Several Adirondack-area establishments and nonprofit organizations such as the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA), Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH), the NY Federal Reserve Bank Community Advisory Group, and St. Mary’s -St. Alphonsus Regional Catholic School recently announced new hires, departures, and achievements.
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The Hyde Collection to offer three Spring exhibitions opening May 6
Glens Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection is pleased to present three new spring exhibitions, sharing the works of dozens of outstanding artists. Opening Saturday, May 6, 2023, are the exhibitions: The Annual High School Juried Show 2023, Celebrating 60 Years: The Collector Charlotte Pruyn Hyde, and Recent Acquisitions. The exhibitions are open to the public Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The 32nd Annual High School Juried Show 2023 showcases the artistic talent of young artists from Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Hamilton, and Essex counties. A jury composed of local art professionals reviews all submissions. High school artists employ diverse styles and mediums, including drawing, painting, digital illustration, photography, mixed-media, jewelry, sculpture, and ceramics.
Adirondack musicians Dave Ruch and Colleen Cleveland to host workshops in early May
Musician and teaching artist Dave Ruch, along with Brant Lake, NY singer Colleen Cleveland, will present a series of free and open-to-the-public workshops to introduce some “heritage” music from Colleen’s family to area musicians and other interested parties.
Adirondack area organizations welcome new hires
Several Adirondack area organizations recently welcomed an allotment of new staff, including Champlain Area Trails (CATS), the Adirondack Park Agency (APA), The Hyde Collection, Silver Bay YMCA, and the Trudeau Institute.
Trudeau Institute President Atsuo Kuki Leaves Position, Chief Administrative Officer William Chapin named interim director
Saranac Lake—Atsuo Kuki has stepped away from his role as president and director of Trudeau Institute, after serving in the role for six years.
Chief Administrative Officer William Chapin, a 9-year Trudeau veteran, has been appointed the Institute‘s interim director.
Free Welcoming and Belonging Workshops Offered in Plattsburgh and Glens Falls on Nov. 15 and 16
Glens Falls and Plattsburgh, N.Y. — Small business and nonprofit personnel are invited to develop communication skills that will help them retain employees and support positive customer experiences at a free workshop presented by the Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) and the Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI).
The Hyde Collection: 2022 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region exhibition runs through Dec. 31
Glens Falls, NY – Celebrating its eighty-sixth year, the 2022 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region (AMHR) exhibition, hosted by The Hyde Collection, highlights the work of the best visual artists in the region. This juried exhibition is organized jointly by The Hyde Collection, the Albany Institute of History & Art, the University Art Museum, University at Albany. The opportunity to be featured in this exhibition is open to all visual artists residing within a 100-mile radius of the Capital District and Glens Falls. Titled Split and Becloud, this year’s AMHR call for art received over 900 artwork submissions from 324 artists. The exhibition opened Saturday, October 22, 2022, at The Hyde Collection and runs through December 31.
The Hyde Collection welcomes Dr. Derin Tanyol as Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art
Glens Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection announces Dr. Derin Tanyol, a nineteenth- through twenty-first-century art specialist, has been named Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art. She will oversee The Hyde’s contemporary exhibition programming and modern art collections. She begins in the new role today, October 24.
Tanyol has spent fifteen years in the museum, gallery, and arts administration field. She has curated or produced more than sixty exhibitions, including contributions to exhibitions at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College and the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz. Her breadth of experience extends beyond contemporary art to include nineteenth-century American and European painting and printmaking, art of the Woodstock Art Colony, and the American Arts & Crafts movement.
The Hyde Introduces Two New Exhibitions and a New Film Series
Glens Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection is pleased to announce that the best British Theatre and Great Art from around the world are available to experience On Screen @ The Hyde. Beginning October 8, 2022, The Hyde Collection is the exclusive Capital Region area venue for this thrilling film series of great plays and exceptional art. Whether you show up for serious drama, romcoms, sold-out theatre hits, or award-winning
documentaries, we bring you unmissable experiences filmed live from Britain’s most exciting stages or captured from destinations worldwide. You’ll always have the best seat in the house at The Hyde Collection. Whether you’re watching Arthur Miller’s captivating The Crucible, Shakespeare’s romantic comedy of sun, sea, and mistaken identity in Much Ado About Nothing, or touring the legendary city of Venice and its museums, streets, and canals – you’ll be at the heart of the action.
Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council to offer free Stewards of the Water program on Sept. 10
The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) has announced a special event featuring Stewards of the Water, a book composed and published by the Assembly Point Water Quality Coalition. The event will take place on Saturday, September 10 from noon to 2 p.m. at LARAC, located at 7 Lapham Place in Glens Falls. The LARAC is also currently highlighting an extensive art exhibit by water colorist, Tom Ryan, who illustrated Stewards of the Water. Several authors of the book will discuss the various impacts of 170 years of environmental activism on Lake George.
