Arts Calendar

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WPWL’s Arts Calendar for Winter, Spring, and Beyond


PAWLING CONCERT SERIES CELEBRATING 47 YEARS: SULTANS OF STRING (Apr 1); JEREMY DENK(Apr 29) All performances: Friday Eves at 8pm.(Supper is available at the Cave at TP from 6:00-7:30pm ) Further info: Phone: 845-855-3100/

MCKINNEY&DOYLE Fine Foods: Pawling. Enjoy the beautiful paintings by local artists changing monthly:   10 Charles Coleman Blvd, Pawling Village, NY.  Info: 845-855-3875;


THE JOHN KANE HOUSE: A Washington Headquarters National Monument, The Pawling Historical Society is also featuring an ONGOING EXHIBIT OF WORLD WAR II MEMORABILIA by PAWLING VETERANS: 126 E. Main St HOLMES WHALEY LAKE HISTORY EXHIBITION will be featured. Please watch for details.   Further info Gallery Hours and Decemberfest: at 845-855-5355.


PAWLING SHAKESPEARE CLUB:  New members heartily welcome to attend. (117 years young): Meets two Mondays per month (September–June).  Further info about Spring Programs:  The Merry Wives of Windsor :   Rita Schaffer, Pres 914-763-8149; Anne Wagner, Treasurer-855-9261.


DARYL’S HOUSE (Restaurant and Live Music) Rte 22 Pawling: CALENDAR LISTING ALL PERFORMERS, EVENTS  AND  SPECIAL PROGRAMS on line at / 845-289-0185  Exciting Musicians and entertainers grace their stage throughout the week .


THE PAWLING LIBRARY:  A LITTLE SPACE FOR ARTISTS: Meets monthly Fridays: 6:30-7:30pm;  CHILDRENS LITERACY: TEEN PROGRAMS an EVENING BOOK CLUBA WRITER’S CIRCLEFILM VIEWINGS; many special programs for the whole family. Info and detailed brochure: 845-855-3444 /


AKIN LIBRARY: PAWLING’S GUNNISON MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY and the QUAKER HILL HISTORICAL MUSEUM  Area History, Flora and Fauna Exhibit, Many changing events: 378 Old Quaker Hill Rd. Pawling.  Further info: 855-5099.

GALLERY ON THE GREEN :  7 Arch St., Pawling :  Gallery hours:  845-855-5642 /  Updated information about the artists and upcoming exhibitions may be read on the Gallery’s website.


FRONT STREET GALLERY: (Patterson) Changing Exhibitions, Classes, exhibits events and more. Gallery hours, Upcoming exhibition “SHADOWS” opens Saturday, February 13th (Reception: 10am-2pm)  “CLAUDINE” (A GROWN UP FAIRYTALE ) Sunday, Feb 28: 3pm. Info:  845-490-4542 /  Ongoing Visual Arts Classes : Kids Painting with Ink; Wire Earrings made Easy0  J. Rodriguez, 917-417-6631; Drawing and Oil Painting: M. Smoot-Sauter, 845-625-7755.


THE COUNTY PLAYERS, (Wappingers Falls) August, Osage County:  (Feb 5-20);  Memphis: (May 6-21)   (Detailed production listings/ info at 298-1491/


ARTS ON THE LAKE at LAKE CARMEL ARTS CENTER: 640 Rte 52, Kent   Workshops and Exhibitions in fine arts; video, writing, photography, theatre arts: ukelele and lots more. Members Gathering and Film, Feb 6, 7pm; Improv Workshop, Sat Feb 20. 7pm; The Man the Woman’s Shoes, Sat Mar 5.8pm.Further info: 845-228-2685.

BREWSTER THEATRE COMPANY: (Brewster) The Odd Couple, March, 2016.  Schedule: 845-232-0739

THE HALF MOON THEATRE (Hyde Park)  Cabaret at the CIA (Feb 12-13);  Vanya And Sonya and Masha and Spike (April 21-May 8);   6th Annual Ten Minite Play Festival (June 10-12)   Tickets/ details: 235-9885/

CLOVE CREEK DINNER THEATER: (Fishkill) An Evening of Hilarious Love (Feb 4-21); Till Death Do Us Part Murder Mystery (Feb 26-28); Run For Your Wife (Mar 3-20) Info and Reservations: 845-202-7778; .

WESTCHESTER BROADWAY THEATRE: (Elmsford) Always, Patsy Cline (Feb 4-28); Man of LaMancha(May 5-July 17); Happy Days(May 5-July 17); Million Dollar Quartet (July 21-Sept 11); Saturday Night Fever (Sept.15-Nov 27; Dec 29-Jan 29-’17); 2106 Holiday Production(Dec1-Dec 25)  Further info: 914-592-2222/

CARAMOOR (Katonah) Brochures available/ all tickets are on sale for Spring and Winter Performances March 13 thru August 7. Diversified musical offerings (classical, opera, jazz and more) in a beautiful setting.   Info: 914-232-1252.

MUSIC MOUNTAIN (Falls Village, CT) – 2016 Summer/Fall Season, June 5 thru September 19 (Chamber Music; Gilbert &Sullivan; Jazz; Baroque; Big Band; Broadway and Folk Music-every weekend.  Info/New Brochure available: / 860-824-7162.


