July 2010

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Polly's Picks

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top picks for July 2010

Fourth of July Guide 2010

Your guide to celebrating July 4th in the Valley

The Clintons are Coming!

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton is rumored to tie the knot in Rhinebeck this weekend — and we’ve got the scoop

Vineyards & Wineries of the Hudson Valley

Outdoor Adventures!

The dog days of summer may be upon us, but don’t let the heat and humidity stop you from enjoying the great outdoors here in the Valley. Looking for a low-key outing? Take a hike or a bike ride, or perhaps a sail on the Hudson. Need a little more excitement? How about tubing, rock climbing — or skydiving? No matter what thrill level you seek, these 10 invigorating excursions are guaranteed to get your heart racing

Sale of the Week: July 29-Aug. 4

This week’s big sale: Clinton Wedding sale at Pique Boutique in Rhinebeck

Sale of the Week: July 22-28

This week’s big sale: Vogue vs. vintage at Surviving Sisters Boutique in Hyde Park

Sale of the Week: July 15-21

This week’s big sale: 50-80% off summer clearance sale at Pegasus Footwear in Woodstock

Kid's Korner

As the temperature increases, so does the fun. This month, watch Peter Pan take flight, try to catch butterflies, and see what it’s like from the inside of a bubble

Out & About in July 2010

A classical Sting, Powerhouse packs them in, and experimental works (and barbecue) in the Catskills

Sale of the Week: July 8-14

This week’s big sale: Break from the Valley at Seaview Resort in Galloway, New Jersey

Chatter

The “greenest” Valley destinations, an evening ride through Ulster County, and a kid’s camp that encourages kindness PLUS: Where in the Valley and On the Town

Al Fresco Adventures

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

Mailbox

See what’s in our mailbox for July 2010

Empire State Plaza — of Future’s Past

A local architect offers an appreciation of Albany’s oft-derided modern buildings

Round and Round

Where in the Hudson Valley...? This unique carousel shows hometown pride. Do you know where it is?

Iron Grads Cook-Off

A cooking competition heats up

Sale of the Week: July 1-7

This week’s big sale: Fourth of July Summer Sale at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in Central Valley

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 2010 Man & Woman of the Year Awards

Nightlife

Attention night owls: If you prefer to live it up when the sun goes down, check out the party scene at these hip Valley hot spots.

Game, Set, Match

Backyard games are big business at Hudson Valley Sport Court

Hudson Valley Home

A Dutchess County man builds his dream house from the ground up; sculptural elements infuse the work of six local furniture makers; and backyard sports get a home of their own

Form Meets Function

The handmade, custom work of these six accomplished Hudson Valley furniture makers blurs the distinction between fine art and craftsmanship

Details, Details!

Inspired by a Shingle Style house featured in a Diane Keaton movie, a Dutchess County man oversees the construction of his 6,400-square-foot dream house in Poughkeepsie

Summer Shades

From ’80s-inspired Wayfarers to oversized Jackie Os, it seems you can’t go wrong with a pair of sunglasses this season. Here, we reveal our favorite fashionable frames — in all sorts of styles and colors — that we’re sure you (and your baby blues) will love

Multicultural Magic

At Serevan, Serge Madikians uses Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavors as the jumping-off point for his popular eclectic cuisine

Meatless Mondays

A meat-free fad hits Hudson

Bountiful Black Dirt

Feasting in black dirt country

Small Bites

Feasting in black dirt country, a meat-free fad, and a cooking competition heats up

Destination Green

“I Love NY” reveals its greenest hot spots

On the Night Train

An old-fashioned way to tour the Valley stays out past curfew

Please Do Feed the Animals

A local animal rescue shelter aims to teach kids about life on the farm
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The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 16 from 1-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served at the Opening Reception. Live music will be provided by guitarist Ken Krieger.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Gallery in the Park
Rte 35 at Rte 121 South
Cross River , NY  10576
View map »


Sponsor: Her Nature
Telephone: 914 864 7317
Contact Name: Jeff Main
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

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

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


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
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

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

 Three exhibitions celebrate the spirit of baseball by featuring nationally or regionally significant baseball material like photographs and letters, signed bats...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $6 children 6-12, under 6 free

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
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Sponsor: Albany Institute of History & Art
Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

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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 »

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The museum presents the work of artist Grace Hartigan, a prominent Abstract Expressionist in New York in the 1950s.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

This exhibition of vintage photographs explores the creation and history of Woodstock’s Maverick Festival through photos and documents from the Center for Photography at Woodstock.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

The exhibition surveys the history of Videofreex, a collective of artists, storytellers, and activists who created the first pirate television station in the United States.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

The Westchester Broadway Theatre presents the classic musical by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, which includes beloved songs like "Somewhere," "Maria,"...

