5 Sizzling CapNY Summer Arts Experiences

Here are five art experiences that can be enjoyed by anyone and everyone — solo, on a date, or with your kids. Visit one at a time, or make a day trip out of it! So, get outside and enjoy the summer weather, AND support our amazing creative economy. Summer Exploration! After more than aContinue reading “5 Sizzling CapNY Summer Arts Experiences”

Second Street Studios, Troy: CapNY Art Gallery

Andrea “Drea” LaRose is a Cap Region native, born in Troy, NY. She’s an artist that works primarily in photography and site-specific installations that deal with visual shifts in analog and digital worlds. In January 2020, Drea and her good friend, Carolyn Hopkins, opened Second Street Studios, in Troy as a space to create artworkContinue reading “Second Street Studios, Troy: CapNY Art Gallery”

Collective 131: A CapNY Woman-Owned Business

“My dream of opening a gallery would be impossible in NYC. Here in the Capital Region, there’s a feeling that people want to help each other. I didn’t see that in the city or Hoboken.” Cassie Fiorenza grew up in the Albany area, worked in a major gallery in Manhattan and lived in Hoboken, NJ.Continue reading “Collective 131: A CapNY Woman-Owned Business”

Karina Wojnar of Albany Center Gallery: CapNY Creative

Karina Wojnar is the Development & Membership Manager at Albany Center Gallery. In this position, she fills her time writing grants, planning programming, increasing community outreach efforts, and working with ACG members. She wants our readers to know her as a daughter, a sister, and friend – someone who prioritizes amplifying the voices of theContinue reading “Karina Wojnar of Albany Center Gallery: CapNY Creative”

CapNY Road Trip: Columbia County Treks

Columbia County is home to stunning hikes, streams and waterfalls — perfect in all four seasons. Plus, there’s the thriving cultural scene, with standout sites like Olana and Art Omi, and many more venues. This road trip is focused on a fantastic, full day of nature, dining, history and culture! CapNY Takealong Map Click hereContinue reading “CapNY Road Trip: Columbia County Treks”

Exploring Art Omi with Kids

Visiting Art Omi with kids makes a perfect day-trip destination for families with children of all ages. Here, more than 60 large-scale works of art are presented in open fields or tucked between the trees along twisting nature trails. Art Omi is a 120-acre sculpture park — an ideal spot for any child who needsContinue reading “Exploring Art Omi with Kids”