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September 3, 2014

Red Hook Community Arts Network Gallery & Artists’ Collective

7516 N Broadway in Red Hook. (845) 758-6757  Find us on Facebook and visit Red Hook CAN/ Artists Collective Gallery Hours – Friday & Saturday 12-7pm,Sunday 12-4pm (or by chance or appt.) The Red Hook Community Arts Network engages the arts community, supports culture and fosters a local identity through creativity. The storefront space serves as headquarters for RHCAN, a grass-roots community arts networking organization, and houses an active gallery and artists’ studios.  The RHCAN gallery in the front mounts monthly exhibits (some juried) and they are open to all artists for submission.  See the Calls for Art on our website:

Walk toward the back to discover the other artists’ gallery/studios:  Kari Feuer (painter), Kathy Cassens (photographer), Juliet Harrison’s Equine Gallery, and Jessica Wyant-Pendleton (painter & mixed media artist).  Check the village streets for RHCAN’s award-winning outdoor Sculpture Expo 2014 thru November 21st.

Red Hook CAN & Community Events in November/December: “ORGANIC: – The photographs of Francesco Mastalia.  October 31st-Nov 16th.  To create the images for ORGANIC, Mastalia embarked upon a journey through the Hudson Valley, and photographed over 100 of its farmers and chefs.   Sunday, Nov 16th. 2:00pm Panel Discussion at the Elmendorph Inn followed by an Artists Reception at 3:30. 

Red Hook Film Festival presents:  HARVEST SHORTS Nov 14/15th-  A festival of short independent Films by local and regional directors.

Red Hook Fire Hall, (42 Ham Memorial Firehouse Lane)  7:00pm. / Special event for children (ages 6-10) onSat, Nov 14th, 2:00pm.

After hours party following the last film hosted by Red Hook Community Arts Network on Sat Nov 15th for all attendees.

Tickets on sale at Red Hook Community Arts Network gallery or online RHCAN is thankful to Robert George Design Group and the RHFF, to be a beneficiary of the proceeds from the film Festival. ATTENTION ARTISTS! OPEN CALL FOR ART: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYSNovember 21 – December 29, 2014 Reception: 11/22, Sat 12-3. Holiday Gifting show: fine art and crafts, cards and prints…all under $100! Show will be curated to meet the gallery’s space limitations. It is not juried and is open to all.  Exhibit will feature art and craft suitable for gift-giving and the holiday home.  Refer for complete details.     Red Hook’s Sculpture Expo 2014 thru November 21st along Route 9 in the Village of Red Hook  blue The streets of Red Hook will become a gallery through November 21, when the second annual Red Hook Sculpture Expo is installed at prominent sites throughout the village. An opening celebration will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the Red Hook Community Arts Network Gallery and Artists Collective. Visitors to Red Hook will be able to see fourteen sculptures by eight artists, working with granite, steel, iron, wood and marble dust. The work – by local and regional artists – includes representational and abstract sculptures. “We were excited to have won Arts Mid-Hudson Executive’s Arts Award for Art in Public Places for Sculpture Expo 2013,” said Rita Gentile, who curated Sculpture Expo 2014 with Conrad Levenson. “We’re pleased to have found another strong group of work to exhibit this year.” This year’s Sculpture Expo includes work by Leon Smith, Conrad Levenson, David Channon, Allan Cyprys, Frederik Rostock, Gilbert Boro, Tyler Borchert and Binney Meigs. “The Expo is designed as a self-guided walking tour,” explained Gentile. “Sculptures will be placed in front of businesses, the Village Hall, Red Hook Public Library, the Elmendorph Inn and Veteran’s Memorial Park.”  All work featured in the Sculpture Expo is for sale. Red Hook Library notes: Leon Smith’s Rimmoway Grand adorns the library’s front yard as part of Sculpture Expo 2014. Other installations are scattered throughout the village. For more information go to Red Hook Community Arts Network website: or stop in the gallery or library for a brochure. One Poet by Fredrick RostokOur thanks go out to Rita Gentile, Conrad Levenson and Red Hook Community Arts Network for making this happen, and for making our village so beautiful!  


THIS IS AN URGENT APPEAL FOR YOUR HELP If you want the Red Hook Community Arts Network to Survive?  It’s time to step up!

For the last 3+ years a very small group of people have helped make Red Hook an arts destination through events, workshops, artist’s collective & gallery and so much more. RHCAN has gained broad and far-reaching recognition for its achievements, continuous momentum and ingenuity, but to continue this creative vibrancy WE NEED YOU!

More information: Please read on – this is vital to RHCAN’s survival…


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Rhinebeck Red Hook
Third Weekend Art Walks celebrate the arts throughout the year. Galleries have receptions and openings Friday nights through Sunday afternoons every month. Rhinebeck & Red Hook offer a variety of art events, many within walking distance of each other: art galleries, historic sites, local theater & dance, live music, book- signings, and wine-tastings. Seasonal arts and cultural events include: Bard’s CCS-Hessel Museum (year-round); Crafts at Rhinebeck (June & Oct); Art Studio Views (Labor Day Weekend); and Sinterklaas (Dec). Brochures and maps are available at each town’s Chamber of Commerce Information Booths.


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