The Hyde Collection: John Van Alstine and José Guadalupe Posada exhibitions on display through Sept. 18
GLENS FALLS, NY – The Hyde Collection presents two new summer exhibitions, sharing the works of two outstanding artists. Opening Saturday, June 11, 2022, are the exhibitions: Transformations: The Art of John Van Alstine and José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico. The exhibitions are open to the public from June 11–September 18, 2022, Thursday through Sunday from 10 am–5 pm.
“The art of José Guadalupe Posada and John Van Alstine are quintessential of their time and particular corner of this great American continent,” remarked Jonathan Canning, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Programming. “Steeped in both the indigenous and European traditions of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Mexico, Posada harnessed the power of modern printing to
promote his art and engage the people. Van Alstine, an Adirondack native, is well-versed in the Classical and Eastern philosophies that underpin modern America, its “can-do” spirit, and the country’s great industrial legacy and awesome natural resources. I can think of no other continent on which either artist could thrive than ours.”
The Hyde Collection Announces 31st Annual High School Juried Art Show & Showcases Winners
The Hyde Collection is excited to announce its 31st Annual High School Juried Art Show showcasing the artistic talent of young artists from Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Hamilton, and Essex counties. This year’s high school artists employ diverse media, including drawing, painting, digital illustration, photography, jewelry, sculpture, and ceramics. The Hyde Collection is honored to
support promising young artists and students in the capital region.
“The High School Juried Art Show is an amazing opportunity for area high school student artists to learn and experience the finer points of a professional competitive exhibition process. As one of the nation’s longest-running high school juried shows, we are proud to continue providing this opportunity for our region’s amazing young artists,” said The Hyde Collection’s Director of Curatorial Affairs, Jonathan Canning.
In an extensive jurying process, judges selected 100 pieces of artwork for the exhibition from 443 submissions from 182 students in 13 schools. The entries were judged by a panel of jurors featuring three professional artists from our region: Anne Diggory, Doretta Miller, and Victoria van der Lann, each of whom has a work in The Hyde’s permanent collection.
Winners were announced May 7 at the opening reception, attended by 170 people in The Helen Froehlich Auditorium. Awards were given to the artwork in categories of Best of Show, Curator’s Award, Juror’s Awards, and Honorable Mentions. The Visitor’s Choice Award will be awarded at the conclusion of the exhibition. All winners received a $250 scholarship for an art class at SUNY Adirondack and every student artist received a prize pack.
Crandall Library to Showcase Artwork Created by Veterans with PTSD
During the month of May, the Crandall Library of Glens Falls will be showcasing an art display featuring artworks made with magnets by Warren County-area Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). All are invited to attend a public reception on the evening of Thursday, May 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. Members of the Veterans Plus group will be on hand to answer questions and describe how the inspiration and creativity inspired by this artwork has had a therapeutic effect in helping them to deal with these issues. A survivor of the Pentagon attack on 9/11 will also be in attendance and will talk about the benefits he received while creating this artwork. The Veterans Plus groups’s artwork will be on display through the month of May at the Crandall Library, located at 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls.
Glens Falls unveils new Arts District
Glens Falls is rolling out its new Arts District, with colorful banners and various other sidewalk markers featuring the Arts District Logo. Branded bicycle racks are also in production and will be placed at several key arts institutions in order to promote and facilitate bike traffic from Warren Country and Feeder Canal Trails.
These markers signify the beginning of a master plan for public art in Glens Falls, spearheaded by the late Glens Falls mayor Ed Bartholomew. Artwork will cover the downtown area, ranging from painted electrical boxes to large scale murals and sculptures slated to begin production this fall and into 2021. These projects will create an Arts Trail within the Arts District accessible to both pedestrian and vehicular traffic highlighting downtown, Warren Street, and neighborhood arts organizations.
Lip Sync Battle Planned For Glens Falls
A Charity Lip Sync Battle has been set for Saturday, March 14th, at The Charles R Wood Theater in Glens Falls. This year, 11 teams, all representing local non-profits, are set to compete for a $1,000 prize. » Continue Reading.
Adirondack Theatre Festival Announces 2020 Season
Adirondack Theatre Festival (ATF) has announced the lineup for their 26th Anniversary Season. ATF’s season runs June 12 through August 7, 2020 with performances at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Downtown Glens Falls.
The summer season of fully produced new works features four main stage shows and four special events, including a large-scale musical celebrating 100 years of broadcast radio, a Seinfeldian comedy, a bilingual musical drama set across two continents, and a love story about the pain of letting go. » Continue Reading.
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