The Catskill Art Society will host a free opening reception for "Watch Your Step," featuring the artwork of Ruth Hardinger and Lucienne Weinberger, 3-6pm. The event will begin with a moderated Artist Talk at 3pm, followed by a wine and cheese reception from 4-6pm. Visit www.catskillartsociety.org/exhibits.
Monet paint party at The Janice Center, 7pm. They provide everything from the paint to the apron as well as wine and cheese. Cost: $30. 845/482-3324.
Opening reception for "Reaching Towards The Sun, 3 Dimensions of Art That Preserves The American Experience" at the Wurtsboro Art Alliance Gallery, 6pm. An exhibit of original art made by local artists from the Wurtsboro area Midge Monat, Paula Baldinger and Nelson Pantoja. On display until Aug. 31. 845/888-2333.
Wayne County Arts Alliance Artists' Studio Tour throughout Wayne County, 10am-6pm. The tour provides an opportunity to meet Wayne County's established and emerging artists in their studios. 570/253-1000.
The summer art scene at the Gallery at Chant Realtors LV opens with Exhibition 2014, an annual group art show and sale featuring artists from Hemlock Farms, 5-8pm. Meet the artists, light refreshments, guitar accompaniment by Ben Gendelman. On display until August 29. 570/775-7337.
Chuck's Day at the Movies at The Plunk Shop, 39 Main St., 4pm (after Artwalk). An afternoon of video art relating to "The Chuck Show" will be featured. Videos by Claire Coleman, Elizabeth Ennis, Sam Gurry, and Karen Hudson, with a soundscape by Nick Forte. On display until August 31. Free. Refreshments. 212/951-0439.
Free opening reception for the Summer Members Show at CAS Arts Center, 4-6pm. Local artists display works on the theme of "summer." On display until August 10. 845/436-4227.
This free plein air painting program is open to the public and is noninstructional at Grey Towers. You can either join the artists or observe them at work in the fields and forests for these outdoor painting and sketching sessions. Bring your own materials and a picnic lunch. No reservations needed.
This free plein air painting program is open to the public and is noninstructional at Grey Towers. You can either join the artists or observe them at work in the fields and forests of Grey Towers for these outdoor painting and sketching sessions. Bring your own materials and a picnic lunch. 570/775–6896 or
Get up close and personal with some of the more popular artifacts in the Grey Towers’ collection, including art work, sculptures, furnishings, books, and more at Grey Towers, 11:30am. Regular tour fees apply. Register at 570/296–963.