byrdcliffe events

CURRENT AND UPCOMING BYRDCLIFFE EVENTS

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild has an exciting event schedule for this coming year. Please keep checking for updates and ticket sales.

WOODSTOCK COLLECTS
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild’s Legacy of the Arts: Friends, Families, Lovers
The multi-venue exhibition Woodstock Collects invites the public to bask in over a century of rich visual traditions making Woodstock the art colony to beat all art colonies. The exhibition, sourced entirely from local private collections, will be on view through the fall of 2019 at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Historical Society of Woodstock, the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum (WAAM), the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, and the Woodstock School of Art. Read more

Exhibition Dates: September 13 – October 13, 2019 (on October 13 the gallery will host an auction for the Family of Woodstock Hotline)
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Gallery Hours: Thursday through Monday, 12:00 – 6:00 pm (11:00 am – 6:00 pm on the weekends); or by appointment on Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

On Sunday, October 13, visitors will be able to enjoy the show until 2:00 pm, at which point a fundraising auction begins for the Family of Woodstock Hotline. More info on that at: familyofwoodstockinc.org.

PSYCH OUT!!!
A group show of psychedelic outdoor sculpture on the grounds of White Pines, 454 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, commemorating the 50-year anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival. Curated by Alan Baer. Read more

Exhibition Dates: July 13 – November 3, 2019
Location: White Pines, 454 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY
Exhibition Hours: Open during daylight hours

BYRDCLIFFE AFTERNOON
On Saturday, September 28, the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild is hosting a colony-wide Byrdcliffe Afternoon, inviting area residents and out-of-town visitors to experience the multiple creative disciplines and services at the heart of the organization’s mission. Open studios with our artists-in-residence, visits to our ceramics and jewelry studios, a tour of White Pines, the outdoor sculpture exhibition Psych Out!!!, and a performance by piano virtuoso Ilya Yakushev at 4:30 pm at the Byrdcliffe Barn. Read more

Event Date and Time: Saturday, September 28, 2019, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Byrdcliffe Art Colony, Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY
Cost: Free

BYRDCLIFFE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM – OPEN STUDIO
Meet the Makers – the fourth and last Open Studios event for our 2019 Artist in Residence (AiR) Program takes place on Saturday, September 28 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm as part of Byrdcliffe Afternoon. There will be open studios around the Villetta Inn, followed by readings and musical performances. Experience installations, paintings, performance, musical composition, ceramics, readings, and more! Residents live and work at the 117-year-old Byrdcliffe Art Colony, just north of downtown Woodstock. Read more

Event Date and Time: Saturday, September 28, 2019, 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Villetta Inn, 3 Upper Byrdcliffe Way, Woodstock, NY
Cost: Free

WOODSTOCK: THE WHOLE STORY
100 Years of Counterculture Through Arts & Music

Over 100 years of counterculture through art & music, featuring 8 original short films, historic photographs, and rare anecdotes. Join filmmaker/historian Stephen Blauweiss for a lively and informative evening about the town’s rich history and some key visionaries who helped create it. Plus: live music! (30 minutes of live music from 1969 starts at 7:30 pm). Read more

Event Date and Time: Friday, October 11, 2019, 8:00 pm (30 minutes of live music from 1969 starts at 7:30 pm)
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $15 general admission or $13 for Byrdcliffe members – please purchase your tickets online now!


All 2019 Byrdcliffe arts programming is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.