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Albany Events for April 25, 2014 - May 10, 2014 : Visual Arts

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When: Today | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sorelle Gallery Presents: "Heart of Art" on April 25th featuring Eden Compton and Ragellah Rourke. These two women deliver dynamic talent with distinctive diversity. They have both become widely recognized and collected since joining Sorelle Gallery. The artist reception is April 25th from 5-8pm and "Heart of Art" will remain on display until May 8th.
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Troy Music Academy, 9 3rd St, Troy, NY 12180-next to Spill'n the Beans Coffee House
Cost: $35 pp
Relax, create art, drink wine, and have fun! Bring your friends and bring your wine! (BYOB) With step-by-step instruction, you will leave with your own creation and memories to share! No art experience necessary. Register for this event using the group classes and events calendar at the Troy Music Academy website.
When: Today | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Kokopellis, 124 4th St., Troy NY
Cost: $5
Comedy show with headliner Dan Frigolette (Artie Lange Show, Hoboken Comedy Fest Founder) with comedians Lauren Turczak, Jeff Crawford & Brandon Sager, and with hosts Jaye McBride and Ethan Ullman (as heard on the Howard Stern Show). Doors open 7:00 pm, show starts 7:30 pm. 18+, 21+ to drink. Must have ID!
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/568/Spring-Night-in-Paris
Cost: $38
BONJOUR! Tonight we are painting SPRING NIGHT IN PARIS and you should totally be there! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats and paint this funky, fabulous version of the Eiffel Tower!
When: Today until Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Cost: $5 for Arts Center Members, or with a postcard $6 at the door
Join us for the second annual Arts Center Fine Arts and Crafts Festival on April 25th and 26th. The event will showcase juried original works in pottery, metal, glass, paper, and fiber, created by the region's top artists and craftspeople.This two-day indoor show is located in and all proceeds benefit The Arts Center of the Capital Region.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: The Troy Music Academy 9 Third St,Troy, NY
Cost: $20
This painting project will be a guided process, all artist will leave with a finished masterpiece. This project will be great for kids 4-100 years old. Drop the kids off and go to the Farmers Market, or stay with them and watch the magic happen. Please call to register, I have to make sure I get enough birdhouses, thank you
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Hudson Valley Community College
Cost: $29
Explore Gone With the Wind's intriguing history, including the writing and publishing of Margaret Mitchell's novel, the Hollywood frenzy of transforming the book into film, the endless months of trouble and behind-the-scenes turmoil that almost doomed Gone With the Wind to not being made at all, the Atlanta premiere, the Academy Awards, and the film's 75th anniversary in 2014. Course fee is $29. To register, call (518) 629-7339.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/569/Sunflower-Bouquet
Cost: $38
It's time for some springtime flowers! We're painting SUNFLOWER BOUQUET tonight. Will you be there? Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats and come paint, sip, and party your way to a masterpiece, painted by YOU!
When: Sun, Apr 27, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/570/Spring-Florals
Cost: $25
It's SUNDAY FUNDAY and we're painting gorgeous SPRING FLORALS! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats and we'll paint, sip, and party our way to fabulous florals that will look SO GOOD hanging in your living room! Or in your mother-in-law's house!
When: Wed, Apr 30, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Ave., Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
As the United States continues to build a wall between itself and Mexico, Which Way Home shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers with enormous courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the United States. ACADEMY AWARD® Nominee 2010 Best Documentary Feature
When: Wed, Apr 30, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Where: 9 Third Street, Troy, NY 12180 (at Troy Music Academy)
Cost: Contact for details!
Beyond Auto! This is a introduction to photography. Shannon will show you how to get the most out of your digital camera. Learn the basics of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO. If your goal is to take better photos this is the course for you. All ages welcome. Lets have fun learning what those buttons can do. Laptop recommended!
When: Wed, Apr 30, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/571/Paint-Your-Wine-Glass
Cost: $50
Calling all wine lovers!!! It's time to PAINT YOUR OWN WINE GLASSES! Includes 2 wine glasses per seat! Dishwasher Safe! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats and paint some vessels for your favorite beverage!!!
When: Thu, May 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Spectrum Theater 290 Delaware Ave. Albany, NY 12209
Cost: $25.00
"On the Street" - Albany native and award winning film director, John Spellos, donates screening and Q&A for the documentary film, "On the Street" at Spectrum Movie Theatre to benefit Grassroot Givers, a local Albany 501(c)(3). "On the Street" reflects the work of well known, New York City based photographer, Amy Arbus, who photographed people on the streets of NYC in the 1980's, for the Village Voice.
When: Thu, May 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Paint and Sip LATHAM | Route 9, Newton Plaza Latham, NY 12110
Cost: $38
It's time to paint some May flowers! Let's start with the fabulous HYDRANGEA!!! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats and come paint, sip, and party with us. It's FLOWER PAINTIN' SEASON!
When: Fri, May 2, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Paint and Sip LATHAM | Route 9, Newton Plaza Latham, NY 12110
Cost: $38
Tonight we're painting the gorgeous and glorious WATERFALL! Will you be there painting, sipping, and partying with us? Join us and paint your own masterpiece with a little help from us (and wine)! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats!
