Beth Galston, a conceptual artist based in Boston, is exhibiting site-based installations and original works on paper at Cynthia-Reeves, September 29 – November 13 at the gallery’s venue on the campus of MASS MoCA in the Berkshires. The gallery is open Wednesday – Sunday, 11- 5, and by appointment. For her projects, Galston collects, preserves, and transforms twigs, thorns, acorns, seedpods, a process that is the catalyst for her current sculptural series, Recasting Nature. The word “recast” means, “to cast again or anew,” and for Galston, this means creating works that are moments of magic and transformation. She writes: “I don’t know the final form when I start; it develops through a process of improvisation. I spend a lot of time getting comfortable with materials. A cast resin rose stem was suspended in my studio for a year until I finally envisioned how to use it to create Ice Forest. Casting in resin alters the stem and makes it magical.”
When: Sep 29, 2016 11am in North Adams, MA
Hoosac Valley Train Ride
A narrated, one-hour scenic train ride between North Adams and Adams, MA.
When: Oct 1, 2016 10am in North Adams, MA
Jena Friedman Comedy Show
A comedian and filmmaker who has worked as a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has written for Late Show with David Letterman, Jena Friedman has been called "witty... so spot on... prolific" by Vanity Fair. She brings a sharp eye (and sharper tongue) for social, sexual, and political comedy to the MASS MoCA stage. This event will be "up in the club" with cabaret-style seating. Our café will deliver your dinner, and the bar is always well-stocked with Bright Ideas Brewing and Berkshire Mountain Distillery spirits. Be ready to make new friends -- our tables seat five, and, if your party is smaller, you might find others at your table. Cheers to live events and fall nights up in the club!
When: Oct 1, 2016 8pm in North Adams, MA