Study Art Abroad this January


Have you ever wanted to study art in another country? Do you enjoy exploring new cultures and studying new techniques? Then join us this January. Travel with Art Institute Director Todd Poteet and Sculptor Alexandra Baer to Mexico where we will study the art, motiffs and culture of Mexico. Departure …

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Friendraiser Art Auction


On October 2nd, Mill Street Loft will be honoring Charlie and Joanne North at our annual Friendraiser. The event is held each year at the Vassar Alumnae House to raise funds to support our scholarship and outreach programs. GET TICKETS HERE. However, long before this year’s event, Art Institute of …

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The Power of Photography


Teens will discover and learn about the power of photography while working with professional photographers in Mill Street Loft’s trio of photo courses this Fall. Traditional Photography with artist Michael Gallo Farrell on Wednesdays or Saturdays guides students to exploring their own artistic vision while learning the techniques and skills …

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Fall Art Classes


Mill Street Loft is offering a wide array of ART courses for students of all ages in Poughkeepsie, Pawling and Red Hook. Courses start all throughout September and October. Interested students should be registered a mnimum of 1 week prior to the start of classes to ensure placement. Check out …

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Fall Friendraiser


JOIN US for our Fall Friendraiser as we celebrate the Youth Outreach Programs of Mill Street Loft. We’ll be honoring Charlie and Joanne North, the First Family of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce as we share food, drink, and art. Thursday, October 2 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Vassar …

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PASWORD Girls at Storm King

Today its the PASWORD girl’s final day and art show. The exhibit will be at the Mill Street Loft gallery (45 Pershing Ave., Poughkeepsie) from 10am to 2pm. All are more than welcome to come by, meet the girls and look at some awesomely empowered art!

Hudson Valley Tattoo Co. & MSL

HV Tattoo Company

Hudson Valley Tattoo Company and Mill Street Loft Our friends at the Hudson Valley Tattoo Company are having a Grand Opening party AND their first art exhibit, Readings and Revelations, this Saturday, July 26, from 6 – 10 PM.   Diego, Shish, Greg, Erica, and the rest of the HV …

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Top of Their Class


Congratulations to Art Institute of Mill Street Loft students Michelle Devlin and Max Samson, both from Spakenkill High School. Max Samson was award FIRST PLACE in the the Big Read Art Contest for his illustration of Fahrenheit 451. The work and other winners will be on display at Mill Street …

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Explore Art this Summer


At Mill Street Loft, students of all ages can create art in a program specially designed to foster their creative growth while challenging them to develop skills in various media. Dutchess Arts Camp, for students ages 4-14 is conveniently located in Beacon, Millbrook, Poughkeepsie, and Red Hook. The Junior Art …

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