2015 Studio Tours

Over 400 artists in the Hudson River Valley readily welcome you into their private worlds as studios are open to the public from April through October 2015. These free, self-guided tours showcase the working studios and artwork created there. You will have the rare opportunity to visit studios that are rarely open to the public. Visitors will get an insider’s behind-the-scenes glimpse into an artists’ creative life. Many of the artists participating in these events show in galleries throughout the region and nationally. The Hudson Valley is where they live, work, and get their inspiration. Enjoy your travels throughout the beautiful countryside of New York’s Hudson River Valley!




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Artist Studios Open May 3 -4, 2014

BOS Events ongoing April 25 through May 4, 2014

Beacon Open Studios is pleased to announce our 6th annual open studio event, happening the weekend May 3-4, 2014. Mark your calendars and plan to visit Beacon for self-guided tours of artists studios noon-6pm both days.

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April 25-May 4

Kickoff Exhibition open @ Hudson Beach Glass

April 29

Film screening Llyn Foulkes One Man Band

April 30

BeaconArts @ Night Meeting at Hudson Beach Glass

May 2

Kickoff Party 6-9pm

May 3-4

Artist studios open! noon-6pm


For more information: www.beaconopenstudios.org



ArtEast Open Studio Tour -

Two Big Weekends:

October 19 & 20 and 26 & 27, 2013

11am to 5pm

Art lovers and leaf peepers agree that October is prime time to take in an open studio tour along country roads. Held on two weekends in October ArtEast’s Open Studio Tour features art studios along New York’s Route 22 corridor, stretching from Patterson in Putnam County, as far west as Hopewell Junction and Stanfordville, as far east as Wingdale, and north to Amenia in Dutchess County.
Opening weekend is October 19/20 with a number of artists also open October 26/27.
For more information contact: arteast_lk@yahoo.com
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Peekskill Open Studios

June 1 & 2, 2013


2013 Sat & Sun, June 1 & 2 – 12 to 5 pm


The Peekskill Arts Alliance (PAA) is proud to present this exciting annual arts event.  See visual and performing arts by more than 100 visual & performing artists in their studios, performance spaces and several other special exhibitions throughout the City of Peekskill, NY. Celebrate art all day and music & dinning the bustling cafes and restaurants at night.

See the creative process at work first hand with visits to over 40 artists’ private studios plus live performances.   Have an open dialogue with artists to discover what drives them.  Spend time perusing the special exhibits and professional gallery spaces where even more artwork is on display.

Open Studios – For self guided tours a map will be provided at the Jan Peek Gazebo on the corner of N. Division St. and Park St. outlining exactly where you can find each artist and their studio plus events.

Guided tours of artist’s district studios will leave from the Jan Peek Gazebo at the intersection of Park and Division Streets at 1 & 3:00 p.m. both days. Maps for tours will be provided at centralized locations and on our website.

Exhibits – Three exhibits of PAA members will be open for this event:

  • WCC Gallery – Juried show entitled, “It’s Not Always Black & White”
  • Peekskill Coffee House – Showing off PAA Members without studios in the downtown
  • Energy Movement Center – More art by local PAA artists in this amazing center.

 Performance – The Energy Movement Center (EMC) is the stepping-stone home for EMBARK|Peekskill literary & performing arts!  We are thrilled to have Daisy Jopling perform for us this year along with; theater, dance, comedy, music, poetry and much, much more! Visit our website for updates: www.peekskillartsalliance.org and our Facebook page!

This event has a range of art will include traditional and contemporary, paintings, sculptures, video art, photography, installation pieces, ceramics, prints, drawings, silk paintings and performance arts. The Peekskill art scene is an evolving and vibrant community. New artists and performers are moving into the area every year.

For information: Maureen Winzig (914)438-6084 mwinzig@mindspring.com or John Mucciolo (914) 471-5515.

This annual, “ Open Studios 2013” is being presented by the Peekskill Arts Alliance with generous support from the Artswestchester, NYSCA, the Peekskill Business Improvement District, City of Peekskill, and the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce.

Arts Alive Project Grants are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program (DEC), a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature and administered by ArtsWestchester.


Saugerties Artists Studio Tour

August 8, 9 & 10, 2014

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August 8 – Artist’s Reception at Opus 40
50 Fite Road, Saugerties, NY, 5 to 7 p.m.

August 9 & 10 – Open Studios
throughout the Town of Saugerties, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Join us for the 12th Annual Saugerties Artists Studio Tour and discover more than 30 talented artists working in a variety of media such as painting, printmaking, collage, photography, ceramic art, fine furniture and sculpture.  At the Artists’ Reception on Friday evening meet the artists and preview their work on display in the Opus 40 Gallery.
You can plan your free self-guided tour by visiting the Tour’s official website, www.saugertiesarttour.com  The high quality and range of artistic expression is sure to offer an enjoyable experience to everyone taking the Tour.  Bring your friends and family – Take The Tour!

Beginning in mid-July free maps will be available at numerous locations in the Town of Saugerties and beyond, they are listed on the Tour’s website.

For more information call Barbara Bravo, Tour Coordinator at 845-246-7493 or email events@saugertiesarttour.com

Additional Tour Events

Saugerties Hosts The 11th Annual Art Along The Hudson Kick Off – May 31

5 – 7 p.m. The Kick Off’s formal program with guest speakers.

7 – 9 p.m. The Gallery Exhibit opens to everyone.  Live music performed by Malcolm Cecil.