Cost: $54-$85

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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

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

Award-winning Hudson Valley artist Barbara Masterson exhibits emotionally charged landscape paintings created exclusively with Oil Bars, without the use of a brush.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
62 E Market St
Red Hook, NY  12571
View map »


Sponsor: American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
Telephone: (845) 758-1653
Contact Name: Jen
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 »

More information

The exhibit, made up of more than 30 works from the Neuberger’s own collection, highlights the diversity and importance of plastic as a medium for contemporary art. 

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY  10577
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

The exhibition features artworks that visually explore raw eroticism in many forms of its expression; featured artists include Cindy Sherman, Larry Clark, Catherine Opie, and others. 

Cost: $5

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
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

Gather at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site’s cannon for readings of the Declaration of Independence, recited by a costumed soldier in General Washington’s army. A firing of...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
44 Battlefield Rd.
Stony Point, NY  10980
View map »


Sponsor: Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Telephone: 845-786-2521
Contact Name: Barbara Devine
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

Rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks rule the streets of New York, but Maria and Tony, two youngsters from opposing sides, still manage to fall madly in love.   Call or visit website for...

Cost: See website

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
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Sponsor: Westchester Broadway Theatre
Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

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The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 16 from 1-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served at the Opening Reception. Live music will be provided by guitarist Ken Krieger.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Gallery in the Park
Rte 35 at Rte 121 South
Cross River , NY  10576
View map »


Sponsor: Her Nature
Telephone: 914 864 7317
Contact Name: Jeff Main
Website »

More information

 Three exhibitions celebrate the spirit of baseball by featuring nationally or regionally significant baseball material like photographs and letters, signed bats...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $6 children 6-12, under 6 free

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: Albany Institute of History & Art
Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

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

Award-winning Hudson Valley artist Barbara Masterson exhibits emotionally charged landscape paintings created exclusively with Oil Bars, without the use of a brush.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
62 E Market St
Red Hook, NY  12571
View map »


Sponsor: American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
Telephone: (845) 758-1653
Contact Name: Jen
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
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Telephone: 914-844-5137
Website »

More information

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The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 16 from 1-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served at the Opening Reception. Live music will be provided by guitarist Ken Krieger.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Gallery in the Park
Rte 35 at Rte 121 South
Cross River , NY  10576
View map »


Sponsor: Her Nature
Telephone: 914 864 7317
Contact Name: Jeff Main
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.  Thanks to his striking...

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


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
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

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 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

 Three exhibitions celebrate the spirit of baseball by featuring nationally or regionally significant baseball material like photographs and letters, signed bats...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $6 children 6-12, under 6 free

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: Albany Institute of History & Art
Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

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 exhibit, made up of more than 30 works from the Neuberger’s own collection, highlights the diversity and importance of plastic as a medium for contemporary art. 

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY  10577
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

Award-winning Hudson Valley artist Barbara Masterson exhibits emotionally charged landscape paintings created exclusively with Oil Bars, without the use of a brush.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
62 E Market St
Red Hook, NY  12571
View map »


Sponsor: American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
Telephone: (845) 758-1653
Contact Name: Jen
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

• Helps smokers address the physical, mental and social aspects of their addiction Participants will learn about medications that can help them quit, lifestyle changes to make quitting...

Cost: $25

Where:
Dyson Center at Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: American Lung Association
Telephone: 845-483-6920
Website »

More information

The NYC Ballet begins their two-week residency at SPAC with a showcase of classic ballets by George Balanchine, the company’s legendary co-founder. 

Cost: $24-$87

Where:
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga, NY  12866
View map »


Telephone: 518-584-9330 x119
Contact Name: Justin Smith
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 16 from 1-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served at the Opening Reception. Live music will be provided by guitarist Ken Krieger.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Gallery in the Park
Rte 35 at Rte 121 South
Cross River , NY  10576
View map »


Sponsor: Her Nature
Telephone: 914 864 7317
Contact Name: Jeff Main
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.  Thanks to his striking...

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


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
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

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 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

 Three exhibitions celebrate the spirit of baseball by featuring nationally or regionally significant baseball material like photographs and letters, signed bats...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $6 children 6-12, under 6 free

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: Albany Institute of History & Art
Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

This multimedia features photographs, illustrations, memorabilia, and audio/video installations from the past century of baseball in the Capital Region and across America. Open Sundays 12 p.m.-5...

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-463-4478
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

The exhibition surveys the history of Videofreex, a collective of artists, storytellers, and activists who created the first pirate television station in the United States.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

The museum presents the work of artist Grace Hartigan, a prominent Abstract Expressionist in New York in the 1950s.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

This exhibition of vintage photographs explores the creation and history of Woodstock’s Maverick Festival through photos and documents from the Center for Photography at Woodstock.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
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

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 exhibit, made up of more than 30 works from the Neuberger’s own collection, highlights the diversity and importance of plastic as a medium for contemporary art. 

