June 2009

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Illuminating the Hudson

Nyack artist John Beerman’s light-filled canvases depict the mighty river discovered by his famous ancestor

Sweet 'n Sour Summer

This new South American cocktail travels north to the Hudson Valley, giving the season a tangy treat

Seeing Red

Strawberry picking sweeps the region this month

Berry Nice

Pick your own strawberries at one of the Valley’s many fruit farms

Riverside Dining

Where to go when temperatures soar and hunger calls? Down by the riverside, of course! That’s where you’ll find cooling breezes, sizzling hot entertainment, and delectable dishes to satisfy every palate

Funny Feeling

It’s no joke: One Valleyite uses laughter to help others heal themselves

Top Doctors

Our annual list of the Valley’s finest medical men and women — as chosen by their fellow M.D.s

Cream of the Crop

Mailbox

Go Dad!

The Quadricentennial Puzzle

Fairs and Festivals

Once again, it’s that lovely and amazing time of year: summer. After a terribly long, icy winter and slow-starting spring, the sun is shining — and the region is bursting with events ripe for the picking. Whether you’re looking for quality theater, classical music, family fun, or anything in between (and we do mean anything — classic motorcycles, anyone?), there’s a fair or festival somewhere in the Valley to help you celebrate the season

Green Cuisine

The Red Devon Restaurant prides itself on its imaginative use of locally grown ingredients served in an eco-friendly setting

Summer Style

Water, Water Everywhere — But Can We Swim In It?

Once the poster child for the pollution that ailed our environment, the Hudson River is now (mostly) clean enough for swimming. Dive right in!

Digging in the Dirt

Want to garden but don’t have the space? Community gardens offer land — and more — so you can grow-your-own

Party Like It’s 1909

This year’s Quad celebrations have quite an act to follow: The 1909 anniversary boasted replica ships, parades, and a visit from Admiral Peary himself

Eating Out

Eat out at Bistro Brie & Bordeaux in Windham this month

History Mystery

Where in the Hudson Valley...?

Reading Room

Summer is the perfect time to read up on the Valley’s history, art, and... ghosts?

Putts Around

Hot spots for summertime fun, the Valley’s mini-golf courses offer challenging — and wacky — entertainment

God Goes Green

A new Ulster County church is blessed with eco-friendly design features

Ride of Honor

A four-day event in Orange County recognizes veterans’ service

Homegrown Radio

An all-local station prepares to hit the airwaves in Columbia and Greene counties

Take Me Out to Ye Olde Ball Game

This team from a tiny Catskills town plays America’s pastime in its purest form

Kid's Korner

The region transforms into a land of the lost as dinosaur shows and wildlife hikes take over the Valley.

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August 2015

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

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

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $15

Where:
Unison Arts Center
68 Mountain Rest Road
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Sponsor: One True Voice
Telephone: 914-388-0632
Contact Name: Amy McTear
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

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


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

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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
View map »


Sponsor: Radio Woodstock
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-392-2121
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-346-6204
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

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

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


Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 518-671-6213
Website »

More information

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

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


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
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-4747
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

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

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


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

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 »

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

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

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

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-943-3400
Website »

More information

This 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

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 »

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
View map »


Telephone: 518-671-6213
Website »

More information

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

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
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

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

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

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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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
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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
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Conservationist Alison M. Jones presents her photographs from 22 exhibitions in Africa and North America that display the beauty, value, and vulnerability of the planet’s rivers. Times:...

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

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

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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Ginger Rogers catapulted to stardom as Fred Astaire’s lovely dance partner; this musical follows her real life story from the vaudeville stage to the glamors of Hollywood. Note: Call for...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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Four sculptures by Harry Gordon are on display outdoors; each is not manipulated much beyond its natural state. Note: Call for pricing and hours.

Where:
The Museum at Bethel Woods
200 Hurd Rd.
Bethel, NY
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
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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
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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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Works by 28 contemporary artists who have all been influenced by the Hudson River School — as well as several 19th-century paintings — are all on display among the landscape that...

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

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

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 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
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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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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
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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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