October 2010

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Fish Farming in a Local Ocean

The Columbia County city of Hudson is a long way from the ocean. So how is it producing so much fresh seafood?

Two Hot Halloween Highballs

This year, leave the trick-or-treating to the kids and dress up your own party with these chilling cocktails

I Want Candy

Our writer’s pragmatic memories of All Hallows Eve are more gastronomic than ghoulish

Frights and Fun for All

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

Halloween Thrills and Haunted Houses

From the bizarre and the fearsome to the just plain weird, these local haunted attractions offer nail-biting Halloween thrills

Costume Central

Meet Nyack’s Liz Prince — the mastermind behind some of the dance world’s most memorable getups

Best of Hudson Valley 2010

Tour Poughkeepsie’s Little Italy

Poughkeepsie’s Italian section is home to a number of authentic restaurants and bakeries

Sale of the Week: Oct. 28-Nov. 3

This week’s big deal: Boo-licious Halloween sale at Elizabeth Boutique in Poughkeepsie

Sale of the Week: Oct. 21-27

This week’s big deal: $5 donation from every haircut at Bella Luci Salon in Poughkeepsie

Kid's Korner

When you’re not outside jumping through sky-high piles of leaves, enjoy an indoor puppet show, visit a not-too spooky Halloween event, and learn all about some four-legged friends

Out & About in October 2010

Music and mime in Kingston, and cool theater from Down East hits Poughkeepsie

Polly's Picks

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top event picks for October 2010

It Takes a Village

A local music and art fest provides health care to uninsured artists

Sale of the Week: Oct. 14-20

This week’s big deal: $5 off $25 purchase at New To You Boutique in New Windsor

Fall Into Film: Hudson Valley Fall Film Festivals

Film enthusiasts, unite: Be among the first to view some top-flight independent movies at two of the Valley’s hottest flick fests — and spot Keanu Reeves, Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, and maybe Kristen Stewart

Small Bites

Tour Poughkeepsie’s Little; indulge in a cool autumn cocktail

Sale of the Week: Oct. 7-13

This week’s big deal: 25% off sale at Next Boutique in Kingston

Hudson Valley Spa Week

Spa Week soothes the Valley

Mailbox

See what’s in our mailbox for October 2010

Germantown Celebrates Its 300th Birthday

The “poor Palatines” who settled in Columbia County 300 years ago left a rich and proud legacy

A View With a House

East meets west in a Japanese-style house on the Hudson

Decorative Fall Finds

A quartet of items perfect for sprucing up your home and garden this fall

Hudson Valley Home Fall 2010

Peek inside a Germantown couple’s spacious, Asian-inspired home overlooking the Hudson; outfit your own digs with these marvelous fall finds

Restaurant Review: Crave

Located near the entrance to the Walkway Over the Hudson, Crave gives downtown Poughkeepsie a boost with a New American menu that offers seasonal ingredients combined in creative ways

Tech Totes for Your Gorgeous Gadgets

A Columbia County resident introduces a stylish way to tote all your tech gear

Chatter

The Yankees go to bat for local kids, Spa Week soothes, and a rundown of Halloween haunts PLUS: Where in the Valley and On the Town

October 2010 On the Town

See who’s been out on the town this month

Eating Out at Kingston Indian Restaurant and Grill

Eat out at Kingston Indian Restaurant and Grill in Kingston this month

Eating Out at Red Onion

Eat out at Red Onion in Woodstock this month
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February 2016

This month at the Black Cow Coffee Company, an exhibition of paintings by Gabriella Mirabelli will be on display. Mirabelli’s work simplifies natural forms into abstract compositions....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
The Black Cow Coffee Company
4 Old Post Road South
Croton-on-Hudson, NY  10520
View map »


Contact Name: Gabriella Mirabelli
Website »

More information

The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
View map »


Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

More information

This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

At the Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show & Sale, vendors from throughout the Northeast display gems, jewelry, minerals, lapidary equipment, and fossils for sale....

