Current Events

Collective Charm

Each year, the Arts Center of the Capital Region selects a group of local artists to participate in an artist focused entrepreneurial training program called Nuts, Bolts & Beyond. Collective Charm is an exhibition of work by the artists from the 2017 class:

Monica d. Church: Photography
Megan Culhane Galbraith: Writer/Visual Artist
Betsy Gorman: Burnt Barn Studio
Cara Hanley: Illustrations
Sarah Haze: Round Designs
Brenda Kilianski: Playwright/Dramaturg
Amanda Mellinger: Watercolor & Acrylic Painting
Patrick Pigott: Sculpture
Tyswan Stewart: Oil Painting
Victoria Van Der Laan: Textiles
Harry Wirtz: Photography

Opening Reception: Friday, September 29 5-9pm

Show dates: September 9 – October 7.

Date: 09/09/2017 - 10/07/2017
Location: Arts Center of the Capital Region, River Street, Troy, NY

Upcoming Events

Berkshire Botanical Garden Harvest Festival

Round Designs is traveling out of state. Join us at our first show in Massachusetts!

Come celebrate the joys of autumn at the 83rd annual Berkshire Botanical Garden Harvest Festival! One of the longest running of its kind, the Harvest Festival offers family fun, great food, local craft vendors, a farmers market, giant tag sales and so much more.  This year the festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th from 10am – 5pm both days.  Admission to the Festival is $7 and kids under 12 are free.  Harvest Festival is held on the grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden and all proceeds go to benefit the Garden’s education program.

Date: 10/07/2017 - 10/08/2017
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Berkshire Botanical Garden, West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, MA

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Handmade Holiday Festival at The Stationery Factory

The Handmade Holiday Festival is a curated holiday market featuring contemporary artisans, designers, and food producers. Held the first weekend of December each year, the sale is a one-stop spot for holiday shopping in the Berkshires. Showcasing handmade goods by local and regional artisans, we give shoppers the opportunity to meet and support the makers of their gifts AND keep their holiday spending in the community!
Festival Dates & Hours:
Saturday, December 2, 2017: 10am – 5pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017: 10am – 3pm
Location:
The Stationery Factory (63 Flansburg Ave, Dalton, MA)
Date: 12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: The Stationery Factory, Flansburg Avenue, Dalton, MA

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Past Events

Markets at Round Lake

One weekend in August in which four distinct markets converge within an eclectic village, bringing forth the latest talent from the craft and artisanal edibles movement. Meet the Makers, listen to some local music, sample some good food. Read a piece of history and shop local!

The show will take place in Rowe Park, Round Lake NY
Saturday August 12th, 9-5pm and Sunday August 13th, 11-3pm.

Date: 08/12/2017 - 08/13/2017
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: 31 Wesley Avenue, Round Lake, New York 12151

Kairos Market

Round Designs is making its first appearance at a market in the Big Apple 🙂

Kairos is a community based craft fair that showcases a curation of handmade items exclusively created by local independent artists. Their mission is to create a community filled with inspiration, collaboration and creativity for all.

The Kairos Market is a festival for the arts. All fairs will include local designers, lively music, interactive fun and a lot of good vibes! (And if that’s not enough, I hear there will also be free wine…)

Note: This market is open Saturday & Sunday, but Round Designs will only be there on Sunday, so plan accordingly!

Date: 07/09/2017
Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Brooklyn Art Library, Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY

Hudson River Exchange Summer Market

HUDSON RIVER EXCHANGE’s annual Summer Market is held at the Hudson Riverfront Park in Hudson, New York. Summer Market is a weekend gathering of creativity and exchange, bringing together about 100 makers, collectors, farmers, live musicians and community organizers to celebrate creation, connection, and the scenic beauty that is the Hudson Valley.

HANDMADE artisans + VINTAGE finds, FOOD + LIVE MUSIC

F R E E   A D M I S S I O N !

Market Hours: Friday 4PM-9PM & Saturday 11AM-6PM

Date: 06/23/2017 - 06/24/2017
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson, NY

Beekman Street Art Fair

I will be selling my wares at the kick-off art event of the summer season in Saratoga!  The Arts District on Beekman, Inc is hosting a one-day street fair on Beekman Street in the Saratoga Arts District on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 10am-5pm.  In addition to artists and artisans, this family-friendly event will also feature performances under the big tent on Ash and Beekman, roaming street performers, and specialty food trucks.

The fair is on Beekman Street between Circular Street and Grand Avenue.  My booth is number 43 and will be close to the intersection of Beekman and Ash.

Date: 06/11/2017
Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 38 Beekman St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA

Collar City Craft Fest

I begin a residency at the Arts Center of the Capital Region in May and will be at this event to help promote the Arts Center.  Come visit me at the booth for the Arts Center where I will be demonstrating some of my processes and have pieces for sale!

The event is held at the Arts Center in the heart of downtown Troy on April 28 and 29. The Collar City Craft Fest is a juried, indoor showcase of original works, and features the Northeast’s top artists and craftspeople. All proceeds of this event benefit the Arts Center of the Capital Region.

SHOW HOURS
Friday, April 28: Noon – 9 PM*
Saturday, April 29: 10 AM – 5 PM

*Join us during Troy Night Out for live music, snacks, and libations.

PRICING: $5

Date: 04/28/2017 - 04/29/2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Arts Center of the Capital Region, River Street, Troy, NY

Troy Victorian Stroll: Arts & Crafts Show

Join in the merriment as the historic streets of downtown Troy transforms into a magical stage offering more than 100 free attractions, including the region’s top performers, ­musicians, dancers, magicians and storytellers. There will be rides, refreshments, an arts & crafts show and much more! Need to finish your holiday shopping? Throughout the afternoon, Troy’s fine shops, boutiques and galleries will be open for shopping. If you’re hungry, make sure to stop into many of Troy’s best eateries or for a quick bite, or visit our food court located at Monument Square.

Round Designs will be at the Arts & Crafts show in the Atrium with a wide variety of wares.  Stop by for some holiday gifts, or just to say hello!

Date: 12/04/2016
Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: Troy Atrium, 3rd Street, Troy, NY

99 Cents Affordable Art Show

Opening Reception: December 1, 5-7pm

 
This show is MCLA Gallery 51’s annual affordable art show, which celebrates the artwork of local and previously featured artists, and includes functional ware, sculpture, ceramics, watercolors, jewelry, paintings, postcards, key chains, t-shirts, collages, photography and printmaking. Just in time for the holiday season, all art will be priced between 99 cents and $99.99, and can be taken to go to be given as gifts.
Round Designs will be offering necklaces and ceramic snail trail dishes at this show.  This is the first sale featuring Round Designs necklaces, so be sure to stop by and pick up one for yourself or as a holiday gift!
Date: 12/01/2016 - 12/30/2016
Location: MCLA Gallery 51, Main Street, North Adams, MA

4th Annual Fall Clay Arts Fair

Fun for the whole family. Original Clay work by local artists. Fun, Food, Entertainment & Kids activities. The Saratoga County Animal Shelter will be here and will hold a Pet Adoption Clinic. Please join us for this spectacular event.

Date: 10/15/2016
Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: Saratoga Clay Arts Center, Hayes Road, Schuylerville, NY