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2020 Annual Meeting & Board Elections

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 6:30 – 8pm
Industrial Arts Brewing Company (Beacon Taproom), 511 Fishkill Ave, Beacon

Join us for our first Member meeting of 2020: meet your neighbors, get excited about a new year of art in Beacon, and sample the latest brews from Industrial Arts! This meeting will also be the opportunity to vote for the 2020 BeaconArts Board. You can read the bios of all Board candidates here. If you would like to put your name forward for the election, please email prior to January 28. Doors open at 6:30, the meeting will begin at 7pm. We hope to see you there!

Art is Elementary BCSD Elementary Schools Exhibit

Opening Reception
Saturday, January 29
2pm - 4pm

Everyone is invited to the fourth annual exhibition of student artwork from the Beacon elementary schools.

Howland Public Library
313 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Towne Crier Open Mic Night

Wednesday, January 29
7pm - 10pm

Every Wednesday Evening, Come out and play!

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Francesca Beghe plus special guest Matt Cusson

Thursday, January 30
8pm - 11pm

Francesca will be joined by a stellar group of musicians: Jerry Marotta, Marc Shulman, Zev Katz, Daniel A Weiss, Diane Garisto and Emily Bindiger.

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Stonecuts from Cape Dorset

Friday, January 31 through Friday, February 14, 2020
4pm - 7pm

Stonecut printing is unique to the Canadian Arctic. The techniques were borrowed from the Japanese practice of woodblock printing. Instead of wood, the printmakers of Canada’s north work with the same indigenous stone used for carving sculptures.

TheoGanz Studio
4 DeWindt Street, Beacon (more info)

Music + Revolution – Greenwich Village in the 1960s

Friday, January 31
8:30pm - 11pm

In the 1960's, writers and performers, inspired by the folk revival of the fifties, created socially-aware and deeply personal songs that have become an important part of the American Songbook.

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

African American History Month Artists

Opening Reception
Saturday, February 1
2:30pm - 4:30pm

Featuring African American Artists of The Hudson Valley. Open Friday to Monday, 1 to 5pm. Ongoing through February 29th.

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

The Dark Horses: Tribute to George Harrison

Saturday, February 1
8:30pm - 11pm

Celebrating what would have been George Harrison’s 75th year! The Dark Horses, a powerhouse line-up of nine Orange County musicians, bring to life Harrison’s musical legacy from his Cavern Club days with the Beatles through his solo career.

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Portraits by Brendan K.

Sunday, February 2
12pm - 3pm

Sit for the artist for about 45min and take home your own portrait. $11 per painting. Portraits are made in a loose combination of the styles of sketching and plain-eir. Refined details added lastly after patiently prioritizing the application proportions, colors, etc.

Beacon Bath & Bubble
458 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Youth Showcase

Sunday, February 2
4pm - 6pm

Featuring Abigale Lily, Isabella Duluk, Zen Seiler, Grace Cuite, Nathaniel Ramos. Come and support talented young local musicians! No music cover.

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Chess Club

Monday, February 3
3pm - 5pm

Join the library’s chess club for middle school age youth. Students will learn chess strategies, solve chess puzzles and informally compete against each other. All skill levels are welcome and can benefit from the club.

Howland Public Library
313 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Now Playing at Story Screen!

Bad Boys for Life
1917 (2019)

Story Screen Beacon Theater
445 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Dia:Beacon for Beacon and adjacent area residents

Saturdays and Sundays

Free admission for City of Beacon residents, including the adjacent Hudson Valley communities of Chelsea, Fishkill, and Glenham.

3 Beekman Street, Beacon (more info)

Beacon Free Loop

The Beacon Free Loop (aka G Route) schedule has changed to accommodate the new Metro North Schedule, starting June 1.  Download the new schedule here:

Route G:Beacon Free Loop Update (PDF)
(more info at Facebook)
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Member Spotlight
Artisan Wine Shop

180 Main St. |  845.440.6923

Where food meets its match! Friendly, expert service from CIA grad-proprietors. Free wine tastings Fri. 4-7pm and Sat. 3-6pm. Natural, biodynamic, organic, local wines. In-shop gourmet kitchen. Food pairing consulting. Focus on small producers. Well-priced wines. Curated spirits selection including local distilleries. Open 7 days.
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