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When: Today until Sat, Apr 19, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Discovery Hall 426 2nd Street Troy
Cost: Adults: $5.00, Teens $2.00, 12 and under FREE
This extraordinary exhibit of seashells continues to be expanded with the addition of the unique collectable shells from around the world including the Japanese Wonder Shell, Junonia, Glory of the Sea, Triseriate Auger, & Yoka Star Turban. We also have one of the largest horseshoe crabs you will ever see and shells so small they can only be seen through a microscope!
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/563/Van-Goghs-Poppies
Cost: $38
Paint your own version of a classic! Tonight we're painting VAN GOGH'S POPPIES and they're going to be bright, bold, and red! Just like the wine! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats and come paint, sip, and party with us!
When: Sun, Apr 20, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/564/Easter-Basket
Cost: $25
It's SUNDAY FUNDAY, artist people! Come paint EASTER BASKET with us and you'll go home with a masterpiece, painted by you! And it'll be totally whimsical! With bunnies! And eggs! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats and come paint, sip, and party with us!
When: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Lager House, 185 Old Loudon Rd., Latham, NY 12110
Cost: $38, plus tax and gratuity
The Lager House, Latham's best craft beer bar, is holding a wine/pint glass painting event. No experience necessary. We provide the glasses...you provide the creative touch! Price includes two glasses (wine or pint glasses), painting supplies, and appetizers. Additional food and drinks from the dining and bar menus available for purchase. Event price includes membership into The Lager House Mug Club (a $20 value). Bring your glass back any Wednesday night to get discounts on beer, wine, and appetizers. Space is limited, so call The Lager House today to reserve your spot, 518-782-2500, or email the event coordinator at jessica@lagerhouserestaurant.com.
When: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/565/Paint-Your-Pet
Cost: $50
Woof! Meow! Tweet! Croak?!?! It's time to PAINT YOUR PET! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats, and then submit a photo of YOUR PET! We'll prep your canvas and you can paint, sip, and party your way to a masterpiece! Of your best friend that isn't a person!
When: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: MASS MoCA
Cost: FREE for members / $7 not-yet-members
Izhar Patkin collaborated with the late Kashmiri-American poet, Agha Shahid Ali (1949-2001), on his series of "veil"? paintings, transforming Ali's musings on love and loss into visual form. Join us for an intimate reading of ghazal poems popularized by Ali. The reading is co-organized by Agha Iqbal Ali, the poet's brother and University of Massachusetts professor, and Nikhil Melnechuk of Bowery Arts + Science.
When: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/567/Ocean-Sunset
Cost: $38
Tonight we're painting OCEAN SUNSET!!! There will be waves, sun, and pretty trees...and WINE of course! Bring your pals, your sweetie, or come as a lone wolf and make some new paintin'/sippin' friends! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats to paint, sip, and PARTY with us!
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 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: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 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: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 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: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 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 | 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 | 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: 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 Sun, Apr 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Where: Opalka Gallery at The Sage Colleges
Cost: Free
This juried show represents entrants in grades 9-12 from high schools in Albany, Schenectady, and Rensselaer counties. The panel of jurors includes Sage faculty members Kelly Jones and Harold Lohner. It runs at The Sage Colleges Opalka Gallery from March 17 through April 20.
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 Sun, Apr 20, 2014 | 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Where: Rochester Contemporary Art Center
Cost: Free
The deadline for entries to our global 6x6x2014 exhibition is coming up April 20th! We would love to have YOU participate. Entry is free and all submissions are accepted! Please spread the word! Check out our site for more info!
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 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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