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. It’s slated to officially open in 2019, but you don’t have to wait … More Come Celebrate the Arts at The Arc!
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
“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
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 … More MAD 100+ Gathering
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. … More Lotsa Yellow
“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 … More Get #INTOYellow – March 3 through May 31
Let’s kick off 2018 with a community arts meet-up! Starting on Thursday, January 4 at 6:30pm, MAD joins forces with Art Walk Kingston and Arts Mid-Hudson to host a new monthly gathering – the Kingston Arts and Action Mixer – at The Beverly Lounge on Foxhall Avenue in Midtown. Meetings were originally held for the main … More New! Monthly Kingston Arts and Action Mixer
Organizers of the 5th Annual Made in Kingston market at The Metro deemed it an unqualified success. MiK attracted record crowds on Thursday, December 7, offering the MAD Pop-Up Fine Art Market a resounding debut. “This MAD Pop-Up Fine Art Market started as a long shot but proved to be a perfect fit with the … More Pop-Up Fine Art Market “a perfect fit” with Made in Kingston
A Great Place to do Some Holiday Shopping! MAD is sponsoring a new Pop-Up Fine Art Market at the 5th Annual “Made in Kingston” on December 7 from 4-8:30 p.m. Participating artists include Neville Bean, Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Ray Curran, Priscilla Derven, John Fischer, Rosalie Frankel, Kathleen Gavin, Glamberger, Glenn Grubard, Thomas Hackett, Prudence Haze, Tracey … More MAD Pop-Up Fine Art Market Debuts at “Made in Kingston”
Nominations Open Until 12/17 for Distinguished Artist Award The Kingston Arts Commission has established, with Mayor Steve Noble’s blessing, the City of Kingston Distinguished Artist Award for 2018-2019. This award acknowledges the growing number of extremely gifted and creative people who call Kingston home. The deadline for nominations is midnight on Sunday, December 17, and … More Calling All Kingston Artists!