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

Current Exhibitions

Louise Bourgeois: Ode to Forgetting, From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

January 24 - April 5, 2020

Metal, Acid, Line: Etchings from the Loeb

January 16 - April 12, 2020


Late Night at the Lehman Loeb: Poetry Night
Thursday, February 20, 2020, 5:00-9:00pm

Belle Ribicoff Lecture by Pamela H. Smith: “Art and Science, Making and Knowing in a 16th-Century Artisan’s Workshop”
Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 5:30pm

Artist Talk: Kiki Smith: Print Possibilities
Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 3:00pm

Storytime at the Museum
Thursday, February 27, 2020, 11:00am

Off the Wall Blog

Perspectives from our students.

“What Was Lost” - Dec. 9, 2019

Today’s post comes from Bella Dalton-Fenkl, class of 2020 and Art Center student docent.

“What Was Lost?”

—for Judy Fiskin’s The End of Photography

From the second-floor bench, I watch the jittery, grain-filled clips... 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

It is best to make an appointment with the curator of prints and drawings, Patricia Phagan.

Late Nights

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


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124 Raymond Ave Box 703
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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