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 … More October is “Todd Samara Month”

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 … More You’re Invited to Exhibit

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 … More Pauline Oliveros Deep Listening Plaza

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 … More BRAVO! A Smashing Success!

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 … More Together: A Pop-Up Art Show

Handwriting on the Wall

Members of the HealthAlliance Oncology Support Program and others affected by cancer will share their experiences with cancer through art, memoir and poetry at ASK throughout the month of May. “Handwriting on the Wall” features artwork, writing and readings curated by Lucy Barbera, Ph.D., LCAT, of The Creative Art Therapy Studio in Kingston. The “Handwriting … More Handwriting on the Wall

Celebrating Ben Wigfall and His Black Arts Movement Contemporaries

“Restoring Pride in Culture: Legacy and Tradition,” a new exhibit at the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster, celebrates the spirit and legacy of the late Ben Wigfall through artworks by several of his prominent peers, including Romare Bearden, Robert Blackburn, Betty Blayton, Melvin Edwards, Ann Tanksley, and Emmett Wigglesworth. It will be shown through June … More Celebrating Ben Wigfall and His Black Arts Movement Contemporaries