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Dutchess County Art Association Barrett House

MID HUDSON

Dutchess County Art Association Barrett House
  http://www.barrettartcenter.org/
55 Noxon Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: (845) 471-2550

 

Hours: Thursday & Friday 11AM-5PM, Saturday 11AM-3PM

Tuesday & Wednesday by appointment

Closed Sunday & Monday

 

Historical Description:

Thomas Weeks Barett Jr, American regionalist and distinguished local painter, founded The Barrett Center 1934 as the Dutchess County Art Association. The Center is located in the historic home of Mr. Barrett.

The Site:

The Barrett Center offers exhibits, art classes, lectures and demonstrations on the visual arts, and serves as a meeting place for both art appreciators and artists.  Exhibits are created to inspire appreciation of historic and contemporary art. The Center runs a School of Art, year round, out of two studios, offering all levels of fine arts courses. There is also a program on the arts for children. 

Directions:

From New York City: New York Thruway: Take the NYS Thruway North to Exit 18 (New Paltz). After the toll booth, turn right onto 299 East; continue on 299 for several miles until you come to a "T" in the road. Turn right onto 9W South. Look for signs for the Mid-Hudson Bridge (Poughkeepsie). Cross over the bridge and go to the third traffic light. Take a right onto Market Street, follow one block and take first street on the left, Noxon Street. We are 3/4 of the way down the street on your left, #55, a three story brick building with a side parking lot.

 

From Across the River: Cross the Mid-Hudson Bridge and continue straight until your third traffic light. Take a right onto Market Street, follow one block and take first street on the left, Noxon Street. We are 3/4 of the way down the street on your left, #55, a three story brick building with a side parking lot.

 

From the South: Take Route 9 North to the Academy Street exit. Take a right off ramp and follow Academy Street through three traffic lights. After third light, continue straight for one block and take first street on the left, Noxon Street. Barrett Art Center is the second house on the right, #55, a three story brick building with a parking lot on t

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