The Kick Off will be held at the Saugerties Performing Arts Factory (SPAF), 169 Ulster Avenue, Saugerties.  Don’t miss this opportunity to view some of the finest artwork available in the Hudson Valley Region at one of the most art-friendly facilities to be found.  All the participating Art Along The Hudson communities will be taking part in this exhibit.

ArtSites In The Village –  July 10-Aug. 10

For a visual treat take a casual stroll through the village of Saugerties  (Main and Partitions Streets) where the  Tour artists will be filling the windows of many local businesses with local art.

Studio Tour 12th Annual Show – July 11 – August 10 

Opening Reception July 11,  5 to 7 p.m.

Hosted by the Saugerties Historical Society, The Kiersted House, 119 Main Street, Saugerties, NY.
This  exhibit challenges the Tour artists to create new work with a common thread.   Artists of every discipline will participate in this show.

The 12th  Saugerties Artists’ Studio Tour  Exhibit Continues at Cafe Mezzaluna – August 16 – September 21
Artists’ Reception September 20, 4 to 6 p.m.
Café Mezzaluna, 626 Route 212, Saugerties, NY
Hosted by Mery Rosado, the show goes on. Enjoy the atmosphere of this cozy cafe while feasting your eyes on the works of artists of the Saugerties Artists Studio Tour.


Art Studio Views

August 31 and September 1, 2013

Northern Dutchess Art Studio Views

Art Studio Views — Kick-off Event: Thursday, Aug. 15TH – read on….

All are welcome to meet the artists and join in Now in its successful 6th year, the annual Labor Day 2013 Art Studio Views Tour in the Rhinebeck area, is poised to welcome you back to the private working studios of some of the best artists in the Northern Dutchess County Region of the Hudson Valley. Many of the artists participating in this year’s event, show in galleries throughout the region and nationally.  The Hudson Valley and our area is where they live, work, and get their inspiration. Nourish your soul with the best our region has to offer.

Our free self- guided tour showcases the artists in their working studios and artwork being created there. Tour takers have a chance to get to know the artists in an informal atmosphere, and on personal level as they see where they work. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit studios that are rarely open to the public, view actual works in progress as well as recently completed pieces. Get an insider’s behind-the-scenes  glimpse into an artist’s creative life! Many artists will be demonstrating their craft too.

Our tour map and brochure for the 2013 event is now available at 3 Gallery Headquarters  located: in Red Hook, Rhinebeck, and Hyde Park, as well as throughout the area and online.    Information will be updated on our website.  All you have to do is  grab your GPS, your friends and family, or  even your bike and come visit — we’ll be waiting to welcome you.

Art Studio Views Kick-off Reception & Gallery Show:

Join us on August 15th, from 5:30 – 7:00pm at the Rhinebeck Bank – Atrium Gallery and Reception area located at:  6414 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, NY  12572 to kick off the start of our 2013 event.    The Rhinebeck Bank,  our presenting sponsor, has been an ongoing supporter of the arts throughout the Hudson River Valley for countless years. It is through this type of involvement that the Bank hopes to help strengthen the economic well being of the communities they serve.  Refreshments and lively art conversation for all.   All are welcome to join in the celebration, meet the artists first hand, get to know them, and share in the art bounty of the Hudson Valley.

An exhibition of works by the Art Studio Views Artists is on display during the month of August and will be ongoing throughout the tour weekend.  Brochures and maps can also be picked up at the Hyde Park, Rhinebeck, and Red Hook branches of the Rhinebeck Bank .

website: www.artstudioviews.com email: artstudioviewstour@hotmail.com or contactDoris Cultraro (845-876-3200) — 2013 Tour Coordinator


Newburgh Open Studios

September 28 & 29, 2013


Self-Guided Tour of Artists’ Studios & Temporary Galleries
September 28 & 29, 11:00am – 5:00pm

Meet Newburgh artists who create locally and exhibit throughout the Hudson Valley, nationally and internationally.  Visit studios in historic buildings rarely to the public. Expect to see a diverse selection of styles and artistic disciplines, from avant-garde video and sculpture, to bookbinding, wood-working and traditional oil painting.

Tours Maps will be available (10:00am) at Newburgh Art Supply, 5 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY, on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th.

For participating artist profiles, visit www.NewburghOpenStudios.org

Annual Artists Meet & Greet Kickoff Party on Friday, September 27, location TBA.  Check www.NewburghOpenStudios.org.

For information, call Newburgh Art Supply at 845-561-5552 or e-mail Michael@newburghartsupply.com

Newburgh Open Studios participates with the Hudson River Ramble.




Poughkeepsie Open Studios

June 20, 2015

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Open Studios – Historic Poughkeepsie City Center, 11 am to 5 pm

Poughkeepsie Open Studios is pleased to announce our open studio event, happening June 20, 2015.  Mark your calendars and plan to visit Poughkeepsie for self-guided tours of artists studios from 11 am until 5 pm. Check out the participating painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramicists, glass artists, multi-media and interdisciplinary artists, while enjoying the historic heart of Poughkeepsie. Visit our website  at PoughkeepsieOpenStudios.org to see profiles of participating artists and a sneak preview of their work.
Tour brochures and maps will be finalized by the beginning of June and will be available online and throughout the city on the day of the event. Our website is continuously updated as event planning progresses and will be expanded with additional event details, including historical tours, tours of art centers, and locations of local restaurants offering special menus for the event.

For more information visit:  PoughkeepsieOpenStudios.org