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Exhibits Upcoming and Past

JANUARY

Open

FEBRUARY

Sean Flanagan Mahopac High School Art Club Pop Up Show, February 17th-25th

Come enjoy the amazing work by these inspired group of highschoolers.

MARCH 

OPEN CALL – Annual Members Show, March 16th – 30th

Putnam Arts Council member artists 18 years and older are invited to submit ONE PIECE of original fine art for inclusion in our exhibition; work must have been completed within the past three years and not previously exhibited at PAC.

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 16th, 2:00-5:00pm, reception and meet the artists. Snow date: Sunday, March 24th
Gallery hours:  
Tuesday through Friday, 1:00 to 4:00pm; Sundays March 17th, 24th, 2:00-5:00pm; or by appointment.

Closing (updated): Saturday, March 30th, 2:00-4:00pm

Closing event (updated):  Artist Talk: 3:00-4:00pm on Saturday, March 30th

Pick-Up of Exhibited Work (updated): Saturday, March 30 at the conclusion of the show (4:00-5:00pm) or Wednesday, April 3, 2:00-5:00pm or Friday, April 5, 2:00-5:00pm.

Hand Delivery of Workto PAC @ the Belle Levine Art Center, 521 Kennicut Hill Rd., Mahopac: Saturday, March 9th, 2:00-5:00pm or Sunday March 10th, 2:00-5:00pm. Please identify your work by including your name, title, and price (or not for sale) on the back or bottom of your art.

Download Prospectus

APRIL

Mahopac School District’s – 2024 Art Hop, April 18th – May 7th

Come celebrate the creative achievements of Mahopac’s youth at this year’s District Art Hop! The exhibits will feature original artworks by students in 6th through 12th grade. Additional artworks by students in 5th through 8th grade will be displayed at the Mahopac Public Library.

Opening reception: Thursday, April 18th . 4:00-6:30 PM

Gallery hours: Tuesday through Friday, 1:00-4:00 PM

Sundays April 21st, 28th and May 5th , 2:00-5:00 PM

MAY

OPEN CALL – “Animal Magnetism”, May  18th– June 2nd  

Theme show open to everyone! There is no age limit, you do not have to be a member of the Putnam Arts Council and you do not have to have any art experience, just let your creativity and imagination fly. We will accept framed and unframed work.

Hand Delivery of Work Saturday, May 11th, 2:00-5:00pm or Sunday May 12th, 2:00-5:00pm.

JUNE  

OPEN CALL – “Exploring Life Through Your Smartphone Lens”, June 15th-30th

This exhibit spotlights the creative potential of smartphone photography, showcasing the diverse and unique perspectives captured through the lens of a smartphone. Images must be captured solely using a smartphone. Any editing software or apps are permissible.

Join us in this celebration of visual storytelling, where every snapshot is a testament to the artist’s vision, creativity, and unique perspective. Open to all photographers, amateurs, enthusiasts, and professionals ages 13 and up.

Hand Delivery of Work Saturday, Jun 8th, 2:00-5:00pm or Sunday June 9th, 2:00-5:00pm

JULY 

Sole Artist 1 (TBA) Pop Up Show

Sole Artist 2 (TBA) Pop Up Show

AUGUST

Open

SEPTEMBER

Open

OCTOBER

OPEN CALL – “Annual Juried Fine Arts Show”, October 12th – 27th

Artists 18 years and older are invited to submit up to two pieces of original fine art for jury consideration; work must have been completed within the past three years and not previously exhibited at PAC. This is a juried entry show, awards will be given

NOVEMBER 

OPEN CALL- Unleash Your Creative Vision: Shape Our November Exhibit – November 9th – 24th

We seek to harness the creativity within our membership to conceptualize a thought-provoking and visually compelling exhibition that resonates with our audience. We invite your artistic insight and creative suggestions to craft the theme and concept that will define our November show. Your diverse perspectives and imaginative ideas will shape the narrative of this exhibition, making it a celebration of our collective creativity and originality.

