Saturday, August 10th, 2019
Second Saturday is a city-wide celebration of the arts held on the second Saturday of every month. Special events, art gallery openings, artist receptions and culinary tastings. Many galleries and shops stay open until 9pm. It’s kid friendly and a great way to take the pulse of Beacon. (NYTimes, Conde Nast Traveler, Design Sponge, UrbanRetreatist, Philipstown News, NBC New York Weekend Getaway)
The list below is arranged chronologically. A map can be found here.
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August 10, 5 – 7pm
Howland Public Library
313 Main Street, Beacon
The Howland Public Library is pleased to present Art with Flavor, an exhibition of paintings by the Beacon Thursday Painters. An artists’ reception will be held on Saturday, August 10th, from 5-7pm. The Beacon Thursday Painters exhibit will be on display in the Community Room Exhibit Space from August 10th through September 6th.
The Beacon Thursday Painters are taking over the Howland Library’s Community Room Exhibit Space for the month of August. “Thursday Painters”, a group of seniors some experienced painters, some new to painting have been painting each week at the Beacon Recreation Center for nearly five years, guided by local artist, Jan Dolan. The theme for the show this year is favorite dishes. Each artist has painted their favorite food and has even included the recipe with the art work. Some of the dishes will even be available to try at the reception. This opening will truly be a feast for all of the senses.
Saturday, August 10, 6 – 9pm
bau: Beacon Artists Union
506 Main Street, Beacon
Main Gallery: Faith Adams | SWARM
Ceramics artist and returning BAU member, Faith Adams will be showing a series of 50+ wheel thrown porcelain plates and several tea sets. Her new work features a collection of screen printed and hand detailed insects; some admired and beloved, some feared and reviled. All have been imperiled by us. The insects featured are native or present in North America and most are deemed threatened or endangered.
August 10, 6 – 9pm
Hudson Beach Glass
162 Main Street, Beacon
Hudson Beach Glass is pleased to present “Lost and Found”. The exhibition features drawings, paintings, and collages by Deborah Davidovits and Andrea Moreau. Both artists work with existing printed material and either add to and or remove parts of it to expose the inner and outer worlds of possibility. This creates a dialogue between what existed and what is created. These imaginary expressions open up a whole new vision of what can be seen. Ongoing through September 8.
August 10, 6 – 9pm
172 Main Street, Beacon
RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main Street, Beacon, NY is presenting “Romantic Hudson Valley: Steve Duffy: New Work.” He has created paintings throughout his career and devoted himself to landscapes of the Hudson Valley for the last four years. Steve Duffy is a graduate of Pratt Institute where he studied Industrial Design. He has designed retail interiors, museum concepts and exhibits and has had his own namesake firm located both in New York City and Nashville TN. Ongoin through September 8, 2019.
Saturday, August 10, 6-9pm
163 Main Street, Beacon
Clutter & Rampage Toys are proud to present an amazing group show featuring new works by Devilrobots, ukyDaydreamer, Rampage Toys, and ART JUNKIE!!! Bringing together three amazing Japanese artists in the ultimate SOFVI battle, who will reign victorious? We are super excited to be hosting ART JUNKIE live in person at the opening!!
Saturday, August 10, 6 – 9pm
137 Main Street, Beacon
Hello All! Keely and I are back for our second year at Catalyst with all new works to show! We’re going to be open from 8/1 through 8-/11. Come on out and see us at the opening, closing, or stop in throughout the week/weekends! We would really appreciate it. Closing Party August 10. (more info at Facebook)
August 10, 3 and 8pm
August 11 3 and 7pm
Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street, Beacon
After a sold out run of last summer’s #QueenE, HUDSON VALLEY THEATRE INITIATIVE is thrilled to announce their second annual summer community musical, The original musical: Brave Tailor Maid. Two additional performances will be held at the James Earl Jones Theater at Poughkeepsie Day School (260 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie NY 12603) on August 16th and 17th, 2019 both at 7pm. This show has been created for an adult theatre audience, but children 7 and up are also encouraged to attend.
Saturday, August 10
The Beacon Elks Lodge
900 Wolcott Avenue (Rt. 9D).
Get On Down at the Elks Lounge Dance Night located at 900 Wolcott Avenue (Route 9D), in Beacon. A vibrant mix of R&B, Latin, Soul, Funk, Reggae, Rock, Disco, Blues & more is played by DJs Rhoda and Al. New song selections are added for each monthly dance, always aiming for the music to be moving, exciting and beautiful. Song requests welcome.
The lounge area is roomy, the sound is superb, lighting is low and the ambiance is warm and intimate. These dances are informal and even if you come alone, you can always find a friendly partner on the dance floor. Attire is whatever suits your mood – from blue jeans to dazzling sparkles. All are welcome: Singles, Couples, Friends, Strangers.
Admission is $10; $5 for Elks Members, and includes a variety of delicious complimentary snacks. A full cash bar is available. (more info at Facebook)
Beacon Elks Lodge: 845-831-9746 | Info: Rhoda at 845-765-0667 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Every Second Saturday
10:30am – 12pm
3 Beekman Street – Beacon
Join practicing artists for a free monthly workshop of art making and play at Dia:Beacon. Designed for all ages, Saturday Studio is a family friendly program that is most suitable for children ages 5 and up. All families participating in the Saturday Studio program receive free admission to Dia:Beacon for the day. Reservations are recommended and can be made one week in advance of the event or the day of at 10:00am. Please go to diaart.org/program/program/saturday-studio.
Dia:Beacon Saturdays and Sundays free for Beacon and adjacent area residents
Dia:Beacon | 3 Beekman Street, Beacon Hours 11 – 6 (more info)
Towne Crier Cafe
Music and Events Listing for
379 Main Street (more info)
Chill Wine Bar on Second Saturday
8:45 Judith Tulloch Band | Brazillian/Jazz/World
Chill Wine Bar | 173 Main St (more info)