This Friday, July 22, Upstate Art Weekend returns for its third and largest edition of programs across the Hudson Valley and the Catskill Mountains. More than 145 participants have signed on in eight counties, encompassing over 100 exhibitions and 50-plus artists’ studios opening to the public. The full program and a map designed by Mosa Tanksley, spanning Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Woodstock, and elsewhere, are available to view online.
Founded by Helen Toomer of Stoneleaf Retreat in 2020, Upstate Art Weekend’s first and second annual events brought in 23 and 61 venues, respectively. As we continue to navigate loosening COVID-19 protocols, artists