DECEMBER

OPEN CALL – Small Works Exhibit

In response to members requests, we are publishing a preview of the full year gallery schedule. We are highlighting the open calls to provide as much advance notice as possible. This year’s Picturesque Putnam was moved to November to allow for more time and the work can be completed in the prior 12 months. Some of the missing details will be filled-in as they firm up as the year progresses.

JANUARY

Open

 

FEBRUARY

Open

 

MARCH 

OPEN CALL – Members Show, March 11th – 26th

Putnam Arts Council member artists 18 years and older are invited to submit ONE PIECE of original fine art for inclusion in our exhibition; work must have been completed within the past three years and not previously exhibited at PAC.

Opening Reception: Saturday March 11th, 2:00-5:00pm, reception and meet the artists. Snow date: Sunday March 19th.
Gallery hours:  
Tuesday through Friday, 1:00 to 4:00pm, Sunday March 19th, 2:00-5:00pm, or by appointment.
Closing: 
Sunday, March 26th, 2:00-4:00pm.

Closing event:  Artist Talk: 3:00-4:00pm on Sunday, March 26th.

Hand Delivery of Workto PAC @ the Belle Levine Art Center, 521 Kennicut Hill Rd., Mahopac: Wednesday, March 1st, 3:00-6:00pm or Sunday March 5th, 2:00-5:00pm. Please identify your work by including your name, title, and price (or not for sale) on the back or bottom of your art.

You can download the full prospectus at the following link.

APRIL

Mahopac School District’s – 2023 Art HopApril 12th – 30th

Come celebrate the creative achievements of Mahopac’s youth at this year’s District Art Hop! The exhibits will feature original artworks by students in 6th through 12th grade. Additional artworks by students in 5ththrough 8th grade will be displayed at the Mahopac Public Library.

Opening reception: Wednesday, April 12th . 4:00-6:30 PM

Gallery hours:

Tuesday through Friday, 1:00-4:00 PM

Sundays 16th, 23rd and 30th , 2:00-4:00 PM

 

MAY

– Building Bridges Pop Up Show, May  20th– 24th 

Building Bridges is a newly developed art class held by the Putnam County Youth Bureau that is taught by Naomi Bowen. The students were from different districts and backgrounds, but all expressed themselves freely and made a few connections along the way. Although they were all given the same tasks, the differences between their pieces made their individuality stand out.  Some may have signed up just to have an outlet, but through Building Bridges they developed a better level of self- expression.

 

Closing reception at the Putnam Arts Council: Wednesday, May 24th, 3:00-5:00 PM

Gallery hours: Sat., May 20th, and Sun., May 21st, 2-4pm. Tuesday, May 23rd, 1:00-4:00 PM

 

JUNE  

– “Watercolors from Near and Afar”, June 2nd – 11th

 An exhibit of a mix of plein air and studio paintings by Amanda Epstein depicting scenes from home and her travels.

Opening Reception: Friday June 2nd, 6:00-9:00pm, reception and meet the artist.
Gallery hours:  
Tuesday through Friday, 1:00 to 4:00pm, Saturdays June 3rd and 10th, Sundays June 4th, and 11th, 12:00 to 3:30pm

 

– The Hudson River Potters: “A Summertime Show and Sale”

Talented artists from the Hudson Valley will display and offer their decorative and functional pottery & ceramics for sale. 

 

Saturday June 24th and Sunday, June 25th , 11:00 am to 4:30 pm

JULY 

A Celebration of The Life and Extraordinary Works of Ed Dabrowski, July 16th -July 30th

Please join the Putnam Arts Council on Sunday, July 16, for a special show celebrating the life and works of Ed Dabrowski, a beloved, talented, and respected artist and friend. This exhibition will feature a collection of Ed’s recent artworks that showcase his unique vision, exceptional skill, and profound artistic journey.

Reception: Sunday July 16th, 2-5pm.

