Bike Tour 10/1, Artist Highlights, and more!

Ecosystems Artist Highlights Below! Ecosystems will be onview from October 11 – November 12, 2022, and features the work of 6 regional artists: Jay Lalonde, Stephen Mallon, Maeve McCool, Charlotte Schulz, Kathleen Vance, and Carolyn Watson. An Artists’ Reception will be held on Friday, October 14, 2022, from 5 – 8 p.m.Ecosystems is free and open to the…

Now on View in the Mandeville Gallery: “Recent Acquisitions: Union College Permanent Collection”

CURRENT EXHIBITION:Recent Acquisitions: Union College Permanent Collection September 1, 2022 – June 12, 2023 The artworks in this exhibition were thoughtfully considered and purchased for inclusion in Union College’s Permanent Collection over the past decade. Our collection development has focused on acquiring modern and contemporary works of art that can be integrated within established academic curricula to…

New Murals, Upcoming Exhibition, -scapes, and MORE!

New and Completed Capital Walls Mural in Schenectady, NY!  It’s finished!! Here’s “Imagine”, the newest @capitalwalls mural in Schenectady. It was created by Schenectady-based local artists Dha’Sean “Skillz” Serrano & Oscar Bográn! Words from the artists:“Throughout my years as a local resident, I encountered many teachers from various areas of teachings who all encouraged one common message……

What’s New at the Arts Center

Crafty Hour is back for Fall!  Stop over after work for our “Crafty Hour” and explore different artistic media with your friends, or make some new ones in this fun art series! These 2-hour social workshops include time to relax with a glass of wine or beer before diving into your art. Leave our sessions with some…

Join us! Artist Walkthrough and Reception: Sept 16, 4:30-7:00pm

Artist Walkthrough and ReceptionFriday, September 16, 2022, 4:30 – 7pm Artist Walkthrough with Sara Magenheimer4:30 – 5:30pmJoin us for an informal artist-led walkthrough of Sara Magenheimer: Dailies. Artists’ Reception5:30 – 7:00pmFollowing the walkthrough there will be an artists’ reception to celebrate the University Art Museum’s current exhibitions: Sara Magenheimer: Dailies and Chryssa: Gates to Times…

IT’S BACK! Pop-Up Beer Garden Returns This Fall

Returning this Septemberto Albany AND Troy! Our festive neighborhood gathering. Each week will feature a new musical guest, local craft brewers, food trucks, and lawn games. Come have a beer, chat with friends, and see the exhibition on view through Oct. 29th. 3 Friday Nights, 6-9pm Sept. 16 + Sept. 23 – ALBANY Outdoor Patio at…

TWO fab exhibitions – Both Opening Sept. 6th

Opalka’s Fall Season Kicks Offwith Two Great Exhibitions! EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW Sept. 6 to Oct. 29, 2022 Presenting the Screenprint Biennial, organized by printmaker and biennial founder Nathan Meltz. The Screenprint Biennial showcases artists who employ adventurous, relevant and passionate takes on the screenprinted medium. Concurrently, we are excited to present Graphic Liberation!, an interactive print workshop and exhibition…

Upcoming Alternative Process Workshop

Upcoming Events There are only two spots left for the upcoming workshop LEARN HOW TO MAKE TINTYPES! with Judit German-Heins. Register now to participate in this 2½-day intensive workshop dedicated to a unique alternative process that dates back to the 1800s. LEARN HOW TO MAKE TINTYPES! Judit German-Heins September 9 – 11, 2022 Calling all lovers of…

Come party with us

COME PARTY WITH US! 20th Anniversary Celebration Party FRI, Oct. 21, 6pm Opalka Gallery, Russell Sage College 140 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208 We’ll be rolling out the red carpet and celebrating  Chet & Karen Opalka and their founding and ongoing support for Opalka Gallery and their vision for a thriving, COLLABORATIVE regional arts community. …