Regional arts events scheduled
An exhibit reception is to be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday March 1 for a juried art show in The Shirt Factory artists complex, 71 Lawrence St. in Glens Falls. Admission is free.
The Shirt Factory hosts various art studios and purveyors of various crafts and products of alternative culture. There’s always something fascinating going on in this sprawling three-floor historic building that serves as a breeding ground of creativity. For details, call 907-4478 or see: www.shirtfactorygf.com.
On Saturday March 2 from 2-4 p.m., another artists’ reception will be held at the Art in Chestertown Gallery, located on Main St. in Chester.
This “Winter Light” exhibit features a broad range of artists including a wide variety of media. While you are there, be sure to see Lois Matthews’ ethereal water color paintings. The event is free of charge. For details, call 803-4034 or see: www.northcountryartscenter.org.
On Thursday March 7, there’s the Mardi Gras Party fundraiser at the Queensbury Hotel at 88 Ridge St.
The event, to which all are invited, benefits the World Awareness Children’s Museum. To be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the party features wine tasting and appetizers, music, dancing, and a silent auction of artist-created Mardi Gras masks. For details, call 793-2773 or see: www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.