Through Aug. 6: Summer Exhibit Artists Mark Beard and Corrine Robbins will be displaying their works along with paper pieces by gallery artists. Daily 11 a.m.–5 p.m. • Carrie Haddad Gallery, 622 Warren St, Hudson, 518.828.1915;

Through Aug. 6: Chaos Theory An exhibition of oil pastels by Mercedes Helnwein, focusing on suburban American adolescence and family life. Helnwein replicates, in oil pastel, characters posed in living room sets — laying bare the angst and tension with which family rituals are often fraught. Wed.–Sun. 12–5 p.m., $7 adults, $5 seniors, $2 students, 16 yrs and under are free. • Edward Hopper House, 82 N. Broadway, Nyack, 845.358.0774;

Through Sept. 3: 2017 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region Highlights the work of the best visual artists in the region. This 81st annual juried exhibition pays tribute to the many talented artists working within a 100-mile radius of the Capital District. • Albany Institute, 125 Washington Ave, Albany, 518.463.4478;

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Through Nov. 5: Overlook Exhibition In this exhibition, artist Teresita Fernández examines Frederic Church and his contemporaries’ response to the cultures and landscapes they experienced during their 19th-century Latin American travels. Tues.–Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $12 adults, $10 seniors and students, children under 12 free. • Olana State Historic Site, 5720 Route 9G, Hudson, 518.828.0135;

Through Aug. 30: Summer Exhibits Several beautiful shows will be on display this summer at the gallery, such as: Between I & Thou, which includes artists from many different areas of the globe exploring interconnections between the personal, cultural, religious, and national; Liquid Memory by Jinsu Han, a two-part installation that incorporates items of memory sourced from the community with robotic sculptures; and I’s Closed, I’s Opened by Mark Berghashis, which is a series of head-and-shoulder photographic diptychs, each one accompanied by a Haiku-like poem. • Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Arts, 1701 Main St, Peekskill, 914.788.0100;


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Summer of Love It’s been almost 50 years since the summer of “Flower Power” was celebrated at Woodstock. Come and see an exhibition of contemporary artwork demonstrating the spirit of Freedom, Peace, Love, and Flower Power by artists Gabe Brown, Mary Judge, David Konigsberg, and Melanie Parke. Opening reception: July 13, 5:30–8 p.m. On view July 13 to Sept. 1. Gallery open Tues.–Sat. 10–5:30 p.m. Kenise Barnes Fine Art, 1947 Palmer Ave, Larchmont, 914.834.8077;

Oil Painting of Mrs. David Pryme Portrait by James VanDyke, Courtesy of the Albany Institute of History & Art

The Fashionable Portrait (above) brings together a selection of paintings from the Albany Institute of History & Art’s collection to provide a look at 19th-century fashion as depicted in the work of portrait painters. Over the centuries, portraits have offered interesting illustrations of the fashions and social customs of their times. Opens July 15. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Wed–Sat, 12–5 p.m. Sun., $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 children 6–12 yrs., under 6 yrs. free. Albany Institute of History & Art, 125 Washington Ave, Albany, 518.463.4478;

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