Hudson Valley Celebrity Series:
Hudson Valley has long been a home for some of the leading artists, writers, actors, and musicians in the country. This series will present live performances, interviews, and audience Q&A’s with a range of these renowned creative forces. All interviews and performances will be simultaneously podcast and available for download from our website.
Norm Magnusson – October 12, 2017
Adrian Alvin, September 14, 2017
James Warhola, July 20, 2017
James Ransome Podcast (watch now)
An Interview and Q&A with James Ransome: March 30, 2017
The Children’s Book Council named James E. Ransome as one of seventy-five authors and illustrators everyone should know. He has received a Coretta Scott King Honor Award for Illustration forUncle Jed’s Barbershop which was selected as an ALA Notable Book and is currently being shown as featured on Reading Rainbow. How Many Stars in the Sky? and Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt were also Reading Rainbow selections. PBS’s Storytime featured his book, The Old Dog. Ransome has exhibited works in group and solo shows throughout the country and received The Simon Wiesenthal Museum of Tolerance Award for his book, The Wagon. In 1999 Let My People Go received the NAACP Image Award for Illustration and Satchel Paige was reviewed in Bank Street College of Education’s “The Best Children’s Books of the Year.” In 2001, James received the Rip Van Winkle Award from the School Library Media Specialists of Southeast New York for the body of his work. How Animals Saved the People received the SEBA (Southeastern BookAssociation) Best Book of the Year Award in 2002. His work is part of both private and public children’s book art collections.
Hudson Valley Stories
In the raw mold of The Moth and Stay Corps. On NPR, The Hudson Valley Stories Series will be an on-going event at thegallery@rhinebeck. True stories of life in the valley told by the people who experienced them first hand.
Do you have a story that in funny, sad, poignant, thrilling or moving? We want you to share it with us. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org and give us a brief recap of your story and we’ll help you bring it to our stage.
Twice a year the gallery@rhinbeck will open it’s doors to collectors of all types to get an appraisal of their treasures from the attic, or grandma’s dining room. Art, collectibles, rare artifacts, and antiques. If you can carry it into our space, we’ll appraise it.
Serving as a fundraising benefit for the gallery there will be a small fee for each item appraised. Local experts in art and antiques will be there to fill you in on how valuable your collection really is.