Pastels, Photography, Photorealism, and More… at Saratoga Arts!

Winter classes continue at Saratoga Arts! New sessions of Intermediate/Advanced Pastels, Improv Comedy, and Photorealistic Drawing begin next week. Also beginning is Advanced Photography with Thom Williams. Two full-day workshops are coming up on February 29: Painting the Winter Landscape in Watercolor (with Robert O’Brien) and Macro Photography (with Greg Cuda). Coming in March are…

Divas, Drawings, Dancers and Detectives!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 11 AM–1 PMDuring special weekend open hours, explore the Clark’s permanent collection of prints, drawings, and photographs housed in the Manton Study Center for Works on Paper. A display of art thematically related to the broadcast of The Met: Live in HD’s Agrippina will be on view. Before the show, enjoy a close look…

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at University Art Museum Thursday 3/5

Did you know that Wikipedia content is skewed by lack of female participation?You can help change that by joining the University at Albany Art Museum Edit-a-thon, a community organized event that teaches how to edit, update, and add articles on Wikipedia.  Wikipedia Edit-a-thon—Art + Feminism 2020University Art MuseumThursday, March 5, 2020, 12 – 3 p.m.Free…

UPCOMING CLASSES Gift certificates available! Inquire today!

Revise, Revise, Revise Saturday- 1 Day 2/29/20 |  10:00am- 2:00pm1 SessionInstructor: Olivia DunnLevel: BeginnerBe your own editor and curator in this crash course that’s focused on one piece and one piece only. Come with a draft of something you’re working on, any genre. The draft can be, and perhaps should be, very bad. (We’ll call it “rough.”)…

February at the Tang Teaching Museum|Skidmore College

TUESDAY, FEB. 11, 12:00 PMCurator’s Tour with Serena Hildebrandt ’20 Join Serena Hildebrandt ’20 for a tour of Between the Mountains, which she organized as the capstone project of her Carole Marchand ’57 internship . . . THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 6:00 PMWhole Grain: Adventures of a Mad Artist Whole Grain: Experiments in Film and Video series returns with two…

No more hibernating. Join us for great events.

EXHIBITIONS @ OPALKA JoAnne Carson: Rise Up and Shine!Reception FRI, Feb. 7, 6-8pmArtist’s tour: 5pm Artist’s Lecture TUE, Feb. 18, 6:30pm NOW OPEN! We are excited to present a twenty-five year survey of the work of JoAnne Carson. From her punchy, exuberant paintings to her quirky, zoomorphic sculptures and expressive drawings, Carson has established a unique…

Get On Your Knees, High Mud

High Mud Comedy Festival: Now With More Laughs High Mud Comedy just got funnier! Jacqueline Novak will perform her outrageously popular Get On Your Knees (which, Jimmy Fallon learned: is not about prayer). Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr. arrives from regular late-night appearances with a stand-up set marked by his classic charismatic crankiness. Lane Moore performs Tinder Live! (say wha??!). Warning: you might get swiped. Future favorites Marcella Arguello and Larry Owens will have you laughing in fits. And they’re…

Upcoming Mandeville Gallery Exhibition: Jane Swavely

MANDEVILLE GALLERY @ THE NOTT MEMORIAL Jane SwavelyOn view February 8 through June 14, 2020 In celebration of the 50th anniversary of women’s arrival at Union College, the Mandeville Gallery will be producing exhibitions this year that highlight the work of women artists. The upcoming exhibition features works by Jane Swavely.  Swavely studied at Boston University and the School…

ARABESQUE EVENTS

BOLSHOI BALLET IN HD: RAYMONDA SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1 PMRaymonda is a must-see of the Bolshoi, a work of living dance history showcasing the ballerina as the ultimate virtuoso. One of legendary choreographer Marius Petipa’s final works, the ballet is fully armed with beautiful court scenes, romantic corps de ballet dances, and a title role suited…

UAM Spring 2020 Public Programs

Affinities and Outliers: Highlights from the University at Albany Fine Art CollectionsVito Acconci: Under-History LessonsCharles Atlas: Here she is…v1February 4 – April 4, 2020 The University Art Museum at University at Albany is pleased to announce the public programs to accompany the exhibition  Affinities and Outliers. All programs are presented in the Museum unless otherwise…