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

Current Exhibitions

Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler, from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

October 6 - December 10, 2017

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

August 11 - December 22, 2017


Family Day
Sunday, October 22, 2017, 1:30pm-4:00pm

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb: The Big Read: Native Texts and Robert Rauschenberg's "Opal Gospel"
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:00pm-9:00pm, Big Read starts at 5:30

Storytime at the Museum
Friday, October 27, 2017, 1:30-2:15pm

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb: The Art of Protest: Faith and Power in the Age of Martin Luther's Reformation; and Annual Fashion Show
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 5:00pm-9:00pm

Off the Wall Blog

Perspectives from our students.

Docent Excursion to the Catskills - Oct. 5, 2017

Today’s post comes from Delphine Douglas, class of 2018 and Art Center Multimedia Student Assistant. 

On October 1st, a group of docents from the Art Center left Poughkeepsie to learn about Thomas Cole and Hudson River School painters in the... Read More

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

Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, and from Dec. 24 through Jan. 15.

Print Room - Students & Public

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

Otherwise by appointment.

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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.


Admission is free and open to the public. All galleries are wheelchair accessible.

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

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(845) 437-7745


The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

124 Raymond Ave Box 703
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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