Gallery Exhibitions

VACI Galleries Exhibitions

 

 

  • Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 10:00am

    Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden

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    June 25–August 24

    Featured Artists: Susan Ferrare Rowley / Steel, Metal, Mesh; Richard Pitts / Steel, Paint; Dan Roth / Mixed Media; Michael Walsh / Steel, Enamel, Acrylic



    Location: Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden

     

  • Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 03:00pm

    The 60th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art: 60 Works Celebrating 60 Years

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    June 25–July 18 / Opening Reception Sunday, June 25 /  3–5 p.m.

    This year VACI’s leadership team of Don Kimes, Lois Jubeck and Judy Barie will kick off the season with a substantially expanded version of the historical Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art.



    Location: Fowler-Kellogg Art Center

     

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | 03:00pm

    Resting Place: The American Landscape

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    June 25–July 16 / Opening Reception Wednesday June 28 / 3–5 p.m.

    Curated by Judy Barie, the Susan and Jack Turben Director of VACI Galleries, this exhibition highlights the beauty of the American Landscape — quiet, contemplative places where we go to refresh and renew our spirits.



    Location: Strohl Art Center / Main Gallery

     

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | 03:00pm

    Staying Alive: Tapestries by Erika Diamond

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    June 25–July 23 / Opening Reception Wednesday, June 28  / 3–5 p.m.

    This one person show features Erika Diamond’s hand woven alpaca tapestries depicting emergency instruction scenarios from first aid manuals and airline safety cards.



    Location: Strohl Art Center / Bellowe Family Gallery

     

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 03:00pm

    Conversations in Red

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    July 19–August 22 / Opening Reception Wednesday, July 19 / 3–5 p.m.

    We are pleased to present this contemporary thematic exhibition of abstract oil and resin paintings, fiber, ceramics and works on paper. Approximately 30 works will be shown, all focusing on the color RED.



    Location: Strohl Art Center / Main Gallery

     

  • Sunday, July 23, 2017 | 03:00pm

    Chautauqua School of Art Annual Student Exhibition

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    July 23–August 3 / Opening Reception Sunday, July 23/ 3–5 p.m.

    One of our most popular shows of the summer will be displayed once again in the Fowler- Kellogg Art Center on both the first and second floors. Students who are attending the seven-week summer session...



    Location: Fowler-Kellogg Art Center

     

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | 03:00pm

    Barnscapes: New Work by Seth Clark

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    July 26–August 21 / Opening Reception Wednesday, July 26 / 3–5 p.m.

    Seth Clark’s collage and sculptural work focuses on deteriorating architecture. Barns are designed to be huge forces of permanence, yet are now collapsing in on themselves.



    Location: Strohl Art Center / Bellowe Family Gallery

     

  • Monday, August 07, 2017 | 03:00pm

    VACI Open Members Exhibition

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    August 7–23 / Opening Reception Monday, August 7 /  3–5 p.m.

    Exhibiting Members of the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution are invited to show their original artwork each summer in the Fowler-Kellogg Art Center. This group show always offers a diverse mix of styles and media by adult artists.



    Location: Fowler-Kellogg Art Center

     

  • Sunday, June 24, 2018 | 03:00pm

    The 61st Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art

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    June 24–July 17 / Opening Reception Sunday, June 24 /  3–5 p.m.

    The Chautauqua Annual Exhibition is one of the oldest continuously running juried shows in the country. For our 61st year, approximately 25 works from contemporary painters, sculptors, photographers and ceramicists will be selected by a guest...



    Location: Fowler-Kellogg Art Center / Second Floor Galleries

     

  • Sunday, June 24, 2018 | 03:00pm

    Ties That Bind

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    June 24–July 17 / Opening Reception Sunday, June 24 /  3–5 p.m.

    Curated by Erika Diamond, this exhibition draws together contemporary artists whose works depict the structural intricacy and metaphorical connectivity of Lace.



