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A glassblower on the GlassBargeCorning, NY, March 15, 2018—The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced the schedule for GlassBarge, which will offer free public glassmaking demonstrations at each scheduled stop during its four-month tour, launching on May 17 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. It will then travel north on the Hudson, then westward along the Erie Canal before making its way to the Finger Lakes. It will stop at ports in Yonkers, Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Albany, Little Falls, Sylvan Beach, Baldwinsville, Fairport, Lockport, Buffalo, Medina, Brockport, Pittsford, Seneca Falls, and Watkins Glen. A ceremonial last leg of the trip will take place by land, concluding in Corning with a community-wide celebration on September 22.

Ross LeviPoughkeepsie, NY– Dutchess Tourism, Inc. (DTI) announced it will be hosting a Tourism Trends Conference, Wednesday, April 4 at the Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls. The day will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a tourism partner meeting just for Dutchess County tourism-related businesses and then open up to include tourism entities throughout the entire Hudson Valley region from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The partner meeting will include a presentation from DTI President & CEO Mary Kay Vrba, who will discuss the state of tourism in Dutchess County, including how Dutchess Tourism works to support businesses and their innovative efforts planned for the coming year.

Olana PartnershipHudson, NY – The Olana Partnership’s 9th Panorama Summer Program for youth will take place in July 2018 at Olana State Historic Site. These week-long programs are delivered by certified teachers and museum educators with years of experience; they have developed compelling activities and hands-on content for each of the three weeks. Camps are designed to be educational, and yet everything is linked to creative play and discovery in a stunning location. Our program leaders are professionals with extensive museum and outdoor education training.

Basilica HudsonLocal and international voices from music, art, film, food and community at the core of upcoming season of public programs

Hudson, NY - Hudson multidisciplinary arts center Basilica Hudson has announced its 2018 season, with innovative and independent voices from music, art, film, food and community at the core of its public program of events, exhibitions and marketplaces. Programs range from site-specific visual art residencies using Hudson as central muse, to a long-form homage to sound in the form of 24-HOUR DRONE. All programs will take place in Basilica Hudson’s unique setting, a reclaimed 1880s riverfront industrial factory, set against the epic backdrop of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains.

NYS Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation At the Art Gallery at Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Pleasantville, N.Y. – The Art Gallery at the Rockefeller Preserve welcomes the beginning of a new season with its upcoming exhibit “The Spirit of Spring,” on display from March 11th to April 29th. The Art Gallery is open 7 days a week from 9 AM until 4:30 PM. An Artists’ Reception will be held on March 18th from 1 to 3 PM. The exhibit and the reception are both free and open to the public.

Equines at the Mid-Hudson Saint Patrick’s ParadeFind fun and festive St. Patrick’s Day events in the Hudson Valley.

Orange County, N.Y. (February 19, 2018) – Look no further than Orange County, N.Y for fun and memorable events to bring out the Irish in you this St. Patrick’s Day. Drinks, live music, and parades are just some of the festivities to celebrate during your March Hudson Valley getaway weekends. Orange County Tourism’s staff recommends taking a look at their full events calendar to explore additional happenings for your Irish holiday. There’s plenty to keep your Irish eyes smiling all month long!…

Riverfront Art GalleryYonkers, NY (Feb. 16, 2018) – The Riverfront Art Gallery’s “Unsettled” features an all-women exhibition celebrating female voices while critically examining gender politics.  The opening reception will be Thurs., March 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in conjunction with the First Thursday Gallery Hop. In recognition of Women’s History Month, the show will run until March 26.

24-Hour DroneBasilica Hudson and Le Guess Who? Present: 24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND & MUSIC, Saturday, April 28 - Sunday, April 29, 2018 TICKETS | WEBSITE

Hudson, NY - April 28 - 29 will mark the return of 24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC. An adventurous collaboration between Basilica Hudson and the Netherlands’ Le Guess Who? Festival, 24-HOUR DRONE is an immersive, all-encompassing event featuring an international roster of musicians and sound artists collaborating and experimenting in electronic, psychedelic, classical, non-western and instrumental drone music to create a full 24 hours of unbroken sound.

WWI Re-enactorsSaturday, February 24, 2018

Staatsburg, N.Y. —  To commemorate the centennial year of the ending or World War I, Staatsburgh State Historic Site will offer a special tour, “World War I and the End of the Gilded Age” on Saturday, February 24 at 1:00p.m.  Reservations are required and can be made by calling (845) 889-8851, extension 336.  The cost is $10; $8 for students and seniors; $5 for Friends of Mills Mansion.  The tour will last 90 minutes, and will include the unrestored servants’ area in the basement of the mansion, an area that is not shown on regular tours of Staatsburgh.

Walkway Over the Hudson logoPoughkeepsie, N.Y. – The Walkway Over the Hudson nonprofit organization and Dutchess Tourism, Inc. announced today the 2018 Walkway Race Series that had originally been slated for Saturday, June 9th has been postponed. Race partners were up against a number of scheduling and logistics difficulties that impacted this year’s race planning and execution.