Gallery hours: Tuesday through Friday, 1:00-4:00 PM, Sunday 23rd and 30th , 2:00-5:00 PM

AUGUST

Open

SEPTEMBER

Open

OCTOBER

Annual Juried Fine Arts Show, October 7th – October 22nd

Artists 18 years and older are invited to submit up to two pieces of original fine art for jury consideration; work must have been completed within the past three years and not previously exhibited at PAC. This is a juried entry show, awards will be given. Click on the link to download the prospectus.

Juror of Selections & Awards: Kathy Feighery has been practicing art, specifically painting, for 30 years. She has participated in numerous shows in the United States and Italy as well as art fairs in NY and Miami. Her work is included in various corporate and private collections.  She has adjudicated many art competitions, including NYFA grant awards, over the course of her career.

Work drop-off:  Saturday September 30th and Sunday October 1st, 2-5pm, or by appointment.

Opening reception & Awards presentation:  Saturday, October 7th, 2-5pm.
Additional gallery hours: Sundays, October 8, 15 and 22, 2-5pm, and Tuesday to Friday, 1-5PM.

Closing event:  Artist Talk: 4-5pm on Sunday, October 22nd.

Pick up at conclusion of show: Sunday October 22nd, 5-6pm or by appointment.

 Sponsored by : Tompkins  Banking / Insurance / Wealth

NOVEMBER 

Open callPicturesque Putnam, November 4th – November 19th

Artists 13 years or older are invited to submit up to two pieces of original art created in the prior 12 months. All media accepted. Works must feature outdoor Putnam County scenes. You can select any outdoor location in the county. Awards will be given. Click on the link for the prospectus.

Work drop-off:  Saturday October 28th, and Sunday October 29th, 2-5pm, or by appointment.

Opening reception & Awards presentation:  Saturday, November 4th, 2-5pm.
Additional gallery hours: Sundays, Nov. 5, 12 and 19, 2-5pm, and Tuesday to Friday, 1-4PM.

Closing event:  Artist Talk: 4-5pm on Sunday, November 19th.

Pick up at conclusion of show: Sunday November 19th, 5-6pm or by appointment.

Sponsored by : Tompkins  Banking / Insurance / Wealth

DECEMBER

Crafts Fair

November 4th – November 19th

FEBRUARY
DAVE SMALL CELEBRATION OF LIFE -> Postponed

MARCH
MEMBERS SHOW: Saturday, March 12th through Sunday, March 27th, 2022
To download show prospectus click here.

APRIL
Putnam County SPCA Benefit: April 9th and 10th

To download show prospectus click here.

DAVE SMALL CELEBRATION OF LIFE: April 23rd and 24th

MAY
MAHOPAC DISTRICT ART SHOW: May 4th – May 12th

94th District Middle School Art Competition: May 21st through May 29th

JUNE
Gayle Gleckler & Tony Woolner Invitational: June 4th through June 26th

JULY:  Sports and Art, Sunday July 17 through Sunday July 31

An exhibit of artwork created around the theme of sports, both traditional and non-traditional. The exhibition celebrates the strength, grace, agility, and endurance inherent in sports, and the artifacts that support it. 

AUGUST: Open

SEPTEMBER:  Picturesque Putnam, September 10 through September 25, 2022

The Putnam Arts Council and Putnam County Tourism are partnering to challenge area artists to participate in a show featuring beautiful Putnam County. All submissions will be accepted, prizes will be awarded, and the work will be exhibited in the A. Eric Arctander Gallery as well as featured virtually throughout the Fall. This opportunity looks to engage artists, celebrate their talents, and showcase the beauty of Putnam County.

Work drop-off:  Saturday September 3rd and Tuesday, September 6, 2-5pm.

Opening reception & Awards presentation:  Saturday, September 10th, 2-5pm.
Art must be created during the month of August 2022

OCTOBER: Fine Arts Show, October 8th though October 30th

The Putnam Arts Council is proud to announce its annual Juried Fine Art Show for the month of October. This is a juried exhibit, prizes will be awarded, and the accepted work will be exhibited in the A. Eric Arctander Gallery.

Work drop-off:  Saturday October 1st and Sunday October 2nd, 2-5pm. 
Opening reception & Awards presentation:  Saturday, October 8th , 2-5pm.
 

