Putnam County presents Eat Smart Restaurant Week

Sep 21, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Enjoy delicious and healthy meals at more than 40 participating establishments during the two-week Eat Smart Restaurant Week. Nutritionists work with restaurant chefs to perfect entrées and ensure they meet guidelines for fat, calories, and sodium.  Note: See Web site for a list of participating restaurants

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New York State Museum presents Focus on Nature XIII

Sep 21, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Boscobel House & Gardens presents The Hudson River Portfolio

Sep 21, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in America's natural beauty among her citizens. Note: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14 (house, grounds, and exhibit) $11/$5/free (grounds and exhibit only)

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Boscobel presents Current 2014

Sep 21, 2014 - Oct 17, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

An outdoor sculpture exhibit organized in conjunction with the Garrison Art Center, showcases the work of two prominent local artists, Grace Knowlton and Gil Hawkins. Constructed of wire mesh, ceramic, and concrete, Knowlton’s solid spherical structures act as a counterpoint to Hawkin’s dynamic totems. Note: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14 (house and grounds); $11, $5...

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Van Wyck Homestead Museum presents Revolutionary War Weekend

Sep 21, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Experience a “living history” weekend that celebrates Fishkill’s colonial heritage. Watch live musket and artillery fire, military reenactments, and other demonstrations; learn about the town’s Soldiers’ Cemetery, which is believed to be the resting place of hundreds of colonial fighters — though only 85 of them are identified by name.

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This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit currently on view, highlights the museum’s impressive array of contemporary paintings and sculptures. Compact in size but expansive in their vision and detail, these works represent the latest output...

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This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s Persian-style home. De Forest studied with Church in the 1870s, and was a sought-after interior designer. 

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Zadock Pratt Museum presents D.F. Hasbrouck

Sep 21, 2014 - Oct 12, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday.

American Impressionist Paintings, watercolors, and drawings by this Catskills native are on view. A self-taught artist who spent his life in the village of Stamford, Hasbrouck (1860-1934) is perhaps best-known for his landscapes, which convey the emotional “feel” of the mountain region.  

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Storm King Art Center presents Zhang Huan

Sep 21, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014 @ 10:00 

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show is Zhang’s Three Legged Buddha, which is nearly 30 feet high and weighs more than 12 tons. 

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