May 2011

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Poughkeepsie Fashion: Marist College’s Silver Needle Fashion Show and Awards Brings Style to Dutchess County

HV goes behind the scenes on the making of Poughkeepsie’s hottest fashion pageant

Marist College Silver Needle Fashion Show: Poughkeepsie fashion show event brings style to Dutchess County

Stay up-to-date with the Marist College fashion department’s events and projects

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley this Summer (Editor’s Letter)

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

Artisan Bath Soaps: Bars of Beauty

Artisans throughout the Hudson Valley are making soaps that smell nice, look pretty, and — best of all — nourish your skin.

Summer Fashion 2011: That ’70s Style

Break out those bell-bottoms: From laid-back bohemian to sophisticated vintage, the hottest fashion trends this summer harken back to what they were wearing some 40 years ago

Hudson Valley Golf Guide 2011: Golfing in New York’s Hudson Valley

Whether you’re a scratch handicapper or a weekend duffer, our annual guide to the links has the info you need to enjoy the game even more. Learn how to correct your slice, check out the latest gear, and take a tour of Westchester County’s “Dream 18.” And don’t miss our guide to daily fee courses throughout the region.

Best Dining Deals in Orange County This Week: Fig Café in Warwick

This week’s best dining deal (May 26-June 1): Get free coffee and dessert at Fig Café in Warwick, N.Y.

Ulster County Restaurant Review: Henry’s Farm to Table at Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa in Milton

The brand-new restaurant at Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa offers locally sourced ingredients and a beautiful riverside location

Best Shopping Deals in Dutchess County This Week: Elizabeth Boutique and 96.1 KISSFM in Poughkeepsie

This week’s best shopping deal (May 19-25): Get $9.61 off your purchase of $50 or more at Elizabeth Boutique in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Mailbox & Letters in May 2011

Read our letters to the editor for May 2011

Best Home and Garden Shopping Deals in Ulster County This Week: Woodstock Chimes in Woodstock

This week’s best shopping deal (May 12-18): Get up to 80% off at Woodstock Chimes’ Semi-Annual Warehouse Sale in Woodstock, N.Y.

Best Food and Shopping Deals in Dutchess County for Mother’s Day This Week: Bad Ass Coffee in Wappingers Falls

This week’s best shopping deal (May 5-11): Get 20% off at Bad Ass Coffee in Wappingers Falls, N.Y.

Polly's Picks in May 2011

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

Out & About in May 2011

Catching Phish at Bethel Woods, talkin’ baseball at New Paltz, and dancing in a downpour

Summer Fun in the Hudson Valley 2011

Kid’s Korner in May 2011

This month, the circus rolls into town, a fairy tale comes to life onstage, and other whimsical activities take place as the May flowers bloom

Antique Road Show: A History of Poughkeepsie’s Old Steam Cars

Poughkeepsie produced some of the country’s most exotic automobiles in the early 20th century. Who knew?

Baking Cupcakes: Little Gourmet Desserts that Dominate

Despite rumors about the decline of the nationwide cupcake craze, these tiny treats still reign supreme in the Valley

Albany Tulip Festival 2011: Albany Events with Flower Power

See what’s blooming in Albany

Chatter

Marist’s Silver Needle Fashion Show turns 25; Greene County kids learn economics the old-fashioned way; and see what’s blooming in Albany PLUS: Where in the Hudson Valley and On the Town

Ulster County Restaurant Recommendation: Cucina in Woodstock

Eat out at Cucina in Woodstock this month

Event and Party Photos: On the Town (May 2011)

See who’s been out on the town this month

Greene County Hosts New York’s First Lemonade Day

Greene County youth learn about entrepreneurship

Facebook for Baby Boomers (Opinion Column)

The over-40 crowd navigates through the maze of 2lst-century technology
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The 10th Annual Tour de Kingston offers something for every cyclist. Ride a five, 16, 25, or 50 mile route, or go off road with a nine, 15, or 25+ mile Endurance Ride. Bring the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Forsyth Park
157 Lucas Avenue
Kingston, NY  12401
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Sponsor: HealthAlliance Foundation
Telephone: 845-334-2760
Website »

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

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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
Website »

More information

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

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
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 »

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View colorful illustrations — and live butterflies. Knowledgeable guides give walking tours, and kids have the opportunity to create their own butterfly-themed crafts. Recommended ages: 5 and...