Cost: $5, children 12 and under free; cash only

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
222 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY  12230
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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This indoor farmers market offers vegetables, fruit, meat, fish, jams, breads and baked goods (gluten-free, too!), eggs, mushrooms, and specialty items from local growers and producers.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy
15 Mt. Ebo Road South
Brewster, NY  12563
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy
Telephone: 845-878-9078
Contact Name: Clark Cameron-Gonzalez
Website »

More information

The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

More information

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 845-437-5632
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibit of artist Andrew Lyght since he moved to Kingston in 2006, the show presents paintings that reflect his experiences gained from living in different cultures.

Cost: $5

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

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Dynamic photographers Kahn and Selesnick present their new series entitled Dreams from a Drowning World. Other selections on display include works from eight other artists that examine what it...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

More information

Anne Lindberg often plays with themes of body and space in her sculptures and drawings, which in turn evokes varied emotional and perceptual responses. Notes: Artist talk on Sat., Feb. 27 at 2...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 Rte. 22
Ghent, NY  12075
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-4747
Website »

More information

Having recently expanded in order to feature more works by both prominent and local artists, the Canfin Gallery presents paintings by Michael Kessler. In an exhibit entitled New Works, Kessler...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

Professional musicians play myriad classical compositions composed over the centuries. Music lovers are invited to speak with the various groups to learn about the music and the instruments...

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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Meet the real-life counterparts of the Downton Abbey characters during these themed tours throughout Mills Mansion. A costumed interpreter explains how servants prepared for a busy weekend of...

Cost: $10, $8 students and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

More information

America’s favorite giant red dog celebrates his birthday on Valentine’s Day! Kids who attend the party have the chance to snap their picture with the oversized pooch. After the cameras...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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High-spirited pianist Monty Alexander bridges the gap between jazz. American pop music, and the sounds of his native Jamaica; for this special Valentine’s Day show, he is joined by an...

Cost: $29.50

Where:
The Egg Center for Performing Arts
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-473-1845
Website »

More information

Having defined the sound of jangle pop for two decades, this group plays some fan favorites like “Follow You Down,” “As Long As It Matters,” and “Hey Jealousy.”

Cost: $35-$45

Where:
Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
1008 Brown St.
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Telephone: 914-739-0039
Website »

More information

One of the most successful and popular plays of modern times, You Can’t Take It With You follows the romance of Tony — who stands to inherit a pile of money from his snobbish family...

Cost: $22-$24

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
Website »

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This show is based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with a fan from Texas. The plot follows the two as they correspond through letters; it includes songs like ”Crazy,”...

Cost: $59-$91

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

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Continuing its inaugural season, New York’s newest orchestra plays Bruch’s folk-inspired Scottish Fantasy and Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde. Schedule: Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.

Cost: $25-$35

Where:
Fisher Center for the Arts at Bard College
60 Manor Ave.
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
Website »

More information

More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This month at the Black Cow Coffee Company, an exhibition of paintings by Gabriella Mirabelli will be on display. Mirabelli’s work simplifies natural forms into abstract compositions....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
The Black Cow Coffee Company
4 Old Post Road South
Croton-on-Hudson, NY  10520
View map »


Contact Name: Gabriella Mirabelli
Website »

More information

This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
View map »


Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

More information

On display during this memorial exhibition is the work of the late Norman Turner, a New Paltz artist who passed away in 2015. Opening reception: Feb. 14, 4-6 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 845-255-1559
Contact Name: Dan Pietrafesa
Website »

More information

The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

More information

Joel Longenecker utilizes the process of applying, frying, scraping, and reapplying paint to parallel the processes of growth, decay, buildup, and erosion in nature. Opening reception:...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Sponsor: John Davis Gallery
Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Anne Lindberg often plays with themes of body and space in her sculptures and drawings, which in turn evokes varied emotional and perceptual responses. Notes: Artist talk on Sat., Feb. 27 at 2...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 Rte. 22
Ghent, NY  12075
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-4747
Website »

More information

Each Monday this month, the Greenburgh Nature Center offers a nature-themed story that teaches kids about the world around them. After the story, children have the opportunity to interact with the...

