Fiber Art Workshop: Handweaving September 07, 2019

Friends of Tivoli

Led by fiber artist, Tegan Frisino, participants will learn about the history of weaving and how to weave a small tapestry using yarn from the farm and other sources.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by The Arts Center of the Capital Region.

Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst Sep 13-15, 2019

A great weekend for the entire family at a festival of fine craft, food and fun!

Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst ushers in the breathtaking autumn season as 300 modern American artists gather on the grounds of the Neo-Gothic Lyndhurst 67-acre estate (tours available).

Spend the day with family and friends shopping for fashions, accessories and jewelry; functional and sculptural works in ceramics, glass, metal, fiber, wood and mixed media; and fine art painting, printmaking, drawing and photography. Plus, gourmet foods, specialties, concessions and tastings from local distilleries, wineries and cider houses.

Bring the kids to enjoy interactive puppet theater, a hands-on craft workshop, face painting, stilt walkers, storytelling and more. Watch demos like wheel thrown pottery and get creative by making your own hand painted silk scarf.

Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival Sep 28-29, 2019

The Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival (formerly the Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival) was established in 2008. Part of the Washington County Fair located in Greenwich, New York, the festival is a celebration of how agriculture plays an important role in arts. Through the production of natural animal fibers (wool and fleece) yarns are produced and made into beautiful arts and fashions. Specialty soaps, healing arts, craft beverages, photography, pottery, jewlerly, and more… All items have a start in agriculture or a connection to agriculture.

Letchworth Arts and Crafts Show Oct 12-14, 2019

For 44 years, the Arts Council for Wyoming County has presented the Letchworth Arts and Crafts Show (also known as LACS) in beautiful Letchworth State Park in Western New York (USA Today’s 2015 Reader Poll’s #1 United States State Park).

The Arts Council for Wyoming County produces the event that has grown from a small group of local artists displaying their work outdoors to a show that hosts over 325 artists, master craftpersons, and handmade artisans from throughout the country. This groundbreaking show has been ranked is the top 50 Art Festivals in the United States by Sunshine Artists Magazine.

Make plans now to spend Columbus Day weekend at this “state of the arts” festival. The show hosts some of the country’s finest visual artists, artisans, performing artists, craftpersons, as well as many traditional & unique consumable foods. Choose from some of the best pottery, paintings, quilts, fiber arts, handcrafted jewelry, photography, furniture, decorative painting, dried floral arrangements, packaged specialty foods, and so much more. Over 325 artisans display their wares along with many food vendors, live entertainment, and other fun activities for the entire family.

The Show is held at the Highbanks Recreation Area of Letchworth State Park, also known as the “Grand Canyon of the East,” during peak fall foliage season throughout the park.

Memorial Art Gallery Show & Sale Nov 01-03, 2019

Ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, leather, wood, wearable art … The Gallery Council’s 19th Annual Fine Craft Show & Sale features one-of-a-kind, limited-edition work by master craft artists. FCSS showcases the highest standard of craft art in America with forty juried artists who regularly participate in the nation’s most prestigious shows.

On Friday evening, meet and mingle with the artists, enjoy hors-d’oeuvres, music and a cash bar.

A $50 ticket [$15 is tax deductible] includes the Opening Party events and admission to the Show and Sale on Saturday or Sunday and museum admission.

A $75 Patron ticket [$40 is tax deductible] includes the exclusive Opening Party events, one drink ticket, a listing on the FCS Program, admission to the Show and Sale on Saturday or Sunday as well as museum admission.

HMWG Show & Sale Nov 21-24, 2019

For four days each November, the Guild takes over the historic Pruyn House and turns it into a showcase for the best of modern handweaving, from traditional to contemporary. Guild members work all year to produce a tremendous variety of handwoven items, from rugs and other homegoods to clothing pieces such as scarves, shawls and jackets. Holiday gifts such as cards, ornaments and decor are also available. Each room in the Pruyn House is devoted to a particular class of items such as linens or scarves and staffed with an accomplished local weaver to assist and answer questions. Admission is free, and visitors can watch fashion shows featuring woven goods or take in demonstrations of handweaving and spinning. The 2019 Show & Sale is expected to feature over 2500 individual items for sale. Items will be available at all price points.