October 2013

Current Issue

Smoke-n-Fire Food Barbecue Festival Heats Things Up in Pomona

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire: A Rockland festival highlights all things BBQ

New Restaurants, Openings, Closings, and Hudson Valley Food and Dining News in October 2013

News and notes from the Valley’s dining scene in October 2013

Best of Hudson Valley 2013: Best Concerts, Fairs, and Fun Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, Upstate NY

PLUS: Readers’ Picks, including best singles scene, bed and breakfasts, and community theaters

Restaurant Review: Fish and Game in Hudson, New American Food and Dining in Columbia County

Taste maker: In Hudson, a revered city chef melds sophisticated flavors with local products

Best of Hudson Valley 2013: Best Restaurants, Food and Drink in the Hudson Valley, Upstate NY

PLUS: Readers’ Picks, including best restaurants (by county, cuisine, and atmosphere) and drinks

Best Of Hudson Valley 2013

Here it is: The 27th edition of Best of Hudson Valley! Our readers responded to our online survey in droves, voting for their favorite local restaurants, wineries and bars; spas, salons, and barbers; boutiques, consignment shops, and sports stores

Best of Hudson Valley 2013: Best Shopping, Boutiques, and Stores in the Hudson Valley, Upstate NY

PLUS: Readers’ Picks, including best boutique, bargain shopping, fish market, and crafts/hobby store

Best of Hudson Valley 2013: Best Actors, Chefs, Musicians, and Influential People in the Hudson Valley, Upstate NY

PLUS: Readers’ Picks, including best actor, actress, chef, local musician, and politician

Best of Hudson Valley 2013: Best Kids Programs and Pet Services in the Hudson Valley, Upstate NY

PLUS: Readers’ Picks, including best pet store, toy store, and place to eat with kids

Best of Hudson Valley 2013: Best Salons, Spas, Health and Beauty Stores in the Hudson Valley, Upstate NY

PLUS: Readers’ Picks, including best day apa, health club, and yoga center

Halloween Events in Sleepy Hollow and Upstate, New York

Don’t close your eyes in Sleepy Hollow! Plus, Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, Irving’s Legend, Horseman’s Hollow, and cemetery tours

Events: Polly’s Editor’s Picks in October 2013

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top event picks for October 2013

Events: Kids' Play Dates in October 2013

Get up in arms with a puppet show, chill out around a bonfire, and curl up with a good book

Events: Out & About in October 2013

Artists at home, Krall comes calling, and good vibrations in Albany

2013 Best Of Hudson Valley Party Pictures by Te Cache Photography

Photographs from Hudson Valley Magazine’s Best Of Hudson Valley Party at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel on October 17, 2013

2 Taste Food and Wine Bar, Hyde Park: New American Dining and Cuisine in Dutchess County (Mini Restaurant Review)

New American dining and cuisine at 2 Taste Food and Wine Bar in Hyde Park, NY

Living in the Valley: Scary Noises, Ghosts, and Unexplainable Sights in the Dark (The Final Word Opinion Column)

Things that go bump in the night: Even the most logical among us can be unnerved by the “country creeps”

Letters to the Editor in October 2013

Read our letters to the editor for October 2013, including our Where in the Hudson Valley “River Refulgence” contest answer

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: “Stellar Structure” Observatory

This Valley observatory was home to a famous astronomer

Scenic Hudson’s 50th Anniversary: A History and the 17-Year Battle to Preserve Storm King Mountain

Fifty years ago, the environmental preservation group Scenic Hudson was formed to save Storm King Mountain from decimation. We look back at the epic battle to preserve this Valley landmark

Local News Stories in the Hudson Valley in October 2013

Halloween haunts and hangouts, marquee movie fests in Woodstock and Chatham, and a spine-saving backpack. PLUS: Where in the Hudson Valley contest, Commuter Corner travel column, and On the Town party pictures

Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (October 2013)

See who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley in our October 2013 gallery of party pictures and event photos

Win Tickets to the Best of Hudson Valley Party 2013

We're giving away a pair of passes each day to the Best of Hudson Valley Party on Thursday, October 17 at the Poughkeepsie Grand. Answer your trivia to enter the drawing!

