DownStreet Art Thursday 8/28

Gallery Exhibitions, Musical Performances and Community Events!

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DSA Installation Projects 2014 

Michael Chapman
Window Installation
109 Main Street

Jarvis Rockwell
Wall Drawings
85 Main Street (outside CONcourse/DIScourse Gallery)


Art About Town presents their Crosswalkabout Project 4-9 PM
Led by Phil Sellars, Art About Town invites the North Adams community to help transform the crosswalks of Main Street into bright, colorful art works. There will be two different set up stations, paint and paint brushes will be provided.

DownStreet Art Trolley 6-9 PM
Our trolley will run on an art loop starting at MASS MoCA in front of Independent Art Projects, and stopping at Gallery 51, the Rudd Art Museum and past DownStreet Art Murals. The ride is free, all are welcome aboard!


Musical Performances

Sandy & Sandy
Acoustic folk music
CONcourse Gallery
6-9PM

Eternal Crimes
From upstate NY, the primitive sound of 80′s post-punk will kickoff our evening as the opening act.
Ed Cormac Stage under the Mohawk Marquee
7PM

Polysonic Joy
An iconoclastic quartet defined by their eclectic form of rock. Detailed guitars that go from porcelain-clean to gravelly grit, complimented by clever lyrics and a variable-speed rhythm section.
Ed Cormac Stage under the Mohawk Marquee
8PM


Open Studios

Martha Flood Design Studio
38 Eagle Street
Martha Flood Design will debut the newest fabric of her “Woodlands Collection” titled “King Alfred’s Cake”. The textile is an abstract arrangement of Moss, Lichen, Bark, Snow and “King Alfred’s Cakes” Fungi. Flood’s New England inspired textures and patterns are digitally printed upholstery-weight fabrics made from recycled plastic bottles.

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Early Receptions

MountainOne Bank Gallery
93 Main Street
What I See… by Dale Levitz
Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30-4PM, Thurs 8:30-5PM, Sat 8:30-12PM
*Reception August 28 from 3-5 PM

Adams Community Bank Gallery
31 Eagle Street
Cultural Currency by Karl Mullen
Mon-Fri 10AM-4PM, Sat 10AM-12PM
*Reception August 28 from 5-6 PM


Exhibition Openings
*All Receptions 6-9 PM

Independent Art Projects
Robin Best, Lauren Fensterstock, Sin-ying Ho, Tanya Marcuse, Christopher Russell, Shuli Sadé and Steven Lee Young
1315 MASS MoCA Way
Open daily 12-7PM

NAACO Gallery
33 Main Street
Mon-Sat 11-6PM, Sun 11-4PM

PRESS Gallery: Letterpress as Public Art Project
Double Bubble Print Portfolio curated by Denise Saint-Onge and Sarah Pike
49 Main Street
Open daily 10-6PM

MCLA Gallery 51
Things You See by Sara Farrell Okamura & Hideyo Okamura
51 Main Street
Open daily 10-6PM

CONcourse Gallery
Moments by John Michael Byrd
Worms Under My Skin by Leah Grimaldi O’Ryan
85 Main Street
Wed-Fri 12-6PM, Sat 10-6PM, Sun 10-4PM

DIScourse Galleries
Canvas and Study: Oil Paintings and Gouaches by William Oberst by William Oberst
85 Main Street
Wed-Fri 12-6PM, Sat 10-6PM, Sun 10-4PM

Gallery 107
A Mermaid and Three Heads of Cabbage by the Summer 2014 Graduating Class in the Master of Fine Art in Visual Art Program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts
Curated by Julia Dixon
107 Main Street
Wed-Fri 12-6PM, Sat 10-6PM, Sun 10-4PM

Berkshire Eagle Gallery
85 Main Street
Phoenix Rising by Jen Huberdeau

Rudd Art Museum
159 E. Main Street
Thurs-Sun 12-5PM
Grand Opening of the Lower Galleries
Showcasing a retrospective of Eric Rudd’s artwork from 1966–1980

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