Arts Mid-Hudson Awards Over $116,000 to 54 Projects  

Throughout Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties

Photos from DEC Award Reception at The Barn at Buttermilk Falls here

Calendar of funded programs here

A full list of recipients for each category can be found below. 


DUTCHESS COUNTY                     

  • Beacon Arts Community Association  – The Beacon Independent Film Festival – Beacon
  • Beacon Arts Community Association – Beacon Open StudiosBeacon
  • Historic Red Hook for Storyhorse Documenary Theater – The Kept PrivateRed Hook
  • Joshua Groffman w/Grace Episcopal Church – Unfinished: An Opera About ChangeMillbrook
  • Mid Hudson Heritage Center (Art Centro)Ceramics Workshop SeriesPoughkeepsie
  • Mid Hudson Heritage Center for Javier Moreno SanchezAir, Visual Concert For NomadsPoughkeepsie
  • Mid-Hudson Heritage CenterPoughkeepsie Open StudiosPoughkeepsie
  • Mid-Hudson Heritage Center (Art Centro)Community Clay Day –  Poughkeepsie
  • Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots LibraryTruthworker Theater Comp. Performances and Workshop – Poughkeepsie
  • Town of AmeniaAmenia’s Theater Arts ProgramAmenia
  • Town of Red Hook  for Tangent Theatre CompanyNEWvember New Plays FestivalRed Hook
  • Village of Tivoli for Acoustic Medicine Variety Show16th Annual Tivoli Street Painting FestivalTivoli


ORANGE COUNTY             

  • Community 2000 for Warwick Summer Arts FestivalThe Warwick Summer Arts Festival Warwick
  • Cornerstone Theatre Arts, IncShakespeare in Salesian ParkGoshen
  • Eileen MacAvery Kane w/Downing Film CenterThe Ghosts We Live WithNewburgh and Monroe
  • Four Seasons Chorale, Inc.American Treasures ConcertPort Jervis
  • Friends of the Newburgh Free Library for Ophra WolfNewburgh Open MovementNewburgh
  • Hudson Valley Society of MusicBachfest Concert: Hunting CantataCornwall
  • Monroe Free Library for Music in Central ValleyMusic in Central ValleyMonroe
  • Newburgh Free LibraryART START! Newburgh
  • Orange County Arts Council for Baam BadaSpace Create PresentsNewburgh
  • The Hudson Valley Jazz FestivalThe Hudson Valley Jazz FestivalWarwick
  • The Pine Bush Area Library – Multi-Media WorkshopsPine Bush
  • Tuxedo Park LibraryCelestial -Inspired Arts Series- Tuxedo

ULSTER COUNTY              

  • Big Indian Native American Cultural Center, Inc.Native American Pow Wow FestivalBig Indian
  • Century House Historical Society – CHHS Projects 2016 – Rosendale
  • Courtney Starrett AKA DIO CoLabs w/Historic Kingston Waterfront MuseumCreative CAD Workshop SeriesKingston
  • Ellenville Public Library & MuseumCultivating Community Through the ArtsEllenville
  • Elting Memorial LibraryMusic in the Garden with Brian MelickNew Paltz
  • Hurley Heritage Society for Theatre on the RoadVoices from the New VillageHurley
  • Jewish Federation of Ulster CountyKingston Community Multicultural FestivalKingston
  • Jewish Federation of Ulster CountyNew Worlds, New VoicesKingston
  • Joseph Defino w Sawyer Automotive FdtnMorse Rocks Music and Arts FestivalSaugerties
  • Kingston LibraryKingston Teen Art Lab at Kingston LibraryKingston
  • Margot Becker w League Wmn VotersTRASH FESTTillson
  • Mid-Hudson Japanese Community Association, Inc.Experience Asian Tradition – Tea CeremoniesWoodstock
  • Phoenicia LibraryCabin Fever Concert SeriesPhoenicia
  • Purring Tiger Inc.MICRO in KingstonKingston
  • Rosendale Theatre Collective – Artist’s New Work ForumRosendale
  • SageArts, Inc. – Unsung Heroes: A Concert to Celebrate Elder FarmersRosendale
  • Saugerties Hudson River Partnerships, Inc.Saugerties Artists Studio Tour  – Saugerties
  • Stone Ridge Public Library for Jill ObrigExploring Connections Between Art and LiteratureStone Ridge
  • Woodstock Public Library District for Helene LesterlinFox vs KingdomWoodstock


  • Gwen LasterBlack Lives Matter Suite – Dutchess – Beacon
  • Zoraida LopezThe Right to Dream – Dutchess –  Beacon and Northeast Dutchess
  • Jessica PoserThe Memory Palace – Ulster – Kingston
  • Jennifer ZackinRe:Seed Saugerties – an art and agriculture project – Ulster – Saugerties
  • Ophra WolfThe Dress Project – Orange – Newburgh


  • Bryan Perrin and Susan Shaftan PerrinWater and Earth – Bennett Intermediate School –Boiceville
  • Moustapha DiedhiouAfrican Drumming Residency – EC Myer Elementary School – Hurley
  • Muriel W HorowitzStorytelling into Community – Webutuck Elementary School – Amenia
  • Paul EllisOne Act Playwriting – Chester Academy – Chester
  • Shawn Dell JoyceFollowing in the Footsteps of Jane Colden, America’s First Female Botanist – East Coldenham Elementary School – Newburgh
  • Durga Yael BernhardInteractive Nature Mural – Mill Road Primary School – Red Hook