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.

UP NEXT
Generations of artists have moved to the Hudson Valley seeking inspiration, space to spread out, and a creative community. The exhibition UP NEXT at the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts features the work of fifteen artists in a variety of media who have relocated to this fertile area within the last few years. Read more

Exhibition Dates: October 18 – December 1, 2019
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Gallery Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 12:00 – 6:00 pm; or by appointment on Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

TWENTIETH ANNUAL “5 by 7” SHOW – HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER
The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild’s 20th Annual 5 by 7 Show launches Friday, December 6, with a catered champagne reception and preview party at the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, one of the most exciting art events happening in Woodstock each holiday season. All work submitted is restricted to 5 inches by 7 inches in size and is exhibited anonymously, a playful way to give equal voice to all and showcase the talent of our members side by side with that of the international art world community in our midst. This is a major fundraising event for Byrdcliffe, and by contributing and/or purchasing a small work you will help support our arts programming, including exhibitions and performances.

Click here for submission guidelines – we look forward to seeing your 5by7s this year!

Submission Deadline: Friday, November 22, 2019, 5:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: December 7, 2019 – January 5, 2020, with the Preview Party on Friday, December 6, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
– Entrance to the Preview Party is $10 CASH ONLY at the door; free for artists participating in this year’s exhibition
– Eric Andersen/Scarlet Rivera raffle tickets: 5 tickets for $5 or 25 tickets for $20
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

BYRDCLIFFE ARTIST SPOTLIGHT – VIRGINIA PIAZZA
Byrdcliffe will be holding an ARTIST SPOTLIGHT for the exceptional ceramic artist Virginia Piazza this holiday season on Saturday, November 23, noon to 6:00 pm at the Byrdcliffe Shop on 36 Tinker Street in Woodstock, NY. The Artist Spotlight will focus on Virginia’s work, and everybody will be able to meet her at the Byrdcliffe Shop and find out more about the skills and fine artistry involved in her elegant ceramic works. Read more

Event Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019, 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Cost: FREE

20th ANNUAL WINTER SOLSTICE 2019 with HAPPY TRAUM & FRIENDS
On Saturday, December 14, 2019, Byrdcliffe’s Annual Winter Solstice Concert–in its twentieth year!–will be held at the Woodstock Playhouse. Curated and hosted by New York folk star Happy Traum, the Solstice Concert features favorite musicians singing a combination of holiday and American classics. It’s a concert to which everyone goes happy, and leaves happier. This year’s line-up includes Happy Traum, Cindy Cashdollar, Josh Colow, Zach Djanikian, Amy Helm, Byron Isaacs, Eric Parker, Eugene Ruffolo, John Sebastian, and some special guests! Proceeds from the event support Byrdcliffe’s ongoing work as a center for the arts in the Hudson Valley.

Concert Date and Time: Saturday, December 14, 2019, 8:00 pm; doors open at 7:30 pm
Location: Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $67 / $47 / $27 (plus $4 handling charge) – please purchase your tickets online now!

DIMENSIONS VARIABLE, 2020 ANNUAL MEMBERS’ SHOW
The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild invites you to participate in its 2020 Annual Members’ Show, this year called Dimensions Variable, which runs from January 16 to February 16, 2020. The show is open to all current members. A Curator’s Choice award in the amount of $100 will be presented to one artist chosen by the Exhibition Committee.

Click here to download the Dimensions Variable Guidelines
Click here to download the Dimensions Variable Loan Agreement
Click here to download the Dimensions Variable Artwork Submission Label

Drop-off Date: Monday, January 13, 2020, 10:30 am – 7:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: January 16 – February 16, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 18, 2019, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Gallery Hours: Friday through Sunday, 12:00 – 6:00 pm; or by appointment on Monday through Thursday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

ERIC ANDERSEN FEATURING SCARLET RIVERA
On Friday January 17, legendary singer-songwriter Eric Andersen will perform at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild’s Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, accompanied by virtuoso violinist Scarlet Rivera. Called “a great ballad singer and writer” by Bob Dylan, Andersen has over the past fifty years toured the world and released more than thirty CDs of original music. Performing with Andersen at the Kleinert/James is Scarlet Rivera, one of the most sought-after violinists in the history of folk, rock, and pop music. Rivera has recorded with Bob Dylan, Indigo Girls, Tracy Chapman, Keb ‘Mo, David Johansen, and more. Read more

Concert Date and Time: Friday, January 17, 2020, 8:00 pm; doors open at 7:30 pm
Location: Byrdcliffe Barn, 485 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $23 general admission or $20 Byrdcliffe members tickets; $75 for VIP tickets (front row seat and meet-and-greet with the artists) – 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.