gaga-logo.jpgSaturday 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 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, the largest 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             - Plus open studios of 40 artists and artisans, live music, delectable foods Getting here: 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  [87] 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. Public Transportation: Buses depart from NYC to W. Haverstraw on a regular basis.  Hilltop  Hilltop, Ken Karlewicz.com 59 x 59, Main Gallery @ GAGA  Cubehead  Cubehead - Interactive Video Collaboration, Ed Moriarity [MIT], James Tyler [GAGA], and students Dye Works Bazaar, Dye Works Gallery @ GAGA Ceramics  Ceramics 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                          845-947-7108                                                 James Tyler, Executive Director 845-548-8918