Hudson Valley Halloween Guide 2013

Haunted Hudson Valley: From haunted hayrides to the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, the Valley is crawling with creepy attractions

Fall Film Festivals 2013: Woodstock Film Festival in Woodstock and FilmColumbia in Chatham

Hobnob with Hollywood: Rub elbows with industry insiders at two close-to-home film festivals

Hudson Valley Home Fall 2013

A Lilliputian woodland retreat makes up in amenities what it lacks in space, and a lavish book by a local architect illustrates how classical and modern design can coexist

Q&A with Kinderhook Architect Dennis Wedlick of BarlisWedlick Architects

Signature work: An interview with architect Dennis Wedlick

Small Stone Ridge Cottage’s Clever Design Visually Increases Living Space

Simplicity pattern: A woodsy getaway proves the old adage that good things often come in small packages

Winter Squashes Sautéed with Cranberries and Toasted Pecans (Recipe)

More pumpkin, please: What to do with October’s signature squash

Drink More Good in Beacon Offers Healthy Soft Drinks

The soda bar: Healthy soft drinks from Beacon

Best Hudson Valley Haunted Houses, Hayrides, and Halloween Scream Parks in 2013

Ghouls and goblins abound at the region’s haunted houses

AIRBAC Backpack, Designed by Hopewell Junction Dad, Provides Support and Decreases Weight Using Air System Technology

A breath of fresh air: A local inventor creates a spine-friendly backpack

Hudson Valley Events

September 2014

Enjoy delicious and healthy meals at more than 40 participating establishments during the two-week Eat Smart Restaurant Week. Nutritionists work with restaurant chefs to perfect...

Where:
Various locations
, NY


Sponsor: Putnam County Department of Health
Telephone: 845-808-1390
Contact Name: Karen Yates
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A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

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An outdoor sculpture exhibit organized in conjunction with the Garrison Art Center, showcases the work of two prominent local artists, Grace Knowlton and Gil Hawkins. Constructed of wire mesh,...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

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This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement.

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
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Telephone: 518-943-7465
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All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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Celebrating all things Medieval, the annual New York Renaissance Faire features live music, shows, food, dance, rides, and activities for the kids. This fantasy-filled fest — with its...

Cost: 24, $11 children 5-12, free for children under 5

Where:
Sterling Forest
600 Rte. 17A
Tuxedo, NY  10987
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Telephone: 845-351-5171
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This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

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Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

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Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
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Telephone: 845-534-3115
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The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
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Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

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American Impressionist Paintings, watercolors, and drawings by this Catskills native are on view. A self-taught artist who spent his life in the village of Stamford, Hasbrouck (1860-1934) is...

Where:
Zadock Pratt Museum
Main St./Rte. 23
Prattsville, NY
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Telephone: 518-299-3258
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Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors & students, $6 children under 13, under 6 FREE

Where:
Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-463-4478
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Premise: Our health represents a complex interaction between our physical body, environment and ability to process emotional pressure. Natural and holistic approaches to health are only as...

Cost: 50 per workshop, or $450 for all 10 if paid in advance

Where:
Milan
, NY  12572

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Experience a “living history” weekend that celebrates Fishkill’s colonial heritage. Watch live musket and artillery fire, military reenactments, and other demonstrations; learn...

Where:
Van Wyck Homestead Museum
504 Rte. 9
Fishkill, NY
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Telephone: 845-896-8755
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Take self-guided tours of privately owned gardens all around the Valley through this unique program. This month, check out four gardens located in Ancramdale, Copake Falls, Millerton, and...

Cost: $5 per garden.