For the detailed prospectus, please click on the link.

NOVEMBER: Open

DECEMBER: Arts and Crafts Fair, December 4th through December 18th

January
Gallery Available for rental

February
Gallery Available for rental

March

Members’ Virtual Show
On exhibition from Saturday, March 20th through Sunday, April 18th .
Click here 
to download show prospectus.

April

May 2-20
Serendipity II
– featuring members of the Putnam Arts Council
public gallery hours:  Sundays, May 2, 9, and 16, 2-4p
Click here to go to Timed Reservation page.

June 5-13
reception on June 13 at 1:30
Middle School Show
– featuring emerging artists from the NYS 94th Assembly District
in partnership with Assemblyman Kevin Byrne

July 10-August 15
Art in a Pandemic
– visual art and oral history – a partnership between PAC and the
Southeast Museum exhibited at the A. Eric Arctander Gallery at PAC & at the Southeast Museum, Brewster.
Please click here to download the show prospectus.

]September 4 – 19
Picturesque Putnam – all two and three dimensional art accepted.
Eric Arctander Gallery at the Putnam Arts Council
Awards:  Best in Show $150, Second Place ($100) and Third Place ($75) will be selected by the Visual Arts Committee of the Putnam Arts Council.  Cash awards will be presented at the opening reception on Saturday, September 4th.
Opening reception & Awards presentation:  Saturday, Sept. 4, 2-5pm.
Additional gallery hours: 2-5pm on Sundays, September 5, 12 and 19 or by appointment.
Restrictions apply – see prospectus for details.
Click here to download show prospectus.


October 2- November 7
Grass+Roots:
from Peekskill to Poughkeepsie – a juried exhibition in partnership with Westchester Community College.
Please click here to download the show prospectus.

Annual Meeting of PAC’s Membership
via Zoom – You’re invited! (link below)
Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 2pm
November 13 – 27
Retrospectacle:
Susan Zoon Invitational
A one person show featuring paintings and drawings by Susan Zoon!
The show will include a retrospective of Sue’s paintings from 1989 to 2000. Exhibited at the Eric Arctander Gallery at the Putnam Arts Council, Mahopac from November 13 – 21.
Opening reception and meet the artist: Saturday, November 13 from 2-5pm.
Gallery hours:
Sunday, November 14, 2-5
Saturday, November 20, 2-5
Sunday, November 21, 2-5pm or by appointment.

December 4 – 19
(click here)
2021 Craft Invitational Showcase and Sale
~ Free admission. Free Parking ~
Join us on Saturday, December 4th
 12-3pm open for PAC members
&  3-5pm open to public

Additional shopping opportunities: December 5 – 19, 2021
Shopping hours noon-5pm, Wednesday through Sunday,
or by appointment closed Mondays and Tuesdays
This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by (NYSCA Regrants and Partnerships).

January
Gallery Available for rental

February

Many Hands – One Heart: Pop Up Show for PAC Volunteer Artists
Opening – Sunday, February 9, 2-4pm

Show is on exhibition from February 9 thru February 23
Gallery hours: Tuesday through Friday, noon-3:30 & Sundays, February 16 & 23 from 1-4pm, or by appointment
See prospectus here.

March

Members Business Meeting – Saturday, March 14, 2-3pm.
Opening for Members’ Show – 3-5pm
On exhibition from March 14 – April 5
Gallery hours:
Tuesday through Friday, noon-3:30 & Sunday, April 5 from 1-4pm, or by appointment.
Click here 
to download show prospectus.
ANNOUNCEMENT:
The March Members’ exhibit and annual meeting have been postponed as we feel it wiser to wait and present these events at a later date in 2020, when folks may feel more confident and comfortable about attending a large public event.
Artists: please hold off delivery of your artwork until rescheduling details are announced.

