Thursday, December 14, 2017

Holiday events

Happy Hanukkah!

December 12 - December 20, 2017

Hanukkah candles gleam in the dusk. Chag sameach!

A Christmas Carol

Berkshire Theatre Group

December 13 - December 17, 2017

Ebenezer Scrooge, the infamous miser, is shown the error of his ways and reformed by four spirits. Journey back to Victorian England and experience the classic story by Charles Dickens, filled with holiday carols.

Seasons Greetings

December 12, 2017 - February 4, 2018

The annual holiday exhibit explores Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and winter through artworks and objects from the Norman Rockwell Museum Collection: Original Rockwell paintings and drawings, and illustrations by fellow artists from Golden Age through today.

Eileen Ivers Joyful Christmas

Troy Music Hall

December 14, 2017 7:30 PM

Holiday concert with Grammy awardwinner and All-Ireland Fiddle Champion who has performed with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops, Riverdance, Sting, Hall and Oates, The Chieftains, Patti Smith, Al Di Meola and more.

Annual Holiday Festival

Bennington Museum

November 24 - December 28, 2017

Regional artists respond to Nichols Goddard’s Musical Tall Case Clock, ca. 1810, one of the centerpieces of the Museum’s new Early Vermont exhibition, with collage art, paintings, woodwork, textiles, sculpture and more.

Whimsical, Wonderful Festival of Trees

November 18, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Holiday exhibit opens with more than 100 trees decorated with imagination and tales of fantasy and whimsy, strange juxtapositions and marvelous scenes, and a quizzical treasure hunt for hidden objects.

Film

The Florida Project

Images Cinema

December 8 - December 14, 2017

Six-year-old Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) and her rebellious mother Halley (Bria Vinaite) live week-to-week at “The Magic Castle,” a budget motel managed by Bobby (Willem Dafoe), whose stern exterior hides kindness and compassion.

Writers & Books

KA: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of the Year

The Bookstore

December 14, 2017 5:30 PM

John Crowley, bestselling and awardwinning novelist, reads from KA: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of the Year — the first Crow in all of history with a name of his own was born 2,000 years ago and finally gets the chance to tell his story.

Art exhibits

The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec

Clark Art Institute

November 5, 2017 - January 28, 2018

1860s to 1890s prints and drawings inclucing drawings by Claude Monet, woodcuts by Paul Gauguin, etchings by Édouard Manet, pastels by Edgar Degas and lithographs by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Impressions in full color

Clark Art Institute

October 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Permanent collection of impressionist art, Renoir, Monet, Degas, and 19th-century artists including John Singer Sargent, Winslow Homer, George Innes; paintings, furniture and decorative arts across more than five centuries …

Contemporary art in a mill palimpsest

Mass MoCA

October 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Newly opened Building 6 makes this the one of the largest contemporary art museums in the country. Around the campus: Liz Glynn, The Archaeology of Another Possible Form in the football-field-sized Building 5 …

Three-story Building 6 fronts the Hoosac River

Mass MoCA

October 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Building 6 fills vast spaces with James Turrell light installation, Gunnar Schonbeck’s colossal instruments, Louise Bourgeois marble sculpture, Laurie Anderson’s studio, audio archive and art space, Dawn DeDeaux and Lonnie Holley’s Thumbs up for the Mothership …

Cabinet of curiosities meets contemporary college life

Williams College Museum of Art

October 20, 2017 - January 31, 2018

The Presence of Absence: Medieval Art and Artifacts from Byzantine icons to 15th century paintings in a newly renovated gallery; Pink Art gathered from across the collection; Barbara Takenaga; The Anxiety of Influence: European and American Art, and more, free.

99 Cent Art Show

MCLA Gallery 51

November 30 - December 24, 2017

The annual 99 Cents Affordable Art Show celebrates the artwork of local and regional artists and may include ceramics, jewelry, paintings, prints, book arts, photography, fibers and more.

Winter Member Show

Southern Vermont Arts Center

November 11 - December 30, 2017

Landscapes, still-lifes, abstracts and portraits, through Saturday, Dec. 30. Winter landscapes also on display from the SVAC Permanent Collection including works by Luigi Lucioni, Jay Hall Connaway, Brian Sweetland, Aldro Hibbard, and Virginia Webb.

Adolf Dehn solo show

The Artist Book Foundation

October 28, 2017 - January 20, 2018 4:00 AM

An exhibit of 20 works by American artist, Adolf Dehn (1895-1968), several of which have rarely been shown: Adolf Dehn captured the golden age of Manhattan in images that reflect the spirit, pulse, and unique tonalities of the city.

Regeneration

December 2, 2017 - January 27, 2018

Sculptural and wall-based works by Jessica Drenk, on view Dec. 2 to through Jan. 27. Drenk will be at the gallery Dec. 2 to 7 to create a site-specific installation to complete the exhibition.

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi

Norman Rockwell Museum

November 11, 2017 - May 28, 2018

A retrospective exhibit of Tony DiTerlizzi’s fantasty, sci-fi, whimsical illustrations from his bestselling book series The Spiderwick Chronicles and images of fantasy creatures from fairies to trolls to goblins.

Family Exhibits

Galleries

Soul of our Soil

Chatham Bookstore

November 18, 2017 - January 21, 2018

Georgia Landman’s solo show of photography inspired by farms in Columbia County, N.Y.

Katie Bullock: Life in Velocity Gradients

outside gallery

November 4 - December 18, 2017

Outside presents a solo exhibition by artist Katie Bullock which will unfold across November, as she works on site from Nov. 4 to 5 and 18 to 19, and Dec. 2 to 3.