May 20, 2017 through May 21, 2017
GARNER Arts Center
$8; $6 seniors and students; free for children younger than 14
GARNER Arts Center’s Arts Festival showcases the GARNER Historic District, a 14 acre, 19th century textile mill where Arts Festival takes place. In 2017, GARNER Arts Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 20th – 21st.
GARNER Arts Center curates sculptural installations throughout 14 acres of 19th Century industrial spaces, inviting artists to present art & performance in warehouses, alleyways, trails and unexpected places. For the 2017 GARNER Arts Festival, exhibitions, installations, and performances will be focused on the subject of Social Justice. “(1) inclusion of everyone in the full benefits of society and (2) empowerment of people to participate fully in the economic, social, and cultural life of the country.” – Institute for Intellectual Property & Social Justice.
Audiences are invited to explore 30+ open artist studios introducing them to painters, sculptors, woodworkers, jewelers and photographers. Workshops are available in batik, watercolor painting, printmaking, a drum circle and more. A kid’s corner keeps young artists active, and music, theatre and dance provide the festival’s live performance offerings. Food trucks, craft vendors, a beer & wine garden and a coffee bar round out the weekend’s festivities.
New this year, visitors can visit our on-site craft brewery, Industrial Arts Brewing Company!
Address: 55 W. Railroad Ave.
Garnerville, NY 10923
About GARNER Arts Center
GARNER Arts Center is located 35 miles from Manhattan in the lower Hudson Valley within the Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center, an historic 19th century textile mill. GARNER provides unique and vibrant performance, gallery and creative space and presents artistic programs of exceptional merit for the benefit of a multi-cultural population. It is our mission to preserve the sanctity of the original textile mill buildings and creekside landscape, while offering an inspired setting which honors individual expression.