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Art Galleries You Need to Visit in Kingston NY

By inside + out | March 8, 2023

From the Stockade District to the Rondout, Kingston is home to an array of art galleries. From fun art to fine art, visitors can visit galleries in each of the city’s historic districts. Small and intimate or large and spacious, galleries open their doors on the first Saturday of every month so the public can view the month’s new exhibition. Every September Kingston celebrates Art Walk. Over the course of two days, visitors and residents are invited to explore the paintings, photographs, drawings and sculptures that are on display at home studios and galleries across the city. For collectors and art lovers, we suggest you visit each one!


Pinkwater Gallery | 56 North Front Street | @pinkwatergallery | I+O Premium Member

Painting on the wall with furniture around to show what it would look like in your house by Pinkwater Gallery in Kingston NY

The gallery features a rotating stable of favorite artists and new finds every season. Pinkwater Gallery is known for its welcoming environment.

The Lockwood Gallery | 747 State Route 28 | @thelockwoodgallery1 | I+O Premium Member

Various pieces of art on the walls at The Lockwood Gallery in Kingston NY

The Lockwood Gallery is recognized for mounting concept-driven group shows featuring the work of artists who create works distinguished by originality and personal vision. The gallery is open Thursdays and Fridays by appointment only and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 6 pm.

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ARTBAR Gallery | 674 Broadway | @artbar_gallery

Various colorful pieces of abstract art on the walls at Art Bar Gallery in Kingston NY

The venue plays host to art exhibitions and gatherings with a wine bar that serves locally sourced foods and wines. The gallery exhibits emerging, mid-career and established artists creating works on paper, paintings, fine art photography, sculpture, encaustic, assemblage, video and on other media.

ArtPort Kingston | 108 East Strand Street | @artportkingston

Lots of folks socializing at an art show with a cut out painting of art inside the massive building that is the Artport Gallery in Kingston NY

ArtPort Kingston is a cultural space and curatorial project housed in the historic Cornell Steamboat Building along the Rondout Creek. The aim is to offer unconventional interactions with contemporary art to a wide range of audiences. Through art exhibitions, performances, workshops, community gatherings, and beyond, ArtPort Kingston explores the environment and cultural/historical heritage of the Rondout Creek, and serves as a harbor at the confluence of art, community, and historical preservation.

Arts Society of Kingston (ASK) | 97 Broadway | @askforarts

art on walls, sculptures and a black couch at the Arts Society of Kingston gallery in Kingston NY

ASK provides opportunities for artists to promote their work through group and solo exhibitions. During the year, ASK hosts 10-12 members’ shows, as well as shows of featured artists at the same location. ASK’s ground floor is handicapped accessible and a chair lift aids visitors to ride up or down the stairs for classes or performances upstairs.

Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co. | 793 Broadway | @bcmtco

Various pieces of furniture art in the Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Company Gallery in Kingston NY

After years working in the furniture and interiors industry Joshua Vogel created Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co. as a way to explore small scale product design and manufacturing, and to reconnect himself with the practice and idea of handmade goods. All of their products are lovingly made in their Kingston studio. They seek to connect good ideas with great materials through simple processes.


Broadway Arts | 694 Broadway | @broadway_arts

Graffiti art at Broadway Arts in Kingston GalleryLocated in the heart of The Midtown Arts District , Broadway Arts is a two-level 3000 square foot, five-room space with an art supply boutique in the back and event space, classes, studio time, gallery shows, live music, children and adult events.


Brush & Reed Fine Art Calligraphy Studio | 39 Broadway | @brushandreed

A woman painting in calligraphy on a large swath of paper at The Brush & Reed Fine Art Calligraphy Studio in Kingston NY

Brush & Reed was founded in 2017 as a teaching gallery in New York’s Hudson Valley—hosting art exhibitions, interdisciplinary healing retreats, and teaching artists from various traditions. Now it’s an online consulting, mentoring, and educational resource for seekers, artists, and innovative organizations.

Cornell Creative Arts Center | 129 Cornell Street | @cornellcreativeartscenter

A few women drawing on a collective piece of wall art in the Cornell Creative Arts Center in Kingston NY

The Cornell Creative Arts Center offers exhibitions and educational programming both in the new and continuing education model focused on including the Hudson Valley’s diverse population. The center offers classes, workshops, gallery exhibitions and community event space for people of any age.

CPW | 474 Broadway | @cpw_kingston

CPW exhibition Exhibition from CPW in Kingston NY

CPW is a vital hub for dialogue and discovery in photography and related media. CPW recently announced it has purchased a historic, four-story brick cigar factory building in midtown Kingston for its future headquarters. The Center, which was located in Woodstock for 45 years and moved to Kingston in 2021, is one of the nation’s leading venues for the presentation, teaching, and critical discussion of photography in contemporary culture. CPW will use the 40,000 square-foot space in Kingston to stage exhibitions, conduct workshops, screen films, present lectures, and hold community gatherings.

Dash Gallery | 253 Wall Street | @dashgallerykingston

Three pieces of art on the wall with a blurred image of a person walking by at The Dash Gallery in Kingston NY

Dash gallery is a passion project of David Ashen, President and CEO of interior design firm dash design, and his partner Chilean artist and journalist, Manuel Santelices.Their dream was to create a Hudson Valley gallery to serve as a center for creative expression and as a community hub. The gallery focuses on figurative art, photography and illustration.

Green Kill | 229 Greenkill Ave | Instagram

art on walls at Green Kill Gallery in Kingston NY

Green Kill is a multi-use space for writers, performers, and visual artists with a unique, artist driven, peer-to-peer approach to growth. Peer-to-peer is the voluntary willingness of artists to refer and recommend other artists to participate in Green Kill.

Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center | 300 Wall Street | @lgbtqcenter

The iconic rainbow crosswalks at Wall Street & Johns Street in Kingston NY created by the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center

The center’s mission is to support the LGBTQ+ community by promoting well-being, advocating for equity and opportunity, and celebrating our diverse experiences. Art is exhibited in the center’s Virginia Apuzzo Hall gallery space.

Kingston Pop Museum | 672 Broadway | @kingstonpopmuseum

Various pieces of pop art paintings on a brick wall in the Kingston Pop Museum in Kingston NY

Various pieces of pop art on the walls with a white lounge chair-bed and a red carpet in the middle of the room at the Kingston Pop Museum in Kingston NY

Fresh current art along with pop icons from the 1960s. Visit the website for updates on current presentations. Open Wednesday-Sunday, noon to 8 pm. Call ahead.

The Lace Mill Gallery | 165 Cornell Street | @lace_mill

Folks looking at the artwork on the walls at The Lace Mill Gallery in Kingston NY

The Lace Mill, a renovated and repurposed lace factory, provides housing for artists and a public resource for celebrating the arts. The building has multiple art galleries and community spaces with exhibitions that are open to the public.

Reher Center Gallery | 101 Broadway | @rehercenter

A woman taking notes of the art dolls and art on the walls at the Reher Center Gallery in Kingston NY

The Reher Center has the only gallery in the Hudson Valley dedicated to the region’s immigrant stories past and present. Exhibits share stories of struggle and resilience.

West Strand Art Gallery | 29 West Strand Street | @weststrandartgallery

Man thinking with his hand on his chin about the artwork he is looking at in The West Strand Art Gallery in Kingston NY

This contemporary commercial art gallery exhibits the work of mid-career, emerging, and established artists of diverse backgrounds primarily from the Hudson Valley and Tri-State region.

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