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY  10577
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

Award-winning Hudson Valley artist Barbara Masterson exhibits emotionally charged landscape paintings created exclusively with Oil Bars, without the use of a brush.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
62 E Market St
Red Hook, NY  12571
View map »


Sponsor: American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
Telephone: (845) 758-1653
Contact Name: Jen
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 Newburgh Jazz Series lineup includes swing, world jazz, Latin jazz, contemporary jazz, bluesy jazz and much more. The concerts are held on the beautiful lawn at the Orange County Arboretum....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Orange County Arboretum
41 Grove Street
Montgomery, NY  12549
View map »


Sponsor: Ferry Godmother Productions
Telephone: 225-366-2442
Contact Name: Aquanetta Wright
Website »

More information

The NYC Ballet performs Interplay, choreographed by New York City Ballet’s co-founding choreographer Jerome Robbins, 'Rōdē,ō: Four Dance Episodes, choreographed by Justin...

Cost: $24-$87

Where:
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga, NY  12866
View map »


Telephone: 518-584-9330 x119
Contact Name: Justin Smith
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 16 from 1-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served at the Opening Reception. Live music will be provided by guitarist Ken Krieger.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Gallery in the Park
Rte 35 at Rte 121 South
Cross River , NY  10576
View map »


Sponsor: Her Nature
Telephone: 914 864 7317
Contact Name: Jeff Main
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.  Thanks to his striking...

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


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
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 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

 Three exhibitions celebrate the spirit of baseball by featuring nationally or regionally significant baseball material like photographs and letters, signed bats...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $6 children 6-12, under 6 free

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: Albany Institute of History & Art
Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

This multimedia features photographs, illustrations, memorabilia, and audio/video installations from the past century of baseball in the Capital Region and across America. Open Sundays 12 p.m.-5...

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-463-4478
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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The exhibition surveys the history of Videofreex, a collective of artists, storytellers, and activists who created the first pirate television station in the United States.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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This exhibition of vintage photographs explores the creation and history of Woodstock’s Maverick Festival through photos and documents from the Center for Photography at Woodstock.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

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The museum presents the work of artist Grace Hartigan, a prominent Abstract Expressionist in New York in the 1950s.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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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 »

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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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The exhibit, made up of more than 30 works from the Neuberger’s own collection, highlights the diversity and importance of plastic as a medium for contemporary art. 

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY  10577
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Telephone: 914-251-6100
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Award-winning Hudson Valley artist Barbara Masterson exhibits emotionally charged landscape paintings created exclusively with Oil Bars, without the use of a brush.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
62 E Market St
Red Hook, NY  12571
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Sponsor: American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
Telephone: (845) 758-1653
Contact Name: Jen
Website »

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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
Website »

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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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Classic cars will roll into the heart of Nyack for the annual Classic Car Cruise. This year’s line-up of vehicular perfection will include an array of classics, antiques, specialty models and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Main Street
Nyack, NY  10960


Sponsor: Nyack Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 845-353-2221
Contact Name: LeeAnn Mailly
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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
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Telephone: 914-844-5137
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The NYC Ballet performs The Four Temperaments, La Valse and Symphonic Dances, which has not been performed on the SPAC stage since 1994. 

Cost: $24-$87

Where:
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga, NY  12866
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Telephone: 518-584-9330 x119
Contact Name: Justin Smith
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The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 16 from 1-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served at the Opening Reception. Live music will be provided by guitarist Ken Krieger.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Gallery in the Park
Rte 35 at Rte 121 South
Cross River , NY  10576
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Sponsor: Her Nature
Telephone: 914 864 7317
Contact Name: Jeff Main
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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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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.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
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The Museum presents fossils from Binghamton University’s extensive collection.

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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This multimedia features photographs, illustrations, memorabilia, and audio/video installations from the past century of baseball in the Capital Region and across America. Open Sundays 12 p.m.-5...

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12210
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Telephone: 518-463-4478
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 Three exhibitions celebrate the spirit of baseball by featuring nationally or regionally significant baseball material like photographs and letters, signed bats...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $6 children 6-12, under 6 free

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
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Sponsor: Albany Institute of History & Art
Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

The exhibition surveys the history of Videofreex, a collective of artists, storytellers, and activists who created the first pirate television station in the United States.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

The museum presents the work of artist Grace Hartigan, a prominent Abstract Expressionist in New York in the 1950s.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

This exhibition of vintage photographs explores the creation and history of Woodstock’s Maverick Festival through photos and documents from the Center for Photography at Woodstock.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

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 exhibition features artworks that visually explore raw eroticism in many forms of its expression; featured artists include Cindy Sherman, Larry Clark, Catherine Opie, and others. 

