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October is "Todd Samara Month”

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—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…

You're Invited to Exhibit

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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:…

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…

BRAVO! A Smashing Success!

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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…
Pauline Oliveros

Deep Listening Plaza Sign Unveiling & Parade

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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”…

Together: A Pop-Up Art Show

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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…

Sara Beames: Reflections on Rituals, Doodahs and Sparkling Inner Lights

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When did you first know you were an artist? It was always there. When I was 11 I started taking pottery classes at a local studio. In college, I was an Art History major, mainly because it required an abundance of different studio classes. Then…
Millicent Young

Millicent Young: Earthy Flights of Imagination

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When did you first know you were an artist? I've been asked this question so many times in various forms I finally understand that it is unanswerable. Favorite medium(s) you use to make art… I work in two and three dimensions - mixed media…

Come Celebrate the Arts at The Arc!

Kingston’s 4th Annual Celebration of the Arts will be held on Friday, August 3 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. MAD is hosting this year’s dynamic free event at The Arc of Ulster-Greene’s new and exciting creative hub at Cornell Creative Arts Center.…