Cost: $12, $9 members

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


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

More information

More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This month at the Black Cow Coffee Company, an exhibition of paintings by Gabriella Mirabelli will be on display. Mirabelli’s work simplifies natural forms into abstract compositions....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
The Black Cow Coffee Company
4 Old Post Road South
Croton-on-Hudson, NY  10520
View map »


Contact Name: Gabriella Mirabelli
Website »

More information

The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
View map »


Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

More information

This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 845-437-5632
Website »

More information

Artist Keltie Ferris’s works are on display, each of which showcases her professional evolution from body prints made from singular black and white impressions to multiple and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4035
Website »

More information

The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

More information

On display during this memorial exhibition is the work of the late Norman Turner, a New Paltz artist who passed away in 2015. Opening reception: Feb. 14, 4-6 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 845-255-1559
Contact Name: Dan Pietrafesa
Website »

More information

Anne Lindberg often plays with themes of body and space in her sculptures and drawings, which in turn evokes varied emotional and perceptual responses. Notes: Artist talk on Sat., Feb. 27 at 2...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 Rte. 22
Ghent, NY  12075
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-4747
Website »

More information

Joel Longenecker utilizes the process of applying, frying, scraping, and reapplying paint to parallel the processes of growth, decay, buildup, and erosion in nature. Opening reception:...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Sponsor: John Davis Gallery
Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Having recently expanded in order to feature more works by both prominent and local artists, the Canfin Gallery presents paintings by Michael Kessler. In an exhibit entitled New Works, Kessler...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

More information

The Italian vocal group (whose name translates to “The Flight”) has bagged numerous awards — including a Billboard Latin Music Award. The trio is on tour following the release of...

Cost: $45-$75

Where:
Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-465-3334
Website »

More information

This exhibition — featuring photography, books, and video — includes the work of 20 artists from Woodstock’s Center for Photography artists-in-residence program that unpack the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-3300

More information

More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This month at the Black Cow Coffee Company, an exhibition of paintings by Gabriella Mirabelli will be on display. Mirabelli’s work simplifies natural forms into abstract compositions....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
The Black Cow Coffee Company
4 Old Post Road South
Croton-on-Hudson, NY  10520
View map »


Contact Name: Gabriella Mirabelli
Website »

More information

The Senior Health and Wellness Club is designed for individuals age 50 and over who want to live a healthier life. As a member, seniors will have unique, exclusive benefits focusing on wellness and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Hudson Valley Mall Community Room
1300 Ulster Ave.
Kingston, NY  12401
View map »


Sponsor: HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley
Telephone: 845-334-3116
Contact Name: Lynn Nichols
Website »

More information

This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
View map »


Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 845-437-5632
Website »

More information

On display during this memorial exhibition is the work of the late Norman Turner, a New Paltz artist who passed away in 2015. Opening reception: Feb. 14, 4-6 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 845-255-1559
Contact Name: Dan Pietrafesa
Website »

More information

Artist Keltie Ferris’s works are on display, each of which showcases her professional evolution from body prints made from singular black and white impressions to multiple and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4035
Website »

More information

The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

More information

Joel Longenecker utilizes the process of applying, frying, scraping, and reapplying paint to parallel the processes of growth, decay, buildup, and erosion in nature. Opening reception:...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Sponsor: John Davis Gallery
Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Anne Lindberg often plays with themes of body and space in her sculptures and drawings, which in turn evokes varied emotional and perceptual responses. Notes: Artist talk on Sat., Feb. 27 at 2...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 Rte. 22
Ghent, NY  12075
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-4747
Website »

More information

Having recently expanded in order to feature more works by both prominent and local artists, the Canfin Gallery presents paintings by Michael Kessler. In an exhibit entitled New Works, Kessler...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

This juried exhibition presents local artists’ interpretations on just about any subject matter under the sun. Local creative minds explore various emotions, forms, and colors without being...

Where:
CCCA Gallery
209 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-671-6213
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibit of artist Andrew Lyght since he moved to Kingston in 2006, the show presents paintings that reflect his experiences gained from living in different cultures.

Cost: $5

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

More information

Enjoy $4.95 wings and drink specials, and free trivia.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Walsh’s Town Tavern
1118 Rte. 311
Patterson, NY  12563
View map »


Telephone: 845-319-6442
Website »

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Learn to dance the East Coast Swing and Lindy Hop — no partner necessary. Beginner lessons from 7:30-8 p.m., social dancing (with deejay) from 8-10 p.m. Notes: Parking available close to...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar College
Aula at Ely Hall
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie , NY  12604
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Hudson Valley Community Center presents its monthly live jazz concert series. Enjoy a midweek escape performed by talented artists on the third Wednesday of every month. Notes: $7 cover charge...

