Pablo Picasso, Glass, Guitar, Musical Score, 1922/23 (detail).

Current Exhibitions

A Neoclassical Portrait of a Classicist: Houdon’s Bust of Jean-Jacques Barthélemy

August 11 - December 22, 2017

Other People’s Pictures: Snapshots from the Peter J. Cohen Gift

July 14 - September 17, 2017


Late Night at the Lehman Loeb
Thursday, August 24, 2017, 5:00pm-9:00pm

Gallery Talk: An Artist's Perspective, with Oliver Wasow
Thursday, August 31, 2017, 5:00pm

Exhibition Lecture and Reception for "Other People's Pictures": Joel Smith, "How Snapshots Matter"
Thursday, September 7, 2017, 5:30pm

Off the Wall Blog

Perspectives from our students.

A Playlist for the Loeb - Aug. 17, 2017

Today’s post comes from Julian Ireland,  Oberlin Class of 2019, and Art Center Docent.

During the slower days at the art center this summer, I found myself creating little activities to stay engaged with the art I was viewing. My favorite exercise... Read More

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Wed 10am-5pm
Thu 10am-9pm
Fri 10am-5pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm

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Print Room - Students & Public

Wed 3pm-5pm
Fri 2pm-4pm

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The Art Center stays open late Thursdays 5-9pm. Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week.


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Group visits are welcome. To schedule a reservation, please contact:

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(845) 437-7745


The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

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Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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