Weekend in the Catskills – 3/18/2016

This weekend: The Ulster Ballet Company presents its annual Festival of Dance at the Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston; Catskill Art Society in Livingston Manor presents Saturday Sampler, a series of five art workshops led by Helena Clare Pittman, Saturdays from 2 to 5 pm, March 19 to April 16; And, The Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery in Hunter is hosting Older than the Mountain, … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 3/18/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 2/26/2016

This weekend: Howard Greenberg at the Samuel Dorsky Museum in New Paltz; Afternoon of a Faun, a documentary about New York City Ballet dancer Tanaquil Le Clercq, at the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs; And, ceramics workshops at the Hudson Valley Pottery School and Studio in Rhinebeck. Find more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 2/26/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 12/04/2015

This weekend: A Holiday Design Show at the Senate House in Kingston; Ulster Ballet Company performs a Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens at UPAC in Kingston; And, the 19th annual Hudson Winter Walk takes place in Hudson, topped with a fireworks display. Read more at Upstater.com.   Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 12/04/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 10/09/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: The American Ballet Theatre performs at Bard College; Dia:Beacon is hosting an art talk with curator Jenny Jaskey focusing on the works of Robert Irwin; Fenimore Art Museum is hosting its annual Americana Symposium focusing this year on the history of photography, particularly the invention of daguerreotypes and their impact on mid-19th century portrait painters. Read more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 10/09/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 7/17/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at the Glimmerglass Opera Festival in Cooperstown; New York City Ballet dancers perform at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center; Abstract painter Adam Cohen exhibits at Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson; And Phoenicia Art Tour (formerly known as the Shandaken Art Tour) celebrates its eight anniversary. For more, go to Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 7/17/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 6/12/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: Livingston Manor celebrates its 12th annual Trout Parade; Olana State Historic Site is hosting a lecture exploring Frederic Edwin Church’s reading interests; Blakeley White-McGuire, principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, performs in Roxbury; And, Melissa Etheridge performs at the Bardavon Theatre in Poughkeepsie. For details, go to Upstater.com. Also, Saratoga Springs is celebrating its 100th anniversary. For more … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/12/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/29/2015

A fabulous weekend in the Catskills: Headwaters History Days celebrating the history of the Central Catskills are taking place in Roxbury, Andes, Pine Hill, Phoenicia and other places. Award-winning author Jenny Milchman is teaching a memoir workshop at the Phoenicia Library. Friends of Historic Kingston gallery is hosting a James McEntee exhibit – McEntee was a landscape painter of the 19th century affiliated with the … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/29/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 4/17/2015

Music, books, theater – this weekend is filled with choices for art enthusiasts in the Catskills. Bearsville Theater Bearsville Theater in Woodstock is hosting a concert this Saturday, April 18 at 9 p.m. featuring singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega, a concert sponsored by Radio Woodstock. From the Bearsville Theater: “Widely regarded as one of the most brilliant songwriters of her generation, Suzanne Vega emerged as a leading … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 4/17/2015

The Second Edition Is Now Available as Paperback and E-Book

  Art in the Catskills, The Definitive Guide to the Catskills’ Rich Cultural Life is a compendium of one hundred and twenty-three arts organizations, events and other attractions in the Catskills and surrounding area, some in the neighboring Hudson Valley, and others elsewhere upstate New York. The guide includes anything from museums and memorial sites to summer festivals, art galleries and residencies, as well as … Continue reading The Second Edition Is Now Available as Paperback and E-Book

Weekend in the Catskills – 12/19/14

You’ve bought all your gifts, and had them all wrapped up by now. But if you’re still looking for some last minute shopping, all galleries and museums have gift shops, some of them online as well. Those are great places to look for artful, stylish gifts, something with a signature. The Catskills has a lot to offer to art lovers this weekend: Handel’s Messiah at … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 12/19/14