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Opening Reception: The History of the Census in Hudson at Hudson Area Library, Feb 6

 

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The Hudson Area Library and the Jacob Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History invite the public to the opening reception of their exhibition ‘The History of the Census in Hudson’ on Thursday, February 6.

Since ancient times, societies have kept counts of their population for various purposes. This exhibit examines the United States federal censuses that have been taken since 1790, the New York State censuses taken since 1825, colonial censuses that precede the American revolution, and the upcoming 2020 federal census. Focusing on Hudson from its founding and even earlier times, and includes original 1845 census books for the City of Hudson, displayed alongside maps, documents and images that illuminate the area’s growth and history. Additional information, regarding the 2020 census and its importance to Hudson and its inhabitants will also be on view.

The exhibition was developed in collaboration with the Jacob Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History, an independent, not-for-profit study and research center devoted to collecting, preserving, and disseminating information relating to colonial New York under English rule. In the years spanning 1664 to 1773, New York province’s diverse European settlements and Native American and African populations fused into a cosmopolitan colonial territory with ties throughout the Atlantic World. The Institute is unique in focusing on this under examined 109-year period in American history.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, February 6, 2020 /  6pm – 7:30pm
Exhibit on display February 6 to March 31

COST/REGISTRATION: Free
Registration required and on a first come, first serve basis.
To register, email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org, Or call 518-828-1792. Registration forms are also available at the circulation desk in the library.

LOCATION: Hudson Area Library, Community Room
51 N 5th Street
Hudson NY 12534

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Art Show, ‘Animals A-Z’ at Columbia Greene Community College’s Kaaterskill Gallery, Feb 4

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Opening Reception for the latest art show, “Animals A-Z” at Columbia Greene Community College’s Kaaterskill Gallery on Tuesday, February 4th.

Animals A-Z will be a month long Art Show Fundraiser Auction to benefit the residents of Chatham Animal Haven. The show will feature local artists as well as artists from across the US and France.

The opening reception gives the public a chance to meet many of the artists. Opening bids will be accepted during the reception then bidding will move online during the whole month. Light refreshments will be served.

DATE/TIME: Reception – Tuesday, February 4, 2020 / 5pm – 7pm

Art on display until February 28th. Gallery Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8am – 9 pm; Friday, 8am – 5pm; Saturday, 9am – 5pm. Closed Sundays.

LOCATION: Kaaterskill Gallery at Columbia-Greene Community College
4400 Route 23
Hudson, NY 12534

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Opening Reception for New Photography Exhibit at Hudson Library, Nov 14

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The Hudson Area Library will hold an Opening Reception to launch a new photography exhibit by members of the Columbia County Photo Club. The exhibit, “Through Our Lens” will be on display through December 19th.

This will be the ninth year for the Club’s annual show, which is hosted by the Friends of The Hudson Area Library. It is an exciting show for the members because they not only display their work, but they also are able to help aid the good work of the Friends of the Library by donating thirty percent of the sales to the Friends, who support library programs and collections.

The Opening Reception will include light refreshments.

DATE/TIME:
Reception: Thursday, November 14, 2019 / 6pm – 8pm
Exhibit: November 14 – December 19

COST:
The opening reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.

LOCATION:
Hudson Area Library, Community Room
51 N 5th Street
Hudson NY 12534

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Columbia County Plein Air Artists to Exhibit Works at Columbia Greene Community College’s Kaaterskill Gallery

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The Columbia County Plein Air Artists will be exhibiting their works at Columbia Greene Community College’s Kaaterskill Gallery from November 1–30, 2019. An Artists’ Reception will take place on Thursday, November 7,  which the public is invited to partake in refreshments and meet the artists while taking in the breathtaking landscapes of beautiful Columbia County and surrounding areas.

Exhibition includes works by: Paul Barton, Richard Bazelow, Brenda Bertin, Arlene Boehm, Susanna Grannis, Helen Hamel, Eden Hart, Kathie Mock, Martha Morano, Noel Phillips, Lori Rothstein, Debbie Shaw, Cecelia Sinclair, Silvana Tagliaferri and Audrey Wyman.

About Columbia County Plein Air Artists:

Columbia County Plein Air Artists was formed in 2013, following in the tradition of famed Hudson River School artists such as Thomas Cole and Frederic Church. Members engage with the region’s storied artistic heritage while interpreting the landscape for 21st century audiences. Working in any and all mediums—oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pencil, photography–members share the common passion of working outdoors (en plein air) to capture the changing light and colors of Columbia County and the surrounding areas.

DATE/TIME:
Reception: Thursday, November 7, 2019 / 5 – 7pm

Gallery Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8am – 9 pm; Friday, 8am – 5pm; Saturday, 9am – 5pm. Closed Sundays.

LOCATION:
Kaaterskill Gallery at Columbia-Greene Community College
4400 Route 23
Hudson, NY 12534

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