February 2014

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Events: Out & About in February 2014

The Towne Crier returns, speaking of history, and remembering a really “big shew”

Hopewell Depot, Hopewell Junction

One of Dutchess County’s renovated train stations

10+ Best Dates for Valentine's Day

Check out some of the best places to take your loved one this Valentine's Day

Blackened Shrimp and Corn Chowder (Recipe)

A hearty chowder courtesy of The American Craft Beer Cookbook

Common Core and Race to the Top Programs

A testy situation: New state and federal programs have parents and educators up in arms. PLUS: See which local schools have opted out of these programs

10 Reasons to Ski Locally This Season

Head for the (local) hills: Skiers and snowboarders don’t need to leave the Valley to enjoy first-class fun on the slopes

Hinduism in the Hudson Valley

That old time religion: As relevant today as it was ages ago, Hinduism gives its followers freedom to choose their own path. Just remember to remove your shoes

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: “Iron Ally” Great Chain

The Colonial troops’ Revolutionary blockade

Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (February 2014)

See who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley in our February 2014 gallery of party pictures and events photos

Valley Olympians Compete in Sochi

The Valley cheers for its local Olympians, Kevin Shattenkirk of New Rochelle and Josephine Pucci of Pearl River

Sending Your Kids to the Right School in 2014 (Editor’s Letter)

A word from Hudson Valley Editor in Chief, Olivia J. Abel

Letters to the Editor in February 2014

Read our letters to the editor for February 2014, including our Where in the Hudson Valley “Wall Art” contest answer

A Meat-Lover Turns Vegan — and Doesn’t Hate It (The Final Word Opinion Column)

The reluctant vegan: A friend’s off-the-cuff challenge results in a surprising lifestyle change

How to Host Your Own Hudson Valley Olympics

Can’t make it to the Sochi Winter Games? Here are nine medal-worthy events cool enough for any Valley Olympian

Best Places to Stay This Valentine's Day

Turn a romantic day into a romantic weekend with the help of these hotel and inn specials

Events: Polly’s Editor’s Picks in February 2014

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top event picks for February 2014

Natural Wigs for Cancer Patients at An'Tyrice Salon

A new ’do: A Poughkeepsie hairstylist makes wigs for cancer patients — using their own hair

Where to Drink: Super Bowl Bar and Pub Specials

Take advantage of drink specials (and the warm, cozy indoors) at these local bars and pubs during the Super Bowl

Events: Kids' Play Dates in February 2014

From Groundhog Day to Valentine’s Day, here are fun activities to help everyone beat the winter blues

Where to Stay: Super Bowl Weekend Hotel Packages

Looking for places to stay for Super Bowl weekend? Here are some of our top picks for getaway deals

Where to Eat: Super Bowl Dinners and Restaurant Specials

Fourth down? Forget it — here are four courses (and then some) that’ll have you doing a touchdown dance

Bacon Sweet Potato Sticks with Bacon-Bourbon Sauce (Recipe)

Peter Kaminsky and Marie Rama — authors of Bacon Nation — recommend this sweet treat for the big game

32 Top Hudson Valley Private Schools in 2014

See which Hudson Valley private schools made the grade in 2014

Oatmeal: Most Popular (Local) Toppings and Why You Should Be Eating It

What's the healthiest and hippest food around these days? Believe it or not, it's oatmeal. And we promise this is not your grandmother's porridge anymore

How Planet Wings Preps for the Super Bowl

Local franchise Planet Wings scores big with its chicken specialty

The Hudson Valley’s Top Private High Schools and Programs in 2014

Ready for college? Top teachers and innovative programs — from early college to Mandarin studies — are helping local kids make the grade. PLUS: The Race to the Top: what does it really mean?

