byrdcliffe events

CURRENT AND UPCOMING BYRDCLIFFE EVENTS

FRESH AIR: 2016 ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE AT BYRDCLIFFE
An exhibition featuring the work of artists in various media who participated in Byrdcliffe’s 4-week residencies during the 2016 season. Work in the show was either created at the Byrdcliffe Art Colony or inspired by the residency. Read more

Exhibition Dates: April 14 – May 14, 2017
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

STUART FARMERY: SCULPTURES IN THE LANDSCAPE
Venture up to the historic Byrdcliffe Art Colony to see Stuart Farmery’s stunning exhibition, Sculptures in the Landscape, on the grounds of White Pines. Farmery’s exhibition consists of colorful wood sculpture that subtly dances between the bounds of abstraction and figuration. Exhibition curated by Katharine Umsted. Read more

Exhibition Dates: On view through September 4, 2017
Location: White Pines, 454 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY
Exhibitions Hours: Open during daylight hours

FASHION NIGHT AT THE BYRDCLIFFE THEATER
Fashion Night at The Byrdcliffe Theater will take place on Saturday, May 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Byrdcliffe Theater, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock. This event will start off with a cocktail hour with gourmet appetizers served with prosecco and wine. Simultaneously, there will be an exciting silent auction with items for travel, restaurants, spa, health/wellness, and home décor on display for bidding. This will be followed by a fashion show of the latest styles our community has to offer featuring many talented local models parading down the catwalk. After the fashion show, everyone can pick up their auction items during a meet and greet with the participating local designers, stores, and models, while eating some fantastic desserts. Read more

Event Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location: Byrdcliffe Theater, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $50 and $75 – please purchase your tickets online now!

SPRING HIKE ON THE BYRDCLIFFE/MT. GUARDIAN TRAILS
Join DEC-licensed Hiking Guide David Holden for an enjoyable spring hike. Please dress for the weather, in layers, wear good (preferably waterproof) footwear with ankle-support, bring water and be prepared for a steep trail. Read more

Hike Date and Time: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10:00 am
Location: Meet at the Byrdcliffe Theater parking lot, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY
Cost: $15 suggested donation per person

THE BYRDCLIFFE SHOP – GRAND REOPENING
Join us for the grand reopening of the Byrdcliffe Shop on Saturday, May 27! The newly renovated shop will feature works by regional artists including an Artist Spotlight by ceramic artist Young mi Kim, and will debut the First Edition Series of the White Pines Pottery from the original Byrdcliffe molds! Read more

Event Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017, 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: The Byrdcliffe Shop, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Cost: Free

BYRDCLIFFE NIGHT AT THE OPERA
Please join us for a festive evening of dinner, champagne, and bel canto with Maria Todaro.

Event Date and Time: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 6:00 pm
Location: Byrdcliffe Barn, 485 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $150 – tickets will be available for purchase online soon!

WOODSTOCK HOUSE TOUR
Byrdcliffe’s Ninth Annual Woodstock House Tour is set this year for Saturday, July 22, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. A benefit cocktail party follows from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Ticket-holders will experience the architecture, interiors, and art collections of local residents whose homes mirror the tranquility of the Catskills. This year’s Woodstock House Tour combines contemporary houses and stunning views with a taste of history. The home that one of Byrdcliffe’s founders, Jane Byrd McCall Whitehead, inhabited after the death of her husband, founder Ralph Radcliffe Whitehead, will be open to the public. Visitors move at their leisure from home to home. Read more

Event Date and Time: Saturday, July 22, 2017. Tour tickets and map available from 10:30 am – 2:00 pm at the Byrdcliffe Shop. House Tour homes will be open for viewing from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. The Benefit Cocktail Reception will take place from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.
Map Pick-up Location: The Byrdcliffe Shop, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $1,000/$500/$250 for Sponsor; $100 for Benefit and House Tour; $50 for House Tour (not-yet member price); $40 for House Tour (member price) and $75 to become a Community member and purchase a House Tour ticket – please purchase your tickets or sponsorships online now!

HEATHER MASSE AND ROSWELL RUDD
Back by popular demand, vocalist Heather Masse and world-class jazz trombonist Roswell Rudd perform at the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, on Saturday July 22, 2017. Masse and Rudd released the album AUGUST LOVE SONG in 2016, a mix of standards and originals which Michael Bailey of All About Jazz calls “music that makes you wish you could live forever just to hear more of it.” Read more

Concert Date and Time: Saturday, July 22, 2017, 8:00 pm; doors open at 7:30 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $20 general admission or $18 for Byrdcliffe members – will be available for purchase online soon!

WOODSTOCK BYRDCLIFFE GUILD’S AWARDS DINNER
Please join us for Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild’s Awards Dinner honoring Rich Conti, Kate Pierson, and Manny Bromberg.

Event Date and Time: Saturday, September 9, 2017, time TBD
Location: Venue TBD
Tickets: Tickets will be available for purchase online this summer!


All 2017 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.