The kick-off Preview Party for Art Show: Bedford is on Friday, January 24, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., and includes a champagne reception, hors d'oeuvres by Table of Bedford Hills, and small plates provided by The Bedford Post and Happiness Is, with desserts by La Tulipe. On Saturday, Jan. 25, show hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Sunday, Jan. 26, from noon to 4 p.m. The show will again feature contemporary art, sculpture and photography. Proceeds benefit local charities supported by the Women of St. Matthew’s.
A children’s activity to create watercolor bookmarks, organized by artist Denise Minnerly, will take place from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, artist Kathleen Griffin will be present from noon to 3 pm, explaining and selling drawings of her public art project, “Butterflies of Memory,” which involves mounting giant gold butterflies atop the ruins of the Small Pox Hospital on Roosevelt Island.