Trevor Zoo Program at Millbrook School, Millbrook

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Mandarin Language Class at Trinity-Pawling School, Pawling

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) Early College High School Program

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Smart Scholars Early College High School Program

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Robotics Program, Oakwood Friends School, Poughkeepsie

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Lisa Reece, STEM Program Innovator at Warwick Valley High School, Warwick

Meet one of the Valley's top teachers in 2014

Colleen Bucci, Master Teacher at FDR High School, Hyde Park

Meet one of the Valley's top teachers in 2014

10 Coolest Renovated Train Stations

RR redux: Built during the 19th century, and often abandoned in the 20th, Valley train stations are being revamped for other uses

High View Depot, Bloomingburg

One of Sullivan County’s renovated train stations

Cold Spring Train Station, Cold Spring

One of Putnam County’s renovated train stations

Copake Falls Train Station, Copake Falls

One of Columbia County’s renovated train stations

Erie Depot, Middletown

One of Orange County’s renovated train stations

Millerton Train Station, Millerton

One of Dutchess County’s renovated train stations

Milton-on-Hudson Station, Milton

One of Ulster County’s renovated train stations

New Paltz Train Station, New Paltz

One of Ulster County’s renovated train stations

Union Station, Chatham

One of Columbia County’s renovated train stations

West Shore Station, Newburgh

One of Orange County’s renovated train stations

Must-Read Blog: I Ride the Harlem Line

Local blogger Emily Moser chronicles her railway travels

History of the 1793 Fire in Albany

The alarming cry of fire: In 1793, the city of Albany burned — and three slaves hanged for it

52 Main, Millerton: Tapas Dining and Cuisine in Dutchess County (Mini Restaurant Review)

Tapas at 52 Main in Millerton, NY

Former Hornets Coach Jeff Bower Returns to Marist

A Q&A with basketball junkie Jeff Bower
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HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

The Museum presents fossils from Binghamton University’s extensive collection.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Sing yourself into a better state of being on Sunday mornings. Start your week off from a place of inner sanctity using voice to restore balance, heal and connect in the...

Cost: $15

Where:
Unison Arts Center
68 Mountain Rest Road
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Sponsor: One True Voice
Telephone: 914-388-0632
Contact Name: Amy McTear
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

HVCCA launches a year of exhibitions and education programs exploring the artistic representation of Love: The First of the 7 Virtues and its antithesis, Seven Deadly Sins: Lust (scheduled to open...

Cost: $0 (FREE) members, $5 non-members

Where:
HVCCA
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
Website »

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Visit each of Shawangunk Wine Trail's 14 unique wineries once over the course of five months. You will set out on a self-guided tour of 14 of the Hudson Valley’s finest...

Cost: $25

Where:
(Various Locations)
, NY


Sponsor: Shawangunk Wine Trail
Telephone: 845-256-8456
Contact Name: Barbara Best
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The Wassaic Project features a festival, gallery, artists-in-residence, and an educational program serving nearby residents and local schools. Each year, the project produces an exhibition of works...

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

Where:
Maxon Mills
37 Furnace Bank Rd.
Wassaic, NY  12592
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Website »

More information

Based on the 1967 film of the same name, this musical follows a small town girl who gets caught up in the 1920s flapper lifestyle of New York City. Note: Call for exact schedule and pricing.

Where:
The Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-346-6204
Website »

More information

Ginger Rogers catapulted to stardom as Fred Astaire’s lovely dance partner; this musical follows her real life story from the vaudeville stage to the glamors of Hollywood. Note: Call for...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Visit each of Shawangunk Wine Trail's 14 unique wineries once over the course of five months. You will set out on a self-guided tour of 14 of the Hudson Valley’s finest...

Cost: $25

Where:
(Various Locations)
, NY


Sponsor: Shawangunk Wine Trail
Telephone: 845-256-8456
Contact Name: Barbara Best
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

Zumba® is a fusion of Latin and international music and dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting and effective workout system. Forget this is a workout and join the dance party with...

Cost: $10, $85 for 10 classes

Where:
Spice Dance & Fitness
40 Garden St.
Lower Level
Poughkeepsie , NY  12601
View map »


Telephone: 914-844-5137
Website »

More information

Based on the 1967 film of the same name, this musical follows a small town girl who gets caught up in the 1920s flapper lifestyle of New York City. Note: Call for exact schedule and pricing.

