Jan
28
to Sep 7

2018 Art In The Park Registration

Art in the Park is an art festival FREE to artists that takes place in Piermont, NY in Flywheel Park on the Hudson River. The upcoming festival is on Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 1pm to 6pm. Artists must register by Friday, September 7, 2018 to be eligible to exhibit at this event. This festival is administered by the Piermont Straus Foundation and the Piermont Chamber of Commerce. Click HERE to register. 

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Feb
12
to Jun 15

Call for Artists - Uprising: The Art of Subculture

Volition Gallery, Bell-Ans, and Sona Viola are hosting a Call for Artists - Uprising: The Art of Subculture.  Every generation has a moment of change, a shift in society, devised from strong influences of pop culture, industry, politics, commercialism and social injustice...often fueling an uprising of subculture. Submissions accepted now through June 15th. Email Curator Sona Viola at uprising8418@gmail.com Click HERE for more information about what art they are looking for. 

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Apr
2
to Sep 17

ART Speaks: Piece by Piece Call for Autistic Artists

Arts Speaks Exhibition for Individuals with Autism and Developmental Disabilities Art helps us see connections, create platforms to express utmost creativity and brings meaning to our world! V°LITION gallery presents ART SPEAKS; an exhibit organized to promote the art and creativity of individuals who are affected by autism and other developmental delays. Click HERE for more information. 

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Apr
4
to Jul 4

Submissions for The 7th Annual Nyack Film Festival

Submissions are being accepted for The 7th Annual Nyack Film Festival 2018. Submission deadline is July 4th Open to all filmmakers. All movie entries must have been completed within the last 48 months.

Submissions can be sent to Modern Metro 142 Main St Suite 110 Nyack, NY 10960 and also may use nyackvillagetheatre@gmail.com for submission. For more information and submission form go to:
http://rocklandworldradio.com/filmfestival.php

For further questions contact Richard Quinn Director at 845.826.2639

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Apr
20
to Jun 1

Call for Artists - Full Circle

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Deadline:  June 3 -  5:00pm

Leading Regional Artists are invited to create contemporary circular artwork.   Using only a round format as a point of departure artists are free to create whatever they envision within the circle.  

Artworks will be available for sale on a 50/50 basis, on June 16, 2018.  Wood forms will be provided or you may create in other media if desired.  For more information contact: exhibitions.roca@gmail.com

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Apr
21
to May 1

Hopper in Paris Trip

There is still time to sign up for the Edward Hopper House Museum & Study Center “HOPPER IN PARIS" tour, September 21-29, 2018,(Registration ends May 1st) led by renowned Degas scholars Richard Kendall and Jill DeVonyar. We are accepting registrations now on a first come first serve basis while availability lasts.
Degas scholars Jill DeVonyar and Richard Kendall illuminate Hopper's experience in Paris as a young artist fresh from Nyack and New York, discovering the Impressionists' paintings, and contact with ‘modern' art. Click HERE for more information

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Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

Action Art Workshop

Give your kids the gift of freedom and creative exploration. We will be splashing, spraying, dripping, and marveling at the magic of color. Using a variety of action art techniques, kids will create a large collaborative work of art and then take a piece of it home! CLICK HERE to sign up. 

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Jun
6
to Apr 30

Call for Artists - Elemental Forces

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Deadline:  April 1st at 11:59 pm

This exhibit invites artists to create sculptures using renewable energy utilizing solar, wind, water, geothermal, hydropower, magnetics, sound waves or human power to the potential of alternative energy.  Sculptures must harness a component of renewable energy.

Sculptures will be sited on the 5 acre grounds of The Catherine Konner Sculpture Park.

For description and application form visit: http://rocklandartcenter.org/exhibition-open-call/

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Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Kinetic Sculpture Workshop

Sculptor Rodger Stevens has been working with wire for over twenty years. Using steel, iron, and brass wire of all gauges, he creates both miniature and installation-scale sculptures for galleries and museums around the world. In this workshop, you will explore a variety of techniques to create kinetic wire sculptures. CLICK HERE to sign up. 