THE KENT ART ASSOCIATION (KENT, CT)  Student Show: Feb 27, 28; Mar 5,6;  Member Show I : Mar 13-Apr 8;  Spring Juried Show: Apr 1-May 14;  Show for Show: May 22-24;  Elected Artists Invitational & Solo Show: May 28-June 24; President’s Juried Show: July 2-Aug 4; Student Workshop: Aug 1-3; Member Show II:  Aug 13- Sept 2;  ANNUAL MEETING: Oct 8;  Workshop 2: Oct 12-14; Northeast Watercolor Society Exhibition: Oct 23-Nov 5,6;  Photography Show: Nov 9-21;  Holiday Show: Nov 25-Dec 24,  Details/Calendar/Info: 860-927-4146/ .


THEATREWORKS, New Milford, CT: Seminar (Feb 19-Mar 12) ;  The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife ( Apr 29-May 21); [title of the show] (Jul 8-30);  The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (Sep 16-Oct 8);  Noel Coward’s Private Lives (Dec 2-Jan 7, 2017) Theatre Workshops for Kids; Further Details/ Calendar: 860-350-6863.


SHERMAN PLAYHOUSE: Sherman, CT: Blithe Spirit (Apr 29-May 22); Tartuffe (July 8-31); The Chalk Garden ( Sept 16-Oct 9); Life with Father (Dec 2- Jan 1, 2017) –Further info: 860-354-3622;


THE BROOKFIELD THEATRE FOR THE ARTS (Brookfield, CT) 59th Season:  17 Debacles (Feb 6); And Then There Were None (Mar 4-19); The Rescue Statiion (Apr 2); The Fantastiks (Apr 29-May 21); Bare(July 8-30); Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Aug 5,6); The Other Place (Sept 9-24); Speed The Plow (Nov 4-19)  Info: 203-775-0023 /


WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY AT DANBURY: The School of Visual and Performing Arts and Music Dept. Music , Theatre, Art, Opera and more:  Complete Information schedules/ tickets for all WesConn Music, Theatre  and  Visual Arts Events: 203-837-8851/ . Please contact the college for a complete schedule at 203-837-8350.


VASSAR COLLEGE: (Poughkeepsie) MODFEST events thru Feb 12th;      Music, Art Dance and more thru May; Permanent Collection and Changing Exhibits and workshops at the Loehman Loeb Museum:  Info about concerts, programs and special events at Vassar this year: / 845-437-7000

THE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT RHINEBECK Upcoming Productions include: And Then They Came for Me ( Feb 5-7); You Can’t Take It with You (Feb 12-21);  A Memory A Monologue, A Rant, A Prayer (Feb. 26-28);  Angels in America(Mar, 4-13) Solas Au Lae ( Mar 18-20); Rock Center(Apr 1); Godfather Death (Apr 3); Romeo and Juliet(April 8-17); West Side Story (Apr 22-May 1); 2ndAnnual Short Play Festival (May 6-8); Rock of Ages (May 13-29);  No Tune Like A Show Tune ( May 29) Further Info: Workshops , Saturday Morning Family Series and Field Trips:

NEW PALTZ STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK:  Music, Dance Theatre, Art and Gallery talks  abound through May. A View From the Bridge ( Mar 3-13);   Parade ( Apr 7-17)  Brochures and Info:  Info: 845-257-3880.

EISENHOWER HALLTHEATRE AT WESTPOINT: Beauty and the Beast (Feb 28; Women of Ireland (Mar 5); Live from Nashville (Apr 2); Mama Mia (Apr 17) Further Performance info: 845-938-4159/


ARTS MID HUDSON (formerly DCAC) Arts Mid-Hudson 696 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie : AMH Gallery,  696 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie.   Gallery hours, Exhibits, Visual Arts classes, Children’s Classes; Events and Opportunities for Artists throughout Dutchess and Ulster Counties:  Info/Website: 845-454-3222/




BARDAVON THEATRE/ ULSTER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER:   MAINSTAGE PERFORMANCES AND SPECIAL EVENTS WITH CELEBRITY GUESTS thru June 16th.   Films:  Feb 12, 19, Mar 4,11, Apr 1, 22; Met Live in HD: Mar 5, Apr 2, 16, 30, May 7;  MEAT LOAF (Mar 21); BOZ SCAGGS (Apr 17); PAULA POUNDSTONE (June 24)  Detailed Program listings/ brochure/ schedules/ tickets phone: 845 -473-2072/

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT PURCHASE COLLEGE:   Cinema and Opera Classics at the Center thru  May.   Great performances for the whole family this winter into spring:  Brochure /Info: 914-251-6200/


BARD COLLEGE: (Annandale-on-Hudson) Music Theatre Film Dance and more-     contact: / 845-758-7900.  Brochure and Subscriptions now available for their 26th  year .


THE TOWNE CRIER (BEACON) OPEN MIC MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS. WEEKLY PRESENTATION OF PERFORMANCES (and delicious foods).  379 Main St.  Complete Calendar of events / / 845- 855-1300.


