All Events

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. These events are held at the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts in the village of Woodstock as well as the Byrdcliffe Theater, the Byrdcliffe Barn, and other venues throughout the historic arts colony.

Artist Talks

Saturday & Sunday, April 13 & 14

2 – 4 pm

CONVERGENCE: 2024 Members’ Exhibition “Speed Spiel”  

Join us for two consecutive afternoons of “Speed Spiel”, a brief marathon where painters and sculptors whose works are on view in Convergence will present their work and practice. This special event will be broadcasted live from the gallery and streamed online via Instagram. The public is welcome to attend in person or tune in via Instagram from their phones or tablets.

Location: Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock NY 

Or go to: http://instagram.com/woodstock_byrdcliffe_guild

Follow @woodstock_byrdcliffe_guild  on Instagram and between 2 – 4pm on Sat and Sun, April 13 and 14, find the below logo on the top of your Instagram home screen, click on the logo and join us!

Opening Reception

Saturday, May 4

4 – 6 pm

Annual Artists-in-Residence Exhibition

A showcase of artistic creations by Byrdcliffe’s 2023 Artists-in-Residence participants including writers, performers, filmmakers, visual and multimedia artists.

Join us for the opening reception to meet the artists and celebrate works inspired by their time at Byrdcliffe. 

Location: Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

Artist Talks

Sunday, June 9

2 – 4 pm

Annual AiR Exhibition

A showcase of artistic creations by Byrdcliffe’s 2023 Artists-in-Residence (AiR) participants including writers, performers, filmmakers, visual and multimedia artists.

Join us in the gallery to meet the artists and hear about works inspired by their time in residence at Byrdcliffe. A closing reception will follow the talks/readings.

Location: Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

White Pines Open House

Saturday, June 15

12 pm

Historic White Pines Open House

Step inside White Pines, the original home of Byrdcliffe’s founders Ralph and Jane Whitehead, with Byrdcliffe Historian Henry T. Ford and discover how this 1902 utopian arts and crafts colony began.

Meet on the front porch of White Pines (454 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY) at noon; suggested donation, $10.

Open Studios

Saturday, June 15

1 – 5 pm

Summer 2024 Artist-in-Residence at Byrdcliffe – Open Studios

The Artists-in-Residence Program at the Byrdcliffe Arts Colony welcomes the public to our first of four Summer Open Studios. 

Come celebrate the creative work of our artists-in-residence. With map in hand, meet the artists, see their studios, and experience work in painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, writing, sound, and more, all amidst Byrdcliffe’s historic campus nestled in the Catskill mountains.

For map of participating artists, location of studios, and performance line up – Go to Villetta Inn (3 Upper Byrdcliffe Way, Woodstock, NY.) 

Studios open, 1 – 4 pm; readings and performances, 4 – 5 pm. This event is free and open to all!