byrdcliffeevents

CURRENT AND UPCOMING BYRDCLIFFE EVENTS

MIKE + DOUG STARN: BAMBU SHOTS
Big Bambú by Doug + Mike Starn is an ongoing installation that has seen incarnations on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum, at the Venice Biennale, and other venues. Bambú Shots surveys the photographic output that the Starns dedicate to each installation. Organized by Derin Tanyol. Read more
Exhibition Dates: June 6 – July 13, 2014
Closing Party: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

KATHARINE L. McKENNA, AMERICAN PAINTER
The paintings of Katharine L. McKenna inaugurate The Walls of White Pines, an exhibition space within the untouched residence of Byrdcliffe’s founders, Ralph Radcliffe Whitehead and Jane Byrd McCall. Organized by Heather Hutchison and Byron Bell. Read more
Exhibition Dates: June 13 – July 27, 2014
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 12:00 – 5:00 pm
Location: The Walls of White Pines, 454 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY

NORM MAGNUSSON ARTIST TALK
Norm Magnusson’s talk, “The Descent into the Political,” will trace his development from being an “animal painter” to a public artist with a fundamentally political focus. This artist talk is free to all and can be enjoyed as part of the Second Friday events that enliven Woodstock in the summer and fall months. Read more
Event Date: Friday, July 11, 2014, 6:30 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

SUMMER NATURE HIKE – GUIDED HIKE OF MOUNT GUARDIAN AT BYRDCLIFFE ART COLONY
Join NYSDEC-licensed Hiking Guide, Dave Holden, for our 2014 series of educational and enjoyable hikes on the beautiful Byrdcliffe Mount Guardian Trail. Hikes last approximately two hours and are themed according to the variations of the seasons. All hikes meet at the Byrdcliffe Theater Parking Lot, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, at 10:00 am. $10 donation per person. Read more
Event Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 10:00 am
Location: Byrdcliffe Theater, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM – OPEN STUDIO
Byrdcliffe is pleased to announce that its July 2014 Open Studios event will be held on Friday, July 18 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Villetta Inn, located at 3 Upper Byrdcliffe Way in Woodstock. Open Studios are a quintessential Woodstock event that combines visual and literary arts, music and community. The event is free and open to the public. Read more
Event Date: Friday, July 18, 2014, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location: Villetta Inn, 3 Upper Byrdcliffe Way, Woodstock, NY

BASH An Exhibition in Two Parts
This two-part group exhibition, produced in association with MAXART, will feature recent works by emerging and internationally recognized contemporary artists. Curated by Daniel Mason. Read more
Exhibition Dates: July 19 – September 1, 2014
Curator Talk: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 3:00 pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

ARTISTS STUDIO VISITS – JULIA SANTOS SOLOMON and MELINDA STICKNEY-GIBSON
Byrdcliffe’s Artists Studio Visits allow people to experience the rarely seen working spaces in which concept and execution are united. This program is designed to encourage families, students, creative professionals, and all friends of the arts to converse freely with the artists in an intimate setting. On July 26, the series will continue with visits to the studios of Julia Santos Solomon and Melinda Stickney-Gibson. Read more
Event Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Various Artist Studios, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $50 – please purchase your tickets online!

ROSWELL RUDD TRIO
Back by popular demand, world class jazz trombonist Roswell Rudd will be performing at the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts on Saturday, July 26. Rudd’s performance in the same venue last year packed the house. The July 26 concert marks the world premiere of Rudd’s Kerhonkson Trio, neighbors and musical explorers, consisting in addition to Rudd of Heather Masse, vocals, and Rolf Sturm, guitar. Read more
Performance Date and Time: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $20 general admission / $18 for Byrdcliffe members – please purchase your tickets online!

NINA KATCHADOURIAN ARTIST TALK
Nationally acclaimed conceptual artist Nina Katchadourian will be speaking at the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts on Friday, August 1. A photographer, videographer, installation artist, and deep thinker, Katchadourian studies objects and reorders them to produce unexpected meanings. This artist talk is free to all. Read more
Event Date: Friday, August 1, 2014, 6:30 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

BYRDCLIFFE FAMILY DAY with BARI KORAL and the PAUL GREEN ROCK ACADEMY
The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Bari Koral, and Paul Green Rock Academy are co-sponsoring a late-afternoon and evening of pop and rock with young and less-young music lovers in mind. Bari Koral, the Paul Green Rock Academy and the Five Points Band will all perform that day at White Pines and the Byrdcliffe Barn, with a free sandwich buffet and an aikido demonstration between performances. Read more
Performance Date and Times: Saturday, August 9, 2014, 4:30 and 7:30 pm
Location: White Pines, 454 Upper Byrdcliffe Road and Byrdcliffe Barn, 485 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $12 for Bari Koral; $18 for Paul Green Rock Academy / $25 for both (kids under 12 free) - please purchase your tickets online!

ART HOUSE – DON FREEMAN DOCUMENTARY FILM
Art House traces the trajectory of the American artist-designed home from its 19th-century roots, exploring houses created by 12 artists from diverse disciplines, including White Pines in the Byrdcliffe Art Colony in Woodstock, NY and Olana, Frederic Edwin Church’s Persian-inspired home in Hudson, NY. Read more
Event Date and Time: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 2:00 pm
Location: Upstate Films, 132 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $15 general admission / $12 for Byrdcliffe members – please purchase your tickets online!

All 2014 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.