Through Apr. 15: Abstract-Minded: Works by Six Contemporary African Artists The artists, all natives of Africa, produce work thematically or conceptually connected to their homeland as a way of opening communication in abstract forms. Their rich traditional use of textile design, and other decorative practices from the continent, speaks volumes about their culture. Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr, New Paltz, 845.257.3844;

Through Jul. 15: Marking Time: Andy Warhol’s Vision of Celebrations, Commemorations, and Anniversaries Andy Warhol took notice of various social practices to mark occasions such as births, deaths, and celebrations representing them in his photography. This exhibit explores his insights into these social and personal significances. Wed.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr, New Paltz, 845.257.3844;

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Through Apr. 22: Peculiar Rarities Exhibit Artists present their works in an array of color, geometric shapes, and thought-provoking images using a variety of objects such as Play-Doh, linen, ink, paper, string, and cardboard, creating a unique perspective of their peculiar visions. Carrie Haddad Gallery, 622 Warren St, Hudson, 518.828.1915;

Through May 13: Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial A large-scale exhibi-tion celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage addresses the significance of women’s right to vote and the feminist movement, covering the era from the 1848 Seneca Falls Conven-tion through the early 21st century. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. New York State Museum, 222 Madison Ave, Albany, 518.474.5877; 

Through May 20: Art Exhibit: Up Close Artist Nick Zungoli has created a unique perspective of black-and-white square photographs that are bold and graphic. Fri.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The Exposures Gallery, 1358 Kings Highway, Chester, 845.469.9382;

Through May 25: The Tipping Point: Artists Address Climate Change, Aqueous Remains, and Quotidian Metamorphosis Several artists explore the relationship between nature and humanity affecting climate change revealing the ugly truth of damage and transmutation. A panel discussion to follow on May 12, 7 p.m. Regular hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 1-4 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m. Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 S. Greenbush Rd, West Nyack, 845.358.0877;

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