April

Gallery dark

Horsing Aroundan exhibit focusing on anything to do with the equine experience, i.e., horses, their environment, riding apparel, saddles, barns, etc.
Postponed until further notice.
Special Derby Event & exhibit reception: 
Saturday, May 2, 3-7pm:
Refreshments, silent auction, sale of original George Shawe watercolors, pottery demonstrations, raffles, 50/50 and live streaming of the 146th annual Kentucky Derby.
Tickets to Special Derby Event: $15 individual admission, $25 per couple.
One free ticket to exhibiting artists. Click here for tickets. By joining us at our first annual Derby Day event, your support will help us in securing a much needed tech upgrade, and expansion of our educational classes.
Exhibition is on display from May 2-24.
Gallery hours: Tuesday through Friday, noon-3:30 & Sunday, May 24 from 1-4pm, or by appointment.
The exhibit prospectus for the Horsing Around Show will be available soon.

June

July

PAINT Putnum Contest
The Putnam Arts Council and Putnam County Tourism are partnering to challenge Putnam artists to paint our beautiful County through a #paintputnam contest. This free contest is intended to engage artists, celebrate their talents, and showcase the beauty of Putnam County.
Works must be created in Putnam County, at an outdoor location of your choice between July 4th and July 19th, 2020. Works will be displayed on the Arts Council’s and Putnam County’s Facebook and Instagram pages and will also be considered for promotional use by PAC and Putnam Co. Tourism.
Click here for downloadable prospectus.

August

September

The Putnam Arts Council is pleased to welcome families back to the our Gallery on Saturday, September 12, 2020 with timed reservations from 1-5pm as we proudly present:
Enduring Friendships
An invitational exhibition featuring photographs by Dr. Bernard Kessler, photographs by David Small, & paintings by Sergio Gonzalez-Tornero. The show remains on view through Sunday, September 27 with timed reservations from 1-5pm on weekends only.

To facilitate the safe return of visitors to our A. Eric Arctander Gallery, we are following guidelines established by New York Forward for Phase 4 reopening in this new now. All procedures and protocols will be strictly followed.

To create a contact-less visitor experience and promote effective physical distancing, a link to advance timed reservations is available here. A limited number of reservations will be available for each time slot, in accordance with the New York State requirements of 25% capacity as well as physical distancing. The first time slot each day will be designated for seniors 65 and over and those who are considered at risk.

All visitors are required to adhere to the Visitor Code of Conduct and to follow Visitor Etiquette. These details will be posted to our website soon.

All visitors are required to wear a mask while spending time at the Art Center and visiting the Gallery.

October

November

December

January

Gallery Dark.

February

Gallery Dark.

March

Annual Meeting of PAC’s Membership
on Saturday, March 16 at 2pm.
(Snow Date: Sunday, March 17, 2pm.)

56th Annual Members Show
on Saturday, March 16 at 3:30pm.
(Snow Date: Sunday, March 17,  3:30pm.)
Show continues through Sunday, April 7.
Click here for downloadable Members Show prospectus.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-3:30 pm, Sunday April 7, 2-4 pm or by appointment.

April

56th Annual Members Show
Show continues through Sunday, April 7.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-3:30 pm, Sunday April 7, 2-4 pm or by appointment.

56th Annual Members Show/Artists Walk & Talk Event
Stop in to this free event and meet the artists as they walk through the show and speak about their work and their process.
The gallery hours are Sunday, April 7, at 2-4pm and the event will begin at 3, in the A. Eric Arctander Gallery.

Art & Food at Tilly’s Table on Tilly Foster Farm
at Tilly Foster Farm (Tilly’s Table), 100 Route 312, Brewster, NY 10509
Wednesday, April 17, 5:30 – 7:30 pm.

Gallery available for rental.

 

May

Freed Formats: the book reconsidered opening
A multi-state traveling exhibition of 135 works of book art from 53 artists representing 17 US states and 2 countries. Alice Walsh and Chris Perry, book artists, will be curators of this exhibit.
On exhibition from Saturday, May 11 thru Sunday, June 9.
We will be offering white glove tours on Sunday, June 9th during the noon-4 gallery hours.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-3:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 12-4 pm or by appointment.

