Artists on Art Tour at Olana

Olana, home of 19th century landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church in Hudson, is hosting Artist on Art Tour, a series of guided tours through Olana under the tutelage of contemporary artists working in various disciplines. Artistic storytelling is a compelling part of Olana’s ongoing narrative. Participating artists offer a unique lens with which to “read” Olana, and experiment and invent with “poetic license” as they … Continue reading Artists on Art Tour at Olana

“The Arts Converge” – Mutual Muses in the Catskills

WRITERS IN THE MOUNTAINS (WIM) PRESENTS ARTIST – WRITER TALK SERIES MUTUAL MUSES IN THE CATSKILLS “THE ARTS CONVERGE” THE MAURICE D. HINCHEY CATSKILL INTERPRETIVE CENTER MT. TREMPER, NY   SATURDAY, MAY 27 AT 1 P.M. Art Writer Simona David in Conversation with Painters Margaret Leveson and Lisbeth Firmin, Printmaker and Ceramicist Peter Yamaoka, and Textile Artist Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes Art writer Simona David will discuss … Continue reading “The Arts Converge” – Mutual Muses in the Catskills

Weekend in the Catskills – 8/26/2016

This weekend: David Bromberg Quintet performs at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock; Visual artists Lisbeth Firmin and Richard Kathmann lead a workshop called Double Vision: Plein Air Painting at the West Kortright Centre in East Meredith; And author Lowell Thing discusses his book The Street That Built a City: McEntee’s Chestnut Street, Kingston and the Rise of New York at the Delaware & Hudson Canal Museum … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/26/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 8/19/2016

This weekend: Chamber music with Adam Tendler, Emmanuel Feldman, and Aurea Ensemble at Maverick Concert Hall; As You Like It and Macbeth at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival; Robert Hite: A Distant Embrace at Wired Gallery; And Writers Exposed with Writers in the Mountains at the Erpf Center. Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/19/2016

Writers Exposed at The Erpf Center

Writers in the Mountains (WIM) is hosting its annual summer reading event called “Writers Exposed!” Sunday, August 21 at 4 pm at The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (The Erpf Center), located at 43355 State Route 28, Arkville, New York, 12406. This casual but convivial gathering creates a forum and sets a stage for WIM students and instructors to share with each other, other … Continue reading Writers Exposed at The Erpf Center

Weekend in the Catskills – 8/12/2016

This weekend: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performs at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center; Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is hosting a Woodstock Anniversary Brunch, marking the festival’s 47th anniversary; Thomas Cole National Historic Site is hosting Open House: Contemporary Art in Conversation with Cole featuring the works of multi-media artist Jason Middlebrooks; And, photographer Helane Levine-Keating is showing Liminal Spaces at … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/12/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 8/5/2016

This weekend: The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice celebrates its seventh season; Fisher Center at Bard College presents “The Symphonic and The Operatic” featuring works by Italian composers Giacomo Puccini and Giuseppe Martucci; And Arts Society of Kingston presents “Landscape Still Lives” art show by Richard Kirk Mills. Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/5/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 7/29/2016

This weekend: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs at Fisher Center in Annandale-on-Hudson; The AMR (Andes-Margaretville-Roxbury) Open Studios Tour celebrates its fifth anniversary; And the Poetry Barn in West Hurley is offering a bookbinding workshop for beginners. Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 7/29/2016