A Season of Art, venues in and around Rhinebeck November 2011

Congratulations to Montgomery Row for receiving the Dutchess County Arts Council 2011 award for Business Support of the arts.  Check the website www.montomgeryrow.com for a list of past and current artists. 

Sunday, November 20th from 10 am to 4 pm: The Third Annual Artisan Faire benefiting Rhinebeck’s Sinterklaas celebration. Rhinebeck Town Hall, 80 East Market Street.  Combination art exhibit/market will include framed art, pottery, woodworking, jewelry, needlecrafts, photography, and many unique surprises by local artists.  Admission is free and door prizes donated by the artists will be raffled.  Support the magic of Sinterklaas. www.SinterklassRhinebeck.com.

Wilderstein Historic Site 330 Morton Road Rhinebeck, NY  12572, 845.876.4818, Starting Thanksgiving Weekend (November 25, 26 & 27) from1 to4 pm

Florists, artists and designers transform the Wilderstein mansion into a magical holiday spectacular. Tour the mansion at your own pace, with guides in each room to share information and answer questions. $10 adults, $9 students/seniors, children under 12 free. It is the most wonderful time of the year at Wilderstein!  www.wilderstein.org

 Albert Shahinian Fine Art

Upstairs Galleries & Office -22 East Market Street, Suite 301 For information call: 845-876-7578. Open house on the third Saturday, until7pm.  Fall hours are now Thursday-Saturday, 11-6, Sunday, 12-5.  

The Gallery At Prudential Serls Open House 5-7pm Third Saturday for Rhinebeck ArtsWalk  www.ShahinianFineArt.com 

Wells Fargo Advisors, 6423 Montgomery St. and RiverWinds Gallery; 9-5 M-F. October 25, 2011 – January 23, 2012. www.riverwindsgallery.comReflections.”  Artists have long been drawn to featuring reflections as the focus of their work.  This show has an exciting mix of industrial, pastoral and still life images, both modern and traditional.  Photographers are: William Bogle, jr., Jeanne Childenbrand, Nelson Condé, Allison Cross, Linda Hubbard,Mary Ann Glass,Jennifer Konig, Les Muldorf, Rita Pignato, Anthony Volpe and Christopher Wisker.   Painters are: Nicholas Bouteneff, Sandra Brandman, Anita Kusmierska-Gomez, Sally Lyon, BashaMaryanska, Roberta Rosenthal and Ed Vermehren.

Saturday, November 5th, 2:00 to 4:00 Hammertown Gallery- 6422 Montgomery Street, 845-876-1450  Booksigning with House Beautiful editor Shax Riegler author of “Dish 813 Colorful Wonderful Dinner Plates”.  Stop in, buy a signed book and enter a raffle for a $50 Hammertown gift card or a collections of Artisan Press books or call Rhonda or Brittany to order your book over the phone.

November 18, 2011 – March 1,2012 Hammertown Gallery- 6422 Montgomery Street, 845-876-1450: “Birds and Farmyard Beasts”, Watercolors and Oils by Tony Henneberg.  Opening: Saturday, December 3, 5:30-7 p.m. www.hammertown.com

Atrium Gallery at Rhinebeck Savings Bank 6414 Montgomery Street 845-876-1860 (Curated by Joel Weisbrod of jwArtWorks Photography).  Mon-Fri  8:00am – 5:00pm, Sat  8:30am – 12:30pm

Hudson Valley Pottery – Moring Studio, 18 Garden Street, Rhinebeck. 845.876.3190 info@hudsonvalleypottery.com.  Pre-Holiday specials include: a 3 class package @$120 through the Holiday season; lowered prices for Kid’s classes now @ $250 for 10 weeks, or $140 for 5 weeks; Open Studio now $10/hour.  Holiday raffle…anyone who buys a handmade gift at the Pottery Studio will be entered into a raffle for 3 free classes.  Participating in the Sinterklaas Tree Trail. 

November 18, 4-9pm and November 19, 10-6The 34th Group Show and Sale 2011, at the Delemater Conference center at the Beekman Arms, showcasing works by 18 area artisans, including: Ethel Berger, Frank Dobai, Beverly Eichentaub, Stephen Fabrico, Amy R. Farrell, Grace Gunning, Lynne James, Brad Kato, Sally Lyon, Gretchen Lytle, Annette Mackrel, Melissa Martin, Martin Matthewson, Cynthia Nelson, Hannah Niswonger, Tom Stoenner, Laura Wilensky, Mary Ann Williams