-Z” at Columbia Greene Community College’s Kaaterskill Gallery on Tuesday, February 4th.

Animals A-Z will be a month long Art Show Fundraiser Auction to benefit the residents of Chatham Animal Haven. The show will feature local artists as well as artists from across the US and France.

The opening reception gives the public a chance to meet many of the artists. Opening bids will be accepted during the reception then bidding will move online during the whole month. Light refreshments will be served.

DATE/TIME: Reception – Tuesday, February 4, 2020 / 5pm – 7pm

Art on display until February 28th. Gallery Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8am – 9 pm; Friday, 8am – 5pm; Saturday, 9am – 5pm. Closed Sundays.

LOCATION: Kaaterskill Gallery at Columbia-Greene Community College
4400 Route 23
Hudson, NY 12534



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Claverack Library Art Exhibition Opening of Still Lifes by Nancy Hagin, Jan 18


The Claverack Free Library announces the opening of an exhibition of still lifes by painter Nancy Hagin, a nationally known artist who lives locally and in New York City.

This is the second show in the library’s new Marilyn and Bob Laurie Foundation gallery space. Ms Hagin will be present at the opening this Saturday to discuss her work, so bring your questions and stay for refreshments.

Screen Shot 2020-01-12 at 9.00.00 PMNancy Hagin is a contemporary realist painter. Working in acrylic and watercolor, she is known for her lush hues, exploration of color symmetries and opulent patterns. Hagin received a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and a MFA from Yale University. She has served as an instructor at the Maryland Institute of Art, Fashion Institute of Technology, Pratt Institute, Cooper Union and SUNY/Purchase in New York, and worked as a visiting artist/guest lecturer at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Hagin has been honored with a Fulbright Grant, two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and awards from the National Academy of Design and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her work has been shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Mass.; Brandeis University, and the Art in Embassies Program of the U.S. State Department among others. She showed for many years at the Alpha Gallery in Boston and the Fischbach Gallery in New York City. Since 1983, she has maintained a house and studio in Glenco Mills.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, January 18, 2020 / 4pm

LOCATION: Claverack Free Library
629 State Route 23B
Claverack, NY 12513



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