Where:
The Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-346-6204
Website »

More information

Ginger Rogers catapulted to stardom as Fred Astaire’s lovely dance partner; this musical follows her real life story from the vaudeville stage to the glamors of Hollywood. Note: Call for...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

Ginger Rogers catapulted to stardom as Fred Astaire’s lovely dance partner; this musical follows her real life story from the vaudeville stage to the glamors of Hollywood. Note: Call for...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

Based on the 1967 film of the same name, this musical follows a small town girl who gets caught up in the 1920s flapper lifestyle of New York City. Note: Call for exact schedule and pricing.

Where:
The Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-346-6204
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

Hailed by NPR as a “modern ambassador for the blues,” Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and guitarist Keb’ Mo’ takes the stage at the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts...

Cost: $35-$65, $2 facility fee

Where:
Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center
1351 Kings Hwy.
Sugar Loaf, NY  10981
View map »


Sponsor: Radio Woodstock
Website »

More information

In addition to the numerous vendors and fair amusements — including the rides, midway, petting zoo, and demolition derby — country star Rodney Atkins (Sept. 6, 7 p.m.) takes the main...

Cost: $10-$12, $5 seniors, kids under 18 free

Where:
Columbia County Fair Grounds
Rte. 66
Chatham, NY  12037
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-2121
Website »

More information

Ginger Rogers catapulted to stardom as Fred Astaire’s lovely dance partner; this musical follows her real life story from the vaudeville stage to the glamors of Hollywood. Note: Call for...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

Based on the 1967 film of the same name, this musical follows a small town girl who gets caught up in the 1920s flapper lifestyle of New York City. Note: Call for exact schedule and pricing.

Where:
The Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-346-6204
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running water. Also on...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5-18 and students, under 4 free

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd
New Windsor, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Works by 28 contemporary artists who have all been influenced by the Hudson River School — as well as several 19th-century paintings — are all on display among the landscape that...

Cost: $12, $10 seniors and students, 16 and under free when accompanied by an adult

Where:
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
218 Spring St.
Catskill, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

This exhibit, juried by local artist Karen Hummel, consists of numerous works in all media.

Where:
CCCA Gallery
209 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-671-6213
Website »

More information

Artists Ellen Nieves, Mindy McDaniel, Louise LaPlante, Anne Francey, Edward Avedisian, Matthew Hopkins, David Drew Bruner, William Bond Walker, James Meyer, Mark Berd, and Gabriel de la Portilla...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

Zumba® is a fusion of Latin and international music and dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting and effective workout system. Forget this is a workout and join the dance party with...

Cost: $10, $85 for 10 classes

Where:
Spice Dance & Fitness
40 Garden St.
Lower Level
Poughkeepsie , NY  12601
View map »


Telephone: 914-844-5137
Website »

More information

Four sculptures by Harry Gordon are on display outdoors; each is not manipulated much beyond its natural state. Note: Call for pricing and hours.

Where:
The Museum at Bethel Woods
200 Hurd Rd.
Bethel, NY
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
Website »

More information

Based on the 1967 film of the same name, this musical follows a small town girl who gets caught up in the 1920s flapper lifestyle of New York City. Note: Call for exact schedule and pricing.

Where:
The Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-346-6204
Website »

More information

Works by 28 contemporary artists who have all been influenced by the Hudson River School — as well as several 19th-century paintings — are all on display among the landscape that...

Cost: $12, $10 seniors and students, 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

In addition to the numerous vendors and fair amusements — including the rides, midway, petting zoo, and demolition derby — country star Rodney Atkins (Sept. 6, 7 p.m.) takes the main...

Cost: $10-$12, $5 seniors, kids under 18 free

Where:
Columbia County Fair Grounds
Rte. 66
Chatham, NY  12037
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-2121
Website »

More information

More than 40 vintage outfits — all taken from the personal collection of designer, musician, and collector Andy Hilfiger — represent 1960s clothing and how they continue to...

