1st Saturday January Preview

Baby, it’s cold outside, but 1st Saturday is HOT!

Don’t succumb to the call of your cozy couch – get out and explore the arts in Kingston. Art always fires up the spirit! You’ll find openings all over Midtown (and beyond)…from ASK to The Lace Mill, The Shirt Factory and more.

Download the January map PDF here. 

Ray Curran

Arts Society of Kingston (ASK)
97 Broadway | (845) 338-0333

Reception January 6 | 5–8 pm
Exhibits on view January 6–31

Tue – Sat 1–6 pm
and by appointment

SPOTLIGHT EXHIBITION Ray Curran – A Retrospective

MEMBERS EXHIBITION Zen and the Art of Space

Bailey Pottery
62 Ten Broeck Avenue | (845) 339-5530

The Bailey Collection of Contemporary Ceramics has over 500 pieces of ceramics made by the leading ceramists of the 20th and 21st centuries.

January 6 | 10am–2pm

Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co.
628 Broadway | (917) 797-1903

Showroom/gallery space featuring work from BCMT Co. and other various artists.

Monday – Thursday by appointment
Friday – Sunday 11am–5pm


Jiggly Caliente

The Beverly Lounge
224 Foxhall Avenue | (845) 331-5300                     

Hudson Valley Drag Brunch
A drag brunch starring Jiggly Caliente (of RuPaul’s Drag Race) and local talent, celebrating the launch of new intergenerational LGBTQ programs in the Hudson Valley.   

January 6 | 12–3pm
Free Admission

$15 brunch buffet, $8 brunch cocktails    

Felix Olivieri

Broadway Arts
694 Broadway | (347) 302-3123

Why not both? – Felix Olivieri Artshow
Take an exciting step back in time with this retro experience as we welcome in the new year. Come experience the highly talented and creative mind of local artist Felix Olivieri. From an 8-foot long cardboard subway train to the creative use of technology merged with vintage upcycled toys, give each item a new and fun purpose. Also, previewing a new found style of street art, combining old school traditional fine arts which will give you a unique preview of this fascinating artist’s mind. Let him show you how two very different elements can occupy the same space with fun, creative design. His artistic vision is complex, innovative and storytelling.

January 6 | 1–9pm
Exhibit on view through January 31.

Green Kill
229 Greenkill Ave  | (347) 689-2323

Sol Invictus: Interregnum
For the 2nd year, curators Brent Felker of Gemini Hill and artist, Michelle Tommasi present Sol Invictus at Green Kill with this year’s theme “Interregnum.” The multidisciplinary exhibit includes work of emerging and established New York artists. The show brings together innovative art forms and includes sculpture, digital art, video projections, performance, photography, paintings, drawing and works on paper.

Mon – Sat | 3–9pm
Exhibit on view through January 27.

Kingston Ceramics Studio
The Shirt Factory | 77 Cornell St | Studio 305 | (845) 419-3332

Kingston Clay Day
Kids of all ages can get their hands in clay at Kingston Clay Day. Learn basic handbuilding, try the wheel, decorate your piece. Work will be ready for pick up at the next KCD.

January 6 | 2–4pm


The Lace Mill
165 Cornell St | (845) 255-8811
West Gallery

Step Towards a Nuclear-Free Future
Youko Yamamoto will present a photo exhibition to show a series of photographs of the Bon-Odori Dance Festival For Peace from 2011 through 2017.

Reception January 6 | 4–9pm
Exhibit on view through January 31.


608 Broadway | (845) 331-2400

StoneStyling by Tyler
Sticks and stones may break my bones, and also excite and elate me.

Full dinner and cocktail menu will be available. Call for reservations. 6–9pm
Exhibit on view through January 31.

Peace Nation Café
636 Broadway  | (845) 514-2561

Cropping the Entire World Around Us – Kristin Gonzalez and Jennifer Edwards
A joint photography exhibit of nature, Hudson Valley and more.

Reception January 6 | 6:30–9pm
Full dinner menu available 6:30–9pm
Exhibit on view through  January 31.

Paige Vinson

The Storefront Gallery

93 Broadway | (845) 633-2435

White Elephant Sale
A Group Show

January 6 | 4–7pm
On view 24/7 through the storefront windows

Uncanny Gallery
17 John St | (845) 204-4380

Art Doll Exhibit
An eclectic selection of art dolls/figurative sculpture by multiple artists.

Thursday & Friday Noon–4pm
Saturday 11am–4pm
1st Saturdays until 7pm

Always by appointment or likely chance.

Harris Diamant

Window on West Strand
11 Broadway | Street Level
(917) 902-2914

Neville Bean – Landscape Impressions
Neville Bean explores materials and mood with this collection of atmospheric paintings on stoneware ceramic panels.

January 6–31
Window view 24/7