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Free Summer Art Classes at Stage 1

Monday, July 7, 2014, By: Ella
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Albany Barn is offering two free summer art classes at Stage 1!

The first class is watercolor lessons with local artist, Megan Ruch! 

Each week your child will learn new skills in watercolor painting and get to create a new piece of artwork to take home!  Each class will begin with a group lesson, followed by one-on-one instruction and “free painting” time.

All supplies and instruction are provided FREE OF CHARGE!  Email info@albanybarn.org for a registration form.  Send this form with your child on the first day!

Dates are July 8th, 15th, & 29th, August 5th &12th, and September 5th from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.

The second class is art lessons with local artist, Marcus Kwame Anderson

Each day your child will learn new mixed media art skills and get to create a new piece of artwork to take home, including a self-portrait!

All supplies and instruction are provided FREE OF CHARGE! Email info@albanybarn.org for a registration form.  Send this form with your child on the first day!

Dates are July 21st, 22nd, 23rd, and 24th from 9:30am – 12:00pm.

Each child will be able to select one piece to be shown in the gallery as part of Albany Barn’s Summer in the City Youth Talent Exhibition and will be invited to the opening reception on September 7th, 2014.

 

Stage 1 is located at 46-48 North Swan Street, Albany, NY 12210.

Have questions?  Email Albany Barn Staff at info@albanybarn.org or call 518-935-4858.

 

 

Nightfall

Monday, July 7, 2014, By: Ella
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ALBANY, NY – Albany Barn, Inc. will present “Nightfall” on Friday, July 11th, 2014, at The Barn, Albany Barn’s headquarters located at 56 Second Street, Albany, NY 12210. (more…)

Confetti Stage Presents: Bent @ The Barn

Thursday, June 5, 2014, By: kristen
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Friday, June 6th at 7:30 p.m celebrating Gay Pride Month, Confetti Stage presents Martin Sherman’s Bent, a riveting story of love in the midst of the Holocaust. (more…)

Mel eMedia and TRUSIC Music to host benefit concert at The Barn

Thursday, May 29, 2014, By: Ella
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Little Jayden is 3 and 1/2 years old and is battling stage 5 Wilms Tumors.

As he continues to beat cancer, Mel eMedia, TRUSIC Music, Albany Barn, Rustic Justice, and host of others, have united to raise money for Jayden!

Nothing brings a community together like the arts, and on Friday, May 30, 2014 we will share many Capital Region creative will share their talents in Jayden’s honor! Come out and enjoy live performances by some of Upstate’s finest musicians and poets.

Food and beverage will be available for purchase, including ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s.

Performances by:
SES Da Great, Sev Statik, Masai, Knowle’ge, Ali Sifflet, Dayshawn Mojica, Her Temple Monologues, and MORE!

Tickets are just $5.00, and  additional donations towards Jayden’s treatment and care are welcomed!

We hope you can join us for this great event!

Street Signs- Urban Art

Thursday, May 22, 2014, By: Ella
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Albany Barn, Inc. will present, “Street Signs- Urban Art” on Friday, June 6th, 2014, at Stage 1 located at 46-48 North Swan Street, Albany, NY 12210.  This exhibition will feature several artists including Sandy Dovberg, Jim Miller, Frank Smith, Oliver Peters, Kimberly Gailard, Sandy Pratt, Nicole DeSantis, Martin Bannan, Sarah Holub Schrom, Peter Amarosa, Ed O’Connell, and Stan Vaitas.  There will also be a live spray paint installation by, Sarah Holub Schrom. A reception will be held from 5:00pm-9:00pm in conjunction with the monthly “1st Friday” arts walk in the City of Albany. Refreshments will be served. The artwork will be on display throughout the month of June. Admission is free. (more…)

Colonie Art Group Exhibition

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, By: Ella
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Albany, NY - Albany Barn, Inc. will present, “Colonie Art Group” on Friday, May 2nd, 2014, at Stage 1, Albany Barn’s storefront gallery and community art space located at 46-48 North Swan Street.  This exhibition will feature (more…)

Entropy

Sunday, March 30, 2014, By: Ella
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“Entropy”

 ALBANY, NY – Albany Barn, Inc. will present “Entropy” on Friday, April 4th, 2014, at Stage 1, Albany Barn’s headquarters and community art space located at 46-48 North Swan Street featuring work by local artist, Sarah Holub Schrom.  A reception will be held from 5:00pm – 9:00pm in conjunction with the monthly “1st Friday” arts walk in the City of Albany. Refreshments will be served. The artwork will be on display throughout the month of April. Admission is free.

WHAT:  ‘Entropy’ Opening Reception, in conjunction with “1st Friday” Arts Walk

DATE: Friday, April 4th, 2014

WHERE: Stage 1, 46-48 North Swan St., Albany, NY 12210

TIME: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Enter to win a pair of tickets to UPROAR!

Monday, March 24, 2014, By: kristen
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Interested in joining us for a night of laughs to raise The Barn? Just head over to our Facebook and leave us a joke as a comment and you could win a pair of tickets to the show- valued at $40! (more…)

2014 Third Annual Building Communities Youth Art Contest

Wednesday, March 12, 2014, By: Ella
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This past Friday on March 7th, Albany Barn and the Office of the Albany County District Attorney, celebrated Albany City Schools young artists at our Third Annual Building Communities Youth Art Contest at our storefront gallery, Stage 1.

The contest showcased artwork created by students in the Office of the Albany County District Attorney’s Legal Lives program that teaches students how to avoid risky behaviors and make healthy life choices.  There were over 150 submissions from seven schools including Arbor Hill Elementary, Pine Hills Elementary, North Albany, T.O.A.S.T, Sheridan Preparatory School, Giffen Elementary, and Delaware Community School.  The theme of this year’s contest was “Anti-Bullying” and to promote tolerance and compassion in students’ communities.

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Uproar: A Comedy Riot to Raise the Barn!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014, By: Ella
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Join Albany Barn at The Comedy Works for a night of uproarious comedy to raise funds to Raise The Barn!


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