Visual Art

New and recently updated listings of upcoming events are marked NEW, followed by ongoing events listed alphabetically.

Most recent update: July 6, 2020.

Saratoga Arts - NEW

See outdoor art indoors as the Art in Public Places moves online, featuring work by local artists for viewing and purchase. Feeling inspired? Take a class: focus on still life photos, July 16 and 17 from 12:30PM to 2PM.

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Saratoga Arts
Parrish Art Museum - NEW

Take virtual tours of the museum's collection and its exhibition Saul Steinberg: Modernist Without Portfolio centered on the New Yorker cartoonist. On July 10 at 5PM, join a live-stream talk about Native American land rights and appropriation featuring Tomashi Jackson, the Museum’s 2020 Platform artist; K-Sue Park, Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center; Kelly Dennis, a member of the Shinnecock Nation and attorney specializing in Federal American Indian law; and Corinne Erni, Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects.

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Parrish Art Museum
New Museum

Engage with innovative online art - including interactive games and apps - with First Look. You can also explore current exhibitions with audio and visit the museum's digital archive. Now on view: With their VR work Intern Purgatory, Tough Guy Mountain camouflages a critical inquiry into art, labor, and emerging technology with a VR mindfulness app.

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New Museum
The Morgan Library & Museum

Take a digital tour of the Morgan Library and explore virtual exhibitions of Beethoven's manuscripts in honor of his 250th, drawings by Al Taylor, South Asian miniatures, and objects related to writer Alfred Jarry. Plus: take an audio tour of Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Visionary Architect

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Morgan Library
Corning Museum of Glass

Visit the world-renowned glass center's top 10 virtual resources to watch glassmaking videos including "You Design It; We Make It!" where artists transform children's drawings into glass art; take a virtual tour on Google Arts and Culture, catch the museum on Netflix; print out "color the collection" pages and more. 

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Corning Museum of Glass
Storm King Art Center

Experience art in nature with a virtual visit to the Hudson Valley's 500-acre sculpture park through an online 60th anniversary exhibition, IGTV studio tours, and Vimeo videos of sculpture installations, performances, and past exhibitions.

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Storm King
Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Western New York’s world-class art museum is open to all online – explore the collection for work by artists including Picasso, Cézanne, Rodin, Matisse, Gauguin and Kahlo. 

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Albright-Knox
Katonah Museum of Art

Tour a virtual exhibition of Bisa Butler's Portraits featuring vivid and larger-than-life quilts that capture African American identity and culture and watch video of how she creates her work. Also on view: Sparkling Amazons highlights works by women Abstract Expressionists.

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Katonah Museum Bisa Butler
Lake George Arts Project Courthouse Gallery Online

While we're apart, tap into shared aspects of our collective human condition with Lee Malerich's sculptures focused on women's bodies made from recycled broken wooden furniture and Michael Van Winkle’s paintings of figures in contorted postures, pushing against the canvas perimeters. 

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Michael Van Winkle
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Browse the museum’s online collections of more than 5,000 years of art from around the globe, plus live performances, film screenings, and art-making programs. You can also watch 6 seasons of contemporary artists on the art that inspires them.

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Met-Museum
Museum of the City of New York

Follow MCNY's #MuseumMomentOfZen for collection highlights - and see how 100+ museums worldwide have contributed to their online initiative. You can also explore online exhibitions and read stories about New York history

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MCNY
New York Botanical Garden

Watch spring bloom and immerse yourself in nature with a new content hub featuring videos, plant guides, virtual events, recipes for kids, and more.

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New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show
Rubin Museum Care Package

Experience the calm of the Rubin's Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room and sample the Daily Offering video series of art, ideas, and practices inspired by the museum collection - plus resources on meditation and stress relief.

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Rubin Museum Care Package
St. Lawrence County Arts Council

Check out local North Country artists as SLC Arts Council hosts live videos every weekday showcasing community talents.

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SLC Arts
The Studio Museum in Harlem

Discover thousands of artworks from the collection of The Studio Museum in Harlem, a home for artists of African descent and work inspired and influenced by black culture.

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Studio Museum in Harlem
White Columns Online

Explore themes of nature, psychology and dreams in 'Cloud Memories' curated by Adrianne Rubenstein, which features works from White Columns' artist registry.

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White Columns
The Hyde Collection

View Dox Thrash and Goya exhibitions and the Glens Falls museum's permanent collection of European and American art virtually. Also - join online tours, including virtual visits for kids age 5 and under, and artful afternoon projects for age 6-12.

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Hyde Collection
Thomas Cole Historic Site

Explore Thomas Cole and the Hudson River school via virtual galleries and color your own landscape art.

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Thomas Cole Historic Site
Photo Credits
120° Intercollegiate Regional Exhibition: Juliana Haliti, Metal of Lung, acrylic on wood panel, 24″x36″
Albright-Knox Art Gallery: albrightknox.org
Corning Museum of Glass: cmog.org
Hyde Collection: Image: Dox Thrash (American, 1893 – 1965), City Plevins, ca. 1939, watercolor, 15 3/8 x 11 11/16 in. Photo courtesy of Dolan Maxwell.
Katonah Museum of Art: Bisa Butler, The Princess, 2018 (det.), Cotton, chiffon, lace and satin, 70 x 46 in. (177.8 x 116.8 cm), Collection of Bob and Jane Clark
Lake George Arts Project, In the Wet with Shards, 2020, Acrylic on Canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Fishing Boats, Collioure, André Derain, 
Gift of Raymonde Paul, in memory of her brother, C. Michael Paul, and Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1982
The Morgan Library & Museum: Ruth Threshing and Bringing Grain to Naomi; Naomi Counseling Ruth, Crusader Bible, Paris, France, ca. 1250. The Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.638, fol. 18r (detail), purchased by J. P. Morgan, 1916.
Museum of the City of New York: mcny.org
New Museum: (Pictured: Olia Lialina and Mike Tyka, *Treasure Trove*, 2017. Blingee composition and web page)
New York Botanical Garden: nybg.org
Parrish Art Museum: William Merritt Chase (American, 1849–1916) The Big Bayberry Bush (The Bayberry Bush), ca. 1895. Oil on canvas, 25 1/2 x 33 1/8 inches. The Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Littlejohn Collection
Rubin Museum: rubinmuseum.org
Saratoga Arts - Miriam Romais Painted Voices: Documenting America’s Murals Owl Princess, Playa del Carmen, 2019 (mural by Niz, “Owl Girl, 2018”, Mexico) archival pigm, ent print available sizes and pricing listed above!
St. Lawrence County Arts Council: https://www.facebook.com/slcartsny/
Studio Museum in Harlem: Romare Bearden (1911—1988), Jammin' at the Savoy, n.d., Mixed-media collage, in artist-painted mat, 13 7/8 × 23 1/8 in., The Studio Musuem in Harlem; gift of Mrs. Frank Saunders, 1991.24
Thomas Cole Historic Site: View of Fort Putnam
Thomas Cole. Oil on canvas, 1824-25. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Promised gift of Charlene Sussel, 429-1994-1.
White Columns: Karen Barbour, Untitled, 2018, Oil on paper, 22 x 30 in., Courtesy of the artist.