Students top $3 Million

Graduating Seniors studying at the Art Institute of Mill Street Loft have made some amazing strides this year in their pursuit of college and careers in the arts. Heralding from numerous schools throughout the Hudson Valley, the group of 13 seniors has been offered more than $3 million in merit-based …

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Teacher and Student Present Together


Mill Street Loft has a long history of teaching young artists and students in our community to be active, responsible, and creative professionals through our youth outreach, mentoring, and visual arts programs. Our goal is to help raise up the next generation of artists, teachers, and community members that will …

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Imani Jones Shines

Imani Jones, Poughkeepsie HS - Black Lives Matter

On Wednesday, March 16th First Congregational Church (UCC) in Poughkeepsie hosted an art exhibit and discussion with the young artist, Imani Jones, a senior in the Mill Street Loft’s Poughkeepsie Youth Challenge of the Art Institute and a senior at The Poughkeepsie High School. Ms. Jones’ work consists of twelve …

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Exposure 2016


The National Art Honor Society of The Art Institute of Mill Street Loft presents its 13th annual national juried high school photography exhibition, exposure. Digital, traditional and experimental photography will be on display from students around the country. Cash prizes and a full scholarship to the Art Institute Summer Intensive …

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