June

Freed Formats: the book reconsidered
A multi-state traveling exhibition of 135 works of book art from 53 artists representing 17 US states and 2 countries. Alice Walsh and Chris Perry, book artists, will be curators of this exhibit.
On exhibition from Saturday, May 11 thru Sunday, June 9.
We will be offering white glove tours on Sunday, June 9th during the noon-4 gallery hours.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-3:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 12-4 pm or by appointment.

Celebrating Jeanne
a memorial exhibition honoring the art and life of Jeanne Demotses.
The Timeless show has taken a different turn this year as we lost our longtime friend and member Jeanne Demotses, and have chosen to honor her work in the Timeless Exhibit’s space. It is our hope that her memory is timeless.
On exhibition from Saturday, June 29 thru Sunday, July 14.
Opening Reception: Saturday June 29, 3-6 pm.
Closing: Sunday, July 14, 2-4 pm.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday from 12:30 – 4:30 pm, Sundays, June 30, July 7, 14 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm or by appointment.
Artwork purchased from the Celebrating Jeanne exhibit can be picked up on: Sunday, July 14 between 4-5pm or July 16, 17, 18 or 19 from 12:30-5:00pm or by calling 845.803.8622 to make an appointment.
Thank you for your support!

July

Celebrating Jeanne
a memorial exhibition honoring the art and life of Jeanne Demotses.
The Timeless show has taken a different turn this year as we lost our longtime friend and member Jeanne Demotses, and have chosen to honor her work in the Timeless Exhibit’s space. It is our hope that her memory is timeless.
On exhibition from Saturday, June 29 thru Sunday, July 14.
Opening Reception: Saturday June 29, 3-6 pm.
Closing: Sunday, July 14, 2-4 pm.
Gallery hours:  Tuesday through Friday from 12:30 – 4:30 pm, Sundays, June 30, July 7, 14 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm or by appointment.
Artwork purchased from the Celebrating Jeanne exhibit can be picked up on: Sunday, July 14 between 4-5pm or July 16, 17, 18 or 19 from 12:30-5:00pm or by calling 845.803.8622 to make an appointment.
Thank you for your support!

August

Rock It
an invitational exhibit featuring the innovative and eclectic work of Carmel based artist Ed Dabrowski.
On exhibition from Saturday, August 3 thru Sunday, August 18.
Opening reception and Meet the Artist: Saturday, August 3, 3-5pm.
Gallery hours:  Tuesday – Friday 12:30-3:30; Saturday, August 10 from 2-4 and Sunday, August 18, 2-4 with artist talk at 3pm (or by appointment).

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Art: A Lifelong JourneyheliodoroSC-jungledoodle
Showcasing the creative expressions of working artists
75 and over.

 

Exhibit Details
June 2 – 21, 2013


Our 49th Annual
Members Meeting & Exhibit
Membership Meeting & Show
Saturday March 9, 2013
April 13 – April 27
Emerging Artists (SAS)

 

Some of the students’ work

Art: A Lifelong JourneyheliodoroSC-jungledoodle
Showcasing the creative expressions of working artists
75 and over.

 

Exhibit Details
June 2 – 21, 2013

 
 

 

 
January

 

Gallery Available

February

PAC Volunteer Show (Heart of the Art Center)
Opening Reception: February 5, 2:00 – 5:00 pm..
On exhibition through February 19.
Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm and weekends 1:00 -4:00 pm or by appointment.

March

Annual Meeting of PAC’s Membership
March 5, 2:00 pm.

54th Annual Members Show
Opening Reception: March 5, 3:00 – 5:00 pm.
On exhibition through March 26.
Gallery Hours: Tues-Friday from 11:30 am – 3:30 pm, Sundays 1-4 pm, or by appointment.

April

Emerging Artists High School Show
Opening reception: Friday, April 21, 6-8pm.
The exhibition continues through Sunday, May 7.
Gallery hours: Tues-Fri 11:30am – 3:30pm, Sundays 1-4pm.
Sponsored by Tompkins Mahopac Bank.

 
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