B U S H E L

4/8 – 5/15 [EXHIBITION]: ‘NOT EVEN’ : POETS MAKE COLLAGE

Bushel is pleased to present Not Even: Poets Make Collage, a group exhibition on view from April 8 through May 15, 2017….

SUNDAY 4/30 @7PM [SCREENING]: ‘PRIVATE VIOLENCE’ (HILL, 2016)

Directed by Cynthia Hill, Private Violence is a 2016 feature-length documentary film that explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact…

WED 5/3 @6PM: REGISTER FOR THE 607 CSA

The 607 CSA is a collaboration between real family farms willing to aggregate product in order to offer our members…

WED 5/3 @8PM [MUSIC]: ROBERT SARAZIN BLAKE

Blake has carved out a nitch and an audience all his own full of punks, hippies, college students, country music…

SUN 4/23 @6:00PM [TALK]: ‘MICRORADIO: HOW TO BUILD A STATION’ WITH TOM ROE

Join us on Sunday, April 23 from 6:00-8:00PM for a talk and demonstration of the equipment and knowledge needed to…

FRI 5/19 @7PM [TALK] ‘THE KITCHEN MYCOLOGIST’WITH EUGENIA BONE

Join us on May 19 at 7:00PM (doors at 6:30) for a talk by Eugenia Bone: ‘The Kitchen Mycologist: How…

SUN 4/23, 2-4PM: ANTONIO DELGADO MEET-UP

On Sunday, April 23 from 2:00-4:00, 19th Electorial Action hosts Antonio Delgado, who is considering a Democratic bid for the 19th…

SAT 4/29, 1:30-3:30PM: TRANSITION CATSKILLS MEETING

Transition is a worldwide network of grassroots community initiatives that seek to address the world’s greatest problems through homegrown, citizen-led…

SAT 4/8 @6:30PM [READING]: SARETTA MORGAN, ADJUA GARGI NZINGA GREAVES, SARAH GERARD

In conjunction with the opening reception for the exhibition Not Even: Poets Make Collage, please join us for readings by three of…

THURS 3/30 @6PM [PRESENTATION]: ‘LOCAL BEEF IN LOCAL SCHOOLS’

Join Farm Catskills for a one-hour presentation, ‘Local Beef In Local Schools.’ This is the inaugural event in Farm Catskills’ 2017 Farm-to-School Talk Series….

SAT 4/1, 10AM-12PM [WORKSHOP]: CADE: HOW TO LEASE LAND TO FARMERS

How To Lease Land to Farmers is a FREE two-hour workshop for landowners interested in leasing to farm enterprises and…

SUN 4/2 @7PM [SCREENING]: ‘BLACK CAT, WHITE CAT’ (Emir Kusturica, 1998)

When gypsy grifter Matko is abruptly swindled by his own partner, he is unable to pay the large debt he…

SUN 3/26 @6:30PM [READING]: NAT BALDWIN & DOUGLAS W. MILLIKEN

Join us for a literary reading by Nat Baldwin (The Red Barn) and Douglas W. Milliken (One Thousand Owls Behind…

[rescheduling due to snow]: ‘UNITED IN ANGER: A HISTORY OF ACT UP’ (JIM HUBBARD & SARAH SCHULMAN, 2012) WITH DISCUSSION

This 90-minute documentary combines archival footage and interviews from the ACT UP Oral History Project to explore ACT UP (the…

[rescheduling due to snow]: MARSHALL TRAINING FOR RESISTANCE

Longtime activist, organizer and educator Alexis Danzig will lead this two-hour workshop for both seasoned activists and those just getting…

SAT 3/25, 5-7PM [CLOSING RECEPTION]: SIGNS OF THE TIMES

Join us this Saturday from 5-7PM to bid farewell to SIGNS OF THE TIMES, the transformative six-week protest-sign exhibit and…

SAT 3/11 @6PM [SCREENING]: ‘COLLAPSE OF THE OCEANS’ (MARTHA JEFFRIES, 2016) WITH DIRECTOR Q&A

Documentary director/producer Martha Jeffries joins us for a screening of her recent one-hour feature, part of the Emmy Award-winning ‘Years…

SAT 3/11, 12-3PM: COMMUNITY SEED SWAP

On March 11 from 12:00-3:00, bring your extra seeds (open-pollinated, non-GMO) and pick up something new to grow in your…

SAT 3/4 – SUN 3/5: A WEEKEND OF TRAININGS FOR COMMUNITY READINESS

On March 4 and 5, Bushel and the Working Group on Safety and Sanctuary are co-hosting a weekend of trainings for…

SUN 2/26 @6PM [SCREENING]: ’13th’ (AVA DUVERNAY, 2016)

Ratified in 1865, the 13th amendment states that “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof…

SUN 2/19 @6PM [MOVIE NIGHT]: ‘THE GREAT DICTATOR’ (CHARLIE CHAPLIN, 1949)

Released before the US entered World War II, Chaplin’s first sound film makes famously earnest slapstick satire of a fascist threat the extreme…

SUN 2/19, 2-4PM: SING IT!

