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:
"BOLD!" Member Exhibition to kick off 2017, including Featured Artist Gary Dotterer. Opening Reception Saturday, January 21, 2017, 5:30-8:30 pm
Show runs through February 19, 2017
"The Black and White Show" Opening Reception Saturday, February 25, 2017, 5:30-8:30 pm
Show runs through March 26, 2017
"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 February 25 from 5:30 - 8:30 pm, we celebrate the opening of The Black and White Show with a reception for you, our friends and followers. Welcome!
NEW: LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS WILL NOW BE ON TUESDAYS 5:30 - 8:30 pm. (see WORKSHOPS)
PAINT AND SIP: "SPRING PATH" with Liz St.Leger and Ilga Ziemins-Kurens, Friday March 10 at 6:30 pm. Space limited; $40. *TO RESERVE: call 845 471-8814 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our "BOLD!" group show opened January 21 with a very special show by Featured Artist and longtime ACHP member Gary Dotterer. Gary has a very special and beautiful story to tell; catch his show through Feb. 19. Gary and ACHP have raised over $1000 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*
CONCERT: FLASH COMPANY RETURNS in their second annual Irish music concert Saturday, March 18 at 7:30 pm. Due to its popularity, this show will take place in the roomier United Methodist Church Hall at Church Street and Route 9 in Hyde Park. Reservations suggested; email@example.com or 914-456-6700.. $12.
Want to see the world look new and notice things you've never noticed before? Come and get a new perspective with our upcoming exhibition, "The Black and White Show", opening February 25, 5:30-8:30 pm.
NEW: you can follow us on Instagram @achpny!
AVAILABLE: safe, pleasant WORK SPACES FOR REASONABLE RENT. 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.
We're also offering several WORKSHOPS!
LIFE DRAWING - weekly figure drawing practice sessions with a male model on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm. You will need to bring your own drawing supplies and setup. $15 per session. To reserve, call 914-456-6700.
PAINT & SIP - "SPRING PATH" with flowers, with Ilga Ziemins-Kurens and Liz St.Leger, Friday March 10 at 6:30 pm. Space is limited; $40. *TO RESERVE: call 845 471-8814 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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.
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