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1st Saturday October Preview

Download the October map PDF here. A.I.R. Studio Gallery 71 O’Neil St Todd Samara Retrospective From the private collection of Jim Marzano and Nina Silverman. Reception October 6 | 10am–2pm ARTBAR Gallery 674 Broadway | (845) 338-2789 artbargallery.com Latino Artists Exhibition A Latino-infused exhibit featuring artists from the Hudson Valley and Cuba. The exhibit will […]

Exciting Fall Program Line-up at The D.R.A.W.

As the Autumn season brings new weather, The Department of Regional Art Workers (D.R.A.W.) is focused on bringing new, unique programs to our community. There’s something for everyone—and all ages and skill levels! For the second year in a row, the D.R.A.W. is pleased to host an open house on September 22 and 23, 12 […]


Art Walk: MAD Gallery at The Lace Mill

On September 22 and 23, please visit the MAD-sponsored Art Walk Group Show at The Lace Mill! Two of The Lace Mill Galleries will feature wall-hung work in ceramics, drawing/illustration, mixed media, painting, photography and sculpture by artists who don’t have a public studio of their own. Featured artists at MAD Gallery at The Lace […]

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October is “Todd Samara Month”

—and a November Auction Preview For more than 30 years, Todd Samara lived and painted in Kingston’s Rondout neighborhood, translating its hilly streets, tight rows of 19th-century gable-roofed houses, sailboats, bridges and panoramic river and mountain views into poetic visions characterized by simplified, textured forms and rich, glowing color. To preserve his legacy, two Kingston […]


You’re Invited to Exhibit

Registration now open for the 2nd Annual “Pop-Up Fine Art Market” sponsored by MAD at the 2018 Made in Kingston event! When: Thursday, December 6, 3–8pm. There will be walk-throughs to see the space (dates to be announced). Where: The Metro, 2 S. Prospect St. (corner Greenkill Ave.). Directions. Who: This market is open to all […]

MAD-sponsored Art Walk Group Show

Want to participate in Art Walk on September 22 and 23 but don’t have a studio? Please join the MAD-sponsored Group Show! Two of The Lace Mill Galleries will be available for wall-hung work in all mediums and sculpture. Application deadline is August 28. Artists may submit two large pieces or three or more if […]

Pauline Oliveros Deep Listening Plaza

The dedication ceremony to unveil the sign at Deep Listening Plaza at Broadway Commons in Midtown Kingston consecrated the space in honor of Pauline Oliveros’ enduring contributions to music and the sacred rituals of deep listening. The idea for the Deep Listening Plaza interpretative sign came from the Kingston Arts Commission shortly after Oliveros’ passing […]

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BRAVO! A Smashing Success!

The 4th Annual MAD Celebration of the Arts on Friday night was fantastic! More than 300 artists and arts lovers christened the future home of the Cornell Creative Business & Arts Center at The Arc of Ulster-Greene with abundant artistic talent, positive community energy and strong support for the arts in Kingston. The annual all-volunteer […]


Deep Listening Plaza Sign Unveiling & Parade

The festivities for the 4th annual MAD Celebration of the Arts kick off at Deep Listening Plaza. Last year, the Kingston Common Council and the Kingston Arts Commission designated the “Deep Listening Plaza in Honor of Pauline Oliveros” and this year, a brief sign unveiling ceremony will be held there at 5:45 pm. (The Plaza […]


Together: A Pop-Up Art Show

A new addition to MAD’s annual Celebration of the Arts is a pop-up art show, “Together,” featuring Kingston artists of all abilities. Julie Hedrick, Distinguished Kingston Artist of the Year, and Sarah Carlson, Cornell Creative Arts Center Co-Developer, curated the show. The lineup of “Together” artists includes 26 paintings by artists from The Arc of […]

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MAD 100+ Gathering

Kingston Midtown Arts District celebrated the MAD 100+ and the spirit of collaboration on Saturday evening, March 24. The celebration was created to thank the MAD 100+ and others for helping to jumpstart MAD with their financial contributions and volunteer efforts. Photographer Aaron Rezny‘s studio in a renovated factory on Prince Street in Midtown was […]


Tom DeLooza: Eyes on the Future of the Past

When did you first know you were an artist? For as long as I can remember, I have been knee deep and enveloped in the process of creating. Photography came to me during my time at Alfred University, but prior to that my passions were drawing, painting, playing music and building cardboard villains that I […]

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Lotsa Yellow

There’s always so much to see on 1st Saturday, but on March 3 everywhere you looked, there was yellow yellow YELLOW. Openings at ARTBAR Gallery and The Storefront Gallery were yellow-central, a trend amplified all over the arts district. The celebration of optimism-inspired works marked the kick off of Kingston’s “Paint The Town Yellow” initiative. […]


The Samara Project Slated for October Launch

To preserve the legacy of Todd Samara, a nationally recognized artist whose favorite subject was Kingston’s Rondout, a group of Kingston artists have formed the Samara Project, which is proposing a month-long, city-wide retrospective of Todd’s work this October. The retrospective, which is sponsored by MAD, would include exhibits of Todd’s paintings at Kingston galleries, […]

Honoring Pauline Oliveros

The Midtown Arts District is raising funds to install an interpretive sign honoring the life and contributions of the influential Kingston arts leader, Pauline Oliveros. This sign will be placed in The Deep Listening Plaza at The Commons on Broadway this spring. When people enter The Deep Listening Plaza they will come to understand how […]

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Get #INTOYellow – March 3 through May 31

“We Are #INTO Yellow” is a collaborative artist exhibit between two galleries, ARTBAR Gallery and The Storefront Gallery. The organizer—conceptual artist and MAD Board member, G. Riley Johndonnell (aka ‘Uncle Riley’)—proposed the idea to shine a light on depression. This exhibition of optimism-inspired works by an array of local artists features works using International Optimism Yellow […]