On Sunday, February 19th from 2-4, join poet and song-maker Iris Cushing for an afternoon of making fun, silly, and…

SAT 2/11, 12-5PM: SAY IT LOUD: Open Sign-Making Workshop

On Saturday, February 11 from 12-5, join us to make signs. A lot on your mind about the state of…

SUN 2/12, 12-5PM: WRITE IT OUT: Letter-Writing Day

On Sunday, February 12 from 12-5, join us to share your opinions with our elected representatives. Stationery, stamps, addresses, and…

SAT 2/18, 12-5PM: GREETINGS FROM DELHI

On Saturday, February 18th from 12-5, join us for a day of political correspondence as we find inventive ways to…

2/11-3/27 [EXHIBITION]: SIGNS OF THE TIMES

Bushel is pleased to present SIGNS OF THE TIMES, a changing exhibition of handmade signs and banners that voice opinion…

SUN 1/15, 11-1: SOLIDARITY FOR HEALTHCARE

Are you concerned about impending changes to your healthcare options? Come to Bushel from 11:00-1:00 to voice your concerns and…

SAT 1/14 @4PM: TRANSITION CATSKILLS INFO SESSION

Transition is a worldwide network of grassroots community initiatives that seek to address the world’s greatest problems through homegrown, citizen-led…

SUN 1/15 @7PM [SCREENING]: ‘WAYS OF SEEING’ (JOHN BERGER, 1972)

The first screening in Bushel’s “Don’t be fooled” film series will be all four episodes of John Berger’s seminal BBC…

SUNDAYS: SIT + KNIT

Beginning on January 8, come sit and knit (or crochet!) with others, from 1:00-3:00pm. Spare needles and yarn are available…

WED 1/18 @7PM [MOVIE NIGHT]: ‘NETWORK’ (SIDNEY LUMET, 1976)

The first screening in Bushel’s “Mad as Hell” film series can only be Network, Sidney Lumet’s 1976 satirical evisceration of U.S….

BUSHEL TURNS ONE! (PLEASE HELP US TURN TWO…)

Bushel is one year old! We couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you for your many contributions—of enthusiasm, ideas, creativity,…

11/27 @7PM [SCREENING] ‘HYPERNORMALISATION’ (ADAM CURTIS)

On Sunday, November 27 at 7:00pm, please join us for a free screening of Adam Curtis’s new documentary, Hypernormalisation. It’s…

STANDING WITH STANDING ROCK

This month, whenever our Free Store is open (beginning on Friday, November 25, from 1-5pm), we will also be collecting supplies…

11/17-12/11: SELF-DEFENSE CLASSES

With hate crimes, bullying, and harassment increasing around the country, many in our community are concerned about safety. Bushel invites…

OPENING 11/25: FREE STORE

Bushel will host a Free Store during open hours (follow our Instagram and join our mailing list for the most updated…

[ARTIST BOOK] I DRANK IN THE VAPOURS & SWALLOWED THE DUST

Nik Clifford and Jenny Miles’ limited-edition artist book, a companion to their fall 2016 exhibition at Bushel, is now available…

11/19-1/5 [EXHIBITION] JESSIE HENSON: Works on Paper

Bushel is pleased to present a solo show of recent works on paper by New York-based artist Jessie Henson.   Jessie Henson’s…

WRITING NIGHTS (open to all)

On Wednesdays in November—the  9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th—come write together from 6:30 to 8:30. All people / genres /…

CHAIR MASSAGE

Massage therapist Hillary Trelease will offer chair massage on occasional  Saturdays. Walk in anytime. $1.20/min. First session: Saturday, November 5, 12-3pm.

