ECLECTIMANIAC Events – The January 2019 Show

This is the place to get more info on the events we discussed on the ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show for October 17, 2018.

This is the place to get more info on the events we discussed on the ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show for January 16, 2019.

Guided Tour of Thomas Cole Historic Site

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site, located in Catskill, NY, marks the birthplace of American art, where the Hudson River School of landscape painting began.

Guided Tours Of The Main House and Old Studio are taking place from January through April (2019). Explore the historic Main House and 1839 Old Studio with a museum educator.

Visitors will join a guided tour with a Cole Site Educator to explore the 1815 Main House where Thomas Cole lived and worked. The experience features the multimedia installation The Parlors and the exhibition Thomas Cole’s Creative Process which includes original works by the artist.

Sunday, January 20, 2019: 1pm & 3:30pm
Each tour lasts approximately 50 minutes

Guided tour tickets are $12 for general admission and free for members.
Each tour is limited to twelve people. Members and non-members must reserve tour tickets online in advance.

Visit for tickets.

218 Spring Street
Catskill, NY 12414
Tours begin on the front porch of the Main House


Spencertown Academy Arts Center Presents Reinventing Rockwell: An Afternoon with Artist Pops Peterson

Spencertown Academy Arts Center and it’s ongoing series, ‘Conversations with Neighbors’, presents An Afternoon with Artist Pops Peterson.

Pops Peterson, boldly imagines Norman Rockwell Paintings through a modern-day lens, rethinking the iconic Four Freedoms.

Celebrating the diversity in today’s America, the series has won Pops a great deal of press coverage, as well as an award from the Northeast Regional Conference on Fair Housing and Civil Rights. He has also been named the first Artist in Residence of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. The Norman Rockwell Museum has embraced the project, presenting Pops’ work and lectures at standing room only events in their main gallery.

Sunday, February 3, 2019: 2pm

$20 adults, $10 students, $15 members

790 NY-203
Spencertown, NY 12165


Friends of the Hudson Area Library Book & Bake Sale

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library will be hosting a Book and Bake Sale in the community room of the Library. This is a great opportunity to purchase new and gently used books on a variety of subjects, including art books as well as CDs and DVDs.

There will also be homemade baked desserts for sale during this event. So come out and support the library, get that unique book you’ve been looking for and didn’t know it, enjoy a baked good, and support the Hudson Area Library!

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library supports library collections and programming.
All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Friends, and enhance contributions to the Hudson Area Library.

Saturday, February 9, 2019: 10am – 2:30pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019: 1-3:30pm

Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534

For more information email, call 518.828.1792 x101, or visit the main desk in the library.




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