Here's an exciting opportunity. The Bethlehem High School Art Department is seeking volunteers to do art demonstrations in their classrooms this coming year, as well as volunteers to participate in plein air sessions at Five Rivers Environmental Center with students. The efforts of which shall be on display at the Center next summer. If you are interested and would like more information Kaaren Caron at Bethlehem High School. or call at 518-527-9815
BAA Member Ritvik Sharma will be holding several watercolor workshops and classes in the area. For more information and to register hit the button and go to "workshops-classes
BAA member Marion Reynolds will teach several workshops at the Art Center of the Capital Region in Troy. For more information or to register go to: https://www.artcenteronline.org/. You can also contact Marion directly at www.marionreynoldsdunleavy.com
Jim Coe will be also be conducting a series of weekly plein air sessions around the Capitol Region. The sessions are going on even in the winter on Tuesdays, 9 am. to noon and will involve a demonstration followed by guidance. The focus will be on oils, but any medium is okay. The fee is $40 per session. Sign up for email and text announcements by contacting Jim at email@example.com or 731-6981. Click on the brochure to the right for tentative dates and more information.
The New Covenant Presbyterian Church has a Tuesday Farmers Market and is looking for artists to participate. The church is at 916 Western Avenue in Albany and the market runs from 3 to 6 pm. The fee is sales and donation based. No sales, no donation and up from there. Contact Roger Cooper at maOhrhc@yahoo.com
The Big Eye Gallery in beautiful downtown South Westerlo is forming a Still Life Drawing and Painting Group. They will meet on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 pm. at the Gallery, 270 County Route 405, Westerlo. There is a $5 fee. For more information call Hope Konecny at 966-5833.
Sage College has a Tuesday night sketch club. For more information click here:
The Bethlehem Art Association holds annual spring and fall member shows at the Bethlehem Public Library. The shows are held during the months of May and November. The May show is a juried show and the November show is an open show. Full details can be found in the newsletters preceding the shows.
The Four Corners Luncheonette, the Glenmont Branch of the National Bank of Coxsackie, and the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy are venues that are reserved for BAA Members. The Four Corners Luncheonette has monthly shows. It has ten hangers, but most can accommodate doubles. The Bank of Coxsackie has 15 hooks in various offices. The Land Conservancy has 6 - 8 hooks and room for an artist's statement. They prefer landscape and would like the opportunity to preview work to ensure a good fit. See the previous page for the current schedule. To sign up, contact Susan Trottier at 518-221-7195 or
The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce There is a new exhibit every three months at this venue. The next exhibit will begin in December. There is room for 12 artists. In order to participate, contact Diane Wozniak at 518-861-5084 or
Also, Click here for a list of venues that may be available to BAA members: