Syracuse 's City Wide Art Open October Th3

staff reports 10/01/09
What: Third Thursday, Syracuse 's City Wide Art Open
When: Thursday, October 15, 2009
Time: 5 to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free

Visit three new Th3 venues for October Th3! Catch how the magic moves from the playwright’s words to the stage at Syracuse Stage’s Visualizing Theater. Walk right into the vault at Brian’s Art Gallery on Wolf Street while viewing Fred Fischer’s paintings. See the SU Faculty show at the new XL Projects gallery on Clinton.

Th3 is a coalition of 23 popular Syracuse visual arts venues that offer free events and viewing opportunities during the evening of the third Thursday of every month, from 5 to 8 PM. Maps, bus schedule and Th3 show listings at all Th3 locations. Look for our new green brochure!

Eureka Crafts is sponsoring two $25 gift certificates for the Th3 drawing. Eureka Crafts, in Armory Square, brings together the work of over 300 artisans to offer you the best in jewelry and unique items made from clay, wood, metal, glass and fiber handmade by American artists.

Visit Eureka Crafts at 210 Walton Street Monday to Wednesday 10 to 6pm, Thursday 10-8, Friday and Saturday 10 to 9, Sunday 1 to 5. 471.4601.

Downtown parking is free after 6 or ride Centro’s Free Connective Corridor Bus (#543) between SU and Th3 venues along the Connective corridor on Th3 5 p.m.-11:40 p.m. Visit www.th3syracuse.com for free parking tips, updates and more information.

Th3 supports the Central New York Arts Covenant: A call to action to immerse our community in the arts. www.artscovenant.com or www.artscov.com.

Arts Across Campus, Onondaga Community College, 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, 498-2401
Paintings by Gary Trento at the Gallery at the Ann Felton Multicultural Center.

ArtRage – The Norton Putter Gallery, 505 Hawley Avenue 218-5711
The Beehive Collective, renowned for large format pen and ink work surrounding complicated social and political issues ranging from globalization, free trade, militarism, resource extraction, and biotechnology. You’ve never seen work like this before! The Beehive collection is up for bid at a silent auction.

Brians Art Gallery, 201 Wolf St (former Keybank building),424-0663
Exhibit of oil paintings by the late Fred Fisher who studied the old world masters and reinterpreted their techniques and style. Wine and cheese gathering.

Clayscapes Pottery Gallery, 1003 W. Fayette St., Suite L1, 424-6868
Closed for Th3

Community Folk Art Center, 805 E. Genesee St., 442-2230
Power and Pride: An Elizabeth Catlett Retrospective featuring fifty years of prints, drawings, collages & sculpture by the activist, education and American art icon. Also on view, two films by Carrie Mae Weems: Constructing History: A Requiem to Mark the Moment and Afro Chic. Screening of the film Betty y Poncho by filmmaker Juan Mora Catlett at 6pm.

Delavan Art Gallery, 501 W. Fayette St, 425-7500
Visions: paintings by Phil Parsons, photography by Bill Storm, and ink drawings by Barbara Stout. Bill Storm will be in attendance. Also on view: Wild Card Exhibit George Earle: A Retrospective. Barbara Stout and Bill Storm in attendance. Performance of the play “Woman in the Blue Dress.” Check online for time.

The Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Blvd. E. 471-0593
Explore a treasure of artifacts, maps, images, interpretive and interactive displays, and the Frank B. Thomson Line Boat, a full size replica canal boat with crew quarters, cargo and passenger areas you can climb aboard.

Eureka Crafts, 210 Walton St., 471-4601
Meet local wood turner Ed Poe and explore his selection of turned wood pepper mills and salt/spice grinders. Light refreshments.

Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St., 474-6064.
Visit one of the world’s largest ceramic collections. Open exhibits include: Women of Rookwood: The Joyce and Eliot Sterling Collection of American Art Pottery, The Syracuse China Collection, and Arts and Crafts of New York State. Tickets are required to view Turner to Cezanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection National Museum Wales.

Light Work/Robert B. Menschel Media Center, 316 Waverly Ave., 443-1300
Ectoplasmic Reponse, a video by Barry Anderson as a part of the “Intermissions” exhibition project. Tours of Light Work, Community Darkroom, and Anderson work installed across campus.

Museum of Young Art (MOYA), 110 West Fayette St., One Lincoln Center, 424-7800
artwork of the Newschool in Dewitt

Point of Contact Gallery,914 E. Genesee St., 443-2169
Slow Scandal, the work of Uruguayan-born, New Paltz based Marco Maggi. The work is partnered with the artist’s exhibition at the Warehouse Gallery.

Red House Arts Center, 201 South West St.,425-0405
Last Wishes, a kinetic light painting by installation and sound artist mudboy with artist talk at 7pm. The exhibit introduces the ((audience)) 5.1 Sound Festival. Also on exhibit are three pieces from Missouri artist Barry Anderson, in cooperation with Syracuse University’s Light Work. Treebeasties (I), Vertical Blinds (II), & Pulp Kali will be on display. Opening Reception.

Spark Contemporary Art Space, 1005 E. Fayette
Check online with the venue.

SUNY Oswego Metro Center, The Atrium, Two Clinton Square, 399-4100

Chilton & Johnson features recent digital illustrations by Kelly Chilton and abstract paintings by Melissa Johnson. The exhibition is an explosion of color in a mix of fantasy worlds and formal discussions. Reception.

Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St. 443-3275
Visualizing Theater: Designers take center stage as the Stage kicks-off this ongoing changing exhibition of the costume, set designs and objects that bring the plays to life. Take in the permanent photography installation in the balcony and Sutton Pavilion of memorable Stage moments. Capture a glimpse of rehearsals. Refreshments served.

Syracuse University Special Collections Research Center, Bird Library, 443-9788
Luminous Construction: The Photography of Howard Bond is now open for viewing on the sixth floor of E. S. Bird Library. On display are selections from the formalist
photographer Howard Bond’s 22 portfolios, containing dramatic landscapes and abstract close-ups taken during his trips to ten different countries between 1974 and 2005.

Syracuse Technology Garden, 235 Harrison Street, 474-0910, x2902
An exhibition featuring over two dozen images drawn primarily from the Onondaga Historical Association collection exploring the evolution of Onondaga Lake over the last 500 years.

Warehouse Gallery, 350 W. Fayette St, 443-6450
Drawing Today: Marco Maggi and Issues of 21st Century Contemporary Art. (A collaboration between the Point of Contact and the Warehouse Gallery) A roundtable discussion of panelists Patricia Phillips, Osvaldo Romberg, and Nicolas de Warren. American Ream, the art of Uruguayan-born, New Paltz based Marco Maggi.

Westcott Community Art Gallery, 826 Euclid Ave., 478-8634
The Journey, an exhibit by Artist/Educator Michael Lynne, who will lead the workshop “Jumpstart your Creativity” 5pm-7pm. Light refreshments.

XL Projects, 307-313 South Clinton St.
Faculty Show from Faculty of the College of Visual and Performing Arts of Syracuse University. Opening Reception 6-8pm.

YMCA GallerY, 2nd floor, 340 Montgomery St., 474-6851 x328.
Letterpress Broadsides by Gary Young. A selection of the award winning poet and artist’s exquisite letterpress work. Reception.

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