Gallery show openings on Feb. 8
Black History Month Exhibit
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
Beacon resident Barbara McCaskill organized this exhibit of artwork, political posters and historic ephemera. Through Feb. 27.
1:30 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-431-4988
The tapestry artist and weaver will discuss her decades-long career using wool, sourced from farmers in her native Sweden, that absorbs rather than reflects light to tell stories. Cost: $15 ($20 door)
Barry Le Va
2 p.m. Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman St. | 845-440-0100
As part of the DiaTalks Series, curator James Meyer will interview the sculpture artist about his work and installation at the museum. Cost: $15 ($12 students and seniors; free for children under 12, members and Beacon residents)
5 – 8 p.m. No. 3 Reading Room
469 Main St. | photobookworks.com
Rosaire Appel’s drawings and artist books will be on exhibit.
3 Artists: Faulds/Flaitz/Morgan
6 – 9 p.m. RiverWinds Gallery
172 Main St. | 845-838-2880
This group show includes works by artists who use “basic elements to express unique visions,” says gallery director Mary Ann Glass — photography (Nancy Faulds), encaustic (Carol Flaitz) and glass tiles (Heidrun Morgan). Through March 8.
6 – 9 p.m. BAU Gallery
506 Main St. | 845-440-7584
This juried exhibit was curated by Elizabeth Haskin on the theme of how one experiences time. Work by BAU members will be on exhibit in the Beacon Room.
[In]Action Figures 8
6 – 9 p.m. Clutter Gallery
163 Main St. | 212-255-2505
The gallery’s eighth installment of this annual show will feature the art of the action figure, whose heyday was the 1970s and 1980s. Through March 6.