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”

The Samara Project Slated for October Launch: Volunteers Needed

To preserve the legacy of Todd Samara, a nationally recognized artist whose favorite subject was Kingston’s Rondout, a group of Kingston artists have formed the Samara Project, which is proposing a month-long, city-wide retrospective of Todd’s work this October. The retrospective, which is sponsored by MAD, would include exhibits of Todd’s paintings at Kingston galleries, … More The Samara Project Slated for October Launch: Volunteers Needed

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!

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

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 the new community art space, has hosted printmaking and comic-book writing workshops for half a … More D.R.A.W., A New Community Arts Center on Broadway