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:
"TAKING FLIGHT" Opening
Reception FEBRUARY 2, 2019 - 5:30-8:30 pm, displaying through March 24. Full member show.
ELIZABETH ST. LEGER AND MARILYN GRIECO, FEATURED ARTISTS
Please see our ARTIST NEWS page for what our member artists are doing outside of ACHP.
WHAT'S NEW Check out our blog. (Please scroll Down for all our goings-on in art, music, workshops and events)
Elizabeth St. Leger and Marilyn Grieco share the spotlight in our central room in "Taking Flight", opening reception 2/2, 5:30-8:30 pm. Liz has created a series of birdhouses in homage to the styles of famous artists. Marilyn displays her textile/mixed media works. Our members fill the rest of our first show of the year. Through March 24.
This Saturday, February 2 5:30-8:30 PM we welcome you to our first opening reception of 2019. Our artists enthusiastically explore "Taking Flight" wherever their inspiration leads them. This is a fun and upbeat show you won't want to miss, with everything from birds to bees to balloons to baseball players (yep, turns out they can fly too). Featured artists in the central gallery room this time are Marilyn Grieco working in mixed media/textile art and Elizabeth St. Leger, who has created, in addition to her paintings, birdhouses celebrating famous artists like Van Gogh, Warhol and Tiffany. Marilyn and Liz are cooking Italian dishes for our reception guests on Saturday. We've brought back our chance art auction with six art works on display at the gallery. This show runs through March 24.
Recently Marilyn Grieco and Barbara Todd were interviewed on WHVW AM 950 by Tori Alexander Dave Heller. We talked about the organization and goals of our non-profit art organization and the importance of art in our community. if you missed it, you can hear it on SoundCloud.
In other news, we are constructing a new sign near the road in front of our gallery to help everyone find us more easily.
In our upcoming Paint & Sip on February 8 at 6:30 we will paint "Flower Works" with Ilga Ziemins-Kurens and Elizabeth St. Leger. Instruction and materials included. $40. RSVP 914-456-6700
***Schedule change*** This month only we are having Open Mic on WEDNESDAY, February 13 at 7 pm instead of the usual Second Thursday because of Valentine's Day.
Save the Date: March 16 those lovable boyos of Flash Company will be back with another terrific concert of Irish music at the United Methodist Church Hall in Hyde Park. Get your tickets at the opening Saturday or call/text 914-456-4075.
AVAILABLE: safe, pleasant STUDIO WORK SPACES FOR REASONABLE RENT. They're great for artist studios, writers or anyone looking for a quiet place to work. All rooms are currently occupied. Contact 845-229-9029 for more information or to schedule a visit.
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Many ACHP artists also display work at the Clove Creek Dinner Theater in Fishkill. We display art there on an ongoing basis and new art is rotated in frequently. Address: 18 Westage Business Center Drive, behind the Red Line Diner on Route 9, Fishkill, NY 12524.
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 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.
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