Classes in fine art, including drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture are offered year round in fully climate controlled studios in historic bluestone and native timber buildings. Classes are open to all, with no entrance requirements or experience necessary.
Founded in 1977, CPW provides professional resources including traditional and digital workspaces for artists emerging as well as high profile, along with an enormous library from open to the public. Through its photography workshops and lecture series, CPW engages the public year-round with outstanding, cutting edge shows and diverse programming intended to support tomorrow’s visionaries in the field of photography.
This vibrant center for excellence in the arts and offers classes, events and educational programming and artist residencies in one of the earliest utopian art colonies in America. The Byrdcliffe Shop features both established and emerging work from local artists, some of whom are either instructors or students of the many great classes at the Byrdcliffe Art Colony. The Byrdcliffe Shop specializes in work from local ceramic artists, jewelry designers, woodworkers, metalworkers, textile designers, glass blowers, and visual artists.
The Golden Notebook opened its doors on June 23, 1978. The owners prided themselves on creating the kind of environment where customers were greeted by name and could talk books for hours with staff members familiar with their tastes. Over the years, this was the kind of hands-on service that made the Golden Notebook famous in a deeply connected community. Today, the store is run by an experienced sales staff, full of recommendations and hands on knowledge. Highly involved in the Woodstock community look for a rotating schedule of author talks and readings in their upstairs room!
Since its beginnings in 1919, the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum has been committed to exhibiting and collecting work in all media by area artists and supporting the tradition of Woodstock as the “Colony of the Arts.” Each year, the WAAM presents a full schedule of concurrent solo and group exhibitions, juried and non-juried, of local artists throughout its spacious galleries.
One of the beating hearts of this town for locals and visitors alike. Almost daily, free events for people of all ages. Monthly forums on many subjects. Live at the Library music concerts. Find second hand books and vinyl at seasonal Book Barn Sales. The yearly Library Fair is a not to be missed, classic Woodstock event, fun for the whole family, nearing it's 100th year!