Boscobel House & Gardens presents The Hudson River Portfolio

Sep 24, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in America's natural beauty among her citizens. Note: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14 (house, grounds, and exhibit) $11/$5/free (grounds and exhibit only)

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New York State Museum presents Focus on Nature XIII

Sep 24, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Boscobel presents Current 2014

Sep 24, 2014 - Oct 17, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

An outdoor sculpture exhibit organized in conjunction with the Garrison Art Center, showcases the work of two prominent local artists, Grace Knowlton and Gil Hawkins. Constructed of wire mesh, ceramic, and concrete, Knowlton’s solid spherical structures act as a counterpoint to Hawkin’s dynamic totems. Note: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14 (house and grounds); $11, $5...

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Olana State Historic Site presents All the Raj

Sep 24, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between Church and Lockwood de Forest, a fellow artist and distant relation of the Hudson River School master who studied with him as a young man in the 1870s. De Forest went on to become a sought-after...

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This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about the consortium and documentary photographs and personal artists' quotes from its nearly 40 member sites, including an image of Frederic Church and his son on a camel in Beirut (1868), the trip which...

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Storm King Art Center presents Zhang Huan

Sep 24, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014 @ 10:00 

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show is Zhang’s Three Legged Buddha, which is nearly 30 feet high and weighs more than 12 tons. 

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This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s Persian-style home. De Forest studied with Church in the 1870s, and was a sought-after interior designer. 

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This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit currently on view, highlights the museum’s impressive array of contemporary paintings and sculptures. Compact in size but expansive in their vision and detail, these works represent the latest output...

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