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Bradford Graves (1939-1998) left a legacy of great limestone sculpture. More than 150 pieces are on view. The Limestone Cowboy, from Texas, loved the topography and geology of his home state and the south west. He is truly an American artist. The perfect place to maintain social distancing. Schedule your alone time here among the limestone sculptures. 845 230 - 0521 www.bradfordgraves.comFind out more »
Carrie Haddad Gallery is pleased to present ‘Natural Worlds’, a group exhibit featuring new mixed media by local artists Jeri Eisenberg, Louise Laplante, Allyson Levy, and Lori Van Houten. In recent months, nature has provided priceless solace for many of us. Its power to relieve stress, energize, and aspire moments of awe has helped many get through this difficult time. The artists in this exhibit have distilled those simple joys in new series of painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture. ‘Natural…Find out more »
The Rye Arts Center has moved its award-winning classes online! Classes include painting, drawing, coding, animation, sewing, model-making, ceramics, engineering, game design, Manga, music, theater, and more. Classes run Monday - Friday. Students can repeat classes week after week to build upon the skills they learn. Class sizes are small allowing instructors to adapt to the needs of each individual student. The week-by-week model is perfect for families who need a little flexibility as they adapt to changing summer plans.…Find out more »
Virtual Creative Writing Rockland Center for the Arts 4 sessions: Thursdays July 9-30 4:00-6:00pm Instructor: Sally Lipton Derringer Fee: $150 In this 4-week class devoted to poetry, fiction and memoir writing, students of all experience levels will have the opportunity to read and discuss their writing and receive valuable critiques from the instructor as well as other students. Please bring one page of your double-spaced, 12-point prose or single-spaced poetry to each class. Be prepared to read it aloud in…Find out more »
Chinese Brush Painting (all levels) Rockland Center for the Arts 4 sessions: Wednesdays, 1:00-2:30pm July 15 - August 5 Instructor: Jane Chang, Fee: $150 Originating in 8th century, Chinese Brush Painting is one of the most renowned approaches to painting. It unifies what were considered the highest forms of creativity in China: painting, poetry, and calligraphy. Known as the “Three Perfections,” the painting style combines these disciplines to depict nature as a stylized extension of the emotional world of the…Find out more »
Please join us for Third Thursdays, a new series of art and cultural events in the historic Beatrix Farrand Garden. At 6pm join local CIA professor Chef Joe DePaola for a local foods demo featuring organically grown ingredients from the FDR Home Garden. At 7pm get ready to swing with retro French band Les Chauds Lapins. Bring a blanket and a picnic for a memorable summer night in the garden!Find out more »
Zoom into Contemporary Quilt artist Paula Kovarik’s studio this July Cost: $10 per visit July 21, 3:00pm Join Rockland Center for the Arts on July 21st, at 3:00pm with Contemporary Quilt Artist Paula Kovarik. Kovarik makes art with thread and fabric, stitching as an extension of her thoughts through her hands. Her quilts reach deep into the collective unconscious and unifies it through a thread that is the notion of life. She has been profiled in numerous publications including: American…Find out more »
Zoom into Surreal artist Charlotte Schulz’s studio this August Cost: $10 per visit August 4th, 3:00pm Join Rockland Center for the Arts on August 4th, at 3:00pm with Surreal artist Charlotte Schulz for a private tour of her studio. Schulz creates large-scale charcoal drawings where personal sensibilities tangle with larger collective experiences such as natural disaster, social upheaval, and fears about global warming. They are composed of small discrete images ranging over expansive spaces weaving together narratively. Assembling torn section…Find out more »
Join the Woodstock School of Art for a drawing demonstration with a costumed model, instructed by Les Castellanos. Mr. Castellanos is a traditional painter, and an art educator in the Hudson Valley. He has served as a guest instructor at The School for the Visual Arts and was also part of an arts program for children at P.S. 22 funded in part by the New York Academy of Figurative Art. This is sure to be a fun and educational event!Find out more »
Please join us for Third Thursdays, a new FREE series of art and cultural performances in the Beatrix Farrand Garden. At 5pm Rhinebeck's own Betsy Jacaruso teaches a watercolor workshop in a garden full of blooming flower inspiration! Then at 6pm sit back for a relaxing live concert with Vassar College associate professor Yenne Lee on classical guitar. It'll be a late summer night in the garden you won't want to miss!Find out more »