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A Beginning for the Hudson River School

July 29th, 2014 No comments

In 1820, Irish artist William Guy Wall (1792–1864) embarked on a comprehensive sketching tour of the Hudson River Valley. Master printmaker John Hill (1770–1850) engraved Wall’s watercolors for The Hudson River Portfolio, which was published in New York City by Henry I. Megarey between 1821 and 1825. Read more…

Almost, Maine comes to Newburgh stage

July 22nd, 2014 Comments off

Welcome to Almost, Maine, a town that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States—it’s almost in Canada. And it almost doesn’t exist, because its residents never got around to getting organized. So it’s just…Almost. Read more…

Art in the Wild at Cornwall

July 15th, 2014 Comments off

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is holding a celebration of Art in the Wild, Naturally Inspired Trailside Creations, an outdoor art exhibit at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Read more…

Debbe Cushman Femiak and Jane Lawrence along the trail

July 8th, 2014 Comments off

Fresh art from the Farm/Art Trail featuring Jane Lawrence’s and Debbe Cushman Femiak’s paintings of Lawrence Farms at the Wallkill River School Art Gallery, for the month of July. Reception is free and open to the public; July 12, 5-7 p.m. at the Wallkill River School and Art Gallery, 232 Ward St. in Montgomery, NY. Refreshments served; featuring fresh produce from Lawrence Farms and local wines. Emerging Artist Sal Russo will be featured in a solo exhibit in the workshop room. Show dates are July 1-30, hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon.-Sat. Wallkill River School of Art is located at 232 Ward St. in the Village of Montgomery, and is free and open to the public. Read more…

Gardiner Library to host Venetian Sights

July 3rd, 2014 Comments off

The Gardiner Library will host the photography show Venetian Sights by Alana Colucci beginning Saturday July 5. An artist’s reception will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 12. Read more…

It’s butterfly weekend at the nature museum

June 25th, 2014 Comments off

On Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting a Butterfly Weekend at the Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Join environmental educators Pam Golben, Alicia Ocana and Sasha Boucher for a weekend of discovering the beauty of butterflies. Read more…

‘Made in Newburgh’ exhibit opens

June 18th, 2014 Comments off

Sunday, June 22, marks the opening of a new exhibit by the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands entitled “Made in Newburgh”. This exhibit, which shares its title with the theme of this year’s Newburgh Illuminated Festival, aims to highlight the manufacturing history of Newburgh. Between 1 and 4 p.m., visitors can expect to be welcomed by the Society’s members as they glimpse into the history of the city’s industries and how they shaped Newburgh. Read more…

Lightbulb Project enters its second year

June 11th, 2014 Comments off

One of the key components of the second annual Newburgh Illuminated Festival is the Lightbulb Project, curated by Gerardo Castro. Read more…

Art from along the farm trail

June 4th, 2014 Comments off

Fresh art from the Farm/Art Trail, featuring Shawn Dell Joyce’s paintings of Sycamore Farms and Lorraine Furey’s paintings of Blooming Hill at the Wallkill River School Art Gallery, for the month of June. Reception is free and open to the public; June 7, 5-7 p.m. at the Wallkill River School and Art Gallery at 232 Ward St., Montgomery. Read more…

Celebrating the music and art of Bucky Pizzarelli

May 28th, 2014 Comments off

On Saturday, May 31 at 7 p.m., Bucky Pizzarelli returns to the Lobby at the Ritz Theater. Read more…

Artists of Excellence at Mindy Ross Gallery

May 21st, 2014 Comments off

The Artists of Excellence exhibit series continues with exquisite works by artists Barbara Bonham of Middletown and Stuart Sachs of Newburgh. The artworks will be on display now through June 25 in the glass vitrine cases located in the foyer of the Mindy Ross Gallery, Kaplan Hall. Read more…

‘What Women Love’ at River Winds

May 14th, 2014 Comments off

RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main Street, Beacon, presents “What Women Love” – Paintings by Stacie Flint. Her colorful, joyfully quirky oil paintings of what women love is inspired by her life, imagination and her many women friends with their flowers, pets and families. The show runs through June 8. Read more…

Farm/Art Trail features two artists and Mitchell Saler

April 29th, 2014 Comments off

In May at the Wallkill River School, two more artists and farms participating in the Farm/Art Trail are being showcased; Mike Jaroszko’s paintings of Hoeffner Farms in Montgomery, and Mitchell Saler’s paintings of Pierson’s Farm in Mount Hope. The two artists/farms will be featured in a month-long exhibit with a reception on May 3 from 5-7 p.m. Read more…

Historical society hosts ‘Feast of the Arts’

April 23rd, 2014 Comments off

The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands will host its sixth biennial art auction, “The Feast of the Arts,” on Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m. at the City of Newburgh Heritage Center located at 123 Grand Street. Read more…

‘War to Memory’ at Fovea

April 16th, 2014 Comments off

Eleven internationally accomplished photojournalists join eleven military veterans to combine art and photography in Fovea’s powerful upcoming exhibition, “War To Memory” presented by The Homecoming Project this month, and will remain on view through July 6. Read more…