Arts Mid-Hudson Funding Opportunity

February 22, 2017

partnersDutchess Partners in the Arts Information Session

Friday, February 24,
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Arts Mid-Hudson
696 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY

Click here to RSVP.

For more information on this funding,
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BeaconArts Member Meet Up Minutes – 1/25/2017

February 15, 2017

NEW beaconarts_logoBeaconArts Member Meet Up Minutes- Annual Meeting
Wed January 25, 2017, 7pm

Beacon Music Factory

BeaconArts Annual Meeting
Wed January 25, 2017, 7pm
Beacon Music Factory
Kelly Ellenwood – Welcome and introductions (more…)

Arts Mid-Hudson Announces Funds for Dutchess County

February 14, 2017


Arts Mid-Hudson invites organizations to submit funding proposals that contribute to creating a lively arts scene in Dutchess County, including arts exhibitions, music concerts, film series, live theater, unique performances and experiential activities for visitors and residents. 

Deadline to apply is April 12, 2017.

CONTACT: Merritt Minnemeyer: 845-454-3222:


2017 Manitoga Artist Residency Program


June 2 to November 13, 2017

MANITOGA / The Russel Wright Design Center
PO Box 249, Garrison, NY 10524   P: 845-424-3812

We are thrilled that Master of Architecture students at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design will design and build a site-specific pavilion at Manitoga inspired by the design legacy of Russel Wright.

Through form, structure, material and process, the pavilion will respond to Manitoga’s rich history and extraordinary sense of place. The full-scale pavilion will be on view during seasonal public tours and special programs. A Members Opening Celebration will be held Saturday, June 10, 5-7pm.  (more…)

Travel Funding Opportunity: USArtists International

February 3, 2017

mid-atlantic-arts-foundationUSArtists International supports performances by American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. Applications for Round III are due April 5, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST for engagements between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

New for this round: Artists and ensembles invited to perform at significant international festivals abroad focused on youth and families are also eligible to apply for USArtists International funding. More Information here (pdf) and here’s the application gateway

Art Business Camp: Learn the ABC’s of Art Business

February 2, 2017


  • Attend a camp setting and learn the business side of art
  • Hear from professionals in the field on topics such as marketing your art,
  • approaching galleries and more!
  • reasonably priced; room and meals included in cost
  • networking and art critique sessions
  • between sessions-enjoy a selection of outdoor activities
  • bring your questions and enjoy the outdoor setting
  • Two outdoor activities included in cost; for third activity an extra $25


Binnacle Books membership program

binnicleIntroducing Memberships:  Are you a regular customer at Binnacle? Join our Community Supported Bookstore (CSB) membership program to enjoy a discount on all purchases.

Membership is simple: For $100, you’ll receive a pre-loaded gift card for the full purchase value, which qualifies you for 10% off on all purchases made with it. The value never expires, and when you’ve spent the full amount, you can renew & reload the card to continue your benefits.

In addition to the savings for you, this also helps to sustain operations for your community bookstore year-round. Come on into the store and we’d be happy to set you up, or purchase it as a gift for the reader in your life.