Cost: $15, $13 seniors, $11 ages 8-17, $6 ages 3-7, under 3 free

Where:
The Museum at Bethel Woods
200 Hurd Rd.
Bethel, NY
View map »


Telephone: 866-781-2922
Website »

More information

With works from 13 noted artists, this group exhibit includes myriad sculptures as well as paintings and works of other media.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
OMI International Arts Center
1405 Rte. 22
Ghent, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-4747
Website »

More information

The first African-American photographer to work for Life magazine, Parks made a name for himself as one of the foremost social commentators of the 20th century through photos, film, and writings....

Where:
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-437-5237
Website »

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Noted sculptor and painter Richard Artschwager created works that reflect the themes of pop and minimalism. More than 100 of his prints and multiples are on display, which offer insights into his...

Where:
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-437-5237
Website »

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Conservationist Alison M. Jones presents her photographs from 22 exhibitions in Africa and North America that display the beauty, value, and vulnerability of the planet’s rivers. Times:...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

Artist Jill Skupin Burkholder presents a solo show — “The Hidden World of the Catskills” — which consists of pieces depicting the charm of the region. Also on view is...

Where:
GCCA Catskill Gallery
398 Main St.
Catskill, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-3400
Website »

More information

Ginger Rogers catapulted to stardom as Fred Astaire’s lovely dance partner; this musical follows her real life story from the vaudeville stage to the glamors of Hollywood. Note: Call for...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

This juried exhibit presents the finest works created by SUNY students throughout the 2014-15 school year. Note: Call for times and pricing.

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The moving display contains photographs, memorabilia, and tributes from the Family Room — a place established at One Liberty Plaza in Manhattan for people to remember their loved ones lost in...

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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Contemporary art, beadwork, painting, sculpture, and ceramics from the Mohawk, Tuscarora, Shinnecock, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca nations tell an inspiring story of resiliency. Note:...

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
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Telephone: 845-534-3115
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Works by 28 contemporary artists who have all been influenced by the Hudson River School — as well as several 19th-century paintings — are all on display among the landscape that...

Cost: $12, $10 seniors and students, 16 and under free when accompanied by an adult

Where:
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
218 Spring St.
Catskill, NY
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Telephone: 518-943-7465
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Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running water. Also on...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5-18 and students, under 4 free

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd
New Windsor, NY
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Telephone: 845-534-3115
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Artists Ellen Nieves, Mindy McDaniel, Louise LaPlante, Anne Francey, Edward Avedisian, Matthew Hopkins, David Drew Bruner, William Bond Walker, James Meyer, Mark Berd, and Gabriel de la Portilla...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-1915
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This exhibit, juried by local artist Karen Hummel, consists of numerous works in all media.

Where:
CCCA Gallery
209 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-671-6213
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Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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HVCCA launches a year of exhibitions and education programs exploring the artistic representation of Love: The First of the 7 Virtues and its antithesis, Seven Deadly Sins: Lust (scheduled to open...

Cost: $0 (FREE) members, $5 non-members

Where:
HVCCA
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
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The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
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Telephone: 914-723-3470
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The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
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Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
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The Wassaic Project features a festival, gallery, artists-in-residence, and an educational program serving nearby residents and local schools. Each year, the project produces an exhibition of works...

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

Where:
Maxon Mills
37 Furnace Bank Rd.
Wassaic, NY  12592
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This band produced fan favorites like “Listen to the Music” and “What a Fool Believes.” One of the founding members of the Allman Brothers Band, Gregg...

Cost: $35-$65

Where:
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga Springs, NY
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Telephone: 518-584-9330
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This annual juried exhibition presents works by local artists that are inspired by our region. Times: Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 12-4p.m.

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-442-4035
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Ginger Rogers catapulted to stardom as Fred Astaire’s lovely dance partner; this musical follows her real life story from the vaudeville stage to the glamors of Hollywood. Note: Call for...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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Artist Jill Skupin Burkholder presents a solo show — “The Hidden World of the Catskills” — which consists of pieces depicting the charm of the region. Also on view is...

Where:
GCCA Catskill Gallery
398 Main St.
Catskill, NY
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Telephone: 518-943-3400
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This juried exhibit presents the finest works created by SUNY students throughout the 2014-15 school year. Note: Call for times and pricing.

