Cultural Centers / Organizations & Associations

Arts & Culture

Cultural Centers / Organizations & Associations in the Hudson Valley

The arts thrive in the Hudson River Valley, thanks to the stewardship of several devoted organizations. The fine arts, as well as the performing arts, are supported and encouraged by these groups, which work to preserve and promote the artistic culture of Dutchess County. Visit one of many organizations including the Howland Cultural Center, the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center and The Art Effect.

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Art Along the Hudson

Art Along the Hudson : Your Guide to Art Venues & Open Studio tours in the Hudson Valley - including Beacon, Hyde Park, Poughkeepsie, Red Hook , Rhinebeck, Tivoli, and eight other Hudson River communities...

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Art Centro

Pottery exhibits by members and area artists. National Juried Show: The Cup Show. Clay classes. Multicultural art exhibits in other media. Art studios for rent by artists of all disciplines. New Hours...

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The ArtEast Open Studio Tour, happens the two weekends following Columbus Day Weekend,  is a community-based, artist centered, public art project. ArtEast  was originally formed to bring attention...

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Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc.

Arts Mid-Hudson features a gallery, workshop, and special arts events.  As an arts service orgnization located in Dutchess County, Arts Mid-Hudson promotes and coordinates all cultural activity and development...

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Barrett Art Center

Barrett Art Center showcases fine art exhibitions and presents art classes, lectures, and demonstrations focused on the visual arts.  Located in an 1830s brick townhouse filled with Greek Revival architectural...

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BeaconArts sponsors Second Sat exhibitions, events and a guide. Art happens here!

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Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center

Two Victorian architecture land marked buildings. Hosts dance, music, drama, lectures, films; theater. Gallery and Victorian parlors host area artists; available for group events.

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Howland Cultural Center

Designed by Richard Morris Hunt and built in 1872. Art exhibits, concerts including Howland Chamber Music Circle series, dances, CAPS poetry/Open Mic nights, film, art exhibits, family entertainment and...

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KuBe Theater

KuBe (an acronym for Kunsthalle Beacon) is comprised of 48 artists' studios, commercial office space, a fine art gallery, experimental art space. See theater, screenings, lectures, and avant-garde...

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Mid-Hudson Heritage Center

The Mid-Hudson Heritage Center (MHHC) is a non-profit community organization that operates: Art Centro at 485 Main Street The Heritage Center Gallery at 317 Main Street The Historic Glebe House at 635...

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Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory

The redevelopment of the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory is the anchor project in Hudson River Housing's work to revitalize the Middle Main Street corridor. We renovated this three story, 22,000 square...

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The Art Effect

The Art Effect (formerly Mill Street Loft and Spark Media Project) is committed to being a catalyst for youth empowerment and community engagement through the arts and media across the Hudson Valley. We...

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