Croton Council of the Arts Exhibits of Interest

Exhibits including the work of CCoA members and friends:

“Observations,” landscape, still life, woods & water paintings by Tim Robinson are still in the Ottinger Room of the Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, through the end of February.


Alan Haywood with the photographs he is showing in “Independent Variable” at the Urban Studio Unbound at 66 Main Street, Yonkers.  The show runs to March 22, 2019.


At the Art Gallery of the Rockefeller Park Preserve through March, with an opening on Sunday, February 10, from 1-3 pm:

 


Also, note that the Croton Free Library, in its “Croton Reads” film series, is showing two adaptations of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun” — February 17 at 2 pm, the 1961 film starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee (PG, 128 minutes); and February 24 at 2 pm, the 2008 version, starring Sean Combs, Croton’s Audra McDonald, and Phylicia Rashad (PG-13, 131 minutes).  Hansberry moved to Croton in about 1961.  Shown here is a book cover photo of her reportedly shot in Croton. Other events at the CFL.


Check out upcoming music at the Green Growler, 4 Croton Point Ave., near the Croton-Harmon Metro North Train Station.


Oh, it looks like this Saturday, February 9, from 9 am to 4 pm, is Eaglefest 2019.  Although it is an event of Teatown, in Ossining, it takes place at Croton Point Park, 1 Croton Point Avenue, a spectacular migration stop along the Hudson River.  “Celebrate the return of this magnificent bird with live bird-of-prey shows, educators with viewing scopes observing wild eagles, children’s activities, food trucks, and 25+ environmental organizations — all in heated tents!”  Free parking at lot “A” just outside the park entrance.  For general admission prices and online sales and other info.


In communities in the region:

Ossining — The Ossining Arts Council has a show of works by its members in all media, running through March 24 in the OAC Steamer Firehouse Gallery, 117 Main Street (2nd floor via stairs), Ossining, directly across from the Ossinin Post Office.  Opening Reception, Saturday, February 16, 4-6.  Free admission, light refreshments.  Also there, on February 17th at 2 pm, a talk by Suzanne Altman, “A Convoluted Journey,” oh her career in art as a designer, teacher, lecturer, painter.  Free admission, light refreshments.

Peekskill — Hudson Valley MOCA, now showing an exhibition, “Death is Irrelevant,” has issued an open call “asking writers to interpret artwork from the exhibition … into original poems and one-page plays.”  Open Call Submissions are due February 27, 2019.  For more information.

Katonah — the Katonah Museum of Art has a call for submissions to an international open juried exhibition, “The Edge Effect,” to be shown June 30 – September 22.  The deadline for submission of artworks is April 12. “The Edge Effect describes an ecological phenomenon in the border area between disparate habitats, such as a meadow and a forest, which results in exponentially greater biodiversity.”  For more information.

Harrison — We have received a call for artists for a juried show of tw0-dimensional art in the Harrison Public Library for a month in 2020.  For more information.