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Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Brush Lettering Class

This all-levels workshop will cover the basics of brush lettering and provide students with the tools needed to practice the craft further on their own. Instruction will include mastering the basic strokes used in brush lettering and building letters, words, and phrases from those basic strokes. Students will gain an understanding of the tools and techniques needed to create beautiful hand-lettered art. CLICK HERE for to sign up. 

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Apr
4
5:00 PM17:00

Beyond Words, the Art Altered Books

Thursday Evenings in April (4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26) The art of altered books invites us to deepen our intuition by reinventing the book in our own image. Once you start cutting into those pages you feel a sense of freedom and excitement, your story begins to unfold on the pages as you make your marks. Altered books are much more than decorating an old book. CLICK HERE to sign up. 

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Mar
31
10:00 AM10:00

Surface Resist Workshop

Through the exploration of surface resist methods, students will explore the process of Batik, which is a traditional wax-resist design method used by various cultures including Indonesia, Africa, India, and China, where the process can be dated all the way back to the Egyptians in the 4th century BC. This art form has elevated a basic craft to fine art status in modern textile design. The process incorporates several techniques including stenciling, hand painting designing, use of found objects and Tjanting tools to create detail and fine line designs with wax. CLICK HERE to sign up. 

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Mar
25
to Mar 26

Auditions for "The Lion Winter"

Auditions for The Lion Winter. The Lion in Winter, by James Goldman,  is first and foremost a sophisticated family comedy-drama, only, in this case, the setting is 1183 and the family is headed by King Henry II and his Queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine. Click HERE for more information. 

March 25th  6;00 - 9:00PM and March 26th 7:00 - 10:00PM

 

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Mar
16
7:30 PM19:30

Rockland Contra Dances

Shake off the cold weather and warm up at the Contra dance. That's what Ridge Kennedy's calls and the Gotham Gals & Friends tunes will do for you. JOIN THE FUN ~ no experience, no partner, NO problem! Newcomers arrive at 7:30pm for an introduction (easy to learn), and from 8 - 10:30 you'll be smiling your way through the dances. Click HERE for more information. 

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Mar
13
7:00 PM19:00

Intro to Storytelling with Katie Elevitch

2018 NYSCA/Rockland County DEC Community Art Grant recipient and 95 1/2 Main owner and director Katie Elevitch launches her 2018-2019 Women's Storytelling Project with this Intro to Storytelling Workshop for Women only. Learn how storytelling in community can empower, heal and help you on your journey to authentic expression. Explore basic techniques for mining and sharing your own personal story with power, truth, and vulnerability. Discover a new inner and outer sense of connection. Click HERE for more information. 

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Feb
27
10:00 AM10:00

Project Planning for Artists

The Arts Council of Rockland and Arts Westchester presents Project Planning for Artists. You have great ideas. You dream about collaborations. Before you can write a grant, you have to write your plan. Come for an introductory workshop on turning good ideas into great proposals. Click HERE for more information

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Feb
24
to Mar 19

Dorsky Museum call for Hudson Valley Artists

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz invites artists working in all media to submit proposals for the forthcoming exhibition, “Time Travelers: Hudson Valley Artists 2018”The deadline for submission is March 19.“Time Travelers” will be curated by Anastasia James, Dorsky Museum curator of exhibitions and programs, and will run from June 16 – Nov. 11, 2018. CLICK HERE to find all the info you will need. 

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Feb
11
10:00 AM10:00

Inking In The INC.

Artist/consultant Jane Coco Cowles & marketer Christine Gritmon will get you started on the path towards making a living as a creative professional. They'll help you make a plan, gather the information you need, get organized, and get going! Tickets: $75 for the general public, $50 for Hopper House member artists. Click HERE for tickets and more information. 

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Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

Portrait Sketch Class

The Ned Harris Education Studio presents a Portrait Sketch Class that will introduce the essentials of drawing a head, step by step how to construct the head using forms, structure,  planes, proportions, placement and general form of the features while attaining the likeness and the effect of light and shade on the head. CLICK HERE for more information. 

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Jan
24
to Feb 23

Writing Your Truth with Bill Batson: Modern Memoir Making

Bill Batson is taking registrations for a memoir writing class at the Nyack Center on Thursdays from 11a - 1p starting on February 23rd. During the six week course, he will help students use words and images to tell their stories and their truths. Scholarships are available email him at wrbatson@gmail if you'd like to participate.

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