Art
Thomas-Cole's-New-Studio-is-now-coming-back-to-life-@

Thomas Cole’s studio, demolished 40 years ago, is coming back to life

After a long campaign of research, fundraising and construction, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in Catskill is nearly ready to unveil its new “New Studio,” an on-site replica of the Italianate building…

(Courtesy of Tonner Doll Company)

Robert Tonner explains how he makes exquisite dolls tonight at SUNY-Ulster

Robert Tonner, Kingston-based creator of exquisitely detailed collectible dolls, was recently named SUNY-Ulster’s artist-in-residence for 2016. It’s a move likely to attract attention to the community college’s new Associate’s Degree program in Fashion…

Scrollbook-@

Artist’s books by Grady Kane-Horrigan in New Paltz

Multimedia artist Grady Kane-Horrigan has taken two of the most mundane and ubiquitous technological phenomena – Facebook and the smartphone – and mined them for unsuspected artistic gold. The result of his refining,…

Howard Greenberg (Dion Ogust | Almanac Weekly)

Photography advocate/collector Howard Greenberg to talk at Dorsky Museum

In our neck of the woods, Howie Greenberg emerged in the 1970s as an affable hippie Psych major with a talent for taking photos, a good eye for other people’s work and a…

WSW Chili Bowl intern Allora McCullough in action

WSW’s Chili Bowl Fiesta this Saturday at Rosendale Rec Center

Each of the handcrafted ceramic bowls at the 19th annual Chili Bowl Fiesta on Saturday, February 27 will be unique: a one-of-a-kind addition to any collection of pottery. Not only that, its purchase…

Artist Kathy Ruttenberg (photos by Dion Ogust | Almanac Weekly)

Something wild: Kathy Ruttenberg’s Woodstock studio

Artist Kathy Ruttenberg lives at the end of a long road up a mountain, and at dusk it’s easy to miss the small sign off the main road. By the time I find…

6@

Marist fashion students undertake Six-Item Challenge

As visiting professional lecturer and special projects coordinator for the fashion program at Marist College, knitwear designer Melissa Halvorson teaches her students that fashion is not just about the look; clothing is a…

Jim_Kricker_@

Sign up for classes at Kingston’s Riverport Wooden Boat School

While the sloop Clearwater is currently in drydock for major repairs, the Hudson River Maritime Museum (HRMM) is gearing up to celebrate its 35th anniversary and marking another milestone: the launch in March of the long-promised Riverport Wooden…

The ten paintings on display at the Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park through May 25, installed throughout the rooms of the 19th-century home, are part of a unique collaboration between the historic site and artist Angela Fraleigh.

Contemporary art at Vanderbilt Mansion examines the role of women

The women are seen from behind, their faces turned away from the viewer, their features indistinct. Creamy complexions, upswept hair, a luminous expanse of bare shoulder. A suggestion of a life, a woman’s…

DonaldTrumpbyMarkPeterson-ReduxFovea-@

“The flash is like crack to them:” Mark Peterson’s photos from presidential campaign in Beacon

“The flash is like crack to them. They really don’t care if a picture is flattering or not.” So observes veteran photojournalist Mark Peterson of the 2016 presidential hopefuls whom he has been…

Hudson Valley Almanac Weekly © All Rights Reserved

An Ulster Publishing publication