Saturday, November 30, 2019

Garrison Art Center

Picasso Meets Mr. Potato Head for Kindergartners-3rd graders with Barbara Herzfeld on December 6, 1pm-2:30pm 
Students can join us when school isn't in session for this fun art history and drawing workshop at the Art Center. 
Yoga For All Artists with Dani Locastro on December 10+17, 12pm-1:30pm
Join us for this fundamental yoga mini session between the holidays that links the creative connections between art and yoga.
Watercolor and Beyond with Linda Barboni starts December 13, 10:30am-1:30pm
Open to new and experienced painters alike. Come see why folks love this class!
Look for our new class schedule in the coming weeks with classes beginning in January 2020. GIVE THE GIFT OF ART with an ART ED card. Deadline for to order one for Holiday delivery is December 18, 2019.

Friday, November 29, 2019

GLASS: The UrbanGlass Quarterly / A Glossy Art Magazine

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Garrison Art Center

A nonprofit’s year-end giving campaign is one of the most important fundraising efforts taken on throughout the year. This Annual Appeal is the time when we thank you for your generous past support and ask that you continue to give a monetary gift to Garrison Art Center in return for the gifts we offer the community:

Your year-end donation is crucial in helping us give these gifts and to allow Garrison Art Center to continue to be a gift to artists of all ages.
Think of all you have seen and experienced at Garrison Art Center this year and give generously!

Monday, November 25, 2019


Our Winter 2020 lineup is now live! Explore an exciting range of courses from imagery with glass to neon installation to next steps in glassblowing. Use the code EARLY to receive 20% off most classes. Check out the full course listing at

Scholarship applications are due December 8th, to learn more about scholarships visit

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Garrison Art Center / PHOTOcentric Exhibition

PHOTOcentric 2019
PHOTOcentric Exhibition will display 50 selected photography works, including category winners in People, Nature, and Open, as well as Best in Show and Director's Choice. Both exhibitions will be on view from December 7 – January 5, 2020. Please visit our website for holiday hours.
We hope to see you at the opening reception Saturday, December 7, 5-7pm!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Join us this Saturday, November 23rd from 1-5 PM for Open Studios: Jewelry. In collaboration with NYC Jewelry Week, studio demonstrations will show how glassblowing, neon bending, coldworking, and various glass techniques can be used to create beautiful wearable forms! Featuring Penelope Rakov, whose work is featured above, and James Akers.

Zilia Sanchez at El Museo del Barrio

Last night at El Museo del Barrio for Zilia Sanchez’ great show opening in great company.

Friday, November 15, 2019


New! Upstate's Kalen Kaminski is a designer focused on modernizing traditional hand dye techniques. Her Kokomo Cups were designed to resemble the colorways used in her fabrics. Fabricated in our studios by Grace Whiteside and Gayle Spannaus and now available at UrbanGlass|ware

Saturday, November 9, 2019


Experience Glass Day
Designed as an introductory experience to the material. Explore the basics of glass sculpting and blowing. Two-Hour Lessons | November 16.

The Illuminated Sketchbook with Jeremy Bert and Jen Elek 
Portable light projects will be the focus of this furnace glass and neon combination class. Intensive | 5 Sessions: November 18 - November 22. 

Brain Melt with Josh Raiffe
Investigate creativity and experimentation in hot casting with an emphasis on process. One-Day Workshop | December 1.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Garrison Art Center

Mark your calendar for the 2019 HOLIDAY POTTERY SHOW &  SALE - November 22-December 1!  (Closed on Thanksgiving)

Enjoy a most charming location filled with expertly and lovingly handmade gifts, thoughtfully priced. In addition to exceptional ceramic pieces, you will find jewelry, textiles, paper art, soaps and more!
Once again, we will raffle special works by each of our ceramic studio teaching artists.

We hope you will start your holiday shopping with us down on Garrison's Landing! There is nothing as special as a handmade gift. 

The Riverside Galleries at Garrison Art Center
are located on the banks of the Hudson River, next door
to the Metro-North Hudson Line,
Garrison stop, one hour from Grand Central.

For more information about exhibitions
and other programs please visit our website or call 845.424.3960

Please join the conversation with
Garrison Art Center via the hashtags
#GarrisonArtCenter #RiversideGalleries
Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing, P.O. Box 4
Garrison, NY 10524

Saturday, November 2, 2019


Thank you to all who supported our Fall Cocktail Fundraiser! It was an honor to feature artists Deborah Czeresko and Momoko Schafer, alongside nearly 150 of our supporters in our state of the art studios. Because of your generosity, we exceeded our fundraising goal for the evening. The funds raised will help us continue to push the bounds of glass and keep the arts accessible. Click here to see all of the photos from the event.

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