Welcome! Artists' Collective of Hyde Park is a non-profit group of local artists dedicated to promoting the arts and artists in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Art is a special part of our Valley and our community and lives within its soul. We support tourism and our local community through art, performance and fundraising events and workshops. Winner: 2015 Best Gallery, Hudson Valley Magazine Readers' Poll.
UPCOMING ART SHOWS:
"Inside Out" Opening Reception May 6, 2017
Show runs through June 4, 2017
"What the Heck?" Opening Reception June 10, 2017
Show runs through July 9, 2017
"HYDE PARK THEN AND NOW" Opening Reception July 15, 2017
Show runs through August 13, 2017
"SUMMER DAZE" Opening Reception August 19, 2017
Show runs through September 17, 2017
"AUTUMN PALETTE" Opening Reception September 23, 2017
Show runs through October 22, 2017
"EYE OF THE BEHOLDER" Opening Reception October 28, 2017
Show runs through November 26, 2017
"ILLUMINATION" Opening Reception December 2, 2017
Show runs through January 2, 2018
Please see our ARTIST NEWS page for what our member artists are doing outside of ACHP.
WHAT'S NEW (Please scroll Down for all our goings-on in art, music, workshops and events)
On Saturday, May 6 from 5:30 - 8:30 pm, we'll turn "Inside Out" for you at our new show's Opening Reception. What's new? New artists like Nancy Johnson, Gary Rogers and Linda Storminger for your spring art renewal! Come and enjoy the show.
MARK THE DATE! Hudson Valley Then and Now Community Arts Festival will take place with a series of events July 13-16, 2017 via a joint project between the Hyde Park Free Library and Artists' Collective of Hyde Park. Art, music and history will shine a light on the unique beauty and character of our beloved valley!
This year's scholarship of $500 was awarded on May 24 to a Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School graduating senior continuing on in the arts. The winner was a young lady chosen from submissions of essays and photos of artwork. She also will have a show in our gallery of her work (date TBD). The award was presented at FDR by the faculty.
NEW IN JUNE - Our first SIP & SNIP! "PAPER ROSES"
Friday, June 16th, 2017
6:30 to 9:00
Difficulty Level - Easy - Suitable for ages 6 to 106
Please join us on Friday, June 16th for a variation of our popular sip and paint. Learn how to make delightful paper roses from a variety of paper selections and take home your lovely paper rose creation in a beautiful bud vase. Wine, soda and light refreshments included. Space is limited. Please RSVP by Wednesday, June 14th to firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 845-527-6647.
PAINT AND SIP: "Proud Rooster" with Liz St.Leger and Ilga Ziemins-Kurens, Friday June 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm. Space limited; $40. *TO RESERVE: call 845 471-8814 or email email@example.com.
AVAILABLE: safe, pleasant WORK SPACES FOR REASONABLE RENT. Several rooms are still available. They're great for artist studios, writers or anyone looking for a quiet place to work. Contact 845-229-9029 for more information or to schedule a visit.
LIFE DRAWING - weekly figure drawing practice sessions with a male model, Rudy Vavra, *MOVING BACK TO MONDAYS, 6:00-9:00 pm. You will need to bring your own drawing supplies and setup. $15 per session. To reserve, call 845-367-3108.
Our "BOLD!" group show opened January 21 with a very special show by Featured Artist and longtime ACHP member Gary Dotterer. Gary and ACHP have raised over $1,000 in donations for St. Jude's Children's Hospital. (Please make checks payable to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.) *Review of Gary's show in the Poughkeepsie Journal by Linda Marston-Reid*
You can follow us on Instagram @achpny!
Many ACHP artists will also display work at the Clove Creek Dinner Theater in Fishkill - beginning August 15. We will be displaying art there on an ongoing basis and new art will be rotated in frequently. Address: 18 Westage Business Center Drive, behind the Red Line Diner on Route 9, Fishkill, NY 12524.
PAINTING & STUDIO TECHNIQUES Fridays, 11:00 am -3:00 pm ongoing, with renowned artist Keith Gunderson! Keith is as talented a teacher as he is an artist. Painters in any media may arrange to participate by contacting Janet at firstname.lastname@example.org. $40 per session. Keith attended the Art Students League of New York, the National Academy of Art as well as the New York Academy of Art, Art Center College-Pasadena, and Studio Four in Chicago. He has studied with such notable instructors as Frank Mason, David Leffel, George Sotos, Harry Carmean, and Gustav Rehberger. Keith's work has been featured in international publications and media.
ONGOING EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS
We host "Painting and Studio Techniques with Keith Gunderson" on Friday mornings. Painters in any media may arrange to participate by contacting Janet at email@example.com. $40 per session. Keith attended the Art Students League of New York, the National Academy of Art as well as the New York Academy of Art, Art Center College-Pasadena, and Studio Four in Chicago. He has studied with such notable instructors as Frank Mason, David Leffel, George Sotos, Harry Carmean, and Gustav Rehberger. Keith's work has been featured in international publications and media.
We have OPEN MIC nights on Second Thursdays each month, with a laid-back vibe that welcomes both the very experienced and amazingly talented as well as the newbie. Musicians, spoken word artists, and others wishing to perform, please contact Liz at 914-456-6700. The fun begins at 7:00 pm.
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All the Best,
Your Hyde Park Artists