(AUSTERLITZ, N.Y.) – Works by about a dozen artists from the Berkshire and Hudson Valley regions will be featured in the exhibit Coming Soon at Art Austerlitz. The exhibition, featuring works by Reed Anderson, Great Barrington, Mass.; Peter Bradley-Cohen, Hudson, N.Y.; Ruth Freeman, Newburgh, N.Y.; Ghost of a Dream, Wassaic, N.Y.; Joan Grubin, Hillsdale, N.Y.; Leah Guadagnoli, Austerlitz, N.Y.; Will Hutnick, Wassaic, N.Y.; Meg Lipke, Chatham, N.Y.; Ryan McPhail, Chatham, N.Y.; Zach Neven, Ghent, N.Y.; Liz Nielsen, Newburgh, N.Y., and Dana Piazza, Lenox, Mass., will open with a reception on Saturday, August 1, from noon to 4pm, and run through September 6.
The artworks will be displayed in the 1850s church on Route 22 in the hamlet of Austerlitz, N.Y. Old Austerlitz Museum and Shop across from the gallery on Route 22 will have an initial opening of several of its 18th-century buildings as formal museums with guided and self-guided tours of curated displays.
Old Austerlitz, an array of early 19th-century buildings supported by the Austerlitz Historical Society, is organizing?Art Austerlitz as a gallery to promote and share the work of contemporary artists living and working in the area. Old Austerlitz Museum is part of the Society’s mission to establish a museum of Early American life.
When Old Austerlitz opens Art Austerlitz and Old Austerlitz Museum in August, masks are required; social distancing is in effect; hand sanitizer is available. Outdoor areas will be comfortable for socializing and refreshment while small groups of guests peruse the gallery and museum at a relaxed pace.