DIA MUSEUM (Converted industrial buildings displaying large, CONTEMPORARY WORKS FROM THE 60’S ON:  3 Beekman St. (Beacon):    Permanent and changing exhibits and special events-Info: 845-440-0100  /


GARRISON ARTS CENTER:  (Garrison Landing)    Arts Workshops, Exhibitions and more.  Info: 845-424-3960/


STUDIO AROUND THE CORNER: (Brewster) 845-368-8330 /  Check website for scheduled events.

SCHOOLHOUSE THEATER:  (Croton Falls) Further info and details: ..914-277-8477.

CUNNEEN-HACKETT ARTS CENTER: Vassar Street, Poughkeepsie:  Please access their website for a complete calendar of events and exhibitions for the whole family throughout the year.  Phone: 845-486-4571/ www. TRINITY PLAYERS


TRIARTS SHARON PLAYHOUSE, Sharon, CT:  For further info: 860-364-7469/


YORKTOWN STAGE (Yorktown Heights) Curtain Info and Tickets: / 914-962-0606.

KAATSBAAN, International Dance Center (Tivoli) further info/brochure: 845-757-5106  X 2 /

TARRYTOWN MUSIC HALL, Tarrytown, NY:  Info: Tickets 877-840-0457/


THE BEACON THEATRE ( Main St, Beacon) :   845-225-8099 /


HOWLAND CULTURAL CENTER : (Beacon): .  Historic National Landmark:. Further Program Events include Dance and Poetry Evenings/ Info; 845-831-4988/

RIDGEFIELD THEATER BARN: (37 Halpin Lane)   IMPROV COMEDY SERIES  Check out their Black Box Theater,  Original Play Readings and  many special events  Contact: 203-431-9850 /

BETHEL WOODS CENTER FOR THE ARTS (Woodstock) THE MUSEUM  Full info/ calendar (2016) at 800-745-3000 / BETHELWOODSCENTER.ORG.


RIVERWINDS GALLERIES, (Beacon and Rhinebeck, NY):” 11th Anniversary Exhibition. Both galleries are Multi-faceted arts spaces exhibiting fine art and contemporary crafts throughout the year.   ART ALONG THE HUDSON BROCHURE, listings of artworks and events in the towns of Beacon, Peekskill, Garrison/Cold Spring, Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Rhinebeck/Redhook, New Paltz, Saugerties, Newburgh,  Woodstock now available:  Further information, schedules of   exhibitions and arts events at 845-838-2880/

BEACON INSTITUTE for Rivers and Estuaries: Clarkson University.. Many wonderful environmentally friendly walks, talks, exhibits and events exploring the Hudson River’s rich history throughout the  summermonths .-info/ event calendar: – 845-838-1600. or visit the Gallery at 199 Main St., Beacon.

WASSAIC PROJECT: Maxon Mills 37 Furnace Brook Rd:  Details: hello@wassaicproject .org.


PUTNAM CHORALE: Further Info at 845- 520-7574 /



TIVOLI ARTS GALLERY: (60 Broadway, Tivoli) For Details and Gallery Hours: 757-2667,


KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART: )(Katonah) Changing exhibits, Lectures and events throughout the year. / 914-232-9555.




DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE: (Poughkeepsie) Many programs, workshops and classes available in visual and performance arts year round.  Info/brochures at DCC contact: 845- 431-8000/

WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE CENTER FOR THE ARTS: (Valhalla) Classes in Art, Photography, Digital Art, Craft Media, Film, Dance, Theatre and more for all age groups.  Info: www.sunywcc.wdu/arts / 914-606-6600.

THE CHAPEL RESTORATION MUSIC SERIES (Sundays at 4, ColdSpring, NY) Additional info: 845-265-5537 /

TEATOWN LAKE RESERVATION Nature Preserve &Education Center (Ossining)  Beautiful Exhibits, Trails,  Wildflowers, Nature Centerand more.  Info: 914-762-2912 /


ANN ST GALLERY, (Newburgh).  Info: “845-784-1146/ .

THE RITZ THEATRE (Newburgh) , 8pm.- All Event Info and Tickets: 845-784-1199/

STORM KING ART CENTER: SCULPTURE PARK, Contemporary sculpture throughout the park, special events and more. Mountainville, NY: 845-534-3115/ .


OLANA: Home and studio of Frederic Church, painter of the Hudson River School.  (Hudson). Beautiful grounds, concerts and special events:  Info: 518-828-0135 /

WEST POINT MUSEUM: (West Point ).  Landscapes of the Hudson River School of Artists. Info: 845-938-3590 /

OPUS 40: (Saugerties,NY): Rock Sculpture Park and Quarry Museum:  To visit, telephone: 845-246-3400.


ALDRICH MUSEUM Contemporary Art Museum:   Many special events abound for the whole family: (258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT) : – info ald: 203-438-4519.

RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE: (80 East Ridge) Ridgefield, CT. Exciting Music, Theatre and Comedic Entertainment year round- For all events: 203-438-5795 /

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY, (Pittsfield, MA) .Info: 413-499-5466 / SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY (Lenox, MA) 413-637-3353.

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