Dec 01 Thursday
For the past 20 years, Robert Shetterly’s Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait series has tried to be a lantern that throws its light forward and back–knowing the truth of the past’s struggles for justice is essential to seeing clearly the obstacles and possibilities in the future.
We welcome Robert back to ArtRage with this exhibition of 20 portraits not previously exhibited in our space.
Don’t miss the chance to explore this holiday season at the Amaze Light Festival in New York City! This wonderland of light welcomes guests of all ages to an all-immersive storybook experience highlighting its five-themed worlds of displays and activities. At the Amaze Light Festival, you can find yourself mesmerized by colossal 3D lighted decor and photo opportunities around every corner from dancing with festive trees to holiday music and dynamic live performances. Visit the holiday market and then stop in and grab a treat at Sparky’s Sweet Spot. Enjoy savory and sweet culinary treats, as well as specialty drinks and cocktails. Amaze Light Festival welcomes everyone of every age to feel the spirit of the Holiday unfold in a universe of sparkle, music, food, dance, celebration, and wonder.
Dive into musical family fun with Ariel, Sebastian, and all the watery gang from this beloved tale. With spectacular aerial (what?) acrobatics provided by 2 Ring Circus ('The Wizard of Oz,' 2017), this production promises enough thrills and delights for landlubbers of all ages. Nothing fishy about this holiday treat.
The fun-filled, hour-long celebration will be hosted by TV’s Naz Perez with special appearances from the Backstreet Boys, makeup artist Piper Nelson and 10-year-old TikTok dance phenom Chase Castle. If that’s not enough of a reason to watch live, JCPenney will kick off its three-year partnership with Feeding America, the exclusive nonprofit partner for the JCP Live Holiday Spectacular, by making a $50,000 donation.
Tune in to see the Backstreet Boys play holiday-inspired games, sing along as they perform holiday music from their new Christmas album, ‘A Very Backstreet Christmas,’ and answer fan questions as the boy band participates in an audience Q&A – all while unlocking exclusive shopping surprises and participating in the giving season for Feeding America.
Dec 02 Friday
The Museum at Bethel Woods, located on the grounds of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair, is excited to announce the opening of its 2022 Special Exhibit, & Art Fair, which takes a look into elements of Woodstock that don’t often take center stage. This interactive and engaging display highlights the forgotten elements that hold great significance in the overall narrative of Woodstock. The gallery will showcase current research work done by the museum’s team and showcase pieces made for and at Woodstock by artists, organizers, and festival attendees.
The museum has been hosting Special Exhibits for the past 13 years with themes ranging from unique artifact collections to diverse art galleries. This year's Special Exhibit will open to the public on April 1st, 2022 and run through December 31.
Admission to the Special Exhibit is included in the ticket to The Museum at Bethel Woods, or $5 standalone. Tickets go on sale to the public Monday, March 14 at 10:00 AM at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, www.Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 1-800-653-8000.
Tracing the remarkable career of the artist, designer, writer, and teacher Anni Albers (1899-1994), Work With Materials features over 100 drawings, prints, textile samples, commercial fabrics, and rugs from the collection of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation. With a focus primarily on the extraordinarily productive and varied second half of her long career, the exhibition illuminates her ability to move easily between her work as both an artist and as a designer of functional materials.
Explore the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries, which include rarely seen artworks from the museum’s collection and two major loans from the Art Bridges Foundation. This thematic installation touches on ideas of identity, place, gender, race, labor, and lineage.
The second iteration of The Art Wall Project features the sculptures made by Stephanie H. Shih. Best known for her ceramic groceries, Shih’s work explores ideas of home and nostalgiathrough the lens of food. Her installation at the museum will feature bags of rice to consider how Asian identity has been flattened through stereotypes and to reclaim this pantry staple as a touchpoint of Asian American identity.
Trees have fascinating adaptations to get through the cold dark months in the northeast. We’ll go for an easy walk to find out just how these burly plants deal with the coming freezing winds, ice, and snow.
This program is designed for adults.
Please dress for the weather.
Online pre-registration is required.
Hamilton College’s Wellin Museum of Art celebrates its 10-year anniversary with the exhibition, “Dialogues Across Disciplines.” Featuring a selection of more than 140 artworks acquired through gifts and purchases over the last decade, the exhibition highlights the museum’s ongoing commitment to building a globally representative collection.
Works in the exhibition range in date from 63 BCE through 2022, from ancient Roman glass, 19th-century photography, and Song dynasty ceramics to contemporary art in every medium. With more than 7,000 works of art and artifacts in its collections — 2,000 of which have been acquired since the Wellin was established in 2012 — the museum’s collection represents a broad range of cultures, historical periods, artistic practices, and movements.