It’s that time of year again! One of the best weekends to visit the City of Newburgh to experience the palpable energy that is simmering. No car? No problem! Hudson River Maritime Museum’s 44’ 25 passenger solar-powered boat ‘Solaris’ will be carrying passengers between Beacon and Newburgh for Newburgh Open Studios. The boat will run both Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29 from 10am-5pm, departing the dock by Washington St in Newburgh on the hour and the Beacon Institute dock (floating dock just south of the sloop club / MTA dock) in Beacon on the half-hour. $2/ride, cash only.
City of Newburgh, NY. Newburgh celebrates the Arts! Over 100 artists will participate in the Ninth Annual Newburgh Open Studios taking place on Saturday and Sunday, September 28th and 29th, 2019 from Noon – 6pm each day. It is a Free self-guided tour. Maps will be available at Newburgh Art Supply, 5 Grand Street, Saturday and Sunday, September 28th and 29th starting at 10am. Newburgh Art Supply will be the central location for tour information and extra studio tour maps.
Organized by Gerardo Castro and Michael Gabor, co-owners of Newburgh Art Supply, this year’s Newburgh Open Studios has over one hundred participating artists! This tour will introduce visitors to Newburgh’s burgeoning arts community with the opening of artists’ work studios, alternative gallery spaces, sculpture installations and pop-up shows. Some studios will have demonstrations and performances.
Newburgh Open Studios features a diverse selection of styles and artistic disciplines, from avant-garde video and photography, sculpture to bookbinding, performance art, printmaking, and traditional oil painting. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to meet and talk with emerging and established artists and craftspeople in spaces rarely open to the public. Much of the self- guided tour is ‘walkable’ and includes Atlas, Newburgh Community Photo Project, The Foundry, The Newburgh Pottery, Ann Street Studios, Holland Tunnel Art Newburgh, Space on Liberty, Newburgh Sculpture Project, Regal Bag Studios, Newburgh Free Library, The Carriage House, Safe Harbors Lobby at the Ritz, The Wherehouse, Grit Works, Newburgh Community Land Bank as well as live/work studios in the Historic District.