Saturday and Sunday, May 2nd -3rd - New Earlier Date!!
Art World to Converge on Garnerville, New York
SOHO Reborn in the Hudson Valley
"This event is like no other art exhibition." says GAGA President Robin Rosenberg, "Our complex of buildings is the living, breathing, working home where artists create their art for a living. The public gets a chance to see museum quality art, while wandering the back alleys and alcoves of a historic, Civil War-era textile mill. There will be open studios; gallery exhibits; kids' art workshops; artistic demonstrations; live music and food. The GAGA Arts Festival has become a hot destination point drawing nearly 5000 visitors from the Tri State region including more and more who make the short journey up the Hudson from New York City."
Saturday and Sunday, May 2nd and 3rd - 11 AM to 6 PM [rain or shine]
Admission is $5 - children under 14 accompanied by an adult are free.
Open Studios - Art Exhibitions - Children's Workshops -
Dance - Delectable Foods - Live Music
This year's exhibitions include:
59 X 59 Exhibition [PREVIEW]
Ken Karlewicz and 40 other photographers captured digital images on May 9th [5\9] along Route 59 in Rockland County, New York. The result is a remarkable photographic distillation of a single day in the life of a diverse fifteen mile stretch of America. The Exhibition will include over one hundred 16x20 photographs documenting the 24-hour encounter.
[Exhibition will continue through June 6, 2009; Fridays 5-8 pm; Saturdays 2-6 pm.]. Main Gallery @ GAGA.
Dye Works Bazaar
Indoor Arts Fair\Coffeehouse featuring the beautiful [and affordable] artworks of over 25 talented fine artists and fine craft artisans, and outsider artists. Plus music and seating in the GAGA Coffee Bar,
all under one roof in our unique 8000 square foot Dye Works Gallery. Many of the artists will themselves be present at the Fair. Dye Works Gallery @ GAGA.
CUBEHEAD Interactive Video Installation
Art and aesthetics meet engineering and technology.
Cubehead at GAGA is an interactive video installation created by MIT professor Ed Moriarty and sculptor James Tyler with the participation of a group of secondary school students from the Rockland County, New York region. Dye Works Bazaar
, Dye Works Gallery@ GAGA
Additional attractions for 2009:
- GAGA Creekside: Nature Walk and Sculpture Trail
New trails; new sculptures along the Minisceongo Creek, including Ted's Giant Head,
Stonehead ever made by nationally-recognized 'outsider artist' Ted Ludwiczak
- Indonesian "Monkey Chant" - Gde Arsa Artha
and performers who engage community participation
- Hudson Vagabond Puppets
- Life-size puppetry performance
- Marta Renzi Modern Dance
- Dance Performance by Chiku Awali
- Student Art Show
- Youth Workshops -
Musical instrument-building, painting and crafts
of 40 artists and artisans, live music, delectable foods
From the GW Bridge, NYC, and New Jersey:
Palisades Parkway North to Exit 13 - Left off ramp onto Thiells Mt. Ivy Rd. - Take to end. Right on Suffern Lane - 2 miles Suffern Lane becomes W. Railroad Ave. - Complex on the right.
From the Tappan Zee Bridge, NYC, Westchester and Connecticut:
NY Thruway  to Palisades Parkway North - Palisades Parkway to Exit 13 - Left off ramp onto Thiells Mt. Ivy Rd. - Take to end. Right on Suffern Lane - 2 miles Suffern Lane becomes W. Railroad Ave. - Complex on the right.
From Points North:
Palisades Parkway South to Exit 13 - Left off ramp onto Route 202 - Take next left at light onto Thiells Mt. Ivy Rd. - Take to end. Right on Suffern Lane - 2 miles Suffern Lane becomes W. Railroad Ave. - Complex on the right.
From within Rockland County:
Rt. 9W to Haverstraw - From Nyack and south take left on W. Railroad Ave. [1st
traffic light past Samsondale Plaza Mall] - Complex is ¼ mile on left - From Stony Point and north, make a right on W. Railroad Ave. [1st
traffic light past Helen Hayes Hosp.] - Complex is ¼ mile on left.
Buses depart from NYC to W. Haverstraw on a regular basis.
59 x 59,
Main Gallery @ GAGA
- Interactive Video Collaboration, Ed Moriarity [MIT], James Tyler [GAGA], and students
Dye Works Bazaar,
Dye Works Gallery @ GAGA
by Brooke Evans
Dye Works Bazaar,
Dye Works Gallery @ GAGA
GAGA ARTS CENTER
Garnerville Arts and Industrial Center
55 W. Railroad Avenue, Garnerville, NY, 10923 - www.gagaartscenter.org - tel. 845-947-7108
Contact: Robin E. Rosenberg, President
James Tyler, Executive Director