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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Contemporary art, beadwork, painting, sculpture, and ceramics from the Mohawk, Tuscarora, Shinnecock, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca nations tell an inspiring story of resiliency. Note:...

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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The moving display contains photographs, memorabilia, and tributes from the Family Room — a place established at One Liberty Plaza in Manhattan for people to remember their loved ones lost in...

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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Noted sculptor and painter Richard Artschwager created works that reflect the themes of pop and minimalism. More than 100 of his prints and multiples are on display, which offer insights into his...

Where:
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-437-5237
Website »

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The first African-American photographer to work for Life magazine, Parks made a name for himself as one of the foremost social commentators of the 20th century through photos, film, and writings....

Where:
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-437-5237
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Four sculptures by Harry Gordon are on display outdoors; each is not manipulated much beyond its natural state. Note: Call for pricing and hours.

Where:
The Museum at Bethel Woods
200 Hurd Rd.
Bethel, NY
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
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Conservationist Alison M. Jones presents her photographs from 22 exhibitions in Africa and North America that display the beauty, value, and vulnerability of the planet’s rivers. Times:...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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Works by 28 contemporary artists who have all been influenced by the Hudson River School — as well as several 19th-century paintings — are all on display among the landscape that...

Cost: $12, $10 seniors and students, 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

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More than 40 vintage outfits — all taken from the personal collection of designer, musician, and collector Andy Hilfiger — represent 1960s clothing and how they continue to...

Cost: $15, $13 seniors, $11 ages 8-17, $6 ages 3-7, under 3 free

Where:
The Museum at Bethel Woods
200 Hurd Rd.
Bethel, NY
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
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In addition to the numerous vendors and fair amusements — including the rides, midway, petting zoo, and demolition derby — country star Rodney Atkins (Sept. 6, 7 p.m.) takes the main...

Cost: $10-$12, $5 seniors, kids under 18 free

Where:
Columbia County Fair Grounds
Rte. 66
Chatham, NY  12037
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Telephone: 518-392-2121
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Based on the 1967 film of the same name, this musical follows a small town girl who gets caught up in the 1920s flapper lifestyle of New York City. Note: Call for exact schedule and pricing.

Where:
The Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-346-6204
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With works from 13 noted artists, this group exhibit includes myriad sculptures as well as paintings and works of other media.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
OMI International Arts Center
1405 Rte. 22
Ghent, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-4747
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HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
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The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running water. Also on...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5-18 and students, under 4 free

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd
New Windsor, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Works by 28 contemporary artists who have all been influenced by the Hudson River School — as well as several 19th-century paintings — are all on display among the landscape that...

Cost: $12, $10 seniors and students, 16 and under free when accompanied by an adult

Where:
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
218 Spring St.
Catskill, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
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Telephone: 845-534-3115
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As a part of River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home, a local artist leads a tour of the exhibit, sharing insights to the works and their origins. Note: Arrive 15 minutes early. Not...

Cost: $18, $12 seniors and students

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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The 8th annual Art Studio Views Tour, presented by Rhinebeck Bank, offers the public with a unique opportunity to visit the private studios of Hudson Valley artists through a self-guided tour....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Betsy Jacaruso Studio
East Market St.
Rhinebeck, NY
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Sponsor: Cale Communications
Contact Name: Marybeth Cale
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Join Papa Cilio for a hands-on class on canning fresh tomatoes in the style of his homeland, Naples, Italy. The intimate class is held in the garden of Casa Hudson, an accoladed villa overlooking...

Cost: $60

Where:
Casa Hudson
34 First St.
Haverstraw , NY  10927
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HVCCA launches a year of exhibitions and education programs exploring the artistic representation of Love: The First of the 7 Virtues and its antithesis, Seven Deadly Sins: Lust (scheduled to open...

Cost: $0 (FREE) members, $5 non-members

Where:
HVCCA
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
View map »


Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

The Wassaic Project features a festival, gallery, artists-in-residence, and an educational program serving nearby residents and local schools. Each year, the project produces an exhibition of works...

