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Fall 2017 Art Classes at Historic St. Agnes Cemetery
Sep. 15, 2017 - 10am Dec. 15, 2017 - 12pm

We have some fun classes planned to help us transition from the hot summer months to the cool, crisp days of fall. Join us for relaxing, professionally guided painting classes in: The Living Room Art Gallery Located in Historic St. Agnes Cemetery’s Visitors Center 48 Cemetery Avenue, Menands, New York Classes include paints (acrylic & oil), brushes, various sized canvas, and delicious baked goods from the famed Schuyler Bakery, gourmet coffees and teas and wonderful, positive energy. Prices are $25 for an 11 x 14 inch canvas or $20 for an 8 x 10 inch canvas unless noted otherwise. Sept. 15 10AM – Noon Lake with Boat Sept. 29 10AM - Noon Loons in Fog Sept. 30 10AM – 1:00 PM *Autumn Reflection Scene Oil on Canvas $55 with Karen Woodin *Register for this class through Hudson Valley Community College (629-7339) Oct. 13 10AM – Noon Birch Trees Oct. 20 10AM – Noon Mountain Stream Nov. 10 10AM – Noon Basket of Gourds Nov. 11 10AM – 1:00 PM *Sunset on the Pier Oil on Canvas $55 with Noreen Powell *Register for this class through Hudson Valley Community College (629-7339) Nov. 17 10AM – Noon Pies on a Window Sill Dec. 1 10AM – Noon Evergreens Heavy with Snow Dec. 15 10AM – Noon Victorian Door with Christmas Wreath To register call Kelly Grimaldi at 518-350-7679 or email KellyAnn.Grimaldi@rcda.org. Read More

Paint Club Group Art Exhibit 2017
Nov. 02, 2017 - 12am Dec. 30, 2017 - 12am

November 2nd – December 30th Paint Club began in 2013 as a means to bring together aspiring artists wanting to explore techniques in painting with like-minded people of all skill levels.  The “club” is open to anyone wishing to celebrate the joy of life through the creation of art.  Classes are held in The Living Room Art Gallery at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands. Featured Artists: Pam Agan Smith, Joan Muir, Shawn M. Bilodean, Beatriz Nicheporuck, Suzanne Collins, Donna Peirce, Sally Decheine, Noreen Powell, Kathy Glatz, Christine Rogowicz, Deborah Kean, Pat Ryan, Sharon Lozman, Maria Tsai, Criss Macaione, Patti Varcasia, Mary MacAvoy, Carolee Whiteman, Wendy Madelone, Virginia Wolfgang. Many people are surprised to learn there is a beautiful art gallery located in Historic St. Agnes Cemetery.  It is a bit different to say the least.  The Gallery serves as a means for local artists to exhibit and sell their work.  The museum quality tracks and cables are strong and secure, offering a safe and attractive means to display art. If you are an artist in the Capital District interested in exhibiting work, contact our Gallery Manager Kelly Grimaldi at KellyAnn.Grimaldi@rcda.org, or (518) 350-7679. Exhibits run for 60 days and the artist is offered the opportunity to hold an artist’s reception for friends and family.  We also encourage group shows. Read More

Thanksgiving Eve- Business offices close at Noon
Nov. 22, 2017 — 12pm - 4pm

Albany Diocesan Cemetery business offices will close at Noon. Happy Thanksgiving preparation! Read More

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2017 Memorial Masses

9:00 am in the Community Mausoleum Chapels

St. Agnes Cemetery- Menands, NY
Sat. March 18th     Sat. September 9th
Sat. June 24th       Sat. December 9th

St. Mary’s Cemetery- Troy, NY
Sat. April 8th        Sat. September 16th
Sat. June 17th       Sat. December 2nd

Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery- Niskayuna, NY
Sat. March 11th        Sat. September 16th
Sat. June 3rd       Sat. December 2nd

Annual Diocesan Memorial Day Mass
Our Lady of Angels Cemetery- Colonie, NY
10 am on Monday, May 29th


Art Classes & Gallery Events 

The Living Room Art Gallery was established in 2013 for the purpose of supporting talented local artists. A new exhibit is featured every 60 days. 

The Living Room Art Gallery is a peaceful place where the creative spirit is encouraged to blossom.

A variety of art classes, workshops and lectures are offered year round...  

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