September 22, 2023


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Weekly Rec: GARNER Arts Festival Returns


This photograph of Boo and Alasia Coker, photographed for the duration of a family outing in Coney Island, Brooklyn in 1991, will be on display at the GARNER Arts Competition this weekend. (Picture by Collette Fournier)

An additional 7 days into 2022 marks nevertheless one more extensive-awaited return for a beloved regional competition.

For the first time due to the fact 2018, the GARNER Arts Festival, with an once-a-year draw of above 3,000 readers, returns to the historic hamlet of Garnerville, just a short, scenic trip up 9W from Nyack.

This weekend-very long celebration offers earth-course artwork exhibitions, massive-scale installations, open up studios, artisan demonstrations, stay music, crafts, performances, craft beverages, foods and extra. GARNER Arts Competition will take spot on Saturday, Might 21 and Sunday, May possibly 22 from 12 pm to 6 pm, rain or glow.

Vessel Sequence: Wood, Metal & Metallic and artifact vessel sculpture by Peter Strasser

Site visitors of all ages are invited to check out the GARNER Historic District, a reclaimed 14-acre, 19th century textile mill complicated that has been reworked into one of the most compelling contemporary artwork venues and tiny organization incubators exterior of New York Metropolis. Stop by 40 open artist studios. Satisfy painters, sculptors, illustrators, woodworkers, photographers, graphic designers, textile artists and a lot more. Make artwork in a variety of resourceful workshops for children and older people. Browse an eclectic craft present. Engage with artwork installations and interactive performances set in historic brick alleys, cavernous former manufacturing facility spaces, and alongside the meandering Minisceongo creek. Stay music, regional food stuff vendors, craft beverages and an artisanal espresso bar offer gas for the practical experience.

Showcased Art and Performances include Large Hazards: Inventive Discoveries big-scale “tree sculpture” exhibition by Peter Strasser You Are Listed here (aka The Maze!) interactive set up by Brooklyn-primarily based and internationally regarded duo Difficulty How’s That Going to Function?, a  groundbreaking electro-acoustic composition by experimental composer John Morton with performances by Klang Quartet Deal with Lover Remix, an exhibition of reimagined album art and vinyl-centric activations curated by Brooklyn-centered Dick Burroughs a collection of embellished mannequins from the Art Reborn: 100 Mannequins Exhibition #iamCOLOR large-scale tapestry set up by award-profitable Rockland-centered artist Kris Campbell Queen Mother of Development photography exhibition by world-travelling photographer and photo-journalist Collette Fournier interactive performances by Rockland-dependent modern day drum and dance ensemble Chiku Awali The Wishing Booth, a surreal imaginative visualization by filmmakers Samtubia + Sagoma solo exhibition by painter and GARNER artist Tiffany Freeman in the Industrial Arts Brewing Co. taproom audio & interactive are living artwork curated by performer & director Kate Valentine and much more!

You Are Here! (aka The Maze) by Issues

Spouse and children Functions consist of a Kids’ Creative Corner and youth art action station. Regional University student Art Present showcasing Rockland & Westchester County university art exhibitions.

Craft suppliers will screen and sell their handcrafted wares and eating and drinks will be accessible.

The GARNER Creekside food items courtroom will offer you tastes of the very best community food items and craft beverage providers in the region, together with: delectable produced-to-purchase pies by Pizza Vitale, the eclectic flavorful offerings of Haverstraw’s 5 Senses meals truck, the down-property smoky goodness of Significant Daddy’s. 

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