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January 2019

Master of American Illustration – Frank E. Schoonover: Visions of America

January 19 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 24, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This exhibition will explore the breadth of this Golden Age artist’s career, beginning with Schoonover’s art school experiences as a student in Pyle’s classes at the newly founded Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry in Philadelphia, beginning in 1896, and his time at the Chadds Ford Summer School in 1899, where he honed his skills among other gifted Pyle pupils.

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Exhibition: Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline

January 19 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Working in the tradition of Frank E. Schoonover and the Golden Age masters, renowned illustrator Gregory Manchess has created a lavishly painted novel about the son of a famed polar explorer searching for his stranded father, and a lost city buried under snow in an alternate future. In Above the Timberline, when it started to snow, it didn’t stop for 1,500 years. The Pole Shift that ancient climatologists talked about finally came, the topography was ripped apart and the weather…

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Cultural Traditions: A Holiday Celebration

January 19 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 10, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Exploring the commonality and distinctiveness of peoples and their traditions around the world through the art and stories in children’s picture books. Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the Chinese New Year are celebrated in 30 original works created by six award-winning children’s book illustrators, highlighting our shared hopes and dreams for our communities and families.

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Exhibition: Extreme Nature

January 19 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Nature’s extremes—remote, fantastical, and unpredictable—permeated artistic imagery and popular media throughout the nineteenth century. News outlets reported on natural disasters around the globe, researchers defined modern scientific fields, and authors like Jules Verne infused their adventure novels with technological experimentation. Newly founded journals, such as Scientific American and the French La Nature, detailed emerging scientific theories and speculated upon Earth’s origins and its position within the greater cosmos. Influenced in part by the prevalence of scientific inquiry in popular culture,…

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Exhibition: Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape

January 19 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 10, 2019

Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape features more than fifty landscapes by J. M. W. Turner and John Constable, artists who elevated the status of landscape painting in the nineteenth century. The exhibition includes oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, and prints that explore the importance of the built landscape and the human figure within it.

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Exhibition: Thomas Gainsborough, Drawings at The Clark

January 19 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 17, 2019

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Thomas Gainsborough: Drawings at the Clark reveals the artist’s fascination with mixed-media technique: graphite, chalks, ink washes, watercolor, and oil paints intermingle on toned papers. Together, the sixteen drawings on view in the Clark’s Manton Gallery for British Art demonstrate how Gainsborough championed an imaginative approach over naturalistic detail.

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Chili Bar & Family Skate Night

January 24 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Blantyre, 16 Blantyre Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Bring your skates to enjoy our on-property ice rink, plus our world-famous hot chocolate, fire pit and hearty chili buffet dinner!  Bring your friends and family and head over to Blantyre for some winter fun.  Reserve now by calling 844.881.0104

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February 2019

The Mind’s Eye: Paintings, Sculpture, and Books by Paul Katz

February 1 @ 8:00 AM - May 27 @ 5:00 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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February 1 through May 27 – Annual Student Art Show This exhibition features a variety of works, including paintings, sculpture and drawing books, mainly from Katz’s Prelude and Interlock series. The Preludes are the paintings and objects with words on ribbons. The words are all taken from Henry Wordsworth’s poem “Prelude.” The look of the work was inspired in part by a photograph Katz saw in the New York Times in the days following 9/11. The image was of an…

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Wildlife CSI: Understanding Animal Tracks & Signs

February 2 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$6 – $10

Search for tracks, scat, and other signs of wildlife that stay active through the winter. You’ll discover new whodunit mysteries that take place out in nature while we’re typically warm inside our homes. Dress for the weather. Snowshoes may be required depending on conditions; bring yours, or borrow ours. Please call Pleasant Valley office ahead to reserve: 413-637-0320. *Includes snowshoe rental. This program is at Canoe Meadows on Holmes Rd in Pittsfield.

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Make a Gift Terrarium

February 2 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ward’s Nursery & Garden Center, 600 South Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$25

Get instruction on how to plan and plant your own miniature garden for yourself or as a gift. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Ward’s provides the plants, soil, and layering material. You supply a large 1 - 5 gallon, wide-mouth, clear glass jar to fill. (Container not included. Please pre-purchase from Ward’s or re-purpose a fish bowl or other interesting large jar.) Kids 10 and older can do one with an adult helper!

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