The Greene County Council on the Arts
Greene Arts is a year round multi-faceted arts council serving the Catskills and Hudson Valley. The Council acts as a chamber of commerce for artists, galleries and cultural centers located throughout Greene County. Greene Arts aims to promote cultural and economic development by fostering collaboration between Greene County's communities and artists.
Located at 398 Main Street Catskill, the Greene County Council on the Arts houses two floors of art galleries, a gift shop, and library and resource center. Through community outreach, seminars, workshops, performances and events, the Council educates and facilitates artistic growth in Greene County.
Greene Arts Current Youth Programs
- Youth Arts Reach and Arts-in Education offers classroom and after school workshops, artist residencies and select performances for free.
- Sprouts Summer Art Program is open to children ages 3-7, providing week-long workshops over seven weeks each summer. Locations vary throughout Greene County. Classes are offered in music, art, theater and dance.
- Youth Art Exhibition allows pre-school through high school students in Greene County to exhibit their art work in a public space, providing a real-life art exhibition preparation experience.
Greene County's Beaux Arts Ball
The annual Beaux Arts Ball is a creative black tie event held each spring. It is the Greene Arts Council's premier fundraising event, and proceeds support the diverse programs offered throughout the remainder of the year to area artists and students. The night includes a silent auction where guests can bid on original works of art donated by regional artists and craftsmen.