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Beacon Open Studios
Sat, May 18th & Sun, May 19th 2019 | 12pm- 6pm
City wide in Beacon NY!

Once a year artists of Beacon, New York open their art studios to the public. This free, citywide, weekend long event has become one of the largest of its kind in the Hudson Valley. This year marks our 11th Anniversary!

Kick Off Party- Friday May 17th 2019 6pm-9pm
Oak Vino Wine Bar, 389 Main st. Beacon, NY

Now in its eleventh year, Beacon Open Studios is one of the largest events of its kind in the Hudson Valley, highly anticipated each year by artists and visitors alike! This year the free, citywide event will be held the third weekend of May. Visitors can pick up BOS brochures and maps for a self guided tour of artist studios. For more information, to check on schedules and updates, go to

BeaconArts Member Show

July 13 – August 4, 2019

Hudson Beach Gallery
162 Main Street, Beacon

Curated by Karlyn Benson and Theresa Gooby

Artwork submission dates: April 15 – May 24, 2019

If you would like to participate, but are not a member or need to renew, please click here to join today.

Please feel free to contact us at if you have any questions.

Submission Guidelines

  • The exhibition is open to anyone who is a current BeaconArts member
  • All mediums will be accepted: painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, video, ceramics, fiber art, etc.
  • Artists may submit 1-3 works each; 1 work by each artist will be selected for the show
  • Space is limited. Artwork should be smaller than 40″ in order to accommodate everyone
  • Submit your work by email to
  • The email should include your name, email, phone number and a list of works submitted in this format: artist name, title, date, medium, dimensions, price (if for sale).
  • Images should be JPEG less than 1 MB each

Group show at Catalyst Gallery

On view through April 28
5 – 9pm

Catalyst Gallery
137 Main Street – Beacon

Margot Kingon, Catherine Welshman, George Mansfield.

Beacon City School District Student Art Exhibit

On view through May 5

Howland Public Library
313 Main Street – Beacon

The Howland Public Library is pleased to present Between the Lines, the fourth annual exhibition of student artwork from the Beacon City School District.

The library is happy to be partnering again with the Beacon City Schools to showcase the creative work of our community’s youth. This annual exhibition features a selection of artwork from Beacon High School, Rombout Middle School, Glenham Elementary School, J.V. Forrestal Elementary School, Sargent Elementary School, and South Avenue Elementary School. The exhibition was organized with assistance from BCSD art instructors; Allison DeLisi, Sallie Farkas, Claudine Farley, Mark Lyon, Sergio Perez, Cathy Pezzo, Edmund Trad, and Susan Wurtz. The exhibit is just a small sample of the amazing work being done by students of all ages throughout the Beacon City School District. Refreshments for the student reception provided by the Friends of the Howland Public Library. (more…)

Annual Art Exhibition: Artist Members of the Howland

On view through April 28

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street, Beacon

The Howland Cultural Center, Beacon’s premier Arts and Entertainment venue, proudly presents its Annual Art Exhibition of the Artist Members of the Howland, April 6th to the 28th, with the exceptions of April 14th and 28th when the Gallery will be closed for two Howland Chamber Music Circle’s concerts. On view through April 28. (more info at Facebook)

Hue Tint Shade: Paintings by Karl LaLonde

On view through May 5

RiverWinds Gallery
172 Main Street, Beacon

new paintings by Karl LaLonde. “I’ve been painting pretty much my entire life and have shown for over 50 years,” Karl says. “I love color and I’m not afraid to use it. This show is much of my latest work with a variety of styles I love.” (more…)

Disney’s Beauty & the Beast

Friday, April 26th, 7:30pm
Saturday, April 27th, 1 & 7:30pm
Sunday,  April 28th, 2pm

Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Avenue – Beacon

Step into the enchanted family friendley world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The original Broadway production ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical. (more…)

Calling All Poets: #poemsprosedialogue On The Salon Stage

Thursday, April 25
7pm (sign up 6:45)

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon

Calling All Poets #wordsmusicdialogue has morphed by demand into #poemsprosedialogue, presenting a new twist on the traditional poetry open mic by fusing live readings by writers of prose and poetry with a living room discussion between the writers and their audience. Special guest is Mary Newell. Moderated by Calling All Poets’ Jim Eve. (more…)

Christine Lavin / Vance Gilbert

Saturday, April 20

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon

Christine Lavin is sharing the stage with Vance Gilbert, who the Fort Worth Star Telegram writes, “Possesses the voice of an angel, the wit of devil, and the guitar-playing of a god.” The Orlando Sentinel calls Christine Lavin, “A folkZinger!” and Cosmopolitan Magazine calls her “An enchanting stage performer.” Christine is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and recording artist who has been based in New York City since 1976. (more…)

The Strawbs 50th Anniversary Tour

Friday, April 19

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon

“Brilliant.” “Spellbinding.” “Original.” “Passionate.” These are words that respected music journalists have used to describe Strawbs live … today.  With five decades of colorful history behind them, Strawbs evolved from 1960s British Folk Movement roots to a powerful and enduring force in progressive rock music. Led by the charismatic Dave Cousins, who has been called the most talented Dylan-influenced songwriter to come out of England, Strawbs dynamic performances, marked by impassioned vocals, tight harmonies and precise instrumentation are exciting, lush and timeless. (more…)