10/19 @7PM [MOVIE NIGHT]: SOYLENT GREEN (Richard Fleischer, 1973)

Feeling apocalyptic? Come to the first installment of our eco-apocalypse film series. Watch Charlton Heston uncover a dark government secret in…

10/15-11/14 [EXHIBITION] NIK CLIFFORD & JENNY MILES: I DRANK IN THE VAPOURS & SWALLOWED THE DUST

Bushel is pleased to present the first gallery exhibition of Nik Clifford and Jenny Miles, who work together as graphic…

CONTACT IMPROV with Rod Sauquillo

Beginning on October 9, Rod Sauquillo will teach one-hour all-level classes in Contact Improv, a dance technique founded in 1972…

10/8 @7PM and 8:30PM [PERFORMANCE]: MOVEMENT, MUSIC, OBJECTS AND FILM (messages from the gods)

Dancer/choreographers Victoria Lundell and David Capps are joined by dancer/choreographer/video artist Pooh Kaye for an evening of dance and film,…

REVOLUTIONARY FEMINISM READING GROUP

Bushel hosts a reading group to discuss the contents of this reader from Communist Research Cluster. The group meets approximately every…

9/24 @7PM [PERFORMANCE]: JENNIFER KABAT EXPLORES ‘THE GOOD BAD THINGS’

Does anyone ever really understand what their parents do? In The Good Bad Things, Jennifer Kabat tries to unravel the truth…

CONVERSATION: Claudia Rankine and Mercedes Teixido on Teixido’s drawing machine

On the occasion of Mercedes Teixido’s exhibition at BUSHEL, poet and National Book Award recipient Claudia Rankine asked her friend about…

9/1 @7PM: NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION (NVC) WORKSHOP with Paul Merrill

Boston NVC trainer Paul Merrill will lead a free two-hour introductory talk / workshop in the nonviolent communication method founded…

8/19 @7PM [POETRY READING]: ALI POWER, CLAIRE DONATO & JEFF T. JOHNSON

On Friday, August 19 at 7PM, Bushel welcomes three New York City-based poets to read from their work. Ali Power…

8/13 @3:30PM: CHILDREN’S STORYTELLING AND PLAY WORKSHOP

On Saturday, August 13 from 3:30-4:30, actor-educator Lisa Schreiner Goss will host a storytelling and play-making workshop for kids (age 2…

8/11 @5:30PM: ARTS GRANT INFO SESSION

On Thursday, August 11 from 5:30-7:30PM, Annie Schwed from the Roxbury Arts Group will host an information session for those…

8/10 @5:30PM: PRANA VINYASA YOGA with Nancy

Bushel welcomes guest yoga instructor Nancy Forstbauer for one session of Prana Vinyasa yoga on August 10. Unlike some Hatha Yoga…

8/11-8/30: [EXHIBITION] MERCEDES TEIXIDO: SCROLL LEFT SCROLL RIGHT

Bushel is pleased to present recent works on paper from Los Angeles- and Hamden-based artist Mercedes Teixido. The exhibition presents Teixido’s sketchbook-scrolls—unedited…

9/2-10/2: [EXHIBITION] TREVOR WILSON: GRAPHITE DRAWINGS

Bushel is pleased to present recent works on paper from South Kortright-based artist and designer Trevor Wilson. Combining interests in grid-based structures,…

COMMUNITY CLOTHING SWAP

On Saturday, July 23 from 12-5, trade in your gently used clothing and accessories and refresh your wardrobe at our…

COMMUNITY MEDITATION

Beginning on July 6, join Kristie Burnett of Bovina for weekly hourlong meditation sessions every Wednesday evening at 7pm. Please…

7/15-8/5: [EXHIBITION] ALINA AND JEFF BLIUMIS: RECENT WORKS

Bushel is pleased to present new work from NYC- and Andes-based artists Alina and Jeff Bliumis. The pair have worked collaboratively since…

7/15 @6PM: WRITTEN WHILE YOUNG

Inspired by Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids and Mortified, Written While Young is your chance to listen to…

7/14 @8PM: A NIGHT OF DIFFICULT EASY LISTENING AND PSYCH ROCK

At 8:00PM on Thursday, July 14: live musical sounds. Pigeons, from Austerlitz, will perform exploratory psychedelic pop songs. Their latest…

6/24 @8PM: SHORT FILMS FROM THE ‘RURAL ROUTE’ FILM FESTIVAL

The Very Best of the Rural Route Film Festival, Vol. 2 Bushel is pleased to welcome a special screening from…

[EXHIBITION] HEATHER PHELPS-LIPTON: transverse orientation

The photographs and objects on view in transverse orientation mine the intersections of the found, collected, arranged, and made. Borrowing…

MODERN DANCE CLASSES with Vicky Lundell

Dancer and choreographer Vicky Lundell (formerly with Mark Morris Group) teaches an all-levels modern dance class on Wednesday mornings from…

6/12 @1PM: CPR WORKSHOP

Bovina Town Councilman and EMT Mark Rossley will offer a two-hour Heartsaver CPR and AED course. Each student who completes the workshop…

5/27 @7PM : EMILY BRANDT, CHERYL CLARKE, IRIS CUSHING & ELIZABETH ZUBA READ POETRY

Please join us on Friday, May 27th at 7:00pm for a poetry reading featuring writers from Delaware County and New York…