Where:
The Garden Conservancy
20 Nazareth Way
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 888-842-2442
Website »

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Palmas Artist Melissa McGill’s art exhibit includes site-specific sound installations, which involves visitors listening to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move along...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12.

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center.
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-424-3812
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Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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More than 40 works by this noted photographer make up this self-titled show. Representations of women as depicted in contemporary magazines, books, and pictorial calendars are often...

Where:
Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504


Telephone: 845-758-7598
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Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
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Telephone: 845-469-9382
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The Valley’s cultural calendar regularly includes both art shows and music performances. But it’s not every day that we can tell you about a “sound art” exhibition. In...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
100-150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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Reception: Friday, September 5, 5-8 pm Come join the reception Friday, September 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to celebrate the new mixed media installation by Joanne Howard. This...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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Fans of the wildly popular British TV drama Downton Abbey are no doubt counting the days until the series resumes in January. The folks at Staatsburgh State Historic Site feel their pain; to...

Cost: $15, $13 seniors & students

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Old Post Rd. (off Rte. 9)
Staatsburg, NY
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Telephone: 845-889-8851, ext. 300

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  Sunday Sounds is a weekly show of Blues, Rock N Roll, jazz and R&B entertainment. Every Sunday 6pm - 9pm A portion of each weeks show will be giving to local charities to assist with...

Cost: $5

Where:
Virgo's
469 Fishkill Avenue
Beacon, NY  12508
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Sponsor: Virgo's
Telephone: 845-831-1543
Contact Name: Mike
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Developed from the iconic 1939 film, this show includes classic songs like “Over the Rainbow” as Dorothy travels through the magical land of Oz in search of a way back home to...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre.
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

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


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

An outdoor sculpture exhibit organized in conjunction with the Garrison Art Center, showcases the work of two prominent local artists, Grace Knowlton and Gil Hawkins. Constructed of wire mesh,...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

Take self-guided tours of privately owned gardens all around the Valley through this unique program. This month, check out four gardens located in Ancramdale, Copake Falls, Millerton, and...

Cost: $5 per garden.

Where:
The Garden Conservancy
20 Nazareth Way
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 888-842-2442
Website »

More information

American Impressionist Paintings, watercolors, and drawings by this Catskills native are on view. A self-taught artist who spent his life in the village of Stamford, Hasbrouck (1860-1934) is...

Where:
Zadock Pratt Museum
Main St./Rte. 23
Prattsville, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-299-3258
Website »

More information

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

Palmas Artist Melissa McGill’s art exhibit includes site-specific sound installations, which involves visitors listening to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move along...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12.

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center.
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-424-3812
Website »

More information

Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

Reception: Friday, September 5, 5-8 pm Come join the reception Friday, September 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to celebrate the new mixed media installation by Joanne Howard. This...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

Joseph Garlock immigrated to the US from Russia in 1905 and after a lifetime of hardship, retired to Woodstock in 1949. He began painting and created an incredible body of rich, colorful and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation
1682 Glasco Turnpike
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Sponsor: Gallery Lev Shalem Arts Committee, Woodstock Jewish Congregation
Telephone: 845-679-2218
Contact Name: Glenda Kaufman Kantor
Website »

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 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
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Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

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Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

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


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement.

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

More information

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Take self-guided tours of privately owned gardens all around the Valley through this unique program. This month, check out four gardens located in Ancramdale, Copake Falls, Millerton, and...

Cost: $5 per garden.

