For Immediate Release May 10, 2014
The 17th Annual
PEEKSKILL OPEN STUDIOS
Sat & Sun, June 7 & 8, 2014
12 to 5PM each day ~ Rain or Shine
FREE Open to Public
MEET THE ARTISTS | SEE EVENTS
Come see the Peekskill Arts Alliance (PAA) showing off artists in their studios and several special art exhibits throughout historic Downtown Peekskill, NY. Celebrate art all day and enjoy music & dining in the bustling cafes and restaurants at night.
Meet us at the Gazebo! Guided and self-guided tours available. Find maps with studio locations and events at the Jan Peek Gazebo on the corner of N. Division St. and Park St.
KICKOFF PARTY! The night before on Friday, June 6th from 6-9PM, join us at the Paramount Hudson Valley for a sampling of the ART you’ll see in studios in the gallery, OZ performances on stage, Poetry readings, and refreshments!
Diversity – Step into the fascinating world of the artists’ studios and ask questions about the eclectic mix of contemporary, classic, modern, portrait, landscape, photography, intuitive art, and so much more! You’ll also find pottery, jewelry, sculpture, collage, plus works on paper, canvas, motorcycle helmets, silk and glass!
Sophistication – Sun, June 8th – reception 5-7PM the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts joins HVCCA creating a mind-blowing exhibit featuring Aaron Taylor Kuffner’s, “In the Garden of Sonic Delights” in a special installation at 100 – 150 Water St., Peekskill. Open Sat & Sun, the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art is featuring, “Art at the Core” with free admission to the public. Click here for more HVCCA
Ink! – The art of tattoo has exploded! 3 venues will be hosting exhibits of works by several noted tattoo artists: Peekskill Coffee House, Speakeasy Tattoo Salon, and Beale Street Barber Shop. See listings below.
Sublime Sculpture – Take the Hudson Line train to Peekskill, be sure and check out the beautiful Riverfront Park brimming with sculpture. Also on the corner of Main St. and Bank find the Sculpture Garden. More sculpture can be found at the HVCCA and at the Peekskill Hat Factory and more!
Complete Listing of participating artists and events in Peekskill Open Studios HERE
Two Special Exhibits of PAA members:
· Westchester Community College Gallery – Peekskill artists located outside of Downtown or “Off the Beaten Track” will be showing their work at the WCC gallery located at 27 North Division Street, Peekskill.
· Paramount Hudson Valley – “Sneak Peek Showcase”, an exhibit with examples of works to be found in each participating artist's studio.
After Hours – Saturday night see a musical and visual performance at EMBARK|Peekskill (suggested donation) and an After Party at the studio of Jazz vocalist Alexis Cole with musical guests at 24 N. Division St.
Visit our website for updates: www.peekskillartsalliance.org and our ever active Facebook page!
The Peekskill art scene is an evolving and vibrant community. New artists and
performers continue to flock to Peekskill each year.
For information: Maureen Winzig (914)438-6084 firstname.lastname@example.org or John Mucciolo (914) 471-5515.
This annual, “Open Studios 2014” is being presented by the Peekskill Arts Alliance with generous support from the Artswestchester, NYSCA, the Peekskill Business Improvement District, City of Peekskill, and the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce.
Arts Alive Project Grants are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program (DEC), a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature and administered by ArtsWestchester.