Cost: $8, $6 children, $6 members, $4 children members

Where:
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
Outdoor Discovery Center
100 Muser Dr.
Cornwall, NY
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Telephone: 845-534-5506, ext. 204
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This second-annual festival, which drew more than 1,000 attendees last year, has expanded to a two-day-long event with three stages of music featuring more than 40 performers. The lineup...

Cost: $53, $95 two-day pass

Where:
German Masonic Park
120 Western Hwy.
Tappan, NY  10983
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 Three exhibitions celebrate the spirit of baseball by featuring nationally or regionally significant baseball material like photographs and letters, signed bats...

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

Where:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
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Sponsor: Albany Institute of History & Art
Telephone: 518-463-4478
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Artist Chris Larson presents an outdoor installation that replicates Barnes’ private Mount Kisco home to scale; the work also pays homage to a time in Katonah’s history when...

Cost: $5–10

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay St.
Katonah, NY
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Sponsor: Katonah Museum of Art
Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

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Hudson River Exchange’s third annual outdoor Summer Market features 100 vendors of handmade goods, food purveyors, live music, kids’ activities, and river cruises. Schedule:...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Henry Hudson RIverfront Park
Hudson , NY  12534


Sponsor: Hudson River Exchange
Contact Name: Kate Moore
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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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More than 30 pieces of art, many on loan from world-renowned museums, depict the Eastern deity from Indian, Nepalese, Chinese, and Japanese culture. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Vassar College
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12604
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Telephone: 845-437-5237
Website »

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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

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

Cost: $54-$85

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

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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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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The 38th annual Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival will present headliners Erykah Badu, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Sheila E, Cassandra Wilson and more. 

Cost: $45-$85 (FREE for children on the lawn)

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

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

Cost: $5

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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY  10577
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Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

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This exhibit features both paintings and photography. Rebecca Darlington paints images that examine the ideas of culture, identity, and the notion of belonging. Photographer Jane Marcy’s...

Where:
Gallery 66 NY
66 Main St.
Cold Spring, NY
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Sponsor: Gallery 66 NY
Telephone: (845) 809-5838
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 »

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

Cost: See website

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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $25

Where:
(Various Locations)
, NY


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $10, $85 for 10 classes

Where:
Spice Dance & Fitness
40 Garden St.
Lower Level
Poughkeepsie , NY  12601
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Telephone: 914-844-5137
Website »

More information

The 360-member, Grammy and Emmy-winning ensemble and 68 members of their orchestra will perform at SPAC on their Atlantic Coast tour. 

Cost: $35

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


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

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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


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

More information

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

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

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $25

Where:
(Various Locations)
, NY


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25

Where:
Dyson Center at Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Sponsor: American Lung Association
Telephone: 845-483-6920
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

Cost: $6-$10

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


Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The Newburgh Jazz Series lineup includes swing, world jazz, Latin jazz, contemporary jazz, bluesy jazz and much more. The concerts are held on the beautiful lawn at the Orange County Arboretum....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: See website

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


Sponsor: Westchester Broadway Theatre
Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

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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
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
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
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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


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

More information

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

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

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

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

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

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
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Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

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

Cost: $6-$10

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


Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $54-$85

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY  10577
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Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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
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Telephone: 914-844-5137
Website »

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

Cost: See website

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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

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

Cost: $6-$10

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


Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $54-$85

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5

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


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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 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

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

Cost: See website

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


Sponsor: Westchester Broadway Theatre
Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

The 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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

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

Cost: $6-$10

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


Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Visit website

Where:
Jack Shainman Gallery: The School
25 Broad St.
Kinderhook, NY  12106
View map »


Telephone: 518-758-1628
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $54-$85

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $25

Where:
(Various Locations)
, NY


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

More information

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

Cost: $5

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: See website

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


Sponsor: Westchester Broadway Theatre
Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

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