Catskills Arts & Culture

 
Experience the beauty of the Catskills' and the mythical lore of the Emerald Isle with festivals celebrating the arts, music and more.

From Thomas Cole's first brush strokes to the founding of the Hudson River School of Art, the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County have played muse to artists, poets, sculptures, writers and photographers for centuries. The rugged cloves and plunging waterfalls captivated painters and authors alike with their untamed majesty.

Hudson River School Art Trail

Hike the Hudson River School Art Trail and experience the landscapes made famous by painters such as Thomas Cole and Albert Bierstadt over a century ago. At each of the first eight sites along the trail, a special metal plaque with a rubbing medallion allows visitors to do a pencil rubbing as a keepsake.

Irish Cultural Events

Visit the "Emerald Isle of the Catskills," where the Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre keeps the Irish and Irish-American culture alive and thriving in the Catskills. In the summer, join in the revelry during the center's Irish Arts Week, East Durham Irish Feis and the East Durham Irish Festival, a celebration of traditional arts and music straight from Ireland.

Mainly Greene and More

Mainly Greene: The Arts On and Off Main Street, a revolutionary project where the arts serve as a catalyst for business development in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County. Partners include the Greene County Council on the Arts, Catskill Mountain FoundationPrattsville Art Center & Residencies, as well as the Zadock Pratt Museum.

Greene County Council on the Arts, located in Catskill, offers another layer of artistic support to artists in the Hudson Valley, providing gallery space and workshops, as well as acting as a chamber of commerce for area artists.

From Washington Irving's classic tale of Rip Van Winkle, to the complex of Dutch Colonial dwellings of the Bronck Museum and wholly original carvings of Pratt's Rock – the Catskill Mountains are a haven for the artist in everyone and an invitation to awaken to adventure!

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Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall
The Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall is the former 1826 Centre Presbyterian Church which was donated to the town in the late 1970s. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places and since its restoration in 1996 has been the site for many performances of music and...
Windham, NY
Ulla Darni's Blue Pearl
Visit the newly re-opened Blue Pearl, an exotic Showroom and Gift Shop, featuring a wide variety of works by Ulla Darni. In addition to her illuminated art, visitors now have a large selection of new items at a range of price points, including hand-felting, jewelry, crystals and...
Hensonville, NY
Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts
Offering fine arts and crafts in ceramics, natural agriculture farming, Japanese taiko drumming, painting, sculpture, woodworking, youth arts programs and much more during the summer season-all in our brand new, state-of-the-art facilities. Welcoming students of all levels and...
Maplecrest, NY
Greene County Council on the Arts (GCCA)
Located on Main Street in Catskill, the Greene County Council on the Arts, or GCCA, acts as a Chamber of Commerce for artists, arts organizations, and other cultural and arts institutions.  According to their website,  "the purpose of the Council to broaden and enrich the...
Catskill, NY
Catskill Fine Art & Antiques

Period and Contemporary Art

Catskil, NY
Windham Art & Photography
In the elegantly 1854 restored victorian manor you find a photography and fine art gallery, representing cutting edge, multifaceted works of award winning master photographer Susumu Sato. Showing changing segments from his body of work, "Winter Scenes From The Catskills" (...
Windham, NY
Athens Cultural Center

Offering a full schedule of arts and cultural programming, community events, classes, exhibitions, and more.

Athens, NY
Catskill Mountain Foundation Film and Performing Arts Center
Catskill Mountain Foundation Arts, Education & Sustainable Living at the Catskill Mountain Foundation The Catskill Mountain Foundation is a multi-disciplinary arts and culture center offering educational opportunities all ages. The Foundation supports artists in the...
Hunter, NY
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