An Invitation to Exhibit

A new Pop-Up Fine Art Market sponsored by MAD When: Thursday, December 7, 4–8:30pm as a new feature within the Made in Kingston 2017 event. Where: The Metro, 2 S. Prospect St. (corner Greenkill Ave.) Who: This market is open to all Kingston-based fine art artists. What: There is approximately 180 linear feet of white … More An Invitation to Exhibit

Art Walk Kingston 2017

Linda Marston-Reid Executive Director, Arts Mid-Hudson Art Walk Kingston is a celebration of the arts and the local community in its 2nd year during the weekend of September 23rd and 24th. The public is invited to explore three distinct areas of the city of Kingston and immerse themselves in a range of art and events presented … More Art Walk Kingston 2017

The Shirt Factory Turns 100 – Come Celebrate on Saturday!

How do artists celebrate living – and creating – in a building that’s 100 years old? With a building-wide Open Studio Tour, Performance Art, Pop-Up Galleries and a Special Historic Exhibit, of course! On Saturday, September 16, the Shirt Factory at 77 Cornell Street in the Kingston Midtown Arts District is hosting a Centennial Celebration … More The Shirt Factory Turns 100 – Come Celebrate on Saturday!

May 2017 1st Saturday

1st Saturday is my favorite Saturday of the month, and it’s really exciting to see all the new galleries opening in MAD and throughout Kingston. I started in the Rondout at StoneStyling by Tyler – I’m a big fan of his outdoor sculptures on the Rondout Promenade but had never visited his funky studio before … More May 2017 1st Saturday

Bringing Artists Together: 1st Saturday UNITY Show

“You just have to look, and you’ll see the kind of vibrant arts scene we have in Midtown,” says Sarah Carlson, community arts liaison for The Lace Mill, and co-organizer of the upcoming UNITY show on May 6. Carlson and Lisa Kelley, events coordinator for The Shirt Factory, have collaborated to produce this exceptional event … More Bringing Artists Together: 1st Saturday UNITY Show

April 2017 1st Saturday

On Saturday, April 1, I set out with the goal of visiting every Kingston First Saturday reception. I started on lower Broadway and worked my way uptown. I saw a lot of marvelous art and ran into many First Saturday friends I had not seen over the winter months. (BTW, my usual and constant companion, … More April 2017 1st Saturday

Remembering Pauline Oliveros

Pauline Oliveros was revered among her peers as a visionary composer, professor and humanitarian though many Kingston residents were unaware of her powerful influence. When she passed on Thanksgiving Day at age 84, her legacy was already well preserved at Rensselaer’s Center for Deep Listening. In mid-March, Kingston City Hall’s Council Chambers rang out with … More Remembering Pauline Oliveros