Cornhole tournament, the appeal of Mona Lisa and more

What's going on in arts & leisure January 30 to February 5

Posted 1/29/20

What's going on in arts & leisure January 30 to February 5

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Cornhole tournament, the appeal of Mona Lisa and more

What's going on in arts & leisure January 30 to February 5

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Celebrating art and  Black History Month 

SHOHOLA, PA — Prints of the work of Edward Mitchell Bannister and several other black American artists are on display during February for Black History Month, in an exhibit curated by Ari Mir-Pontier and sponsored by the Barryville Area Arts Association. The historical Exhibit traces the history of black American art through slavery into the civil rights movement.

Running concurrently with this Exhibit on black art history is a display of the work of contemporary black artists and local black artists. There is a free opening reception with live music and complimentary refreshments on Saturday, February 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Artists’ Market Community Center.

For more information, visit www.artistsmarketcc.com. 

Cornhole tournament

HONESDALE, PA — Here & Now Brewing Company is joining Hop Barons Kitchen on Saturday, February 1 at 6th and River streets for its inaugural cornhole tournament.

The brewery will be serving beer and drinks at a discounted price for cornhole teams from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Teams of all ages are welcome. Winners receive custom cornhole boards from Two Shops Woodworking and take home a trophy.

For more information, call the brewery at 570/253-0700.  

The garden meets paper

CALLICOON, NY — Art and nature lovers will gather at the Rafter’s Tavern opening reception of “Wild Garden Botanicals: Works on Paper” on Saturday, February 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. for an exhibit featuring new works by artist Alexis Siroc. 

Siroc has been collaborating with nature using eco printing to create works depicting the fragile yet resilient beauty of our natural surroundings. The exhibit, featuring eco prints and pastels on paper, will run from February 1 to 28. 

For more information, visit Rafter’s Tavern on Facebook or www.artist.sirocdesign.com.

‘Oh Deer’ call to artists

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Narrowsburg Union Gallery is looking for artists with a body of work with deer as the subject. All mediums are welcome, and artists may submit up to eight pieces. This call is open to all artists who have a connection to the Upper Delaware River Valley.

The gallery is also looking for snapshots of car incidents for a “deer collision wall” collage display. Deer photos may be submitted in .pdf or .jpeg formats. 

Submissions will be accepted until Sunday, February 23. The show opens on Saturday, March 7.

For submission guidelines, email curator@narrowsburgunion.com

What is the appeal of the Mona Lisa?

SHOHOLA, PA — This is the scheduled topic of discussion at the next “Creative Differences” discussion group.  The public is invited for free coffee, free pastries and the free expression of opinion. All are welcome to join the discussion or just sit back and enjoy it. 

The discussion will take place at the Artists’ Market Community Center on Sunday, February 2 at 2 p.m.  Creative Differences is scheduled for the same time, on the first Sunday of every month, throughout 2020.

For more information and the full 2020 list of monthly topics, visit www.artistsmarketcc.com/creativedifferences.html.

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