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…

A New Place for Art in Midtown

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The Cornell Creative Arts Center is 10,000 square feet of open space that will be transformed into ten artist studios including a dance/movement studio, community room workshop, and 800 square feet of open space for membership co-working and…

Lotsa Yellow

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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…

Celebrating the Arts, Kingston Style

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 Another Smashing Success! An exciting evening celebrating the arts happened on Thursday, August 3rd at The Collective on Broadway Commons. The 3rd Annual Celebration of the Arts was the best yet and included a weather event as usual. Thank…

D.R.A.W., A New Community Arts Center on Broadway

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By Lynn Woods Lara Giordano is still putting the finishing touches on the renovation of 626 Broadway, but already the storefront has been a hive of creative activity. Her Department of Regional Art Workers, or D.R.A.W., as she has named…

Kingston Makers and Growers Market Kicks Off June 29

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Are you a maker or grower? Do you sell to makers or growers? Are you a writer, musician or performer? Come spend your Thursdays at The Collective at Broadway Commons right in the heart of Kingston. Founder and organizer Robert Airhart says,…
Joe Concra & Brian Mahoney

Chronogram Launches Community Conversations

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On February 8, Chronogram launched a new, monthly series to bring together community leaders, influencers and creatives for discussions about timely issues. For the first conversation, held at The Lace Mill, Chronogram Editorial Director Brian…

New Year's Resolution: Join a MAD Work Group!

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MAD is kicking off 2017 with projects to engage, serve and deploy three “constituencies”: businesses, artists and those who live and work in Midtown neighborhoods. We’ll work with these constituencies to agree on the most pressing needs, We’ll…

MAD Brochure

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Download a PDF of our MAD brochure. Click here for English. Click here for Spanish.  

Business Alliance of Kingston Hosts MAD Breakfast

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The Business Alliance of Kingston (BAK) hosted a yummy breakfast at PAKT Restaurant on September 21 to introduce Midtown businesses to the growing Midtown Arts District. "BAK is committed to strategies to improve business and accelerate revitalization,…