Beacon Second Saturday

Gallery show openings on Feb. 8

SAT 8
Black History Month Exhibit
BEACON
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Beacon resident Barbara McCaskill organized this exhibit of artwork, political posters and historic ephemera. Through Feb. 27.

SAT 8
Helena Hernmarck
BEACON
1:30 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-431-4988
hudsonvalleyyarntrail.com
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)

SAT 8
Barry Le Va
BEACON
2 p.m. Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman St. | 845-440-0100
diaart.org
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)

SAT 8
Reach
BEACON
5 – 8 p.m. No. 3 Reading Room
469 Main St. | photobookworks.com
Rosaire Appel’s drawings and artist books will be on exhibit.

SAT 8
3 Artists: Faulds/Flaitz/Morgan
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. RiverWinds Gallery
172 Main St. | 845-838-2880
riverwindsgallery.com
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.

SAT 8
Time
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. BAU Gallery
506 Main St. | 845-440-7584
baugallery.org
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.

SAT 8
[In]Action Figures 8
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. Clutter Gallery
163 Main St. | 212-255-2505
shop.cluttermagazine.com/gallery
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.


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