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ArtWalk 2018

ArtWalk 2018

The Department of Regional Art Workers is a growing community of artists, educators, entrepreneurs and students who believe in the ability of the arts to act as an agent of change.

We believe a strong art education significantly enhances the character, quality of life, and economy of our neighborhoods.

DRAW programming is built on a spiraling intergenerational framework where expertise, interaction and experience generate ongoing community learning.

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Katherine Solomon will be showing new photographs at the Kingston Artist Collective, 63 Broadway, January 5 - Feb 28. Join us for the opening reception, 1st Saturday, January 5, 6pm-8pm.

Katherine graduated from Kingston High School in 2010, and attended Skidmore College. Read more…


The D.R.A.W. will be hosting our second Curated Shorts series of materials explorations workshops in a variety of media.  Meet local artists, sample a few selections from our Curated Shorts workshops a la carte or attend the entire series. Saturdays, 11am - 2pm/ ages 14 & Up. We are happy to announce we are adding 3 new classes. Stephen Lewis will be teaching an Introduction to Drawing class on Friday evenings, Dan Green will be teaching a Painting class, Saturday afternoons and we are adding a Youth Art Studio series, for ages 10 - 14, taught by local artists, exploring a wide variety experiences in the visual arts. Explore the entire schedule here


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Celebrate 1st Saturday at City Hall! Join us at City Hall on January 5th, from 3:00 – 5:00 PM, for the opening reception for The PUGG Alumni Exhibition.

The PUGG Alumni Exhibition is the first show in the City Hall 2019 Exhibition Schedule, developed by the collaboration of the City of Kingston, Arts Mid-Hudson, and the Midtown Arts District. The PUGG Alumni Exhibition features a collection of  multi-disciplinary artwork from 8 professional artists who have worked with the Pop-Up Gallery Group, or PUGG. The PUGG program was developed to provide artistic resources to current students and alumni of Kingston High School. The exhibition will be on display until March 31st, 2019.

For more information on PUGG, and to learn more about their events and workshops, please visit www.thedrawkingston.org  

To learn more about exhibitions at City Hall, please visit www.kingston-ny.gov/exhibitions