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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Mahayana Buddhist Temple
Buddhist retreat, an example of Chinese architecture and culture. Open to the public year round.
South Cairo, NY
Bridge Street Theatre
"Bridge Street Theatre is an innovative performing arts complex housed in an old warehouse building just outside downtown Catskill. In operation since April of 2014, it boasts three separate spaces for performance, visual arts, and events: an 84-seat Mainstage, a smaller "...
Catskill, NY
Broderick Fine Arts Gallery
Features the finest local and metropolitan art. Open Fri & Sat, Oct-May 5-10pm. Thur-Sat, June-Sept, 5-10pm. Or call for an appointment.
Freehold, NY
Columbia-Greene Community College
Galleries, international and local student artists. Concerts, lecture series and a wide array of cultural events.
Hudson, NY
Catskill Fine Art & Antiques

Period and Contemporary Art

Catskil, 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
Altamura Center for Arts and Culture
A philanthropic organization providing world class cultural programs. Music festival of Greene County, Opera, Broadway , Jazz and Classical. Home of the Altamura E. Caruso International Voice Competition, USA.
Round Top, NY
Thomas Teich Photographic Arts Studio & Gallery

New Gallery.

Freehold, NY
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