The Vassar campus is within reach of a rich variety of galleries, art centers, and theater festivals.
Housed in a converted industrial-era Nabisco printing plant, this contemporary art gallery’s collection spans the 1960s to the present. On Saturdays at 1 pm, tours are offered free with admission. On select Community Free Days, admission is free of charge for residents of Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester counties. Click here for information on hours and admission.
This 500-acre outdoor sculpture gallery features over 100 works by artists including Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, and David Smith. Click here for information on hours and admission.
Note: Storm King is closed to the public until April 2012.
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival provide a “fresh look” at Shakespearean plays in an open-air setting.
This summer chamber music festival, set in a woodsy concert hall outside Woodstock, NY, has been recurring since 1916 and is New York’s oldest continuous summer music festival.
This performing arts center, the original Woodstock location, presents concerts year-round.