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:
"Undercover" Show Opening Reception Saturday, April 1, 2017
Show runs through April 30, 2017
"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
"BOING!" Opening Reception July 15, 2017
Show runs through August 13, 2017
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 April 1 from 5:30 - 8:30 pm, we celebrated the opening of "Undercover", with a reception for you, our friends and followers. You can still see this show until April 30.
Our next group show "Inside Out" opens on Saturday, May 6, with a reception 5:30 - 8:30 pm. We welcome you to meet the artists and enjoy our show!
PAINT AND SIP: "Spring Landscape" with Liz St.Leger and Ilga Ziemins-Kurens, Friday May 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm. Space limited; $40. *TO RESERVE: call 845 471-8814 or email email@example.com.
MARK THE DATE! a DINNER AND DANCE event for May 19, 2017 at the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge in Hyde Park! Doors will open at 6 pm and dinner will be served promptly at 6:30 pm. Dance to the music of DJ Johnny Angel, who will be playing favorites from the 50's to the 80's for three hours. We'll also be having an art auction! The event will raise funds for next year's FDR HS Arts Scholarship for a student who shows promise and is continuing in the arts. (RESERVATIONS are REQUIRED. We're sorry, but we cannot accommodate late arrivals for dinner, so please be on time.)
This year's scholarship of $500 will be awarded on May 24 to a Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School graduating senior continuing on in the arts. The winner will be chosen from submissions of essays and photos of artwork.
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!
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.
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