Weekend in the Catskills – 3/11/2016

This weekend: Thomas Cole as designer and architect Sunday lecture at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in Catskill; Text-based art at the Woodstock Framing Gallery, including stamp art by Molly Rausch; And, Alice in Wonderland Adventures at the Woodstock Playhouse. Read more at Upstater.com.   Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 3/11/2016

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

“Art in the Catskills” Is Four Month Old

Art in the Catskills, published earlier this year, is an inventory of cultural assets in the Catskills, and it essentially serves as a travel guide for art and history lovers. I wrote this book, because this is the kind of book I wish I was handed when I moved to the Catskills ten years ago. And, although some of the cultural projects that I discuss … Continue reading “Art in the Catskills” Is Four Month Old

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

Weekend in the Catskills – 7/25/14

  Yet another grand weekend for the arts in the Catskills! My recommendations this weekend include: an open studio tour in Roxbury, Margaretville and Andes, opera at Belleayre Mountain, theater in Woodstock and Franklin, and dance in Tannersville. AMR (Andes, Margaretville, Roxbury) Open Studios Tour This weekend twenty artists in Andes, Margaretville and Roxbury open their studios to the public, and show their working spaces. … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 7/25/14