    Location: Fowler-Kellogg Art Center / First Floor Galleries and the Angela Fowler Memorial Gallery

     

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | 03:00pm

    Force of Nature: Gretna Campbell and Louis Finkelstein

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    June 24–July 15 / Opening Reception Wednesday, June 27 /  3–5 p.m.

    Gretna Campbell (1922–1987) and Louis Finkelstein (1923–2000) were married and associated with the Abstract Expressionist movement in the 1950s.



    Location: Strohl Art Center / Main Gallery

     

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | 03:00pm

    ROY G BIV

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    June 24–July 22 / Opening Reception Wednesday, June 27 /  3–5 p.m.

    Enjoy this thematic exhibition celebrating the colors of the rainbow: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue Indigo and Violet. Ceramics by Deborah Sigel, metal sculptures by Ted Larsen and paintings by Mary Diodorado will be displayed together in this intimate yet boldly colorful exhibition.



    Location: Strohl Art Center / Bellowe Family Gallery

     

  • Thursday, August 02, 2018 | 11:00am

    Chautauqua School of Art Annual Student Exhibition

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    July 22–August 2 / Opening Reception Sunday, July 22 /  3–5 p.m.

    Students who are attending the seven week summer session at the Chautauqua School of Art will exhibit original work created on and off the grounds and in their studios.



    Location: Fowler-Kellogg Art Center

     

  • Monday, August 20, 2018 | 11:00am

    Cityscapes: Paintings by Ron Donoughe

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    July 25–August 20 / Opening Reception Wednesday, July 25 /  3–5 p.m.

    Ron Donoughe is best known for his spirited, realistic plein air landscape paintings of Western Pennsylvania, and he graciously agreed to create a series of City Scape oil paintings for this one person exhibition.



    Location: Strohl Art Center / Bellowe Family Gallery

     

  • Monday, August 20, 2018 | 11:00am

    Masters in Craft

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    June 24–August 20 / Opening Reception Wednesday, June 27 /  3–5 p.m.

    Several contemporary-proficient artists, who are now considered ‘Masters,’ will be highlighted in this predominantly three dimensional exhibition featuring work in wood, glass, clay, metal, fiber and mixed media.



    Location: Strohl Art Center / Gallo Family Gallery

     

  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | 11:00am

    Design, Flow, Interpret, Repeat: Contemporary Abstractions

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    July 18–August 21 / Opening Reception Wednesday, July 18 /  3–5 p.m.

    Curated by Judy Barie, the Susan and John Turben Director of VACI Galleries, this vibrant exhibition in the Main Gallery of Strohl Art Center explores the relationship of color, shape and surface, linking several artists’ work together with a common abstract gesture.



    Location: Strohl Art Center / Main Gallery

     

  • Wednesday, August 22, 2018 | 11:00am

    VACI Open Members Exhibition

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    August 6–22 / Opening Reception Monday, August 6 / 3–5 p.m.

    Exhibiting Members of the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution (VACI) are invited to show their original artwork each summer in the Fowler-Kellogg Art Center.



    Location: Fowler-Kellogg Art Center

     

  • Saturday, June 22, 2019 |

    Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden

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    June 22 – August 21 

    The Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden hosts six to eight outdoor sculptures each summer created by some of the most recognized artists in the country.



    Location: Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden

     

  • Sunday, June 23, 2019 | 03:00pm

    Lineages in Bloom: New Works by Daisy Patton

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    June 23 – July 22 | Opening Reception: Sunday, June 23, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

    This exhibition featuring new work by Daisy Patton explores female relationships. 



    Location: Strohl Art Center/Bellowe Family Gallery

     

  • Sunday, June 23, 2019 | 03:00pm

    On Common Ground: Works on Paper

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    June 23 – August 19 | Opening Reception: June 23, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

    This exhibition highlights artists who paint, draw and sculpt but also create evocative works on paper or with paper. 



    Location: Strohl Art Center/Gallo Family Gallery