Regional Art - Current Exhibitions
The Arts Factory of Montgomery County Invitational: August 25 - October 18, 2017

The Regional Art Galleries of the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library welcome visitors to the Arts Factory of Montgomery County Invitational; an exhibition of fine art by regional artists. The Arts Factory was formed in 2011 and is a non-profit organization whose mission is "To support, encourage and cultivate local artists, artisans, and venues of the Mohawk Valley". Artwork in oils, watercolor, pastel, and ceramics will be on display Friday, August 25th through Wednesday, October 18th.
An artist's reception will be held on Wednesday, August 30th, from 5-7 pm and is free to the public, as is admission to the exhibits.
Hours: Tues - Fri, 10 am-5 pm; Sat & Sun, noon-5 pm. The Library and Regional Art Galleries remain open until 7:30 pm on Wednesdays.

Summer Shows

Tom Leytham: The Legacy of the Erie Canal
Tom Leytham's watercolor paintings of hand-built structures along the Erie Canal and Mohawk River Valley depict overlooked or forgotten sites of the manufacturing age. Tom is a registered architect whose work has been exhibited at the Vermont Governor's Gallery, Bennington Museum, and Southern Vermont Arts Center and included in many publications.

Bill McLaughlin: Winter Meditations
Bill McLaughlin's 2016 "Best in Show" award in The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show at the Arkell was a prelude to his developing these landscapes in oils, watercolor, and pastel. Painting in the American Tonalist tradition, his series portrays winter's varied moods, color, and textures.

Daniel Benevento: Photos of New York
Daniel Benevento's professional photography career has given him the opportunity to travel widely from his home in Scarsdale, NY. His cityscapes and rural scenes capture the vitality and beauty of New York State.

These exhibitions will be on display through August 16
Hours: Tues, Thurs, & Fri; 10 am - 5 pm; Wed 10 am - 7:30 pm; Sat & Sun noon - 5 pm.
Free admission to the Regional Art Gallery solo shows.
Museum admission - $9 adults, $6.50 students & seniors; wheelchair accessible.
Additional info: 518-673-2314

(top) Tom Leytham - "Schoharie Crossing, Fort Hunter, N.Y.," watercolor on paper
(middle) Bill McLaughlin - "Last Light," oil on canvas
(bottom) Daniel Benevento - "Bicycle," photograph
The mission of the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie and the Canajoharie Library is to promote and celebrate the understanding and enjoyment of the arts and humanities in Canajoharie, the Mohawk Valley, and beyond. The Arkell Museum collects, preserves, researches and presents American Art and Mohawk Valley History, and promotes active participation in art and history related activities, to enhance knowledge, appreciation and personal exploration by all.

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