Bard SummerScape & Bard Music Festival

Jul 22, 2014 - Aug 17, 2014

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These two fests are joined at the hip. SummerScape presents seven weeks of music, theater, film, and cabaret performances, many of which tie directly into the theme of the Music Festival — which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year by lauding 19th-century Austrian composer Franz Schubert. What’s new: For the first time in a century, Carl Maria von Weber’s opera...

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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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Hudson Opera House presents Found Poetry Workshop

Jul 23, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

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Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, July 23, 24, 25  For ages 9-13 Join teacher and poet Audrey Gilbert in using all of your senses to discover your own literary talents in this fanciful and dynamic workshop that takes the technique of “found poetry” to the next level. Through encounters with written, spoken, visual and body language, participants will use “found”...

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Master Cole was already an established artist when a young Frederic Church came to study with him at his Catskill home. This show examines the close relationship between these two icons of the Hudson River School, and includes landscapes painted by Church during his stay. 

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Storm King Art Center presents Zhang Huan

Jul 23, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014 @ 10:00 

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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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In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student became fast friends — and Church began to fully develop his unique style of landscape painting. Thomas Cole & Frederic Church: Master Mentor Master, this season’s exhibit at the Thomas...

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Dorsky Museum of Art presents Worlds of Wonder Curated

Jul 23, 2014 - Nov 9, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

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Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos, collages, installations — address the question of how artists weave together disparate elements in a single piece.

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