Photo Courtesy: Cunningham at 100 photograph by Stephanie Berger | Basilica Soundscape photograph by Samantha Marble


HUDSON HALL: 327 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534

HUDSON HALL Hudson Hall offers a year-round schedule of arts and cultural programming in the 1855 former Hudson City Hall which contains New York State’s oldest surviving theater. Ongoing programs include concerts, readings, lectures, exhibitions, theater and dance presentations, after-school programs, workshops, classes, and large-scale community arts events, like Winter Walk, celebrating its 23rd anniversary in 2019. READ MORE

327 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534


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BASILICA HUDSON is a non-profit multidisciplinary arts center in Hudson, NY, supporting the creation, production and presentation of independent and innovative arts and culture while fostering sustainable community. With Basilica SoundScape and 24-HOUR DRONE, the two annual music festivals at the heart of our large-scale rituals, we are proud to welcome revolutionary voices from across the musical spectrum, from sitarists to suspended guitars and gripping political poetry to heart-wrenching neo-gospel. READ MORE

110 S. Front St Hudson, NY 12534

(Photo of Vision Control performing during 24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC in April 2015. Photo by Eric Harvey Brown.)



TIME AND SPACE LIMITED, a not-for-profit arts organization: Original theater productions and performances, music, art exhibitions, multi-media productions, independent and documentary films, Live HD Simulcasts, youth projects, and special events. By exposing an underserved area of NY State to the benefits of artistic expression, TSL has become a beacon and leader in the neighborhood, county, and state READ MORE

434 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY 12534

(Pictured: Simon Russell Beale in the title role of Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy of King Richard The Second.” Broadcast live from London’s @nationaltheatre)



CLUB HELSINKI HUDSON “The restoration and build out of the 1800's industrial building complex was accomplished using local builders and artists with an eye toward providing the best possible theatrical experience for both musicians and audiences alike. Helsinki felt that the historic nature of the riverside town, once an active port and the 4th largest city in New York State, deserved the energetic assistance of urban renewal, so the club was reworked using green architectural techniques refurbishment. … Creating a shared community of artists, music lovers, activists, poets, and people who have found a home and refuge among the club's always intriguing array of staff, supporters and artists.” READ MORE

405 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY 12534



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BARD FISHER CENTER Designed by Frank Gehry, the Fisher Center illustrates the College’s commitment to the performing arts as a cultural and educational necessity.

The 16th annual Bard SummerScape festival features weeks of world-class opera, theater, dance, cabaret, film, and music, including the 30th annual Bard Music Festival, Korngold and His World. READ MORE 

60 Manor Avenue, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

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JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY: THE SCHOOL IN KINDERHOOK In nearby Kinderhook, Jack Shainman, who maintains two galleries in Chelsea, has turned a 1929 Federal-style brick schoolhouse into a clean white 30,000-square-foot art venue. Contemporary Art Steams Up the Hudson | New York Times | Nancy Princenthal

25 Broad Street, Kinderhook, NY 12106



ART OMI creates a sanctuary for the artistic community and the public to affirm the transformative quality of art. Art Omi is a not-for-profit arts center with a 120-acre sculpture and architecture park and gallery, residency programs for international artists, writers, translators, musicians, architects and dancers. READ MORE

1405 County Route 22, Ghent, New York 12075

(Pictured: Untitled by Christopher Wool)



PS21 Founded in 1999 to bring world-class performances to Columbia County and adjacent counties, the first performances in 2006 were under a temporary tent venue with performances of classical music and modern dance. PS21 has twelve successful seasons under the saddlespan tent.
… In 2018 PS21 moved into a brand new state-of-the-art theater located just a few hundred yards up the hill from the former tent site. In warmer months, the East wall of the black box opens forming a proscenium stage for a 300 seat open air pavilion theater. READ MORE

2980 Route 66, Chatham, NY 12037