When: Sat, May 3, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Paint and Sip LATHAM | Route 9, Newton Plaza Latham, NY 12110
Cost: $38
We're painting HAPPY HOUR tonight and we'll be painting, sipping, and partying! Because seriously, shouldn't EVERY hour be happy hour? Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats and come paint, sip and party with us!
When: Sun, May 4, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Paint and Sip LATHAM | Route 9, Newton Plaza Latham, NY 12110
Cost: $25
It's SUNDAY FUNDAY and we're painting ELSA'S CASTLE! We love that gorgeous icy castle and can't wait to paint it with you! Will you be there? Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats!
When: Tue, May 6, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Ave., Albany, NY
Cost: $8
From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls' remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice.
When: Fri, May 9, 2014 | 9:45 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center
Cost: $89 prepaid reservation required.
Join us for a day trip to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. We'll tour on our own, enjoy a pre-ordered bag lunch, hear a lecture by the museum's Curator of Education, Tom Daly: NORMAN ROCKWELL- HUMOROUS TALES AND LITTLE KNOWN FACTS. Depart from and return to the Albany JCC, 340 Whitehall Road.
When: Sat, May 10, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: The intersection of Central Avenue and Lexington Avenue in Albany. Contestant check-in is located at Equinox, 95 Central Avenue in Albany
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Central Avenue Business Improvement District and Equinox, Inc. have partnered with the City of Albany and the Lexington Avenue Partnership to present Drawing Up Central, a sidewalk chalk art contest. This community-wide event, which is part of this year's annual Tulip Festival, will feature artists from all over the region, competing for cash and prizes in a sidewalk chalk art contest to support our urban neighborhood.
When: Today until Sun, Feb 1, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: MASS MoCA
Cost: FREE for members / $7 not-yet-members
Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty On view beginning March 8, 2014. Whistler's Peacock Room reimagined - drawing parallels between the excesses of the Gilded Age and current economic conditions, the artist reimagines James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room as a fantastic ruin
When: Today until Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center
Cost: Free
An exhibit of recent works that represent the artist's exercises in form and medium over the past four years. Mr. Quandt is known in the Capital District for his long association with the New York State Theatre Institute.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Historic St. Agnes Cemetery
Cost: $10 entry fee
Historic St. Agnes Cemetery is sponsoring a new contest! Nature in the Abstract Art Painting Contest - open to the public. Entries must have a subject matter based on things found in nature. Full Rules and Registration form found on CapitalDistrictCemeteries.org click on News and Events tab.
When: Today until Sat, May 3, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Omi International Arts Center
Cost: Tuition is $240 for all 6 Saturday classes.
Ye gods! Over the course of six two-hour-long sessions, we will develop an introductory knowledge of art-creation and architecture in Southern Europe circa 1000-400 BCE. Throughout the program, the writing of art history will be explored and questioned. Works will be discussed in their historical contexts, and the development of different formal approaches to representing the human body, concepts of divinity, and the spaces that each inhabits will be examined.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 1:00 PM
Where: Historic St Agnes Cemetery
Cost: FREE
Abstract Expressionism, the first major American avant-garde movement, emerged in New York in the 1940s. As the name suggests, artists associated with this movement produced works that are abstract but express the artist's state of mind. In celebration of New York State's contribution to the Western art world post WWII, we invite you to enter your original abstract painting in the contest. How do you view the natural world? Show us in paint! To view contest rules and to register, please go to our website at CapitalDistrictCemeteries.org and download from the News and Events tab, email KellyAnn.Grimaldi@rcda.org or call Kelly at 518-463-0134 to request rules and registration form. All entries must be received by August 15, 2015. Cash prizes will be awarded. See rules for details.
When: Today until Sun, Feb 1, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: MASS MoCA
Cost: FREE for members / $7 not-yet-members
Photochemical film is quickly drifting into obsolescence as the motion picture industry transitions to digital media and fewer and fewer manufacturers and labs produce and print film. Yet many visual artists who create work for gallery and museum settings remain among the devoted users of 16 mm and 35 mm film formats.
When: Today until Sun, May 11, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Rochester Contemporary Art Center
Cost: $1 / free for members
The Outlaw Printmakers is a diverse group of accomplished working artists and artist/teachers from across the US. The artists' styles differ, however all are dedicated to fine printmaking using contemporary, social/political, and sometimes edgy imagery.
When: Today until Wed, Apr 30, 2014
Where: Spectrum Theatre Art Gallery 290 Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY 12209
Shallow Box Collage pieces by George Guarino. Continuing with my triptych division of space, the parts of conciousness come together as a whole. That whole being a mind, a being, and a friend. This time I'm using space defined by a shallow box containing the parts that become a whole. As you focus on the solution you may find yourself inside for awhile.
When: Today until Wed, Apr 30, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Spectrum Theatre 290 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209
Cost: free
Art Exhibit - Shallow Box Collage pieces by George Guarino "When Parts Become Whole.. it's agreeno" exploring consciousness and focused attention
When: Today until Thu, May 8, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Sorelle Gallery, 1475 Western Avenue, Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany NY 12203
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sorelle Gallery, the area's premier art gallery, proudly presents "The Heart of Art" featuring new work by Eden Compton and Ragellah Rourke. Guests are invited to the Artists' Reception taking place on Friday evening, April 25, 2014 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

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