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  • 2012 GCCA Calendar of Events

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  • September 8
    Event: SLIDE SHOW OF CIVIL WAR FIGURATIVE SCULPTURES by Museum as Muse exhibitor Ron Tunison, 3:30PM. Show illustrates Tunison’s artistic process and 40 year career focused on the military themes. Followed by a reading by historian/exhibit curator Regina Daly from “Reports to the Home Front - A Sesquicentennial Commemoration of Civil War Journalism in Greene County”, excerpting news and editorials from three 19th century Greene County newspapers. Free. GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill.  More info: 518/943-3400, gcca@greenearts.org, or www.greenearts.org.
    September 15
    Event: “ELIZABETH MILLER’S DIARY”, historic Civil War era diary transcribed and narrated by Greene County Historical Society President Bob Hallock in a dramatic reading by Alice Tunison wearing full period dress, 2PM. Followed by scholar/collector, Juanita Leisch Jensen’s Presentation of Civil War artifacts illustrating the role of mid 19th century women. Free. Part of the Museum as Muse exhibition, GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill.  More info: 518/943-3400, gcca@greenearts.org, or www.greenearts.org.
    September 22
    Event:  ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY at Beattie-Powers Place in Catskill., 1-5PM. Benefit for the Greene County Council on the Arts. Music, food, wine/beer AND, in collaboration with the Thomas Cole House, a preview and sale of “Postcards from the Trail” artwork. Admission: $25 for members; $40 for non-members. More info: 518-943-3400 or gcca@greenearts.org.
    Thru September 29
    Exhibit: “UNDAUNTED VALOR, THE HISTORIC PAINTINGS OF MARK MARITATO” solo exhibition  with epic paintings of  significant battles from the US Civil War. Detailed studies of soldiers that tell the story of this turning point in American history. GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill , Open Mon thru Sat. 10AM-5PM. More info: 518/943-3400, gcca@greenearts.org, or www.greenearts.org.
    Thru September 29
    Exhibit: “MUSEUM AS MUSE, REMEMBERING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR” a unique exhibition at the GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill commemorating the US Civil War’s 150th anniversary. Artists focus on the people, battles and places that tell the story of this turning point in American history. The GCCA Gallery is open Mon thru Sat. 10AM-5PM. More info: 518/943-3400, gcca@greenearts.org, or www.greenearts.org.
    September 30
    Walking Salon: MASTERS ON MAIN STREET, ROUND 5 Guided Tour, 11AM. Walk and talk with New York Foundation for the Arts project coordinators Chad Weckler, Keiko Sono and Michael Asbill on a 4 block tour of 27 artists’ works. Meet at the Greene County Council on the Arts Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, to pick up a map.  Free.  Series on view 24/7 extended through Oct. 30.  www.greenearts.org.  518/943-3400.
    October 6 thru November 3, 2012
    Exhibit: ROSALIND TOBIAS, ALPHABET, solo exhibition of abstract paintings based on letterforms.  GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill.  Open Mon thru Sat. 10AM-5PM. More info: 518/943-3400, gcca@greenearts.org, or www.greenearts.org.  Opening reception, Oct. 6, 5-7PM.
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    Exhibit: TYPO, group exhibition in all media by artists using words, letters, numbers and symbols.  Participants include Fern Apfel, William Barnds, Leonard Seastone, Bez Ocko, Esther Smith, Kate Boyer and more. GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill. Open Mon. thru Sat. 10AM-5PM. More info: 518/943-3400, gcca@greenearts.org, or www.greenearts.org.  Opening reception, Oct. 6, 5-7PM.
    Thru October 30
    Exhibit: “MARK ON MAIN”: MASTERS ON MAIN STREET ROUND 5, New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship winners exhibiting in vacant Main Street storefronts, Catskill, NY. Pick up your map at 398 Main Street or download one at greenearts.org. Call the GCCA at 518-943-3400 for more information.
     

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