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:
"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)
TICKETS ON SALE NOW for our Fall Foliage Cruise with music by Maggie's Farm!
DATE: October 15 1:00-3:00 PM, Boarding 12:30 PM SHARP
at Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie. Sail up the Hudson on the Marika and enjoy the view, the music, the art auction, and the cash bar. TICKETS: $45. CALL OR TEXT 914-456-6700 TO GET YOURS TODAY.
MARK THE DATE!
This month we celebrate SUMMER DAZE with our hot new group show - come and enjoy the reception Saturday, August 19, 5:30-8:30 pm. Twenty-four artists, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, mixed media, ceramics, glass and ... a MUSICAL PERFORMANCE by Blue Shell Jazz, a 10-12 member band of FDR HS alumni and students. Our 2017 Art Scholarship recipient Liz Phillips is in the band!
Open Mic: Thursday, August 10, 7 pm
Paint & Sip: Friday, September 15, 6:30-9:00 pm - RSVP call/text 914-456-6700. Paint a wonderful hummingbird with coneflowers along with Ilga and Liz!
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 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.
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