Cost: $5

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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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

Award-winning Hudson Valley artist Barbara Masterson exhibits emotionally charged landscape paintings created exclusively with Oil Bars, without the use of a brush.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
62 E Market St
Red Hook, NY  12571
View map »


Sponsor: American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
Telephone: (845) 758-1653
Contact Name: Jen
Website »

More information

The exhibit, made up of more than 30 works from the Neuberger’s own collection, highlights the diversity and importance of plastic as a medium for contemporary art. 

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY  10577
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
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
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Website »

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The NYC Ballet performs Square Dance, 'Rōdē,ō: Four Dance Episodes and Symphony in C. 

Cost: $24-$87

Where:
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga, NY  12866
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Telephone: 518-584-9330 x119
Contact Name: Justin Smith
Website »

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Faith House is a nonprofit organization that offers housing and support to single pregnant women ages 18- 24. A yard sale will be held to raise money for Faith House. There will...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
241 Old Castle Point Road
Wappingers Falls, NY  12590
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Sponsor: Faith House
Telephone: (845) 372-8052
Contact Name: Linda Arzu
Website »

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The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 16 from 1-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served at the Opening Reception. Live music will be provided by guitarist Ken Krieger.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Gallery in the Park
Rte 35 at Rte 121 South
Cross River , NY  10576
View map »


Sponsor: Her Nature
Telephone: 914 864 7317
Contact Name: Jeff Main
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.  Thanks to his striking...

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


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
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 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

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

 Three exhibitions celebrate the spirit of baseball by featuring nationally or regionally significant baseball material like photographs and letters, signed bats...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $6 children 6-12, under 6 free

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: Albany Institute of History & Art
Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

This multimedia features photographs, illustrations, memorabilia, and audio/video installations from the past century of baseball in the Capital Region and across America. Open Sundays 12 p.m.-5...

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-463-4478
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

The museum presents the work of artist Grace Hartigan, a prominent Abstract Expressionist in New York in the 1950s.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

The exhibition surveys the history of Videofreex, a collective of artists, storytellers, and activists who created the first pirate television station in the United States.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

The Ghanaian sculptor will present his work through a solo exhibition. The display will feature early projects of his, such as paintings, woodworking, and clay, as well as his metal works....

Cost: Visit website

Where:
Jack Shainman Gallery: The School
25 Broad St.
Kinderhook, NY  12106
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Telephone: 518-758-1628
Website »

More information

This exhibition of vintage photographs explores the creation and history of Woodstock’s Maverick Festival through photos and documents from the Center for Photography at Woodstock.

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
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 exhibit, made up of more than 30 works from the Neuberger’s own collection, highlights the diversity and importance of plastic as a medium for contemporary art. 

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY  10577
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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 exhibition features artworks that visually explore raw eroticism in many forms of its expression; featured artists include Cindy Sherman, Larry Clark, Catherine Opie, and others. 

Cost: $5

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
View map »


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

More information

Award-winning Hudson Valley artist Barbara Masterson exhibits emotionally charged landscape paintings created exclusively with Oil Bars, without the use of a brush.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
62 E Market St
Red Hook, NY  12571
View map »


Sponsor: American Gifts Gallery & Showroom
Telephone: (845) 758-1653
Contact Name: Jen
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
View map »


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

More information

Haverstraw’s second annual RiverArts and Music Festival presents all things arts and music, including sculptures, live music, Mario the Magician, face-painting, craft vendors, food trucks,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Emeline Park
16 Front St.
Haverstraw, NY  10927
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Telephone: 845-372-6552
Contact Name: Magdalena Truchan
Website »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The NYC Ballet performs Interplay, Tarantella, Symphony in 3 Movements, and Western Symphony. 

Cost: $24-$87

Where:
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga, NY  12866
View map »


Telephone: 518-584-9330 x119
Contact Name: Justin Smith
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 »

More information

To celebrate the halfway point of the NYC Ballet's residency at SPAC, the evening features elegant parties in the Hall of Springs and on the lawn. A spectacular program follows, featuring a...

Cost: $24-$87

Where:
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga, NY  12866
View map »


Telephone: 518-584-9330 x119
Contact Name: Justin Smith
Website »

More information

The NYC Ballet begins their two-week residency at SPAC with a showcase of classic ballets by George Balanchine, the company’s legendary co-founder. 

Cost: $24-$87

Where:
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga, NY  12866
View map »


Telephone: 518-584-9330 x119
Contact Name: Justin Smith
Website »

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