Tag: Ghent NY

Open Figure Drawing for Adults at Art Omi, Starting December 5

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Art Omi invites artists of all skill levels to meet in the Newmark Gallery on Thursday evenings to sketch, draw, and render from a live male or female nude model. Each two-hour sessions is self-guided and intended to provide time and space for members of our local community to share in the exploration of this traditional art practice. Omi will supply drawing boards, paper, and basic drawing pencils. Participants are encouraged to bring preferred tools and materials.

DATE/TIME:
Thursdays, December 5 – January 16, 2019 / 5pm – 9pm

Model Schedule:

Dec 5 – female model
Dec 12 – male model
Dec 19 – male model
[Dec 26 – group does not meet]
[Jan 2 – group does not meet]
Jan 9 – male model
Jan 16 – male model

ADMISSION:
$8 per class. Drop-in (pay at the door)
Open to artists of all skill levels ages 16 +

LOCATION:
Omi International Arts Center – Newmark Gallery
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY 12075

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Art School of Columbia County Classes for November

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Art School of Columbia County has several classes in November that will appeal to a range of people.

Screen Shot 2019-11-03 at 8.18.16 PM.pngTRAVEL SKETCHING IN WATERCOLOR with Jean Mackay on Saturday, November 9, 9am to 1pm. Bring home the memories of your travel with more than photographs. Learn tips, techniques, and layout ideas for sketching on the go and capturing your experiences in watercolor.

All levels. $50.

 

Screen Shot 2019-11-03 at 8.30.05 PM.pngSHADES OF GREY with Maj Kalfus on Wednesday, November 13, 10 am to 1 pm. Explore what you can do with chiaroscuro – the use of strong contrasts between light and dark – in this class with Maj. Contrast can give a sense of volume and also affect the composition of a picture. Learn to be more intentional with this technique.

All levels. $50.

 

 

Screen Shot 2019-11-03 at 8.32.49 PM.pngABSTRACT LANDSCAPE PAINTING with Tim Ebneth on Thursdays, November 7, 14, and 21, from 11 am to 2 pm. this class explores the abstraction of representational landscape images. The class will work with acrylic painting and learn various paint techniques, set up a palette, image transfer and examination of shapes, textures and color.

All levels, but some painting experience is helpful. $150.

 

Screen Shot 2019-11-03 at 8.35.08 PM.pngMORE COLLAGE! with Tim Ebneth on Wednesdays, November 13, and 20, from 2 to 4 pm. An ongoing dialouge with the collage using photographs, fabric, papers, found objects and ephemera. Mixed media like acrylic paint, graphite, watercolor and gouache.
The class is open to those with some collage experience. $120

DATE/TIME:
November 2019

LOCATION:
Art School of Columbia County
1198 Route 21C
Ghent, NY 12075

ADMISSION:
To register and pay, visit artschoolofcolumbiacounty.org/classes-workshops/

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Trick or Treat in the Park at Art Omi, Oct 26

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Join Art Omi for a free afternoon of Halloween fun on Saturday, October 26. Come in costume and enjoy cider, hayrides, crafting, and—of course—candy! Omi will provide art-making, and a candy hunt amongst the sculptures. Come in your favorite costume, craft your own treat bag, and enjoy cider, popcorn and fresh apples in the park.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, October 26, 2019 / 1 – 4pm

COST:
Free

LOCATION:
Omi International Arts Center – Sculpture & Architecture Park
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY 12075

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Writers Reading + BBQ at Art Omi, Sep 28

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Come hear writing from the Art Omi writers-in-residence. Distinguished writers from around the globe will share new and in-progress writing produced during their residence at Art Omi. Hear an uncommon variety of writing—provocative, funny, innovative, and surprising literary voices from a range of traditions, all in one place. Stay afterwards for BBQ and conversation.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, September 28, 2019 / 5 – 7pm

LOCATION:
Omi International Arts Center – Benenson Center
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY 12075

ADMISSION:
Free and Open to the public

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instagram.com/art_omi

 

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Route 66 Bridge to Re-Opens Today!

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State and Local Officials to Reopen Route 66 Bridge in Time for Columbia County Fair.

State and local officials are scheduled to cut the ribbon to commemorate the official reopening of the Route 66 Bridge over Kline Kill Creek in Ghent, today.  Completion of the project was accomplished ahead of schedule to ensure the bridge was ready for the start of the Columbia County Fair, which attracts thousands of visitors each year and runs from August 28 through Labor Day.

Scheduled to attend the ceremony are Assemblymember Didi Barrett, Ghent Town Supervisor Michael Benvenuto, Chatham Deputy Mayor Peter Minahan, Columbia County Fair Manager Angelo Nero, Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez, and Department of Agriculture and Markets Deputy Commissioner David Valesky.

DATE/TIME: Friday, August 23, 2019 / 10:30am

LOCATION:
Route 66 Bridge over Kline Kill Creek
Ghent, NY

Parking for Ribbon Cutting: 2361 Route 66, Ghent, NY

 

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