Kingston Art Happenings

Welcome to Kingston, the first capital of New York State! From uptown’s Stockade District to downtown’s waterfront Rondout District, Kingston is a city rich in history, architecture, visual & performing arts and even the culinary arts. The vibrant First Saturday gallery receptions offer a glimpse of what this creative city has to offer. Events throughout the year include live music, open studio tours, theatrical performances, historical reenactments, arts & cultural activities and so much more.

Art Galleries & Venues

ARTBAR Gallery* 674 Broadway 845-430-4893
ASK (Arts Society of Kingston)* 97 Broadway 845-338-0331
Cornell Street Studios 168 Cornell Street
Duck Pond Gallery* 128 Canal Street, Port Ewen
Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center* 300 Wall Street 845-331-5300
KMOCA Kingston Museum of Contemporary Art* 103 Abeel Street
One Mile Gallery* 475 Abeel Street 845-338-2035
Shirt Factory 77 Cornell Street 845 340-4660
StoneStyling * 440 Abeel Street
(in the New Ulster  Marina)
The Storefront Gallery* 93 Broadway 845-514-3998
 Whiteside Fine Art Studio  75 Broadway

Special Events & Performing Arts

First Saturday Opening Receptions* Year – Round
Night Market 3rd Fridays: May-Oct. 5-9pm
Festival of the Arts
Kingston Artist Soapbox Derby August 16th
19th Annual Fall for Art Juried Art Show, Sale & Cocktail Fundraiser September 10th
O+ Festival October 9-11
Sinterklaas Arrival Day Kingston November 28th
Midtown Holiday Weekend December 4-6
Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC) 601 Broadway BOX 845-339-6088
ADM 845-331-1613

Artist’s Shops – Supplies & Workshops

Bailey Pottery 62-68 Ten Broeck Ave.
Catskill Art & Office Supply* 328 Wall Street
Olivieri’s Arts, Crafts, & Coffee 63 Broadway
R&F Handmade Paints* 84 Ten Broeck Ave.
 Rhine beck Artist’s Shop*  793 Broadway


City of Kingston
Kingston Heritage Area Visitors Center Kingston Heritage Area Visitors’ Center, 20 Broadway
Marguerite ‘Meg’ Ehmann                Murphy Realty Group cell: 914.488.7543        office: 845.338.5252
Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union 336-4444
Rondout Savings Bank 300 Broadway 845-331-0073
RUPCO “The Lace Mill” 289 Fair Street 331-2140