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 – 6/10/2016

This weekend: Livingston Manor is celebrating its 13th Annual Trout Parade; The Center for Photography at Woodstock is hosting The Art of Prepress for Photobooks, a workshop taught by John Mannion; And Upstate Films in Woodstock is screening Life, Animated directed by Academy award-winning director Roger Ross Williams. Read more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/10/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 4/29/2016

This weekend: Window Quartet performs at the Hudson Opera House; New art show opens at Cross Contemporary Art Gallery in Saugerties (the show made the front page of the NY Arts Magazine earlier this week); And, Rosendale Theatre presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 4/29/2016

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

Featured Destination: Cross Contemporary Art Gallery

Jen Dragon is the director of Cross Contemporary Art in Saugerties, a gallery dedicated to showing mid-career artists with a connection to New York City, the Catskills and Hudson Valley regions. Dragon has background in online marketing, but she’s also had an extensive career in the arts – over the years she has curated numerous exhibits for non-profit spaces, and organized various community-wide art projects. Dragon … Continue reading Featured Destination: Cross Contemporary Art Gallery

Columbus Day Weekend in Roxbury

This weekend is filled with art in Roxbury. Several artists affiliated with the AMR Open Studios Tour, which traditionally takes place the last weekend in July, will once again open their studios Saturday and Sunday, October 10 – 11. Peter Yamaoka is a ceramic artist living and working in the Catskills. He maintains a fully equipped ceramic studio in Roxbury, New York, where he teaches … Continue reading Columbus Day Weekend in Roxbury

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

Featured Destination: The Center for Photography at Woodstock

The Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW) was founded in 1977 to exhibit and support photographic art. It was only in the 1970s that the photographic imagery was accepted in the mainstream media as conceptual art, and was included in museum and gallery exhibitions. Since the 1970s, CPW has been presenting exhibitions, and offering workshops and residencies to artists interested in photography. The center organizes … Continue reading Featured Destination: The Center for Photography at Woodstock