July 2011

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Letters to the Editor in July 2011

Read our letters to the editor for July 2011

Fourth of July Guide 2011: Hudson Valley Fireworks Shows

Your guide to July 4 fireworks in the Hudson Valley, NY

Hudson Valley, NY, Hiking Trails and Paths with the Best Routes for Kids

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths with the best easy routes for kids

How to Make Classic Banana Nut Bread

The best, easiest, and fastest banana-nut bread recipe you’ll ever need, courtesy of The Joy of Cooking via Hudson Valley Senior Editor, Polly Sparling

The Best Hiking Trails and Paths in the Hudson Valley, New York

Take a hike on the Hudson Valley’s best hiking trails and paths

Hudson Valley, NY, Hiking Trails and Paths with the Best Waterfalls

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths with the best waterfalls

Fighting Fracking in the Hudson Valley: Actor Mark Ruffalo Leads the Movement to Stop Hydraulic Fracturing for New York’s Natural Gas

Could high-volume hydraulic fracturing be used to mine natural gas in the Valley? Some area residents — including a famous actor — are working to ensure that never happens

Hudson Valley, NY, Hiking Trails and Paths with the Best Unusual Terrain

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths with the best unusual terrain

Best Shopping Deals in Ulster County This Week: Big Summer Sale at DIG Boutique in Saugerties, NY

This week’s best shopping deal (July 28-Aug. 3): Big 50% off Summer Sale and additional 5% off online at DIG Boutique in Saugerties, N.Y.

Hiking in the Hudson Valley: Breakneck Ridge, Beacon and Cold Spring, NY (Editor’s Letter)

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

Best Shopping Deals in Dutchess County This Week: Summer Spree Sale at Montgomery Row Storefronts in Rhinebeck, NY

This week’s best shopping deal (July 7-13): Summer Spree Sale at Montgomery Row in Rhinebeck, N.Y.

Events: Out & About in July 2011

The power comes in on Potown, Bethel goes from pop to doo wop, SummerScape settles in at Bard

Events: Kid’s Korner in July 2011

Enjoy the outdoors by searching for dragonflies — or cool off inside with a museum tour, a puppet show, or a magic-carpet musical

Events: Polly’s Picks in July 2011

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists the best events picks for July 2011

Contest: Win tickets to the Sullivan County International Great Beer Expo 2011

Tell us your favorite local brewpub and beer and you could win free passes to the International Great Beer Expo in Rock Hill, NY on July 23

July 4, 2011 Fireworks Show: Wappingers Falls-Based Company, Legion Fireworks, Lights Up the Sky in Poughkeepsie

See fabulous Fourth of July fireworks from Poughkeepsie’s Waryas Park or Walkway Over the Hudson, NY

Chatter

Choppers move into downtown Newburgh, and a new meaning for “camp fire”

Hudson Valley Food Trucks

From healthy eats to indulgent sweets, food trucks around the Valley serve a variety of fantastic fare

Restaurant Review in Putnam County: Valley at The Garrison, Garrison, NY

Fine fare — along with awe-inspiring river and mountain views — make Valley at The Garrison a dining destination

Hudson Valley, NY, Hiking Clubs and Groups: Hudson Valley Hikers and Catskill 3500 Club

Hudson Valley hiking clubs and groups

Hudson Valley, NY, Hiking Trails and Paths with the Best Easy Routes

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths with the best easy routes

Hudson Valley, NY, Hiking Trails and Paths with the Best Steep Routes

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths with the best steep routes to get your heart rate way, way up

Hudson Valley, NY, Hiking Trails and Paths with the Best Views

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths with the best views

Hudson Valley, NY, Hiking Trails and Paths with the Best Fire Tower Routes

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths with the best fire tower routes

Hudson Valley Hiking: The Long Path, Fort Lee, NJ and John Boyd Thacher State Park, Albany, NY

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths: The Long Path at Fort Lee, NJ and John Boyd Thacher State Park, Albany, NY

Hudson Valley Hiking: North-South Lake, Palenville, NY

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths: North-South Lake, Palenville, NY

Hudson Valley Hiking Essentials Guide: What to Bring Before You Hit the Trails

Don’t be the one to say, “I should’ve remembered...”

