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Unison Arts Center

Unison Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching
cultural life and community in NY’s Mid-Hudson Valley by making high
quality arts, performances and educational programs accessible to all
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Recent Happenings

This October, we were thrilled to present a gallery of works
from Emerging Artists as part of the Open Studio Tour 2017.

Workshops & Classes



Upcoming Events

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November 12 @ 5:00 pm - December 10 @ 5:00 pm

  Artists Statement: I've always felt that art and the making of art are part of a conversation the artist has with himself and the world. In this way the artist offers to the world his ideas, his thoughts and his feelings, creating a dialogue, a give and take, a comparing of notes. But to what end? Back when I was a student I read a book by Gregory Bateson: Steps to an Ecology of Mind, in it he states…

SWING DANCE w/Emily Vanston & Bernstein Bard Quartet

November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Learn to swing with Emily Vanston from 6:30 - 7:30. (Fee $10) Open Practice Time at 7:30 - 8pm Swing Dance Party starts at 8pm (fee $10 per person) featuring Bernstein Bard Quartet.


November 18 @ 10:15 am - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Life Drawing sessions are offered every Tuesday and Saturday, giving artists, hobbyists, amateur artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. Saturday sessions are dedicated to short to medium length poses for the first hour and a half and one long pose lasting an hour and a half. Tickets sold in advance online or at door (cash/check) for each session.

Poor, Obscure, and Over 64 – Comedic Mik & Gilles

November 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The biologically incorrect and unilaterally castigated comedic duo of Mikhail Horowitz & Gilles Malkine will return to Unison Arts for their annual pre-Thanksgiving gig on Saturday, November 18, at 8 p.m. The clueless twosome will perform their special fare—namely, irreverent versions of folk and pop classics, literary lampoons, political screeds, pointless anecdotes, topless clog dancing, Trappist raps, and Tibetan-Lubavitcher overtone kvetching. To quote just one astonished critic, Michiko Kakutani in the New York Times, “I thought they’d never leave.” This…

QIGONG with Janis Nori

November 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. It is a Chinese practice that cultivates and moves the Chi (energy) in the body. We follow a slow motion meditative flow of postures called short forms namely, Swimming Dragon, Five Animal Frolics, Five Elements, & Eight Brocades. Practiced from standing, this class will strengthen the bones, improve balance, promote good circulation and lubricate the joints. This class is designed to create an overall…


November 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Beautiful & traditional dances taught by Myra French. $10 (cash payable at door).

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