Where:
The Garden Conservancy
20 Nazareth Way
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 888-842-2442
Website »

More information

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, furniture, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her acclaimed videos.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum
University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4038
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

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Reception: Friday, September 5, 5-8 pm Come join the reception Friday, September 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to celebrate the new mixed media installation by Joanne Howard. This...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

Joseph Garlock immigrated to the US from Russia in 1905 and after a lifetime of hardship, retired to Woodstock in 1949. He began painting and created an incredible body of rich, colorful and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation
1682 Glasco Turnpike
Woodstock, NY  12498
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Lev Shalem Arts Committee, Woodstock Jewish Congregation
Telephone: 845-679-2218
Contact Name: Glenda Kaufman Kantor
Website »

More information

 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
View map »


Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

More information

Join acclaimed musician and composer Steve Rust  for bi-weekly workshops starting on Feb. 25. Soundpainting is a multi-disciplinary live composing sign language for musicians and performing...

Cost: $25 per session

Where:
Trillium Gallery
228 Main St.
Saugerties, NY  12477
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Sponsor: Trillium Gallery
Telephone: 845-706-6309
Contact Name: Steve Rust
Website »

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In recognition of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Support Connection presents for a National Toll-Free Educational Webinar for women living with ovarian cancer. Women may also...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Webinar
, NY


Sponsor: Support Connection
Telephone: 914-962-6402
Contact Name: Support Connection
Website »

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Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

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


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement.

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

An outdoor sculpture exhibit organized in conjunction with the Garrison Art Center, showcases the work of two prominent local artists, Grace Knowlton and Gil Hawkins. Constructed of wire mesh,...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

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This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

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In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
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Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

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Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors & students, $6 children under 13, under 6 FREE

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

More information

Take self-guided tours of privately owned gardens all around the Valley through this unique program. This month, check out four gardens located in Ancramdale, Copake Falls, Millerton, and...

Cost: $5 per garden.

Where:
The Garden Conservancy
20 Nazareth Way
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 888-842-2442
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, furniture, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her acclaimed videos.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4038
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

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Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Reception: Friday, September 5, 5-8 pm Come join the reception Friday, September 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to celebrate the new mixed media installation by Joanne Howard. This...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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Joseph Garlock immigrated to the US from Russia in 1905 and after a lifetime of hardship, retired to Woodstock in 1949. He began painting and created an incredible body of rich, colorful and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation
1682 Glasco Turnpike
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Sponsor: Gallery Lev Shalem Arts Committee, Woodstock Jewish Congregation
Telephone: 845-679-2218
Contact Name: Glenda Kaufman Kantor
Website »

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 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
View map »


Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

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A 13-time Grammy winner — including this year’s Best Americana Album for Old Yellow Moon — the singer/songwriter has collaborated with everyone from Dolly Parton to Bob Dylan.

Cost: $58-$138

Where:
Tarrytown Music Hall
13 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
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Telephone: 877-840-0457
Website »

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Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

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From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

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


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

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A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

An outdoor sculpture exhibit organized in conjunction with the Garrison Art Center, showcases the work of two prominent local artists, Grace Knowlton and Gil Hawkins. Constructed of wire mesh,...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement.

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors & students, $6 children under 13, under 6 FREE

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


Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

More information

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Take self-guided tours of privately owned gardens all around the Valley through this unique program. This month, check out four gardens located in Ancramdale, Copake Falls, Millerton, and...

Cost: $5 per garden.

Where:
The Garden Conservancy
20 Nazareth Way
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 888-842-2442
Website »

More information

In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, furniture, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her acclaimed videos.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4038
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

A time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room Mills Mansion opens for the season with a new exhibit highlighting the life of Ogden Livingston Mills, who was born into wealth yet devoted himself...

