The arts thrive in the Hudson River Valley, thanks to the stewardship of several devoted organizations. The fine arts, as well as the performing arts, are supported and encouraged by these groups, which work to preserve and promote the artistic culture of Dutchess County. Visit one of many organizations including the Howland Cultural Center, the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center and The Art Effect.

Art Centro

Multicultural art exhibits, pottery exhibits, clay classes, and art studios for rent by artists of all disciplines. Dedicated to enriching the area through arts and cultural events with their non-prof...

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ArtEast

Features the Open Studio Tour, a community-based, artist centered, public art project. ArtEast aims to bring attention to, and highlight, the arts and artist activity in eastern Dutchess County. Mediu...

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Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc.

This arts service organization has a gallery and offers workshops and special arts events to artists and the public. Arts Mid-Hudson promotes and coordinates all cultural activity and development acro...

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Barrett Art Center

Fine art exhibitions, art classes, lectures, and demonstrations focused on the visual arts. Located in an 1830s brick townhouse filled with Greek Revival architectural details and listed on the Nation...

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BeaconArts

Promoting artists and facilitating creative experiences through programs that promote a vibrant community and enrich the lives of local citizens. Their goal is to promote and nurture Beacon's multi-fa...

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Fall Kill Creative Works

Formerly known as the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center, it is a non-profit community organization that operates: Fall Kill Creative Works at 317 Main Street Clay Works (formerly Art Centro) at 485 Main St...

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Howland Cultural Center

Art exhibits, concerts including Howland Chamber Music Circle series, dances, CAPS poetry/Open Mic nights, film, art exhibits, family entertainment and multicultural events. Designed by Richard Morris...

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KuBe Theater

KuBe (an acronym for Kunsthalle Beacon) is comprised of 48 artists' studios, commercial office space, a fine art gallery, experimental art space. See theater, screenings, lectures, and avant-garde...

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Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory

Home to: PUF (Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory) Studios: printmaking open studios and art classes for the public all run by the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center. The Art Effect: Sparks Media Project and Mi...

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The Art Effect

The Art Effect (formerly Mill Street Loft and Spark Media Project) is committed to being a catalyst for youth empowerment and community engagement through the arts and media across the Hudson Valley. ...

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The Stissing Center

TSC is open and offers live music, drama, dance, film, community events, and much more. This new non-profit performance venue in Pine Plains is a hub of the regional community in the heart of a small ...

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