The CLark

TRAVELS ON PAPER NOVEMBER 16, 2019–FEBRUARY 9, 2020 Before the era of mass tourism and Instagrammable vacations, the opportunity to visit renowned sites and experience exotic locales was limited to a privileged few. Most people had to settle instead for vicarious armchair travel. As the appetite for travel images grew, an increasing tide of foreign views—often…

New Exhibitions at The Art Center Of The Capital Region

MAIN GALLERY EXHIBITIONS HUELITIC CODE:Language Through a Prismartwork by Michelle Bowen Nov. 19th – Feb. 2, 2020Artist Reception: Fri., Nov. 22, 6pmArtist Talk: Thurs.,Dec. 12th 6:30 pm  By transforming each letter of the English alphabet to color, Michelle Bowen’s Huelitic Code shatters the common notion that language is fundamental and fixed. In this exhibition, Bowen…

The Clark

JOIN US! BOOK TALK/GRAPHIC CONTENT THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 10:30 AMThis three-part series looks at books and periodicals made by modern and contemporary artists. The series will consider how artists have used typography and the book form to advance their aesthetic and political programs. These hands-on sessions, using books drawn from the Clark library’s extensive collections, are…

November Performing Arts at The Clark: DON’T MISS THESE PERFORMANCES!

THE MET LIVE IN HD:MADAMA BUTTERFLY SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 12:55 PMAnthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging adds to the drama of this beloved classic opera, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast that also includes tenor Piero Pretti as Pinkerton, baritone Paulo…

The Clark Exhibition

CLAUDE & FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE: NATURE TRANSFORMED MAY 9–NOVEMBER 1, 2020The first U.S. museum exhibition of Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne’s work in more than 40 years brings their imaginative and powerful sculptures to the Clark. Nature Transformed reveals the artistic imagination, impressive command of technique, and enduring visual appeal of this husband and wife team, who often exhibited…

Exhibitions @ Opalka

In-faux-structure Reception Friday, September 6, 6-9pm The fall exhibition is a collaborative group show. Come be challenged to think differently about the world that surrounds you and who gets omitted in its design and construction. Reception will feature a live screenprinting event with exhibition artist Rebekah Tolley. Come for the art, stay for the beer…

Pop-Up Beer Garden @ Opalka Gallery

FRIDAY NIGHTS6:00 – 9:00pmSep 6 – Oct 4 Sep 6: Art Opening* & Jazz Beer pours by DruthersMusic Performance by Joe Barna’s Sketches of Influence with special guest Stacy Dillard Sep 13: Celebrating 70 Years of Sage in Albany Beer pours by Rare Form Brewing Co.Music Performance by Zan and the Winter Folk and Belle-Skinner Sep 20: Albany Neighborhood Block…

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition at University Art Museum

ALBANY, N.Y. (April 4, 2019) – The University Art Museum is pleased to announce the opening of its most recent exhibition featuring the work of the University at Albany Spring 2019 Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) candidates: Björn Bauer, Tzu-Hsun Chang, Carolyn DiFiori Hopkins, Kristin Hutton, Krista Kubacka, Charlotte La Duke, Drea LaRose, Janice Medina, Jaquelyn…