Cost: $8, $6 seniors, children under 13 free

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
9 Old Post Road
Staatsburgh, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-4100
Website »

More information

Reception: Friday, September 5, 5-8 pm Come join the reception Friday, September 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to celebrate the new mixed media installation by Joanne Howard. This...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

Joseph Garlock immigrated to the US from Russia in 1905 and after a lifetime of hardship, retired to Woodstock in 1949. He began painting and created an incredible body of rich, colorful and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation
1682 Glasco Turnpike
Woodstock, NY  12498
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Lev Shalem Arts Committee, Woodstock Jewish Congregation
Telephone: 845-679-2218
Contact Name: Glenda Kaufman Kantor
Website »

More information

The Arlington Business Improvement District kicks off another season of the weekly Arlington Farmers' Market. The market features more than 20 vendors selling local vegetables, fruits,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar Alumni Flats Lawn
Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Sponsor: Arlington Business Improvement District
Telephone: 845-462-4979
Contact Name: Filomena E. Fanelli
Website »

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 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
View map »


Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

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Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey will be at Zulu Time Rooftop Bar and Lounge for a tasting. Come try this cinnamon-flavored whisky-based liqueur produced by the Sazerac Company. Its foundation is...

Cost: No Entry Fee

Where:
Zulu Time Rooftop Bar and Lounge
674 Thayer Road
West Point, NY  10996
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Telephone: 845-446-4731
Website »

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Boz Scaggs — the onetime guitarist for the Steve Miller Band, now a solo artist who scored top-20 hits in the 1970s with “Lowdown” and “Lido Shuffle” — brings...

Cost: $68-$135

Where:
Tarrytown Music Hall
13 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
View map »


Telephone: 877-840-0457
Website »

More information

From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

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


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement.

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

An outdoor sculpture exhibit organized in conjunction with the Garrison Art Center, showcases the work of two prominent local artists, Grace Knowlton and Gil Hawkins. Constructed of wire mesh,...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors & students, $6 children under 13, under 6 FREE

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


Telephone: 518-463-4478
Website »

More information

Take self-guided tours of privately owned gardens all around the Valley through this unique program. This month, check out four gardens located in Ancramdale, Copake Falls, Millerton, and...

Cost: $5 per garden.

Where:
The Garden Conservancy
20 Nazareth Way
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 888-842-2442
Website »

More information

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

The second-annual Rhinebeck Arts Festival (formerly the Hudson Valley Arts Festival), will be a celebration of artistic expression in its many forms with a main focus on craft and visual...

Cost: General admission $10, seniors $9, children 6-16 $4, children under 6 free

Where:
The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Avenue (Route 9)
Rhinebeck, NY  12591
View map »


Sponsor: Artrider Productions
Telephone: 845-331-7900
Contact Name: Laura Kandel
Website »

More information

In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Enjoy the last days of warm weather on the scenic grounds of Boscobel House and Gardens. Gather under the large pavilion tent and listen to nursery rhymes like “Humpty Dumpty” and...

Cost: $45 for two (caregiver and child), $15 each additional child

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

More information

American Impressionist Paintings, watercolors, and drawings by this Catskills native are on view. A self-taught artist who spent his life in the village of Stamford, Hasbrouck (1860-1934) is...

Where:
Zadock Pratt Museum
Main St./Rte. 23
Prattsville, NY
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Telephone: 518-299-3258
Website »

More information

All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

A time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room Mills Mansion opens for the season with a new exhibit highlighting the life of Ogden Livingston Mills, who was born into wealth yet devoted himself...

Cost: $8, $6 seniors, children under 13 free

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
9 Old Post Road
Staatsburgh, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-4100
Website »

More information

Palmas Artist Melissa McGill’s art exhibit includes site-specific sound installations, which involves visitors listening to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move along...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12.

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center.
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-424-3812
Website »

More information

Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, furniture, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her acclaimed videos.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4038
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

The Valley’s cultural calendar regularly includes both art shows and music performances. But it’s not every day that we can tell you about a “sound art” exhibition. In...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
100-150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

Reception: Friday, September 5, 5-8 pm Come join the reception Friday, September 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to celebrate the new mixed media installation by Joanne Howard. This...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

Hilltop Hanover’s farm stand is open for the season throughout the summer and fall! All produce is grown on the farm without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthesized fertilizers....

