April 16, 2019May 18th Architecture Tour: ART OMI
Join the AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee for a day trip to Art Omi, an arts center with a sculpture and architecture park and gallery in Ghent, NY. Within the 200-acre campus of Art Omi the unique Architecture Fields consist of 60 acres dedicated to curated installations and pavilions designed by contemporary architects. On the tour a total of 18 works, including 4 new ones to be previewed, will be visited. (Register here.)
In addition to the Architecture Fields, the Art Omi: Architecture program includes a new residency for architects, curated architecture exhibitions on the galleries on campus, and an annual specially-designed event in NYC.
Meet at Cafe, Benenson Center
Boxed lunch reserved in advance. Specify: regular or vegetarian.
Beverages/Coffee/Tea available separately from Cafe.
Starts at Newmark Gallery, Benenson Center
Tour of Katherine Bernhardt exhibition: GOLD, remarks by Nicole Hayes, art curator and architecture project manager, Art Omi.
Tour of the Architecture Fields with architect Warren James, Director of Architecture, Art Omi.
Participants are expected to make their own travel arrangements. Many will take the train and may wish to organize a hired car service together.
By Car: Approximately 2.25 hours North of Manhattan, via the scenic Taconic Parkway.
By Amtrak: Penn Station to Hudson approximately 2 hours. From Hudson train station to Art Omi campus by private taxi, add 15 mins. Calling local taxi companies ahead is recommended.
Suitable for walking in open fields and woods.
AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee
Art Omi: Architecture