Cost: $7

Where:
Hudson Valley Community Center
110 South Grand Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
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This exhibition — featuring photography, books, and video — includes the work of 20 artists from Woodstock’s Center for Photography artists-in-residence program that unpack the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany , NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-3300

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More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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This month at the Black Cow Coffee Company, an exhibition of paintings by Gabriella Mirabelli will be on display. Mirabelli’s work simplifies natural forms into abstract compositions....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
The Black Cow Coffee Company
4 Old Post Road South
Croton-on-Hudson, NY  10520
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Contact Name: Gabriella Mirabelli
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The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
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Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

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This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
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On display during this memorial exhibition is the work of the late Norman Turner, a New Paltz artist who passed away in 2015. Opening reception: Feb. 14, 4-6 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Unison Arts Center
68 Mountain Rest Rd.
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Telephone: 845-255-1559
Contact Name: Dan Pietrafesa
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The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar College
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-437-5632
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Artist Keltie Ferris’s works are on display, each of which showcases her professional evolution from body prints made from singular black and white impressions to multiple and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4035
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The first museum exhibit of artist Andrew Lyght since he moved to Kingston in 2006, the show presents paintings that reflect his experiences gained from living in different cultures.

Cost: $5

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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This juried exhibition presents local artists’ interpretations on just about any subject matter under the sun. Local creative minds explore various emotions, forms, and colors without being...

Where:
CCCA Gallery
209 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-671-6213
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Anne Lindberg often plays with themes of body and space in her sculptures and drawings, which in turn evokes varied emotional and perceptual responses. Notes: Artist talk on Sat., Feb. 27 at 2...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 Rte. 22
Ghent, NY  12075
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Telephone: 518-392-4747
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Having recently expanded in order to feature more works by both prominent and local artists, the Canfin Gallery presents paintings by Michael Kessler. In an exhibit entitled New Works, Kessler...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
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Telephone: 914-332-4554
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Joel Longenecker utilizes the process of applying, frying, scraping, and reapplying paint to parallel the processes of growth, decay, buildup, and erosion in nature. Opening reception:...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Sponsor: John Davis Gallery
Telephone: 518-828-1915
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The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6110
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The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-8851
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Disney’s latest blockbuster follows two royal sisters, Anna and Elsa, as they struggle to discover who they really are — and save their kingdom in the process.

Cost: $5, $3 children

Where:
Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-465-3334
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This exhibition — featuring photography, books, and video — includes the work of 20 artists from Woodstock’s Center for Photography artists-in-residence program that unpack the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany , NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-3300

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This show is based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with a fan from Texas. The plot follows the two as they correspond through letters; it includes songs like ”Crazy,”...

Cost: $59-$91

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

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More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Show More...
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This month at the Black Cow Coffee Company, an exhibition of paintings by Gabriella Mirabelli will be on display. Mirabelli’s work simplifies natural forms into abstract compositions....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
The Black Cow Coffee Company
4 Old Post Road South
Croton-on-Hudson, NY  10520
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Contact Name: Gabriella Mirabelli
Website »

More information

This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
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Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

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This three-day festival celebrates local flora and the (eventual) coming of spring. More than 100 arrangements, designed by regional florists, garden club members, and flower enthusiasts, are on...

Cost: $5, children under free when accompanied by paying adult

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
222 Madison Ave.
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. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

On display during this memorial exhibition is the work of the late Norman Turner, a New Paltz artist who passed away in 2015. Opening reception: Feb. 14, 4-6 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 845-255-1559
Contact Name: Dan Pietrafesa
Website »

More information

Artist Keltie Ferris’s works are on display, each of which showcases her professional evolution from body prints made from singular black and white impressions to multiple and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4035
Website »

More information

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 845-437-5632
Website »

More information

The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

More information

Having recently expanded in order to feature more works by both prominent and local artists, the Canfin Gallery presents paintings by Michael Kessler. In an exhibit entitled New Works, Kessler...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

This juried exhibition presents local artists’ interpretations on just about any subject matter under the sun. Local creative minds explore various emotions, forms, and colors without being...