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
View map »


Sponsor: Hilltop Hanover Farm
Telephone: 914-962-2368
Contact Name: Zack Braunstein
Website »

More information

Joseph Garlock immigrated to the US from Russia in 1905 and after a lifetime of hardship, retired to Woodstock in 1949. He began painting and created an incredible body of rich, colorful and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation
1682 Glasco Turnpike
Woodstock, NY  12498
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Lev Shalem Arts Committee, Woodstock Jewish Congregation
Telephone: 845-679-2218
Contact Name: Glenda Kaufman Kantor
Website »

More information

 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
View map »


Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

More information

Moms and dads, take a break! On the last Friday of each month, Art Adventure hosts Parents Night Out: drop off your little one for a fun-filled evening of crafts, games, pizza, and juice....

Cost: $35

Where:
Art Adventure
60 Dutch Hill Rd., Ste. 8
Orangeburg, NY  10962
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Sponsor: Art Adventure
Telephone: 845-680-6780
Contact Name: Alysson or Eric
Website »

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Ready, steady, wiggle! An international sensation — we’re talking more than 50 CDs recorded and seven million copies sold — the Wiggles are at it again. Join pals Anthony,...

Cost: $28-$38

Where:
Mid-Hudson Civic Center
14 Civic Center Plz.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Telephone: 845-454-5800
Website »

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The Theater Barn presents the Taconic Stage Company production of The Real Desperate Housewives of Columbia County. The hilarious musical revue is created by Columbia County resident Carl...

Cost: $25

Where:
The Theater Barn
654 Rte. 20
New Lebanon, NY  12125
View map »


Sponsor: Theater Barn
Telephone: 518-794-8989
Website »

More information

Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

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


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

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Come join us for our 3D Archery Shoot & BBQ picnic! It’s a great way to spend time outdoors with the family.  All ages are welcome.  Shooters move between target stages and...

Cost: $16/adult, $6/child, outdoor sporting members: FREE

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Telephone: 845-985-2291
Contact Name: Heather Bowman
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An outdoor sculpture exhibit organized in conjunction with the Garrison Art Center, showcases the work of two prominent local artists, Grace Knowlton and Gil Hawkins. Constructed of wire mesh,...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-3638
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A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-3638
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This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors & students, $6 children under 13, under 6 FREE

Where:
Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-463-4478
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Since 1994 the annual FAM 5K has grown to more than 800 participants each September. Come celebrate the 21st year and enjoy refreshments, entertainment, Brooks BBQ, &...

Cost: Various - See Race App

Where:
Cobleskill Fairgrounds
113 Sunshine Drive
Cobleskill, NY  12043
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Sponsor: FAM Funds
Telephone: 800-932-3271
Contact Name: Frank Privitera
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The second-annual Rhinebeck Arts Festival (formerly the Hudson Valley Arts Festival), will be a celebration of artistic expression in its many forms with a main focus on craft and visual...

Cost: General admission $10, seniors $9, children 6-16 $4, children under 6 free

Where:
The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Avenue (Route 9)
Rhinebeck, NY  12591
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Sponsor: Artrider Productions
Telephone: 845-331-7900
Contact Name: Laura Kandel
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An experiential daytime family affair, featuring a Disney musical artist, allures an excess of 5,000 attendees to FarmOn! Foundation’s new working farm in Copake. The opportunity to meet...

Cost: $15, Kids are Free

Where:
FarmOn! at Empire Farm
556 Empire Road
Copake, NY  12516
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Sponsor: FarmOn! Foundation
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Kids love all of the vehicles they get to see every day — the problem is they simply aren’t allowed to get close and check ‘em out. Our ‘touch-a-truck’ family...

