Adirondack A&E e-News # 360




Chapman Museum Presents


Total Solar Eclipse Kick Off Party & Fundraiser!

Saturday, April 6, 6 – 9 pm

The celebration is hosted by the Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory, Blue Line Concerts, Tupper Arts, Tupper Lake History Museum, Tupper Lake Public Library, Tupper Lake Rotary Club, The Wild Center, and the Woodmen Life Tupper Lake Chapter 1024.

TICKET INFO: All tickets include admission, silent auction, and a drink ticket

PLEASE RSVP BY MARCH 22

Reserve your ticketHERE.

Find out details on the Online Auction HERE.

The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake


Winners Announced

Juried Show at Adirondack Artists Guild

The twenty-sixth annual juried show at the Adirondack Artists Guild opened on Friday with a gala reception.

Seventy-four works by sixty-four artists, chosen by juror Laura Desmond of the Frederic Remington Art Museum in Ogdensburg, comprise the show. She writes: “With such a large number of submissions, and limited exhibition space, I knew that many fine works would ultimately be left out of the show, but I proceeded by addition, rather than subtraction, picking pieces that I knew I wanted to include in the exhibit. These were works with a compelling conjunction of concept, medium, and technique, where an idea was pursued with purpose, dedication, and command of the formal properties of the work.”

The first prize, given by the Artists Guild, went to Charles Reinertsen for his photograph “Grand Prismatic of the Adirondack Park.” Chris Covert of Guide Boat Realty donated the second prize to Michaele Glennon for her wool yarn piece “Ice Fishing Blues.” Diane Leifheit won third prize for her pastel painting “Torrent, Rossie Falls,” given by Lindy Ellis and Rich Shapiro of Gear-to-Go Tandems.

Desmond also chose three pieces for Honorable Mentions. These went to Phil Gallos for his photograph “Portrait of Memory,” Valerie Patterson for her watercolor “That Persistent Memory,” and Samantha Stytzer for “The Journey,” a wood carving with wood burning and spray paint.

As always, Meg Bernstein made ribbons for the award-winning pieces, tailored especially for each one.

All the artwork in the show will be on the Guild’s website HERE, and purchases may be made through the website.

Once again, a local friend of the arts is donating a people’s choice award. Visitors may vote for their favorite piece and the winner will be announced at the end of the show, on April 17.

The Adirondack Artists Guild, 52 Main St, Saranac Lake


Tannery Pond Center Presents

Hair of the Dog

Sunday, March 24, 3 – 5 pm

Together since 1993, Hair Of The Dog is one of the world’s foremost Celtic bands.

Find out more and purchase tickets HERE.

Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek


Plattsburgh State Art Museum Presents

The Father of Space Art: Chesley Knight Bonestell

March 26 – May 18, 2024
Reception March 28, 4–6 p.m., Slatkin Study Room
Special Documentary Screening April 7, 2024, 1:30 p.m., Yokum 200

Chesley Bonestell (1888–1986) was an American pioneer of space art who helped popularize manned space travel. He is well known for his cover art for science fiction magazines, including Astounding Science Fiction and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction as well as many books such as The Conquest of Space, The Exploration of Mars, and Beyond the Solar System in collaboration with several authors well known in the field of space exploration.

Details HERE.


Artist Salon with Janet Millstein

Thursday, March 21, 2024, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

The Strand’s Artist salon is an artful conversation held monthly where artists, writers, and arts professionals come together to bond, network and get out of their heads for a little while. It is a conversation; a support group; always a networking extravaganza; an experimental lab for new ideas; a place to learn and grow by leaps and bounds as an artist and a professional.

Mixed media artist Janet Millstein is this month’s Salon artists.

The Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St, Plattsburgh


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