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

Where:
Maxon Mills
37 Furnace Bank Rd.
Wassaic, NY  12592
View map »


Website »

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Accomplished musicians — including flautist Christine Smith, the featured soloist — play a repertoire that includes Symphony No. 67 in G Major by Cannabich, Witt’s Concerto for...

Cost: $10, $9 seniors and students

Where:
St. Mary in the Highlands Episcopal Church
1 Chestnut St.
Cold Spring, NY
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Telephone: 845-228-4167
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Four young women from various parts of the world form the quartet Opus X, and perform myriad classical movements.

Cost: $25, $22 seniors, $20 contributors, $5 students ages 6-23

Where:
Windham Civic and Performing Arts Center
5379 Rte. 23
Windham, NY
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Telephone: 518-734-3868
Website »

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Contemporary art, beadwork, painting, sculpture, and ceramics from the Mohawk, Tuscarora, Shinnecock, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca nations tell an inspiring story of resiliency. Note:...

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In addition to the numerous vendors and fair amusements — including the rides, midway, petting zoo, and demolition derby — country star Rodney Atkins (Sept. 6, 7 p.m.) takes the main...

Cost: $10-$12, $5 seniors, kids under 18 free

Where:
Columbia County Fair Grounds
Rte. 66
Chatham, NY  12037
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-2121
Website »

More information

Ginger Rogers catapulted to stardom as Fred Astaire’s lovely dance partner; this musical follows her real life story from the vaudeville stage to the glamors of Hollywood. Note: Call for...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

The moving display contains photographs, memorabilia, and tributes from the Family Room — a place established at One Liberty Plaza in Manhattan for people to remember their loved ones lost in...

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

With works from 13 noted artists, this group exhibit includes myriad sculptures as well as paintings and works of other media.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
OMI International Arts Center
1405 Rte. 22
Ghent, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-4747
Website »

More information

More than 40 vintage outfits — all taken from the personal collection of designer, musician, and collector Andy Hilfiger — represent 1960s clothing and how they continue to...

Cost: $15, $13 seniors, $11 ages 8-17, $6 ages 3-7, under 3 free

Where:
The Museum at Bethel Woods
200 Hurd Rd.
Bethel, NY
View map »


Telephone: 866-781-2922
Website »

More information

Four sculptures by Harry Gordon are on display outdoors; each is not manipulated much beyond its natural state. Note: Call for pricing and hours.

Where:
The Museum at Bethel Woods
200 Hurd Rd.
Bethel, NY
View map »


Telephone: 866-781-2922
Website »

More information

Based on the 1967 film of the same name, this musical follows a small town girl who gets caught up in the 1920s flapper lifestyle of New York City. Note: Call for exact schedule and pricing.

Where:
The Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-346-6204
Website »

More information

Conservationist Alison M. Jones presents her photographs from 22 exhibitions in Africa and North America that display the beauty, value, and vulnerability of the planet’s rivers. Times:...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

Noted sculptor and painter Richard Artschwager created works that reflect the themes of pop and minimalism. More than 100 of his prints and multiples are on display, which offer insights into his...

Where:
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-437-5237
Website »

More information

This juried exhibit presents the finest works created by SUNY students throughout the 2014-15 school year. Note: Call for times and pricing.

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Artist Jill Skupin Burkholder presents a solo show — “The Hidden World of the Catskills” — which consists of pieces depicting the charm of the region. Also on view is...

Where:
GCCA Catskill Gallery
398 Main St.
Catskill, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-3400
Website »

More information

This annual juried exhibition presents works by local artists that are inspired by our region. Times: Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 12-4p.m.

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-4035
Website »

More information

The first African-American photographer to work for Life magazine, Parks made a name for himself as one of the foremost social commentators of the 20th century through photos, film, and writings....

Where:
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-437-5237
Website »

More information

Works by 28 contemporary artists who have all been influenced by the Hudson River School — as well as several 19th-century paintings — are all on display among the landscape that...

Cost: $12, $10 seniors and students, 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

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