Hudson Valley Hiking: The Appalachian Trail, Orange County, NY

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths: The Appalachian Trail, Orange County, NY

Hudson Valley Hiking: Breakneck Ridge, Cold Spring and Beacon, NY

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths: Breakneck Ridge, Cold Spring and Beacon, NY

Hudson Valley Hiking: Bear Mountain Trail, Bear Mountain, NY

Hudson Valley hiking trails and paths: Bear Mountain Trail, Bear Mountain, NY

Hudson Valley Home: Summer 2011

An Ulster county artisan explores unique furniture options; the “fifth wall” tops interior home design trends for 2011; and a gymnasium-turned-house gets a workout

Gym at Home: 1900 Beacon Military Academy Gymnasium-Turned-House in Beacon, Dutchess County, NY

An artistic couple transforms a onetime gymnasium into a streamlined home

Landscaping and Design: Woodstock Beam Works and Stone Back Benches & Sculptures in Saugerties, Ulster County, NY

A local artisan transforms trees, stones, and scrap metal into one-of-a-kind pieces for the outdoors

Restaurant Recommendation in Dutchess County: Bull & Buddha, Poughkeepsie, NY

Eat out at Bull & Buddha in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, this month

Hudson Valley Food Trucks: Fluffalicious Cup Cakes on the Go, Albany, Albany County, NY

Fluffalicious at various locations in Albany

Hudson Valley Food Trucks: Rae Rae’s To Go, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, NY

Rae Rae’s To Go at Bushwick Rd., Titusville Rd. & Rte. 55, Poughkeepsie

Hudson Valley Food Trucks: Bubby’s Burrito Stand, Red Hook, Dutchess County, NY

Bubby’s Burrito Stand at Hardeman Orchards at the intersection of Rte. 199 and 9G, Red Hook

Hudson Valley Food Trucks: Ixtapa Taco Truck, Newburgh, Orange County, NY

Ixtapa Taco Truck at 423 Broadway, Newburgh

Iona Island: A History of Bear Mountain State Park’s Most Mysterious Isle in Rockland County, NY

Native American fishing spot, Dutch homestead, failed vineyard, amusement park, Navy depot, nature preserve — tiny Iona Island has seen it all

Summer Camps: Stunt Camp at Woodstock Country Day School, Woodstock, NY Teaches Kids Stunt Tricks and Special Effects

Boom! Bam! A stunt camp in Woodstock teaches kids all the tricks behind their favorite blockbuster films

Motorcycle Museum: Motorcyclepedia Opens at the Old Miron Building in Newburgh, NY

A Newburgh museum showcases hundreds of rare and vintage motorcycles

Hudson Valley Celebrity Sightings: How to Miss the Clintons, Paul Rudd, Kevin Bacon, Mary Tyler Moore, and Liam Neeson Like a Pro (Opinion Column)

More than a pleasant pastime, people-watching in the Valley is an all-out war
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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 »

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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
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
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Telephone: 845-534-3115
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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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
Website »

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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
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
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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 »

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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
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

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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

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

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...

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 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

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
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Sponsor: Radio Woodstock
Website »

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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
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

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

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

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 »

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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
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

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 »

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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 »

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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
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
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
Website »

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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
Website »

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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
Website »

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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
Website »

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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
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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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 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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The band behind fan favorites like “Listen to the Music” and “What a Fool Believes” teams up with the Allman Brothers founder for an unforgettable performance. Special guest...

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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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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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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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
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
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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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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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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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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 »

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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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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
Website »

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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
Website »

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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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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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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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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 »

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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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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
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

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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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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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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 »

More information

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 »

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