Where:
CCCA Gallery
209 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-671-6213
Website »

More information

Anne Lindberg often plays with themes of body and space in her sculptures and drawings, which in turn evokes varied emotional and perceptual responses. Notes: Artist talk on Sat., Feb. 27 at 2...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 Rte. 22
Ghent, NY  12075
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-4747
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibit of artist Andrew Lyght since he moved to Kingston in 2006, the show presents paintings that reflect his experiences gained from living in different cultures.

Cost: $5

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

More information

One of the most successful and popular plays of modern times, You Can’t Take It With You follows the romance of Tony — who stands to inherit a pile of money from his snobbish family...

Cost: $22-$24

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
Website »

More information

This exhibition — featuring photography, books, and video — includes the work of 20 artists from Woodstock’s Center for Photography artists-in-residence program that unpack the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-3300

More information

More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This show is based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with a fan from Texas. The plot follows the two as they correspond through letters; it includes songs like ”Crazy,”...

Cost: $59-$91

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


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This month at the Black Cow Coffee Company, an exhibition of paintings by Gabriella Mirabelli will be on display. Mirabelli’s work simplifies natural forms into abstract compositions....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
The Black Cow Coffee Company
4 Old Post Road South
Croton-on-Hudson, NY  10520
View map »


Contact Name: Gabriella Mirabelli
Website »

More information

This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

Located in a charming 1870s schoolhouse, the annual Palisades Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market returns for its eighth season and provides shoppers with everything needed to enjoy seasonal meals....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Palisades Community Center
675 Oak Tree Rd.
Palisades, NY  10964
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Sponsor: Palisades Community Center
Contact Name: Carol Baxter
Website »

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The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
View map »


Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

More information

This three-day festival celebrates local flora and the (eventual) coming of spring. More than 100 arrangements, designed by regional florists, garden club members, and flower enthusiasts, are on...

Cost: $5, children under free when accompanied by paying adult

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
222 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Artist Keltie Ferris’s works are on display, each of which showcases her professional evolution from body prints made from singular black and white impressions to multiple and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4035
Website »

More information

The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

More information

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 845-437-5632
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibit of artist Andrew Lyght since he moved to Kingston in 2006, the show presents paintings that reflect his experiences gained from living in different cultures.

Cost: $5

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

This juried exhibition presents local artists’ interpretations on just about any subject matter under the sun. Local creative minds explore various emotions, forms, and colors without being...

Where:
CCCA Gallery
209 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-671-6213
Website »

More information

Having recently expanded in order to feature more works by both prominent and local artists, the Canfin Gallery presents paintings by Michael Kessler. In an exhibit entitled New Works, Kessler...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

Anne Lindberg often plays with themes of body and space in her sculptures and drawings, which in turn evokes varied emotional and perceptual responses. Notes: Artist talk on Sat., Feb. 27 at 2...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 Rte. 22
Ghent, NY  12075
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-4747
Website »

More information

The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

More information

One of the most successful and popular plays of modern times, You Can’t Take It With You follows the romance of Tony — who stands to inherit a pile of money from his snobbish family...

Cost: $22-$24

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-876-3080
Website »

More information

This artist has been performing Brazilian jazz since she was only nine years old; this performance is billed as her “Valentine’s Day is for Lovers” concert.

Cost: $34.50

Where:
The Egg Center for Performing Arts
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-473-1845
Website »

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Considered by many to be one of the top salsa/jazz bands to emerge from the New England region, this 11-member group performs everything from salsa to Brazilian rhythms.

Cost: $20-$30

Where:
Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
1008 Brown St.
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Telephone: 914-739-0039
Website »

More information

This exhibition — featuring photography, books, and video — includes the work of 20 artists from Woodstock’s Center for Photography artists-in-residence program that unpack the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-3300

More information

This show is based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with a fan from Texas. The plot follows the two as they correspond through letters; it includes songs like ”Crazy,”...

Cost: $59-$91

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


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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