several rooms filled with fine art and crafts at Maglyn's Dream showing work

The artscene in New Paltz, NY

It had been awhile since I explored the artscene in New Paltz and was pleased to see new exhibit places as well as places that have been there for many years. The Samuel Dorsky Museum newpaltz.edu/museum/ at SUNY New Paltz serves as a center for the arts and culture of the Hudson Valley and supports…

Out and About Oct 14-16

This coming weekend marks ArtEast’s Tenth Open Studio Tour in New York’s Hudson Valley’s Dutchess County.. There are 40 participants in the towns of Dover Plains, Holmes, Hopewell Junction, Millbrook, Patterson, Pawling, Poughquag and Wingdale. The leaves are turning and you are in for beautiful scenery and interesting experiences as you visit these artists’ studios. Yellow…

Coming up weekend of June 3, 2016

Barrett 80th birthday  There are numerous festivities surrounding the 80th Anniversary of Barrett House in Poughkeepsie, NY. Opening tonight from 4-7pm (55 Noxon Street in Poughkeepsie) is a Members Show that celebrates Barrett’s history as the Dutchess County Art Association. A full range of media was accepted and this will coincide with Envisioning Dutchess, work by individuals…

Coming up Weekend May 20-22

Raychel Wengenroth is a nationally recognized artist who has completed commissions for Oprah, LJ duPont and the Bob Hope “Humana Award”, among many others. She has taught at numerous schools in the Northeast helping them to become established. For many years she dreamed of opening her own school and as many things came together along with…