Ben Wigfall by Nancy Donskoj 1993

Roberto Lugo Lecture

Roberto Lugo will recount his rise from the streets of Philadelphia to become a world-renowned ceramic artist.

New MAD Website Launched with Artist Registry

Calling All Kingston Artists! The new MAD Artist Registry is now open.

Costumes and Cosplay Inspire Artists at The D.R.A.W.

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The Costumed Drawing program at The D.R.A.W. was one of the highlights of this year’s Art Walk.

The New MAD Artist Registry is Here!

With the launch of our new MAD website, we realize one of our long-time plans—the MAD Arts Registry. The Arts Registry begins with listings for artists to be followed by registries for galleries, performance venues and arts-related businesses in the near future. Artists may register here.

October is "Todd Samara Month”

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—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…
Todd Samara

The Samara Project Slated for October Launch

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…

MAD 2017: The Year in Review

MAD with its small army of volunteers has accomplished myriad things in 2017. We couldn’t have done this without them! A recap of 2017 begins with our official MAD launch party late last year. The Celebration of the Arts 2016 launch was…

Meet the New MAD Board Members!

The arts have become a strong, unifying force for Midtown Kingston since MAD was launched in 2016. In early November, a meeting of the MAD Board of Directors and MAD Advisory Board was held at Bailey Pottery Equipment. During the fun-filled…

Art Walk Kingston 2017

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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…

The Shirt Factory Turns 100 – Come Celebrate on Saturday!

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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…

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…