Weekend in the Catskills – 3/4/2016

This weekend: “American Stories” exhibition at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center in Poughkeepsie includes works by iconic American artists such as Sanford Gifford, William Merritt Chase, and Georgia O’Keefe; Woodstock writer and musician Robert Burke Warren launches his debut novel Perfectly Broken at the Kleinert / James Center for the Arts; And illustrator Loel Barr teaches a Handmade Books as Art workshop at the … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 3/4/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/1/2015

May Day, Park Day, Independent Bookstore Day, Kentucky Derby, and superb weather this weekend – many reasons to celebrate. Thomas Cole National Historic Site & Olana State Historic Site Thomas Cole National Historic Site in partnership with Olana State Historic Site are co-hosting River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home, an exhibition that opens this Sunday, May 3 at both sites. The exhibition, featuring twenty-eight contemporary … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/1/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 4/10/2015

This weekend in the Catskills and surrounding area: books, daguerreotypes, pastels, Brubeck, and poetry: what can be better? Writers in the Mountains’ “Meet the Authors” Book Festival Writers in the Mountains (WIM) is hosting “Meet the Authors,” Second Annual Catskills Book Festival, Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at the Roxbury Arts Center. Participants include award-winning writers Jenny Milchman, author of … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 4/10/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 1/30/15

Bard Spring Season The Spring Season at Fischer Center at Bard College in Dutchess County begins this Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. with an Opera workshop called “Danger and Devotion,” staging operatic scenes from the 1600s to the 1900s. Students from the Bard College Opera Workshop will perform in the chorus and as soloists. Founded in 1860 in Annandale-on-Hudson, in Dutchess County, New York, … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 1/30/15

Weekend in the Catskills – 10/31/14

This weekend many museums and art galleries in the Catskills are switching to their winter hours, so be sure to check them out. But art is here to stay. And, despite cool temperatures this weekend, there is plenty to do for art lovers in the Catskills. Friday, October 31 we celebrate Halloween or “All Hallows” tradition originating in the ancient Celtic festival of the dead. … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 10/31/14