Cost: $5 per person, $15 per family, Children 2 & under FREE

Where:
Colonie Center Mall - Sears Parking Lot
1425 Central Ave
Albany, NY  12205
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Telephone: 518-458-1579
Contact Name: Nicole Ouellette
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This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
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Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
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Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
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In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
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Telephone: 518-943-7465
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Support the revitalization of Newburgh and shop for goods at its new outdoor market. Note: Open on select Saturdays between May and October: May 31, June 14 & 21, July 12 & 26,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Next to Washington's Headquarters
84 Liberty St
Newburgh, NY  10458
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Sponsor: Newburgh Urban Market
Contact Name: Cher
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Take self-guided tours of privately owned gardens all around the Valley through this unique program. This month, check out four gardens located in Ancramdale, Copake Falls, Millerton, and...

Cost: $5 per garden.

Where:
The Garden Conservancy
20 Nazareth Way
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 888-842-2442
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American Impressionist Paintings, watercolors, and drawings by this Catskills native are on view. A self-taught artist who spent his life in the village of Stamford, Hasbrouck (1860-1934) is...

Where:
Zadock Pratt Museum
Main St./Rte. 23
Prattsville, NY
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Telephone: 518-299-3258
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Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
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Telephone: 845-534-3115
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Event is free with Storm King admission. Held at 10:15 a.m. every Saturday morning till September 27th. Beginners are welcome. Bring your own mat.

Cost: Free with Storm King admission.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Road
New Windsor, NY  12553
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Sponsor: Storm King Art Center
Telephone: 845-534-3115
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The first museum exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, furniture, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her acclaimed videos.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum
University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4038
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
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Palmas Artist Melissa McGill’s art exhibit includes site-specific sound installations, which involves visitors listening to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move along...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12.

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center.
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-424-3812
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The Valley’s cultural calendar regularly includes both art shows and music performances. But it’s not every day that we can tell you about a “sound art” exhibition. In...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
100-150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
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Telephone: 845-469-9382
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Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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Cost: Free

Where:
Thomas Bull Memorial Park
211 State Route 416
Montgomery , NY  12549
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Telephone: 845-838-6000
Contact Name: Pat Mckeon
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Center for Metal Arts is part of The Orange County Arts Council's Open Studio Tour! Be sure to come by and see our metal arts idea studio and live Blacksmith demonstrations. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Center for Metal Arts
44 Jayne St.
Florida, NY  10921
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Sponsor: Center for Metal Arts
Contact Name: Rhoda Mack
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A time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room Mills Mansion opens for the season with a new exhibit highlighting the life of Ogden Livingston Mills, who was born into wealth yet devoted himself...

Cost: $8, $6 seniors, children under 13 free

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
9 Old Post Road
Staatsburgh, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-4100
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Have you ever heard of the passenger pigeon? Probably not, seeing as these birds — which were once the most abundant breed of fowl in North America — went extinct 100 years ago....

Cost: $8 parking fee, $1 suggested donation

Where:
Bear Mountain State Park
Seven Lakes Dr.
Bear Mountain, NY
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Telephone: 845-786-2701, ext. 293

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Reception: Friday, September 5, 5-8 pm Come join the reception Friday, September 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to celebrate the new mixed media installation by Joanne Howard. This...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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Hilltop Hanover’s farm stand is open for the season throughout the summer and fall! All produce is grown on the farm without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthesized fertilizers....

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Sponsor: Hilltop Hanover Farm
Telephone: 914-962-2368
Contact Name: Zack Braunstein
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Fans of the wildly popular British TV drama Downton Abbey are no doubt counting the days until the series resumes in January. The folks at Staatsburgh State Historic Site feel their pain; to...

Cost: $15, $13 seniors & students

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Old Post Rd. (off Rte. 9)
Staatsburg, NY
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Telephone: 845-889-8851, ext. 300

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The Theater Barn presents the Taconic Stage Company production of The Real Desperate Housewives of Columbia County. The hilarious musical revue is created by Columbia County resident Carl...

Cost: $25

Where:
The Theater Barn
654 Rte. 20
New Lebanon, NY  12125
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Sponsor: Theater Barn
Telephone: 518-794-8989
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Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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