5/18-6/5 | EXHIBITION: SUNY DELHI ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS

SUNY Delhi Studies Architecture Abroad: an exhibition of student work from the 2016 study abroad trip.  Bushel welcomes an exhibition…

5/14 @6pm: BOLLINGER MOTORS ELECTRIC TRUCK PRESENTATION (with Q&A)

We are delighted to welcome Robert Bollinger and his team for an engineering and design presentation of Bollinger Motors’ versatile, all-electric off-road & utility…

5/7 @7PM: SWEDISH AND U.S. POETS READ

Bushel is thrilled to host Swedish poets Johannes Heldén and Mara Lee, visiting from Sweden to read from their new…

4/17-5/14 | EXHIBITION: EMMALEA RUSSO (Edge Edit Mode: Activation 1)

Emmalea Russo is a multidisciplinary writer and artist living in Brooklyn. Using language, sculpture, and photography, she explores edge spaces…

4/16/16: ‘CREAM RIVER’ READING + MUSIC

Join us at 7:00pm on Saturday, April 16, for a literary + musical event to celebrate a new publication from fellow…

3/25/16: POETRY READING WITH JACKQUELINE FROST AND SARA WINTZ

Sara Wintz was born in Los Angeles and studied literature and writing at Mills College, Oxford University, and Milton Avery…

3/5: SEED SWAP

Come to Bushel between 12-5 on Saturday, March 5, for our first annual Seed Swap! Bring your seeds to share and join…

3/12-3/30 | EXHIBITION: IZUMI INOUE (PRINTS FOR THE CHINESE NEW YEAR)

Artist and designer Izumi Inoue marked the beginning of this year, the Year of the Monkey, the way he has…

2/10-2/13: VALENTINES POP UP SHOP

We are pleased to welcome back Clove & Creek, which is joining forces for this pop-up shop with Heaven on Main…

2/18/16 | EXHIBITION: WE ARE THE STORM from Justseeds and CultureStrike

BUSHEL is proud to present an exhibition of WE ARE THE STORM, a collaboration between Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and CultureStrike….

COMMUNITY MASSAGE

Massage therapist and yoga instructor Lydia Bisaillon offers 20-minute “tension tamer” sessions of neck, shoulder, and head massage while the…

BOOK LAUNCH: Yemana Sanders

Join us on Friday, January 22, for the launch of Yamana Sanders’s new book of poems and drawings, along with readings…

DANCE CLASSES: WEST COAST SWING

In February, join Delhi-based dance instructor Jeremy Pickens for four beginner-level, weekly one-hour West Coast Swing dance classes. Lessons will…

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T R A V E L I N G D O W N T H E P S Y C…

INSTAGRAM RESIDENCY: Heather Phelps-Lipton

Beginning on December 27, photographer and Delhi resident Heather Phelps-Lipton will be tending to our Instagram feed, posting photographic responses to BUSHEL and…

REIKI

Mary Skinner offers thirty-minute Reiki sessions. Suggested donation $10, but no fee is required. All proceeds go to support Bushel…

DRAWING: THE BODY, SPACE & PROCESS 1/3/16

On Sunday, January 3, join Los Angeles and Hamden-based artist Mercedes Teixido for three 90-minute drawing workshops in one day. Each…

OPEN HOURS

Visit during Open Hours to see (and sometimes participate in) our current exhibition; shop at our free store; browse our…

COMMUNITY YOGA

Bushel hosts various yoga instructors. See the YOGA SCHEDULE for upcoming classes. 

POP-UP MARKET: 12/21-12/24

From December 21-24, 10am-7pm, Bushel will be home to a temporary incarnation of Clove & Creek : objects for the…

Thanks to everyone who came out to our first event at Bushel! It was a packed house and we couldn’t…

MODEL by Jenifer Manzano (2009)

NEW GRANGE: Monthly Farm Club Meetings

New Grange gathers Catskills area farmers one night a month for unscripted social, political, and practical engagements. There are how-tos and a little rabble-rousing….

SACRED HARP (SHAPE NOTE) SINGING

[Sacred Harp at Bushel is on hiatus as of June 2016.] Sacred Harp Catskills hosts community singing sessions on the third…

from ‘Nothing to Say’ by Ann Lauterbach (Belladonna* Chaplet #85, Winter 2006)

READING: 12/5/15

Join us on Saturday, December 5th, at 5:30PM for Bushel’s first reading, featuring poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from Catherine Taylor,…

CHAPBOOK READING ROOM

Come visit our (mostly) Poetry Chapbook Reading Room, filled with an international collection of hundreds of handmade books and zines….

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B U S H E L . 2017